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NEW SHORTS: Midnight Movies
Fri 15 Jan 23:00 Hackney Picturehouse (screen TBC)
A selection of strange and disturbing cinema, out and out horror, and creepy dreams and nightmares, keeping the tradition of cult late night screenings alive. Think zombies, video nasties, imaginary friends, and freaky families.
Film running order:
SEBASTIAN AND THEM Benjamin Bee 7 mins
TERRY AND BRENDA Jamie Hooper 15 mins
NASTY Prano Bailey-Bond 15 mins
THE MORRIGAN Colum Eastwood 15 mins
NIGHT LAND Christian Burnett 11 mins
FLYSPY Daniel M. Smith 20 mins
PIXEL SOLDIER Chris Iandy 20 mins
Daniel M. Smith 20 mins
FlySpy is a short film about a young, genius deviant called Greg, who has made a wirelessly controlled robot drone in the form of a fly, with a camera in its head.
Prano Bailey-Bond 15 mins
Short thriller-horror set in 1982. Twelve-year old Doug is drawn into the lurid world of VHS horror as he explores the mysterious disappearance of his father.
Christian Burnett 11 mins
A young pregnant couple must drive through a dense ash cloud which has plunged a section of the UK into permanent darkness. A terrifying encounter on their journey forces them to make a life changing decision.
Chris Landy 20 mins
The film follows a group of computer game characters as they discover that god is actually a 4 year old child who didn't quite know what she was doing. Out manned and out gunned they fight for survival in their own 16-bit version of hell.
SEBASTIAN AND THEM
Benjamin Bee 7 mins
Sebastian has to leave his childhood friends behind, the only problem is they don't want to leave him. Based on true events.
TERRY AND BRENDA
Jamie Hooper 15 mins
Spend an evening in the company of Terry and Brenda, a dark comedy/horror about the banality of evil, starring Tim Blackwell and Debra Baker as the eponymous couple. You can't choose your family, but you can choose your victims.
Colum Eastwood 15 mins
A young couple on a getaway to their remote holiday cottage in Ireland take in a young girl they find unconscious outside their cottage one night. But after calling the police, things start to go very, very wrong.