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ANINA 2023

SHORT FILM PROGRAMME 28/10/23

PORTENT (2016)

ODDHAUNTS FILMS - DIR: JUSTIN CARTER - CITY OF ORIGIN: EXETER DEVON

A couple enjoy a romantic camping trip, but Tom and Ellie's perfect getaway becomes a

nightmare when they encounter a supernatural force whilst hiking across Dartmoor. Can

they escape this wicked phantasm before it's too late or are they destined to perish just

like Ellie fears?

GRANDMA KNOWS BEST (2022)

AN ARCADIAN OWLS PRODUCTION - DIR: JAKE THOMPSON - ORIGIN: CARDIFF & CHEPSTOW WALES

After an accident corrupts her AI program, the ‘ReKindle’, fearful inventor Eve is forced to live with an overbearing robot programmed with the consciousness of her dead grandmother. With the machines’ existence under threat, will Eve be able to face her fears and escape the clutches of the past? 

https://www.arcadianowlsproductions.co.uk/home

DON’T FEED THE HORSES (2023)

GET BITTER PRODUCTIONS - DIR: GEORGIA GREGORY-MORRIS  - ORIGIN FALMOUTH CORNWALL

Don’t Feed The Horses is a magical realism film following the dizzy and unsuspecting Bootless as he sets out to be reunited with his missing wellington. After meeting two mysterious “horses” along the way, Bootless is faced with a new and disturbing solution to his problem.

@getbitter.productions

THE POISONED BLOOD KILLS TWICE (2023)

DIR: ANDY CARR - ORIGIN: KINGSBRIDGE DEVON

A giallo-inspired, occult-flavoured battle between the sexes! But does either party truly win?

https://andyrichcarr.wixsite.com/theslide (theslide.com)

ENDS MEAT (2018)
PICK AXE FILMS - DIR: HELEN LYONS-CURRAN - ORIGIN MANCHETSER UK

Desperate to do right by his children, a debt-ridden taxi driver has just one night left to deliver on a lucrative, yet sinister promise.

INTO THE MINE (2023)

SUPER WARRIOR FILMS - DIR: SAM BEAMISH - ORIGIN: ST. IVES/ZENNOR CORNWALL

Two friends hide down an abandoned mine after robbing a local bank branch in Cornwall. However, things start to spiral out of control when their exit becomes compromised.

EARTH WILL NOT ACCEPT THEM (2023)

A FILM BY KATIE MASON & SUZY MAGNION - DIR: KATIE MASON - ORIGIN: MANCHESTER UK

Taking its name from a forgotten  poem by Stanley Snaith, one of the 1930s ‘Pylon Poets’, Mangion and Masons film is a curious exploration of pylons, the people that admire them, and the strange ways they occupy our current landscape

Visuals by: Katie Mason - Sound by: Suzy Mangion

VENATRIX (2023)

DIR: DANIELLE CARTER - ORIGIN: PAIGNTON DEVON

Two brothers out for a camping trip find themselves stumbling across a female commune. When their ways of life collide, the girls will do anything to protect their home, and appease their Goddess. 

HAUNTINGS OF DEVONSHIRE WITH BILLY ANGORA (2014)

DIR: DOM LEE - ORIGIN:BRADNINCH DEVON

'A student disrupts the filming of a live episode of ‘Hauntings of Devonshire with Billy Angora’ with dire consequences.’

KALLA (2022)

~ We Forgot we are Nature ~

DEADLAKE FILMS (FORMALLY BASICALLY FILMS) - DIR:CHRIS MUIRHEAD - ORIGIN:PLYMOUTH DEVON

Kalla (to call) is an award winning drama film short with elements of Kitchen Sink and Folk Horror.

It is a contemporary setting, in an alternate reality where Christianity never became the dominant religion and most Western societies have used various Pagan belief systems over the centuries, however, as now, religion itself is widely considered passe in Britain.

A group of friends trek out of the city and up the hill to perform a Wassailing to the trees,

here they experience something that might convince them of how humanity can begin to heal its relationship with nature.

http://www.deadlakefilms.co.uk/

WISH (2023)
'Meeting the unexpected'

NOVEL VISUALS - DIR: SAM COX - ORIGIN: DEVON

Midway through WW1, Rose, a country dweller, takes up ever increasing jobs to keep her home, wishing for an escape and an adventure. Her chance to leave the life she has then appears but only if she would risk leaving it forever.

https://novelvisuals.wixsite.com/novel-visuals

THE SEARCH (2023)

FILM56 - DIR: SAM KONETSKY - ORIGIN: NEWTON ABBOT & HALDON FOREST DEVON 

About a guy who's is looking for a cheat code to life but can secrets stay hidden? 

https://film56.co.uk

MAGLENNOW (2023)

DIR: LEE GERRARD - ORIGIN: SALTASH CORNWALL/ SCORE: PLYMOUTH DEVON/ PRE & POST PRODUCTION: BRISTOL

MAGLENNOW is a thought-provoking non-narrative short film. Director Lee Gerrard invites viewers on his journey of introspection, mental health and self-discovery.
Instagram.@maglennow_films
 

OFF-KEY (2023)

GET  BITTER PRODUCTIONS - DIR: GEORGIS GREGORY-MORRIS - ORIGIN: FALMOUTH CORNWALL

Set within a magical world, Off-Key follows the journey of Nosebleed, a whimsical artist who finds muse in the form of an ominous charity shop and a piano that turns people into products.
@getbitter.productions

INTO THE NIGHT (2019)

'Face Your Demon'

DEEP CUT - DIR: GARRY JENKINS - ORIGIN: HARTLAND DEVON

A young man finds himself face to face with his own demon on a solitary night at his childhood home.

Troubled by a lack of sleep and holed up in a solitary house in the countryside, a young man is led into the woods by a mysterious force that threatens to take him into a long, dark night of the soul.

www.deep-cut.co.uk
 

SEQUENCE CANCELLED (2020)
A JACOB SAUL PICTURE - DIR: JACOB SAUL - ORIGIN: PLYMOUTH UK

As the sole survivor of an unsuccessful colony mission to the stars, ARTHUR TARP recounts the harrowing deeds he's done in the name of survival.
www.jacobsaul.weebly.com

ARE WE FRIENDS? (2023)

DIR: LUKE SIMS - ORIGIN: PLYMOUTH DEVON

Returning to her childhood home - Emma spends the night with a friend.

https://www.lukedavidsims.com/

BALL-PIT. WEDNESDAY. LEMONADE (2022)

It seems we’re at a crossroads…

DIR: DANIEL HOWARD BAKER - ORIGIN: LONDON/PLYMOUTH 

A boy finds solace in a ball pit, at a soft play enclosure, until he is sucked down into an alternate dimension and greets his older self.

Instagram: @ballpitwednesdaylemonade.film

THE MEDUSA BOX PROLOGUE (2023)

[EK!]PRODUCTIONS - DIR: BEX PHILLIPS - ORIGIN: NEWTON ABBOT/DARTMOOR DEVON

A mysterious woman flees for her life and a chapter of Dartmoor folklore is written.

Support The Medusa Box Feature on Ko-Fi

@themedusabox

ME (2017)

ODDHAUNTS FILMS - DIR: JUSTIN CARTER - ORIGIN: EXETER DEVON

A man drifts through his haunted existence uncertain of what's real and what's a nightmare. An endless string of deaths, usually his own, are further complicated by the discovery of his own corpse.

SILENT RUNNING (2022)

SOUTH WEST DIGITAL WORKSHOP - DIR: NED LANGMAN - ORIGIN:

The film is a music video for the song Silent Running performed by Sairie. The song is taken from their album of movie song cover-versions, called The Cinder Sheet.

‘HAPPY DAYS’ AN AI HALLOWEEN HORROR PARADE (2023)

INFECTED SENSES - DIR: KEV WINSER - ORIGIN: EXETER DEVON

 “Happy Days” is a disturbing film that peels back the layers of a seemingly ordinary life to reveal a sinister underbelly. It unfolds from a deceased mother's enigmatic legacy, a seemingly innocuous box of old photographs, left behind as a haunting reminder of her existence. Little does her grieving family know that within the confines of this seemingly benign box lies a trove of unspeakable horrors.

follow Kev Winser aka Infected Senses on facebook

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