Film4 FrightFest have announced the line-up for their short film selection. Below is the full list of shorts that will be appearing during a special schedule sponsored by Horror Channel on Sunday 26th August with things kicking off at 13.00pm. Chello Zone’s Chief Programming Officer Chris Sharp said today:
“It’s another fantastic line-up we’re proud to be sponsoring at FrightFest. Supporting new talent is key to Horror Channel’s success. With most directors starting their careers with a short film, we’ll be keeping a beady-eye on this year’s showcase. Our very own Emily Booth and team will be there capturing all the mayhem and interviewing the top talent for our viewers and website visitors. We’ll also be broadcasting from the festival to our Horror Channel viewers in Italy and are especially impressed by the calibre of Italian film-makers attending this year. Get your autograph books ready!”
PROGRAMME – SUNDAY 26 AUGUST, 1pm onwards
THE HALLOWEEN KID
Dir. Axelle Carolyn
8-year-old Henry, a lonely and imaginative child, can only finds happiness on Halloween…Narrated by Derek Jacobi and starring Anna Walton, Julian Glover, Dave Legeno and Leo Donnelly
Dir. Alberto Evangelio
Nine year old Alexis has killed his parents, but can concerned officials uncover the supernatural truth?
Dir Geoffrey Cowper
Three friends are partying in a park, when suddenly, Joey sees his first girlfriend, Eva. Joey decides to go talk to her, and when he finally tells her that he’s still in love with her, a king-kong size snail appear to ruin his night.
MY BROTHER’S KEEPER (OR HOW I LEARNED TO SURVIVE THE APOCALYPSE)
Dir. Jen Moss
Holed up at the end of the world with her well-meaning but dim-witted brother Jo (Alex Esmail), Jess (April Pearson) isn’t sure what will destroy her will to live first: the zombies or Jo’s incessant optimism.
Dir. Toby Meakin
A Collector discovers that a vintage cine camera bought at auction is broken. Repairing it unlocks the hidden terror of LOT 254.
UN JOUR SANG
Dir. Steven Pravong
She’s not free. He will destroy her, ruin her, profane her…This story is not new. Let’s tell it differently…
Dir J Oskura Najera and Adrian Cardona
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.
Dir Evrim Ersoy, James Pearcey and Russell Would
A young woman, alone in her house on a sunny afternoon, discovers she is pregnant and in her mind there can only be one course of action.
THE CAPTURED BIRD
Dir. Jovanka Vuckovic
In this dark fable, a little girl is drawn to a mysterious mansion where she witnesses the birth of five horrifying apparitions.
Source: Clout Communications