She Wants Revenge
The final girl is dead, long live the final girl! These shorts are the perfect balance between scary and disturbing, on a whole new level. Ancient legends, catcalling turned bloody, dodgy psychics, moody teenage vampires and haunted houses – these shorts take established genre conventions and turn them into something original – and haunting.
A sixteen year old vampire begins to reconsider her past relationships.
Producing Award –
Acting Award – Synnøve Karlsen
THE BLUE DOOR
A district nurse, played by Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones, The Crown) is assigned a new patient living alone in a dilapidated bungalow. The nurse soon discovers that her dying patient, and the home she inhabits, are hiding a dark secret.
Production Design Award – Lynn McFarlane
#eatpretty is an experimental horror short that explores the link between social media, isolation and eating disorders.
Directing Award – Rebecca Culverhouse
A female botanist is haunted by a mysterious physical presence in her life.
Nominated for: Composing Award – Hollie Buhagiar
THE OTHER SIDE WITH VALERIE HOPE
Washed-up celebrity psychic Valerie is kidnapped by Kim, a seemingly crazy fan. As they spend the evening in an abandoned B&B, it becomes clear that both women have something to hide…
But which one is telling the truth, and which is bluffing for their life? And who is trying to reach them from beyond the grave?
Nominated for: Acting Award – Kate Robbins
Rejected from yet another audition, a dancer heads back to her rehearsal space late at night. But when her reflection takes on a terrifying life of its own, she must try to conquer her self-doubt before it devours her completely.
Production Design Award – Kix Xekalaki
All of time is shrouded in the mystery of the Jinn, the unseen veiled figures with the power to possess humans. Whilst looking for answers about the death of her father, photographer Valerie is unknowingly drawn in to the most unholy of love triangles.
Editing Award – Rushane Ali Adnan
THE OLD WOMAN WHO HID HER FEAR UNDER THE STAIRS
An old woman finds a way to remove her fear and she stashes it in a tin under the stairs. At first, she enjoys her new found freedom from anxiety, but when she notices a stranger watching her house, the fear under the stairs becomes harder and harder to ignore.
Acting Award – Faye Jackson
A man cruises around late at night looking for something. He pulls in to ask two young girls for directions – only to flash them to get a cheap thrill. Unfortunately, he has picked the wrong girls. They are also out hunting tonight and they will stop at nothing to get their kill.
Directing Award – Kate Dolan