2015 Official Selections - Features

 HEAD is the story of five twenty-somethings who go for a weekend camping trip in remote New England, only to discover that the land on which they're staying was the site of a brutal mass murder years ago. When they meet a mysterious man during their stay, things quickly begin to unravel as they fear they’re becoming the next victims!

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A vampire posing as a priest creates a cult of blood thirsty humans and is responsible for a number of killings beginning with a massacre at a church. 
 
 
 Described as both a cautionary tale as well as a spoof, NATURAL BORN FILMMAKER puts a searing magnifying glass on the workings of Hollywood as it reveals what happens when you mix naive producers, shady investors and carefully calculated contracts. And it does it all with a wry sense of self-awareness that hasn’t been captured since The BAD and the BEAUTIFUL. The resulting mix of horror and hilarity makes for a thrilling rollercoaster ride of raging hostilities, blazing guns and…did we mention zombies? Trailer Pending
 A young artist's will and determination is tested after a failed art gallery showcase forces her to evaluate her life and find her true passion.
 
Sean Goodman suffers from perpetual anxiety and is constantly having to take pills to calm himself. He joins a group of friends as they head to a party. On the way, his friend Dale beats up a homeless man who gets in his way. As the party ends, they find the tires on their vehicle have been slashed and so head to another girl’s house a few blocks away to get a ride back. But on the way there, someone starts attacking and abducting the members of the group. With Sean the only one left, he must follow their mystery attacker into the sewer tunnels. There he finds that a laboratory where a series of secret experiments has produced Bum with a Gun, an artificially created serial killer designed to create urban mayhem. Sean rescues his friends but as they escape back to the surface, Bum with a Gun comes hunting and slaughtering them. 
 
A young woman returns home to care for her gravely ill grandmother, only to begin sleepwalking and envisioning spirits. 
 
With an eccentric cast of characters, amazing SFX and outrageous story, HANS CRIPPLETON: TALK to the HANS introduces us to a backwoods family plagued by a mysterious zombie curse. Enter Barnaby Hunt, host of “Horror Hunts,” a show dedicated to bringing you the story behind: horror legends, supernatural occurrences and the macabre. We find Barnaby on Sukkin Booz farm which is inhabited by Hans Crippleton and his inbred family members. 
 



 Former pin-up model and actress
Ginny (FHFF Award Winner Lynn Lowry) had been cast aside by the heartless and exploitative modeling industry when she was a young woman due to her body type. Ginny didn't take rejection well and over the years developed into a revenge seeking, bloodthirsty, broken woman. When her new neighbors Debbie (Tiffany Shepis) and Sal (Carmine Capobianco) move in, Debbie begins to notice strange things going on next door. Sal credits it to Debbie's psychological instability and believes she is seeing things, falling deeper into her psychosis. Debbie is obsessively determined to figure out what secret life Ginny is leading. 

Based on a true paranormal story of horror! Newlyweds Johnny and Estella Harper are given a home to stay for their honeymoon. It's a wonderful time for the young couple until nature and chance occurrences at THE FARM trap them in a place worse than nightmare. The noises at night haunt their waking dreams. What finds them is not friendly... or kind. 'N
ot all that goes bump in the night should be found...' (Known internally, as "haunted honeymoon")
 
Twelve year old Michael Hart is convicted of the murder of a babysitter, despite his claims that a "monster did it." Upon his release,the monster returns and the bodies are piling up. Is it the grim reaper? Is it the Mothman? Whatever it is, it's a killing force and Michael must prove its existence to clear his name but must also face the darker side of humanity.What is SICKLE and can it be killed? Michael Hart will find out if it kills him.
 
 The apparent is never the truth as an ex-con and aspirant filmmaker set out to manufacture a horror film by scaring people for real; however, when it goes too far and someone actually dies, the pair decide that killing for real on film is the way to make a truly terrifying movie. 


The SCAREHOUSE is a horror/thriller in which two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil’s Night, an elaborate party for their former sorority sisters. As these six sisters arrive one by one they are confronted bya troublesome past. When their hosts’ true intentions are revealed everyone inside the Scarehouse will find out that, indeed, revenge is a bitch.  The SCAREHOUSE is feature film from A Named Viking Mimetic Entertainment (in association with) The Scarehouse.  
A GRIM BECOMING follows Raphael, a young and bitter executive who is on the verge of losing a multimillion dollar architectural deal with a large distribution company lead by the awkward Stanford brothers. Raphael suffers a sudden death in his family and has to immediately leave to go to the funeral in his home town of Metzburgh. Seeing this as his big chance to get ahead is Wayne, a jealous co-worker who is in competition with Raphael. As Raphael returns to Metzburgh, he experiences a life changing event: witnessing a Grim Reaper taking a soul. This sighting results in Raphael becoming a Reaper and having to explore his own conscience and the lengths he will go to get his own life back. But Death has other plans for the naive young executive.