We had another great selection of films for Cinemafantastique 5. Here are the winners chosen by this year’s judges; Nadine L’Esperance, Paul Denis and Josh Pasnak. Congratulations to all the filmmakers, we are looking forward to what you do next!!
BEST FEATURE FILM
Anonymous Animals (Les animaux anonymes) Directed by: Baptiste Rouveure – France
Anonymous Animals (Les animaux anonymes) – (Feature Film) – Directed by: Baptiste Rouveure – France
Starring: Thierry Marcos, Aurélien Chilarski , Pauline Guilpain , Emilien Lavaut
The balance of power between man and animal is reversed. In a remote countryside, any encounter with the dominant can become hostile.
BEST SHORT FILM
Directed by: Ariel Hansen – Canada
Nepenthes – Directed by: Ariel Hansen – Canada
Starring: Ariel Slack
Max is desperate to make a meaningful connection, but when she decides to meet an online dating match at home she gets herself into a painfully sticky situation.
BEST BC FILM
Directed by: Jon Flahr and Benjamin Schuetze – Canada
DELETED – Directed by: Jon Flahr and Benjamin Schuetze – Canada
Starring: Fraser Amyott, Carolyn Irwin, Adam Green, Jon Flahr, Benjamin Schuetze, Leo Hynes, Mike Laing, Sarah Devlin, Matt Hayashi, Adam Green, Geoff Livingston, Jeanne Nicolas-Sutter, Ira Hardy, Ashley Glover
You know those emails from the 90’s? The classic chain mail that promises everyone you love will die if you don’t forward it to 15 people within 24 hours…? This is the story of one such email.
BEST COMEDY-HORROR SHORT
Directed by: Ryan Irving – Canada
Bark – Directed by: Ryan irving – Canada
Starring: Ryan Irving, Anna Barker, Keith Kollee, Alexia Levigne
Two women desperately try to escape a stalking axe murderer through a city park. Unfortunately for them their only eye witness isn’t human… and he’s completely useless.
BEST HORROR SHORT
Directed by: Kyle Wilson – USA
Look Twice – Directed by: Kyle Wilson – USA
Starring: Darren Lee Campbell, Rick Montgomery Jr., Troy James
A night surveillance security guard spots a trespasser on the property; then regrets grabbing their attention once he realizes the intruder is paranormal.
Directed by: Mark Beal – USA
Bloodsucker’s Planet – (Feature Film) – Directed by: Mark Beal – USA
Starring: Joel Jeremy Herrera, Jessica Bell, Joe Grisaffi, Leni Mex, Adrienne Dobson, Allen Menefee, Logan Hooks, Catalina Querida, Charles Pitman, Cory W. Ahre
In this ’60s retro prequel to the bizarro-noir Bloodsucker’s Handbook, Bloodsucker’s Planet follows the crew of the space ship Argosy as they respond to a distress signal from the industrial Planet Mara only to discover the planet is ruled by the sinister Mother Vampire.
Directed by: Tony Reames – USA
Playtime’s Over – Directed by: Tony Reames – USA
Starring: Haley Leary, Evan Reames
The only thing Dee loves more than classic horror movies is terrorizing the babysitter. It’s New Years Eve, Dee’s parents are looking forward to one of the rare nights without their angel. Little does Laurie, the new babysitter know, the fifty bucks an hour won’t cover the years of therapy needed after spending one night with Dee and her stuffed friends.