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2017 Film Festival Entries

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15 Second Horror Challenge Top Shorts

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Multiple | Runtime: 00:10

15 Second Horror Film Challenge is a nonprofit international filmmaking contest which celebrity judges rank Top 20, share their personal Top 5 picks, and award films!

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2:AM

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Huseyin Hassan | Runtime: 00:15

A middle-aged man Alex awakens in his quarters to find a white rabbit beside his bed who then suddenly hops through a closed door. Scared and fascinated by how the rabbit got into his room and out through a closed door Alex gets up and leaves his room to follow the rabbit.  FB Event

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A Father's Day

Show Date: Sun May 7th
2017 | Director(s): Mat Johns | Runtime: 00:10

Unexpectedly reunited with his daughter amongst the ruins of the world as they knew it, a father is determined to make this day special, even if they are already dead.

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Agent of the Month

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Aaron Grimes, Nathan Grimes, Benjamin Grimes | Runtime: 00:09

In 1979, Two agents of the CCCC (Crisis Center of Creature Containment) are dispatched to the site of an electrical disturbance in the Arizona Desert.

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An Eldritch Place

Show Date: Fri May 5th
2017 | Director(s): Julien Jauniaux | Runtime: 00:17

A Lovecraftian tale of frontiers and madness.

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Bestia

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Gigi Saul Guerrero | Runtime: 00:07

The brand new film from Luchagore!

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BoneBat Film Fest After Party

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Various | Runtime: 02:00

BoneBat Film Fest Afterparty!
Check out the best-loved shorts from the 2017 BoneBat “Comedy of Horrors” Film Fest, as voted by the finest festival audience ever to draw ragged breath! Come for the giggles, stay for the gore! FB Event

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Born Again

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Jason Tostevin | Runtime: 00:07

Winner Best Short Film 2017 Crypticon Seattle Film Festival!

See it Here    Five bumbling Satanists. One true holy shit moment. FB Event

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BugGoth

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Michael Falcone | Runtime: 00:02

Crazy music video!

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Christopher

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Paul Otteni and John Otteni | Runtime: 00:15

A documentary film crew follows the day-to-day of a reclusive man who takes care of his deformed older brother in the small town of Matheson, WA.

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Count Us In

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Pablo Vara | Runtime: 00:17

David Pareja is an actor, writer, and director. A low-key filmmaker… He has no new ideas. Tino is going to make him an offer he won’t be able to refuse.  FB Event

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Couples Night

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Robert & Russell Summers | Runtime: 00:04

A couples night goes off the rails when one couple reveals they’re blood sacrificing devil worshippers. And then things get weird…

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Danny is a Psycho

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Jonathan Hall | Runtime: 00:13

See it HERE

Danny is a nice, normal, young man who occasionally blacks out and murders uber annoying people. Other than that, great guy!

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Death Metal

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Chris McInroy | Runtime: 00:05

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

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Kino McFarland | Runtime: 00:02

See it HERE

When a materialistic man’s perfect skin is ruined by his lover, he takes extreme measures to ensure it never happens again.

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Detour

Show Date: Sun May 7th
2017 | Director(s): Emilio Martínez-Borso | Runtime: 00:17

Lucas wakes up in a forest. He is stunned. He starts to remember how he got there. Guided by his son’s sobbing in the distance, he will start his way back until he finds him.

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Ding Dong

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Timothy Troy | Runtime: 00:04

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Timothy Troy’s terrifying short horror film about a monster playing Ding Dong Ditch with a woman home alone.

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Downunder

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Fernando Gonzalez Gomez | Runtime: 00:21

Daniel is walking in the burning sun on a road with almost no traffic. He won’t be alone for long…

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Happy Hunting

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Joe Dietsch | Runtime: 01:30

Winner Best Feature Film 2017 Crypticon Seattle Film Festival!

See it HEREor HERE       An alcoholic drifter must battle withdrawal and psychotic rednecks after he becomes the target of a deranged sporting event.  FB Event

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Hive

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Adam Ciolfi | Runtime: 00:10

See it HERE

The desperate survivors of a dying world search for meaning in their final hours.

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Horrors of the Pacific Northwest

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): variety | Runtime: 01:50

Horrors of the PNW is the annual indie showcase that pays tribute to Crypticon’s year prior and celebrates the art of local indie filmmakers. FB Event

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Ian Bracken Films

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Ian Bracken | Runtime: 00:45

Indie/horror film production company founded by Ian and Tori Bracken.

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Interviewed

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Chris Wyatt | Runtime: 00:08

Young would-be professional Max Derrickson unknowingly steps into the most intense job interview of his life.

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Kookie

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Justin Harding | Runtime: 00:13

Bree, a dishonest 9-year-old receives a terrifying visitor after a parenting lesson goes horribly wrong.

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Lab Coat

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Matthew Robinson | Runtime: 00:07

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A college kid agrees to participate in a scientific experiment, but does she really know what she has signed up for?

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Measure

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Jeremy Brown | Runtime: 00:10

Evelyn Perkins was a successful marketing genius, but all of that is forgotten as she wakes up to find she does not know where she is.

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Midnight Delight

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Justin Robert Vinall | Runtime: 00:05

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A romantic night turns deadly when everything doesn’t appear as it seems.

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Mom

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Ferrán Brooks | Runtime: 00:15

You can´t ever bury your past deep enough…

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Monsters

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Steve Desmond | Runtime: 00:13

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Jenn lives in an underground bunker, protected from the monsters that now ravage the world. This is the day that she goes outside…

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Mr. Dentonn

Show Date: Fri May 5th
2017 | Director(s): Ivan Villamel | Runtime: 00:09

On a cold winter night, Laura reads his brother David the story of a strange creature that attacks children. Suddenly, a shiver runs Laura’s body, feeling a strange presence in the house. It’s him.

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My Life is a Dream

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Brian Benson | Runtime: 00:07

Perky and portly Cousin Wonderlette never imagined she’d meet the man of her dreams so when her dreams turn into nightmares she’s not so surprised.

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Neil Stryker and The Tyrants of Time

Show Date: Fri May 5th
2017 | Director(s): Rob Taylor | Runtime: 01:37

In a madcap future era, the world’s greatest secret agent struggles to rescue his young son from the clutches of his infamous former mentor.  FB Event

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Paranormal Shopping Network

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Micaela Colman | Runtime: 00:03

High-quality merchandise for the discerning undead.  FB Event

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Popsy

Show Date: Fri May 5th
2017 | Director(s): Julien Homsy | Runtime: 00:18

In this adaptation of a Stephen King short story, Weber’s addiction to poker leads him into deep trouble. Forced to cover his debt to Mr Rudy, he reaches a point of no return. FB Event

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Quarries

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Nils Taylor | Runtime: 01:25

To escape her abusive boyfriend, Kat joins a wilderness expedition with a group of women, all of whom are struggling with the uncertainty of life. What was supposed to be an opportunity for personal discovery quickly becomes a fight for survival. FB Event

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Roommates

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Jamie Wolfe | Runtime: 00:03

‘Roommates’ is the chronicle of four city dwellers pushed to the breaking point. FB Event

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SHRIEK: A Women of Horror Film Class

Show Date: Sun May 7th
2017 | Director(s): Evan J. Peterson and Heather Marie Bartels | Runtime: 03:00

Instructors Evan J. Peterson and Heather Marie Bartels are bringing SHRIEK: A Women of Horror Film Class to Crypticon Seattle! They’ll be taking on the 1983 campy classic SLEEPAWAY CAMP for their panel “SLEEPAWAY CAMP: Transphobia or Revenge Fantasy?” FB Event

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Solved

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Michael Bartolomeo | Runtime: 00:08

A lonely young man dreams of one day becoming a Rubik’s Cube master, but his obsession soon turns deadly. FB Event

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Still

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Carl Timms | Runtime: 00:07

A living statue entertainer is caught up in the middle of a zombie outbreak.  FB Event

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Stretch

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Stephen Larson | Runtime: 00:04

The machine does not care what it is stretching as long as its purpose is fulfilled… it stretches. FB Event

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Studded Nightmare

Show Date: Fri May 5th, Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Jean-claude Leblanc | Runtime: 00:10

When J.-F. is inexplicably drawn to the chair in which a man committed suicide, style isn’t the only thing the leather antique brings to his home. Suddenly overcome by fantasies both nightmarish and erotic, he gets rid of the chair immediately…  FB Event

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Tethered

Show Date: Sun May 7th
2017 | Director(s): Daniel Robinette | Runtime: 00:13

Abandoned by his mother, Solomon is left to live in isolation while abiding by three rules. Having grown accustomed to his routine, he begins to realize the rules may be a hindrance to a life-changing discovery.  FB Event

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That Unusual Brick

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Jesse Burks | Runtime: 00:04

In a posh, swanky restaurant, a neurotic man’s perfect meal is interrupted by an unexpected little guest. FB Event

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The Anatomy of Monsters

Show Date: Fri May 5th
2017 | Director(s): Byron C. Miller | Runtime: 01:37

Dark, disturbing and unpredictable, this indie thriller revolves around a seemingly normal yet homicidal young man who ventures out one night in search for his first kill. FB Event

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The Binding

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Jonathan Barger | Runtime: 00:13

A disgraced former priest attempts to bind his daughter’s ghost in this world to save her from damnation in the next.

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The Cleansing Hour

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): S. Brad | Runtime: 00:18

See it HERE

A short horror film about two failed actors who have found success running the internet’s #1 webcast, where they stream live exorcisms staged to look real.

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The Darkness Keeper

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Rodrigo Atiénzar | Runtime: 00:18

May is afraid of the dark, and she has a plan to catch it. But she forgets a small detail: when night falls, darkness is everywhere.

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The Lab Assistant

Show Date:
2017 | Director(s): Ben Beckel | Runtime: 00:09

Never trust a shady vet.

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The Sanctuary

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Marc Rosenzweig and Haven Johnson | Runtime: 00:08

A woman trapped in an asylum finds out the truth about why she’s there. FB Event

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The Stylist

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Jill Gevargizian | Runtime: 00:15

Claire is a lonely hairstylist with an unnerving desire to escape her disappointing reality. When her final client of the evening arrives with the request to look perfect, Claire has plans of her own.  FB Event

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The Tent

Show Date: Fri May 5th
2017 | Director(s): Todd Redenius | Runtime: 00:04

Shelly and Becky are best friends on a weekend camping trip. They are not alone in the woods both of them get attacked by something. As things turn from bad to a nightmare they both struggle to stay alive until morning.  FB Event

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Time Lapse

Show Date: Fri May 5th
2017 | Director(s): Christian Avilés | Runtime: 00:01

Be careful what you wish for… FB Event

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Trifi Film Festival Shorts

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): various | Runtime: 01:45

The Annual Tri-Cities International Film Festival (TRIFI) spotlights “Indie” short and feature films made by film makers on limited budgets but unlimited imagination.  FB Event

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Unto Death

Show Date: Sun May 7th
2017 | Director(s): Jamie Hooper | Runtime: 00:08

Unto Death is about Thomas (Tim Blackwell), a priest struggling with his faith after something seemingly impossible happens to his partner, Luke (Nathan Dean Williams). It explores religion versus love… FB Event

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Venefica

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Maria Wilson | Runtime: 00:08

Penelope is a modern-day witch – a ‘Venefica,’ to be exact. Today, she must undergo the mystical – and potentially deadly – rite of passage that determines whether her magic is to be used for good or for evil.  FB Event

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Vexed

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Marc Cartwright | Runtime: 00:13

A romantic date night goes horribly wrong when a couple questions the validity of horror film plots. FB Event

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Xyx

Show Date: Sat May 6th
2017 | Director(s): Daniel Chamorro | Runtime: 00:10

One woman sews and sews, against an impossible enemy. XYX are the melted chromosomes, the fighting scissors, the crosses that deny you, the dead eyes of one destiny…  FB Event

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