Atlas World - 7 min - Canada
(Screening: Sunday, April 9 - 8:30 PM - w/Who's Watching Oliver & Last Call Lenny)
Directed by Morgana McKenzie
"A malignant spirit forces a girl into a perilous journey through a watery underworld." -- An authorized music video for "Atlas World" (Solomun Day Remix) by Liu Bei.
Halloween Baby - 7 min - Canada
(Screening: Saturday, April 8 - 7:15 PM - w/Brackenmore & Blight)
Directed by Frank Popp Jr.
Halloween Baby is a throwback to the old school mini-movie videos from the glory days of MTV and MUCH Music, is a horror based special effects laden project set on Halloween.
The song Halloween Baby is the brainchild of veteran London Ontario band Bobnoxious; written by founder, lead singer and guitarist Bob Reid. Reid is also the lead singer for legendary Canadian thrash metal band Razor.
Halloween Baby was produced by Skeleton Crew Entertainment and shot in hi-def video with practical make-up effects in numerous locations around the Niagara Region using talent from the area on and behind the camera.
I Ain't Lazy, I'm Just Dreamin' - 7 min - USA
(Screening: Sunday, April 9 - 4:00 PM - w/The Droid & The Alan Dimension)
Directed by Bill Imprint
A concept music video that harkens back (..or forward??) to a time of hobo prophets, mulligan stew, orange ladies, bowery boys, bawdy vaudeville acts and the fuzz. A burlesque club musician en route to work imagines magical dreams...or is he living them? Featuring cameos by several Downtown NYC filmmakers and performers.
Johnny Clegg - Take My Heart Away (High Society Remix) - 5 min - South Africa
(Screening: Friday, April 7 - 7:00 PM - w/The Unwilling & Infirmity)
Directed by Jaron Clegg
The story follows a young South African boy, Lindo, who lives in an informal settlement that borders an international spaceflight launch site. Lindo is infatuated with space travel, his hideout in-between is filled with articles and old books on space travel, as well as drawings and pictures of rockets and spaceships. His dream is to fly amongst the stars, far away from his destitute township life. One day, Lindo sees an opportunity to sneak on board a space shuttle as a stowaway.
My Eternity - 4 min - USA
(Screening: Saturday, April 8 - 9:15 PM - w/Sinister Circle & Glimpse)
Directed by Jonathan Martin
Four teens, with the help of a Medium, embark on a seance to conjure the spirit of someone they once wronged. They'll soon wish they hadn't as the spirit gets her bloody revenge.
The Fake Brothers' Bal / Le Bal des Faux Freres - 6 min - Switzerland
(Screening: Sunday, April 9 - 6:00 PM - w/Caught, Graveyard Shift & Walking Supply)
Directed by Anthony Cedric Vuagniaux
A child just finished his school day. He is in love with the years 1700 and is suddenly falling in a strange dream...