Aeon – Fan Film – Turkey – PG-13
Director: Saygi Uygur
Running Time: 8:45m
In the time of peace a Sith Lord sends his apprentice to retrieve a rare crystal for a new superweapon. But his encounters on the planet with a jedi knight and a local will lead him to a different path.
Samurai Jack: Live-Action Fan Film – Fan Film – Canada – PG-13
Director: Thomas Leong
Running Time: 28:34m
Samurai Jack tells the story of a young prince, Jack, from feudal Japan, whose father acquired a magical katana that he used to defeat and seal a shape-shifting demon named Aku. When Aku breaks free, Jack’s mother leaves Young Jack, forcing him to travel to train with the best martial arts masters around the world. He returns to Japan as an adult, and after acquiring his father’s katana, the prince challenges Aku to a duel and defeats him. But Aku creates a time portal before Jack can deal the final blow, sending Jack into the distant future…
Five Nights At Freddy’s Vs. Ghostbusters – Fan Film – USA – PG-13
Director: Eddie Lebron
Running Time: 27:06m
When animatronics run amok, who you gonna call?
Star Wars: Generations – Fan Film – USA – PG-13
Director: Don Bitters III
Running Time: 5:00m
A young boy and his Grandfather use their imagination to take us back to a galaxy far, far away.
Ben Kenobi Private Jedi – Fan Film – USA – PG
Running Time: 4:08m
Somewhere between Star Wars Ep.3 and Ep.4, Obi-Wan Kenobi becomes a dick… a private dick!
Cable: Chronicles of Hope (X-Men Fan Film) – Fan Film – USA – PG
Director: George & Harry Kirby
Running Time: 6:29m
A short film based on the badass mutant soldier from the future, Nathan Summers a.k.a. Cable. The film features some of your favorite X-Men characters including: Cable, Bishop, Hope Summers, and a really high-intensity take on Nightcrawler!
An Idiot’s Array: A Star Wars Short Story – Fan Film – USA – PG-13
Director: Elias Noel
Running Time: 18:09m
We follow Quip Farguil and Eno Satori as that they put everything on the line in a card game of sabacc to escape the Empire and the dangerous Taris Underworld.
Fan-O-Rama – Fan Film – USA – PG
Director: Dan Lanigan
Running Time: 10:09m
Your favorite delivery boy, cyclops, and robot are back in this live action adaptation of Futurama. It follows Fry, Leela, and Bender as one of the crew finds that they are soon to die, so they must save them before time runs out.
Grave Dangers – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Patrick Rea
Running Time: 1:03m
A woman wakes up in a coffin….
Trouble in the Attic – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Owen Mulligan
Running Time: 2:48m
In this short retro horror film, an exterminator attempts to help an old woman with her bug problem but winds up getting much more than he bargained for.
Attack of the Handface People – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Todd Redenius
Running Time: 5:24m
Bob and Laura are visiting their father’s grave when a group of strange people holding there hands over the faces attack them for no reason. Laura’s car will not start, who will survive? Can they escape? Who are these strange people? Will any of them manage to escape?
The Maiden – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Michael Chaves
Running Time: 9:00m
A real estate agent tries to sell a haunted house.
The Stylist – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Jill Gevargizian
Running Time: 14:58m
Claire is a lonely hairstylist with an unnerving desire to escape her disappointing reality. When her final client of the evening arrives with the request to look perfect, Claire has plans of her own.
Max and the Box – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Eric Stafford
Running Time: 7:36m
Two kids dig up a jack-in-the-box and strange things begin to happen…
Dawn of the Deaf – Horror – Canada – PG-13
Director: Rob Savage
Running Time: 12:00m
When a sonic pulse infects the hearing population, a small group of Deaf people must band together to survive.
Daddy’s Girl – Horror – UK – PG-13
Director: Jed Hart
Running Time: 12:03m
Vince, a Dartmoor prison guard and father of one, comes across an abandoned kid’s bicycle on an isolated stretch of moorland road. With the sun setting, he sets off in search of the missing child.
Daughter in the Lake – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Özlem Altingoz
Running Time: 15:00m
A group of friends take a trip through the country, hoping to have a nice getaway for the weekend. But the trip takes a dangerous turn when their tire mysteriously pops…
White Drift – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Corey Norman
Running Time: 21:10m
A drifter who arrives in a small Maine town, suffering from the symptoms of withdrawal. When a local waitress takes an interest in him, she soon realizes that he’s not an addict, but instead a werewolf beginning his transformation.
Creatures of Whitechapel – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Jonathan Martin
Running Time: 25:00m
Jack the Ripper stalks the streets of London, searching for the perfect victims to help Dr. Frankenstein, her master, bring his Creation to life. A gender-charged twist on a classic tale.
Agatha – Horror – USA – Pg-13
Director: Timothy Vandenberg
Running Time: 8:20m
The orphan train comes daily, spilling hundreds of children onto the streets of Pennsylvania in the late 1800’s. Desperate and alone, the penniless 7 year old Sophie, entrusts an older woman who hires her to bring food each night to someone living in her attic. There is just one rule: Do not pass the serving table….EVER. As time passes, the child’s curiosity grows bold; drawing her closer to discovering the truth behind the prisoner
The Smiling Man – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: A. J. Briones
Running Time: 8:00m
A little girl home alone finds herself face-to-face with pure evil.
Blight – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Brian Deane
Running Time: 15:40m
A young priest is sent to battle dark supernatural forces threatening a remote Island community.
Cleansing Hour – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Damien LeVeck
Running Time: 19:00m
Two failed filmmakers, Lance and Drew, have found success running a webcast that streams LIVE exorcisms. However, each episode is an elaborately staged hoax, created to dupe their global audience. But, when their latest subject turns out to actually be demon-possessed, they are forced to reckon with their online charade– live in front of millions of viewers.
It’s All in Your Head – Horror – Canada – PG-13
Director: Greg Jeffs
Running Time: 6:00m
A mother tells her child a story about the monster in the closet.
Santa Claus is a Vampire – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: John Fitzpatrick
Running Time: 4:08m
Happily married couple Sharon and Cody are returning home with this year’s Christmas tree when an unexpected encounter with Vampire Santa Claus leaves Sharon sole defender of her home where…
Empty Bed – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Brandt Shandera
Running Time: 7:00m
In the dark of night, a mother searches for her son after finding his bed empty.
Child Eater – Feature/Horror – USA – PG-17
Director: Erlingur Thoroddsen
Running Time: 82m
A simple night of babysitting takes a horrifying turn when Helen realizes the boogeyman really is in little Lucas’ closet.
Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories – Feature/Horror – USA – PG-17
Director: Sean Blevins, John William Holt, Jon Maynard, Nathan Thomas Milliner, Justin M. Seaman & James Treakle
Running Time: 118m
A couple plans to purchase an old home, but would like one last tour before the closing. They’re guided around the estate by a creepy realtor that may have more in store than they bargained for. Searching floor by floor, they begin to discover the remnants of its sordid and terrifying past… A popular 80’s franchise gets a modern upgrade, but at what price? On Halloween night a teen left home alone meets a trick or treater that wants more than just candy. A door to door insurance salesman makes a Thanksgiving house call with monstrous consequences. Andrew and Sara are happily married and plan on spending some quality time together, but something sinister has other plans for their evening. Carol’s Christmas Eve turns into a fight for survival when a vengeful stranger isn’t feeling the holiday spirit. Lastly, a birthday party turns bloody when some unexpected guests drop by at the wrong time. Seven interwoven tales of terror, how many stories does your house have?
UPTOWN EDITING BAY (SMALL)
Sightings – SF&F Feature – USA – PG-13
Director: Dallas Morgan
Running Time: 90m
A sci-fi mystery about a dysfunctional family living on a ranch in TX who discover a cryptid in their woods. Ultimately they must overcome their interpersonal conflict in order to unite and survive.
Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues – Documentary – USA/Canada – PG-13
Director: Britten Watkins
Running Time: 95m
A deep dive into the hidden world of constructed languages and the fascinating people who make them.
Split Ticket – SF&F – USA – PG-13
Director: Alfred Thomas Catalfo
Running Time: 19:35m
In 1947, newly-minted congressmen/future presidents John F. Kennedy, age 29, and Richard Nixon, age 34, travel to Pennsylvania where they must make a fateful decision. A supernatural drama based on true events.
Tears in the Rain – SF&F – South Africa – PG-13
Director: Christopher Grant Harvey
Running Time: 11:11m
Tears In The Rain is a short film set in the world of Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) as well as the motion picture Blade Runner (1982).
Significance – SF&F Short – UK – PG-13
Director: Jack Pirie & Alex Hylands-White
Running Time: 21:12m
When an amateur astronomer makes an incredible discovery one evening, something with irreversible consequences, he is soon forced to reflect upon his place on the pale blue dot we call home.
Who’s Afraid of the Octopus Man – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Ben Sottak
Running Time: 9:00m
A man and his stuffed octopus confront a tentacle-fingered monster from their past.
Ayla – Horror Feature – USA – PG-17
Running Time: 86m
A man haunted by the mysterious death of his 4-year-old sister brings her back to life thirty years later as an adult woman, with dire consequences.
Filmmakers Reception – Event – USA – PG
Running Time: 120m
Come meet our Honored Guests and filmmakers! Scott Nakada (Renegades), Phil Leirness & Lily Holleman (The Lady Killers), David L. Kania (Dog Tags), Cassidy Andryana Walker (Golden Hour), Nat Saenz (ReNewZit), Bryan McGlothin (The 11th Commandment), Justin Robert Vinall (EMIKO) & Gary “Mr. Movie” Wolcott.
Join us for a wine and cheese reception AND to meet and speak with the filmmakers. All you need is a 3-day All Fest Pass.
UPTOWN SCREENING ROOM (MAIN)
Renegades – SF&F – USA – PG-13
Director: Tim Russ
Running Time: 30m
Star Trek: Renegades is a fan film based upon the Star Trek franchise that features several characters from commercially produced Star Trek series, played by the same actors who realized them for film and TV. Scott Nakada, one of the filmmakers will be in attendance.
Hoshino – Star Wars Fan Film – Fan Film – USA – PG-13
Director: Stephen Vitale
Running Time: 7:02m
The tale of blind Jedi Master Ko Hoshino and her journey to becoming one with the force…
The Rogue One: A Star Wars Toy Story – Fan Film – USA – PG-13
Director: Raymond Montemayor
Running Time: 2:00m
Craving the attention of her busy father, a 7-year-old Star Wars fan disobeys him and unknowingly starts a rebellion with his Star Wars toy collection that has surprising consequences.
Defining Fay – SF&F – UK – PG-13
Director: Sasha C. Damjanovski
Running Time: 10:00m
A lone man on a boat, peacefully awaits the end, cherishing memories of his beloved. A big, multinational pharma company tests a brand new euthanasia machine. A beautiful woman, somewhere, unexpectedly discovers a love she never knew. The time is soon, just around the corner.
A Knock at the Door – Horror/Thriller – USA – PG-13
Director: Katrina Rennells, Wendie Weldon
Running Time: 8:00m
Moments after a bloodcurdling scream disrupts Nick’s normally peaceful neighborhood, a frantic knocking at his door triggers events that unknowingly alter his fate forever.
Amélia and Duarte – Animation – Germany – PG
Director: Alice Guimarães & Mónica Santos
Running Time: 9:00m
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In this story we are guided through the relationship of Amelia and Duarte, two people that fell out of love and are trying to cope with the feelings that come after a relationship has ended.
Annie Waits – Comedy – UK – PG-13
Director: April Kelley
Running Time: 8:56m
Based on, you know – life. We’ve all waited for ‘the one’. The one who catches our eye, the one who keeps our interest, the one who won’t expect us to trudge down that conventional path. Annie Waits tells the story of lust and disappointment, as a twenty-something waits for her adult life to begin.
Snowgirl – SF&F – Bulgaria – PG-13
Director: Ilina Perianova
Running Time: 28:00m
A mysterious girl appears in the lives of an elderly childless couple and a troubled young man and transforms their understanding about love and life. Loosely based on the Russian fairy tale about Snegurochka, this story is about miracles and trusting the divine forces at work in our lives.
Ghosted – Comedy – UK – PG-13
Director: Neville Pierce
Running Time: 10:40m
A widow’s attempts to find love are ruined when the ghost of her cheating dead husband joins her on her dates.
R.P.G. – Comedy – USA – PG-13
Director: Sadie Rogers
Running Time: 12:09m
Six friends meet up for their usual D&D game. Someone dies, someone falls in love, the others keep playing…
Unleavened Bread (Caramel mou) – Comedy – France – PG-13
Director: Wilfried Méance
Running Time: 8:30m
Vanessa is in love with Rémi. Rémi is in love with Vanessa. Only one damper: his bread won’t rise..
EGG – Comedy – UK – PG-13
Director: Alice Truman
Running Time: 4:47m
‘Egg’ is an absurd comedy about friendship and expecting the unexpected. Ivy and Margaret meet for tea, same time, same place, every day. But today Ivy has some important news.
Gorilla – Comedy – France – PG-13
Director: Tibo Pinsard
Running Time: 14:05m
Hollywood, 1952. Henry Corso performs as a costumed gorilla on horror movies and adventure movies. For Jungle Jenna, he must terrorize the leading actress lost in a fake jungle. But scaring the woman he desires is going to be particularly tricky for the gorilla man.
TriFi 72 Hour Film Challenge – Various – USA – PG-13
Running Time: 60m
Winning films from the 2017 72 Hour Film Challenge. The filmmakers will be in attendance for Q&A opportunities after the films screen.
Dog Tags – Drama – USA – PG-13
Director: David Kania
Running Time: 18:22m
A grandfather who knows he’s dying uses a time machine to visit the grandson he never knew. Knowing he’ll die shortly, the grandfather desperately wants to enlist the help of the grandson in a last-ditch attempt to heal a years-long emotional rift with the boy’s father over a set of dog tags. Things don’t go as planned however, when the grandson’s klutzy friend triggers the time machine and sends himself back to the grandfather’s workshop. David Kania (Director) will be in attendance for Q&A opportunities after the film screens.
Golden Hour – Drama – USA – PG-13
Director: Cassidy Andryana Walker
Running Time: 12:49m
Golden Hour is a short film based on wizardry, and the love between a family. When the youngest, Daisy, disappears, 10 years later, a miracle happens. Cassidy Andryana Walker (Director) will be in attendance for Q&A opportunities after the film screens.
ReNewZit – Comedy – USA – PG-13
Director: Nat Saenz
Running Time: 7:26m
Makes anything new again! Nat Saenz (Director) will be in attendance for Q&A opportunities after the film screens.
EMIKO – Horror – USA – PG-13
Director: Justin Robert Vinall
Running Time: 14m
An affable caregiver, Thomas watches over a mysteriously ill young woman, Emiko. As the two develop their relationship with one another, strange occurrences unravel a far more sinister hand underneath the surface of both Thomas and Emiko.
Lady Killers – Dark Comedy – USA – PG-13
Director: Phil Leirness
Running Time: 110m
From the people who gave us The Lone Gunmen and many other great experiences comes a dark comedy about a game of romantic conquest gone wrong. The Lady Killers explores the ways exploitation leads to violence … Seven men, several crimes, violence, murder, mystery, misogyny. It is just a game. It is just a movie. It is just “locker room talk.” The filmmakers, Phil Leirness & Lily Holleman, will be in attendance for Q&A opportunities after the film screens.