THE SUMMER 2020 LINEUP

August 24th - 30th, 2020

Due to COVID-19 we will held this year's event completely online.

Nominations for this year's event are coming soon and the awards will follow shortly after!

Feature Films
The Last Thanksgiving | 72 minutes
Directed and Written by Erick Lorinc
Produced by Annissa Omran
Starring Samantha Ferrand, Matthew McClure, Tristan Petashnick, Branden Holzer, Robert Richards Jr. & Linnea Quigley

A family of cannibalistic pilgrims attacks a restaurant that stays open for Thanksgiving.

Short Films
Down Deloro River
(13m)

On the run after looting a prospector, William makes his way down a river to Deloro Ontario where a man will trade gold for cash. After taking cover in this mysterious man's cabin, William soon realizes he isn't so much interested in his gold, but something much more valuable.

Falling by REZZ feat. Underoath
(4m)

Tying into her highly successful virtual reality listening party for 2019’s Beyond The Senses EP, this intense, VR-centric video for the album’s second single finds Rezz on a search-and-rescue mission to save Underoath’s Aaron Gillespie from an unfriendly virtual world that taunts him with self-harm.

Head Down
(4m)

A mad scientist accidentally creates a horrible monster that must be stopped! At ALL costs!

Helluva Ride by Tasha The Amazon
(4m)

An aesthetic tribute to The Prodigy in the wake of Keith Flint's untimely passing, this video finds Tasha lurking an abandoned prison, spitting lyrics about the dark side of success.

"Home"
(7m)

When you finally have the courage to leave, you find yourself mysteriously trapped in your own home. Based on millions of true stories around the world, this psycho-horror thriller sheds light on issues that are way darker than our worst nightmares.

In A Better Place
(3m)

A demon tries to convince her boss to improve their traditional ways.

In The Dark
(12m)

Hunkered down in their beds, four kids take turns reading to each other from Stephen King's IT via walkie talkies, but one of them starts to suspect that he might not be alone in his room.

KYRIE
(30m)

Priest Park is in a situation where he has to save the girl who killed his mother from the devil.

Look Twice
(8m)

A night surveillance security guard spots a trespasser on the property; then regrets grabbing their attention once he realizes the intruder is paranormal.

Mama's Boy
(12m)

Paul, a shy, middle aged milquetoast living alone with his domineering mother lures a young, vulnerable woman into their home under the guise of an apartment

for rent.

Melted
(2m)

A macabre girl laments about the inevitability of death after being given a melting cartoon character popsicle.

Morok
(8m)

A police station receives a call from village. A woman reports that her husband isn’t coming back from a neighbor’s house. Nobody in the house responds, the light is off, but she’s sure her husband’s there - his boots are on the porch.

Orisha
(23m)

When Brennan begins experiencing Stigmata, his friends Rody and Kira must find a way to save him from the clutches of a powerful deity.

Overkill
(15m)

'OverKill' is a film with a comedic take on a familiar setup: when too-woke-for-their-own-good college kids are terrorized by an unstoppable masked killer, the final girl must outsmart him to survive. Only in this movie, the killer literally cannot be stopped (or killed).

Overload
(6m)

A Chinese female oversea student who is depressed by doubt from family and rejection in career is cruelly murdered by a serial killer who preys in the apartment’s elevator.

Percipience
(9m)

A young man is forced to face his own concept of "perception v. reality" in a suspenseful, otherworldly short.

POSSESSIONS
(17m)

Zeke decides to sell all his things and make a documentary about it. He discovers that some possessions are easier to let go of than others.

Shift
(14m)

A young nurse working a night shift faces the consequences of her past mistakes while taking care of her bedridden sister.

Swipe
(6m)

A girl finds out that she has a match on a dating app with a stranger, despite swiping him to the left moments ago. She starts to fear that the man is dangerously close to her.

That Old Misery
(17m)

That Old Misery is a post-technology folk horror tale that explores themes of human isolation, climate catastrophe, and viral disease through the lens of desperation and psychosexual madness.

The Caul
(6m)

There's something amiss with Layla - but are her troubling visions the result of an overactive imagination or something more sinister?

The Ceremony
(7m)

When Emmy arrives early for a birthday dinner, she is lured into taking part in a lavish ritual one last time.

The Jäger Within
(14m)

A mercenary remains trapped in a cave during a snow storm with a serial killer and a corpse. The disastrous circumstances of the situation will force the two of them into a grueling survival, as the hunger grows stronger.

The Teddy Bear's Picnic
(3m)

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise.

Two-Headed Beast
(10m)

Siblings Marissa and Marcus believe some strange things, and they can't wait to teach their new friend Sullivan all about them. Mom will be home soon, but there's still time to learn and play.

What the Spell?
(15m)

A girl and her BFF drunkenly cast a death spell on her cheating boyfriend. To their surprise it actually works, what the HELL do they do now?!

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The Nominations
Coming This Week!
Best Feature Film

TBA

Best Short Film

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Best Documentary
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Best Music Video

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Best Director

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Best Actor

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Best Actress

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Best Supporting Actor

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Best Supporting Actress

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*Asterisks denote this year's winners*