First Official Selections for The Dead of Night Film Festival

The Dead of Night Film Festival comes to you on the 20th & 21st October 2017 and is a new addition to the ever growing International horror film festival circuit. The objective of our festival is to bring new independent horror short and feature films to the genre loving public of the seaside town of Southport, England. The festival is brought to you from the creative team behind the award winning festive horror movie ‘Good Tidings’ and will be apart of this years Spookport festivities this HALLOWEEN. Making this festival truly special is our venue, the beautiful The Atkinson Theatre. So rest assured this festival is made for horror fans by horror fans.

Over the next few months we will be releasing our official selections. Here are the first two feature films, shorts and trailers that have been selected to screen.

Feature Films:

Night of Something Strange

Synopsis:

Teenage friends out for Spring Break get unexpectedly detoured to an isolated motel where a deadly virus now runs rampant, turning those infected into the living dead.

Crew and Cast:
Director: Jonathan Straiton
Writer: Jonathan Straiton, Ron Bonk
Producer: Ron Bonk
Cast: Trey Harrison, Michael Merchant, Wes Reid, Brinke Stevens, Nicola Fiore, Wayne W Johnson, Janet Mayson

Trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2CMypNIX8Y

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/nightofsomethingstrange/

Who’s Watching Oliver

Synopsis:
Who’s watching Oliver tells the story of a mentally unstable loner lost in a life forced upon him. By night Oliver aimlessly wanders the streets and bars on what can only be described as a truly shocking and humiliating killing spree. His only savior and possible way out of a life he is desperate to escape comes in the form of the beautiful Sophia with her sweet eccentricity and naivety to the danger she has put herself in.

Crew and Cast:
Director: Richie Moore
Writer: Raimund Huber, Russell Geoffrey Banks
Producer: Aki Komine, Raimund Huber

Cast: Russell Geoffrey Banks, Sara Malakul Lane

Trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQx_Elp5wM0

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/whoiswatchingoliver

Short Films:

The Corpse Series

Synopsis:

Dan’s life is turned upside-down when his idiotically innocent housemate, James, accidentally murders someone and the two must work together to get rid of the evidence.

Crew and Cast:
Director: James Button, Kristaps Kazaks
Writer: James Button
Producer: James Button, Kristaps Kazaks, Luke Davies
Cast: James Button, Jason Mahone, Abbie Hirst, Natalie Martins

Trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSqQikeSYyg

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/TheCorpseSeries/

Death Metal

Synopsis:

A metalhead gets passed down a satanic guitar that riffs to shreds.

Crew and Cast:
Director: Chris McInroy
Writer: Chris McInroy
Producer: Berndt Mader, Ben Steinbauer, Veronica Leon
Cast: Kirk Johnson, Michael Dalmon, Will Elliott

Trailer:

http://youtu.be/7LGlBhD8jMU

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/deathmetalshortfilm/

Trailers:

Night of the Deranged Virgins

Synopsis:
Faux Grindhouse style trailer for a Horror/Exploitation flick of the 70’s called Night of the Deranged Virgins – Nothing can prepare you!

Crew and Cast:
Director: Liam Banks
Writer: Liam Banks
Producer: Liam Banks
Cast: Charlie Clarke, Sarah Kordas, Jonathan Butler, Katie McMillan, Liam James, Liam Banks, Melvyn Rawlinson, Danni Huskisson, Cohen Day, Lindsay Foster

Trailer:

http://youtu.be/iw8kra_ya-Y

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/superfreakmedia

Safe Place

Synopsis:
Six students attend a party to celebrate their friend’s successful art show opening. Their presence triggers memories of a traumatic event in the host’s past, and he resolves to positively impact the course of their lives – by ending them.

Crew and Cast:
Director: Nick Hunt
Writer: Preston Fassel, Penny Sublime, Nick Hunt
Producer: Nick Hunt, Shane Michaels, Michael J Epstein
Cast: Ashley Mary Nunes, Lara Jean Mummert, Genoveva Rossi, Jordan Phipps, Lloyd Kaufman, Nathaniel Matos, James R Taylor, Kinsey Krutzler, Yvelisse Cedrez, Nick Graffeo, Kat Kemmet, Wes Imlay, David McMahon, John Gettier

Trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83nXFd63wKs

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/safeplacethemovie/

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!!!

There’s still time to submit, so grab your horror trailers, short and feature length movies and submit now exclusively on FilmFreeway. Click below for all the details.

https://filmfreeway.com/festival/TheDeadofNightFilmFestival

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