2012

3:00AM (UK Premiere)

Director: Lee Matthews | UK | 2012 | 10 mins

A young woman, living on her own in the country, is being terrorised by a nightly telephone call. Then she begins to hear sounds from inside the house, but is it all just in her imagination or is there really someone there with her?

 

 

72 (European Premiere)

Director: Jorge Michel Grau | Mexico | 2012 | 15 mins

From the multi-award-winning director of WE ARE WHAT WE ARE, 72 is loosely based on the true story of 72 innocent civilians who were kidnapped and murdered without reason by a Mexican narco gang on a single terrible day.

 

 

THE CAPTURED BIRD

Director: Jovanka Vuckovic | Canada | 2012 | 12 mins

A dark poetic fable in which a little girl witnesses the birth of five terrifying supernatural beings that threaten the existence of her world.

 

 

CERTIFIED (UK Premiere)

Director: Luke Guidici | USA | 2011 | 8 mins

A postman’s first day takes a terrifying turn when a precocious young girl tells him of her family’s horrible tragedy.

 

 

 

FAMILIAR (UK Premiere)

Director: Richard Powell | Canada | 2011 | 24 mins

A middle aged man grows to suspect the negative impulses plaguing his mind may not be his own.

 

 

 

THE HALLOWEEN KID

Director: Axelle Carolyn | UK | 2012 | 7 mins

The story of 8-year-old Henry, a lonely and imaginative child who only finds happiness on Halloween.

 

 

 

HIM INDOORS

Director: Paul Davis | UK | 2012 | 10 mins

An agoraphobic serial killer, on the verge of eviction, finds an impromptu visit from his nosy neighbor potentially disastrous as he plans to remain indoors.

 

 

LEYENDA (UK Premiere)

Director: Pau Teixidor | Spain | 2011 | 15 mins

Claudia, a ten-year-old girl, leaves with her family to spend the weekend out of town. During their car trip, they decide to take a short rest at an abandoned gas station. The appearance of a strange woman will reveal her true fate to Claudia.

 

 

METAL CREEPERS

Director: Adrián Cardona, J. Oskura Nájera | Spain | 2011 | 11 mins

A popular glam metal band is in the recording studio putting together their next record. Their producer hands them some strange scores that supposedly have magic powers.

 

 

ODOKURO (UK Premiere)

Director: Aurelio Voltaire | USA | 2011 | 6 mins

The skeleton of a rat-monkey comes to life in a room full of cursed objects in this Gothic tale with a sci-fi twist, narrated by New Wave icon, Gary Numan.

 

 

OTHER (European Premiere)

Director: Daniel DelPurgatorio | France | 2011 | 15 mins

Patrick is a brilliant doctor, locked in an obsessive race to alter his own grim prognosis. During a series of unconventional experiments, he discovers a scientific loophole unlike anything he had ever imagined. In pursuit of this dark prize, Patrick will risk everything to ensure his experiment to the end…. even it means accepting the sinister results.

 

THE OTHER SIDE

Director: The Santoro Brothers | UK | 2011 | 20 mins

A stylish British twist on classic horror paves the way for a new iconic killer…

 

 

 

PLAY DEAD

Directors: Andres Meza-Valdes & Diego Meza-Valdes | USA | 2011 | 18 mins

A zombie apocalypse unites a ragtag pack of dogs in the ruined streets of Miami. Immune to the epidemic, they must stick together to survive in the midst of ferocious undead and human survivors. Sit. Stay. Play dead.

 

YELLOW

Director: Ryan Haysom | Germany | 2012 | 26 mins

In this stunning neo-giallo, a reclusive man is on the hunt for a vicious serial killer in neon-lit Berlin.

 

 

 

ZOMBIE CHIC 3D (UK Premiere)

Director: Todd Cobery | USA | 2012 | 7 mins

A stuffy, upscale dinner party is interrupted by the zombie apocalypse in this gory black comedy.