The EDHFF Films of 2012…
(Los Angeles) A disgraced surgeon stranded on a deserted island with no food and only a handful of supplies must go to great lengths to stay alive for rescue that may never come. Based on the short story by Stephen King.
IT’S IN THE BLOOD
(Los Angeles) When a father and son become stranded in the wild, they must confront the horrors of their past to escape with their lives.
VAMPIRE’S KISS/BLOOD INSIDE
DESERT ROAD KILL
(Los Angeles) One in seven hitchhikers is potentially dangerous. A family on their way home from an outing pick up a hitchhiker with surprising results.
DEER HEAD VALLEY
(Los Angeles) On the county line of Deer Head Valley, a derelict woman and her gentleman friend hold captive an innocent man. With the victim’s fate uncertain, the only glimmer of hope lies 80 miles west, in the form of the District Attorney and the plea bargain deal he has devised for a local gang member, indicted on charges of murder. The only problem? The District Attorney is nowhere to be found.
SHE’S NOT ALONE
(Los Angeles) A brutal killer is on the loose at the Kenlor Manor Apartment Complex! A young woman comes home and starts to put her groceries away. She thinks she’s alone…but She’s Not Alone! Will she survive the night, or will the killer add another body to his growing count? It’s a bloody tale of terror and suspense!
THE HAUNTING OF WHALEY HOUSE
(Los Angeles) Just because you don’t believe in ghosts, doesn’t mean they don’t believe in you!
ORANGE COUNTY HILL KILLERS
(Orange County, CA) “Orange County Hill Killers” is a short film that takes place in Black Star Canyon, a regionally famous place for its unnerving urban legends. The often told folklore centers on the sinister and deranged “people in the hills”. This film takes that folklore and turns it into a nightmarish reality. The protagonist Amber and her friends prepare to explore Blackstar Canyon on a dare, but end up getting into the fight of their lives when they anger the deranged locals living in the hills. And hell hath no fury like a deranged local scorned.
(France) A young woman accepts a babysitting offer from a couple she doesn’t know. Puzzled by the children’s odd behavior, she invites some friends to keep her company. Little do they know that it will be the worst night of their lives.
MURGI KENO MUTANT (THE ATTACK OF THE KILLER MUTANT CHICKENS)
(Bangladesh) In the near future, Bangladesh is terrorized by killer mutant chickens. A team of kung-fu fighting chefs must battle in order to keep chicken on the menu. But one chicken sets its sights on revenge. It’s time for the ultimate poultry showdown.
(Chicago) Patrick is a brilliant doctor, in an obsessive race to alter his own grim prognosis. During a series of unconventional experiments, he discovers a scientific loophole unlike anything he had ever imagined. In pursuit of this dark prize, Patrick will risk everything to ensure he sees his experiment to the end…even if it means accepting the sinister results.
(New York City) A short film that’s a healthy dose of GLEE with a dusting of DEATH BECOMES HER and a sprinkling of DAWN OF THE DEAD with a dash of HEATHERS. And this short film is so hip, the title has a HASH TAG! We give you: LIFELESS #BeingKindaDeadSortaSucks. The film weaves it’s quirky path around eight high school grads who accidentally spill Extra-Strength-Blue-Plummer-Gel into their party punch and wake up undead. Yes, it’s a dark comedy with singing and dancing…and blue goo.
(Los Angeles) Summer fun is on the run when a group of counselors return to open the long-abandoned Camp Eaglewalk, only to unleash the fury of a vengeful Sasquatch whose sacred totem pole was desecrated a decade before. What follows is a 24-hour nightmare of terror as one by one, the counselors are slaughtered by the rampaging beast. Now, the sole survivor must make a desperate last stand, or die running.
(United Kingdom) Frank’s blind date is way out of his league. However when she contracts a mysterious virus, it looks like his luck may be in. That is, until she turns into a homicidal maniac.
(Austria) When moving into an old flat, Katja and Andreas discover a mysterious old chest left by the previous tenant. Soon Katja discovers what really is inside the sinister old circus prop – and becomes another victim of Vadim…
(Los Angeles) She runs hot. She moves fast. She’s one hell of a ride.
SLASH (Honorary Alumni Screening)
(Australia) A member of the EDHFF alumni is coming back to screen out-of-competition at the 2012 festival! A group of friends are stalked by a psychotic murderer on an isolated property in rural Victoria, Australia. As the madman begins to pick them off one by one, his perverse desire to shock and terrify his victims with perfectly executed scares sees the lumbering menace get himself into more trouble than it’s worth. But he wants to hear them scream…
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