HorrorConUK proudly presents a selection of short films from the 2016 edition of Celluloid Screams Horror Film Festival, Sheffield’s annual celebration of horror cinema. Celluloid Screams returns to Sheffield from 20th-22nd October 2017 – visit www.celluloidscreams.co.uk for more details.
Over 18’s only (sorry kids!)
Film Screening 1
12:00 – 12:22pm in Hadfield & Huntsman
DAWN OF THE DEAF
Director: Rob Savage | United Kingdom | 2016 | 12 minutes
When a sonic pulse infects the hearing population, a small group of Deaf people must band together to survive.
Director: Katie Bonham | United Kingdom | 2016 | 8 minutes
Mindless tells the story of Peter, a senile middle aged man whose house is torn apart day after day. Is Peter a risk to himself or is something more sinister about to be unleashed?
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WITCHING HOUR
Director: Tavarna Garvey | United Kingdom | 2016 | 7 minutes
A spellbinding journey into the mind of an insomniac, who spends each night haunted by strange and wonderful illusions from another world.
Film Screening 2
01:05 – 01:21pm in Hadfield & Huntsman
Director: Jerónimo Rocha| USA | 2015 | 11 minutes
Locked away in a dungeon, a heretic prepares a witchcraft to escape.
Director: Brian Lonano | USA | 2015 | 6 mins
A recently released criminal is looking for a good time. He can forget his sins but he can never forget…Gwilliam.
Film Screening 3
02:00 – 02:33pm in Hadfield & Huntsman
Director: Milos Mitrovic | Canada | 2016 | 10 mins
After getting plastic surgery to look like a famous teen popstar, an introverted super fan named Arnold begins to experience irreversible side effects as his face begins to fall apart during a night out doing karaoke.
in Hadfield & Huntsman.
MADRE DE DIOS
Director: Gigi Saul Guerrero | Canada | 2015 | 7 minutes
A woman wakes up bound to an altar, helpless as she is transformed into a flesh and blood statue of Santa Muerte by two elderly Brujos whose sole purpose is to conjure the anti-Christ.
in Hadfield & Huntsman.
Film Screening 4
03:00 – 03:31pm in Hadfield & Huntsman
Director: Craig D. Foster | Australia | 2016 | 9 minutes
Ralph has had a long day, and it just got longer. Smothered in extra work on a Friday evening would be bad enough on its own, but Ralph urgently needs to get home — before the full moon rises.
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF WILLIE BINGHAM
Director: Matthew Richards | Australia | 2015 | 12 mins
Willie Bingham is the first man to undergo a radical new justice program under the State’s revised stance on capital crime.
Director: Chris McInroy | USA | 2016 | 5 mins
A metalhead gets passed down a satanic guitar that riffs to shreds.