Director: Matt Toronto
BEST SHORT THRILLER - Hit or Miss
Dillon loves the ladies and doesn’t want to be tied down.
When he discovers that his best friend is secretly dating other guys – in spite of her claims of abstinence – he is overcome with jealousy. He soon realizes that he’s been in love with her since they first met. In an attempt to win the girl over Dillon overcompensates and decides to propose. But just as he reveals his secret feelings, Dillon learns that she has a secret of her own…
HIT OR MISS is a high, octane thriller, action, comedy that explores friendship, love and dating in our modern world.
Director: Maggie Levin
Up-and-coming pro-wrestler Mason is offered a contract with the biggest company in the world. Before he has time to celebrate, his close friend Missy tells him she was sexually assaulted by another wrestler- a man Mason is scheduled to wrestle in his final match on the independent circuit.
This #MeToo-centric film is directed by Maggie Levin (director of Blumhouse's My Valentine, screenwriter of the forthcoming Labyrinth sequel) and written by Ryan Nemeth (AEW Dynamite on TNT). WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler is included in this amazing cast. Notably, many professional wrestlers, both men and women from WWE and AEW, proudly backed this crowdfunded film.
Director: Sonny P. Louis
BEST HORROR SHORT - Night Shifters
Night Shifters is a thriller / horror film telling the tale of a new police officer and a mysterious prisoner. Written, directed and edited by Sonny P. Louis.
Director: Suzanne Cate
A quirky benevolent vampire loses her money, and turns to driving for an uber-popular rideshare company in order to survive. What could go wrong?
Rose (Lidia Ryan) navigates a mission between temptation and redemption amongst an eclectic community of vampires attempting to fit into the modern world in this fresh horror comedy.