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Thriller/Sci-fi/Horror Films:

Afterimages (13:15)


In a world where the Five most impactful memories of the deceased orally print as polaroids upon death, Sam uses her estranged grandfather's Five to learn more about his life despite her mom's refusal.
Director
Cole Bacani
Writer
Felipe Vargas
Producer
Lily Norris, Norris Palmer
Cinematographer
Fio Karpenko
Production Designer
Kennedy Reed
Sound
Jack Eubanks, Nestor Trujillo
Composer
Maia Thomas
Cast: Nicole McCullough as Sam Stymacks, Terra Wellington as Ida Stymacks, Erika Holmes as Nurse, Randall Kirby as Adam Stymacks, John Yang Li as Josh, Pierson Carlsen as Pierson, and Camden Angelis as Jenna.

Code_Switch (18:50)


After losing a loved one, Ruby Oliver enters a broken VR game for a last chance to see the dead. Little does she know that this game treats all girls as a virus as she fights to get out.
Director
Sigin Ojulu
Producer
Rom Lotan, Irina Slepneva, Sigin Ojulu
Cinematographer
Emilia Mendieta Córdova
Production Designer
Rachael Garcia, Daniel Smith
Editor
Eugene Noone
Sound
Derek Sepe
Composer
PHAR (Raphaël Dargent)
Cast: Jimmy Jean-Louis as Rodney Oliver, Kira Jane Pinkney as Ruby Oliver, DeCory as Marty Oliver, Sebrina Purcell as Maya Oliver, Cozy DesRoches as Emily Breckenger and Sigin Ojulu as Rebecca Flint.

Haunting (16:58)


After a traumatic event, Dr. Brian Goodman, a brilliant psychiatrist, returns to his practice and is confronted by a new patient, Cole Hinter, who claims to be haunted and a horrible secret awaits them.
Director
Ruifeng Lan
Writer
Ruifeng Lan, Joel David Santner
Producer
Xiangyi Hermia Cai
Cinematographer
Lars Struck
Production Designer
Denver Kotian
Editor
Xinyu Chris Ma
Sound
Eric Han, Bin Zhao, Xiao Hou
Composer
Qingnan Ma
Cast: Gus Lynch as Brian Goodman, Gabriel Palma as Cole, Mary G. Jacobsen as Lauren, and Nora Salim as Nina.

Implant (13:14)


In a world where the technology exists to hack into peoples' memories, a traditional housewife colludes with her close friend to expose her husband, who she suspects is unfaithful.
Director
Ran Li
Writer
Ran Li
Producer
Andrew Kevelson
Cinematographer
Connor Lambert
Production Designer
Xiaowen Wang
Editor
Christopher Ma
Sound
Jordan Litt, Ryan Vaughan
Composer
Anthony Sabatino
Cast: Effy Han as Emily, Constance Parng as Betty, Hayes Beyersdorfer as George, Crystal Rodriguez as Nurse Rosa, Gloria Ho as Chinese Woman, and Craig Ng as Chinese Man.

Land of Pyrite // Land of Gold (17:57)


A young private detective is handed a case by a family friend, but soon finds himself in over his head and involved in unexpected ways.
Producer
Madison Stevens, Abby Urban
Cinematographer
Jake Harbour
Production Designer
Oliver Hensel-Brown
Editor
Eugene Noone
Sound
Shaun Dikilato, Ernesto M. Sandoval, Anna Cassady
Cast: Zach Tinker as Jason Whitmore, Jill Renner as Madeleine Malone, Steve Voldseth as Geoff Malone, Christine Kellogg-Darrin as Jan Whitmore, Ray Huizar as Eduardo , and Tara Herman as Eunice.

Milk Teeth (13:54)


An orphanage spirals into mayhem when a boy discovers a shadowy creature who comes to collect more than just the children's teeth...
1st Assistant Director
Catherine Deptuch
Cinematographer
Elias Ginsberg
Production Designer
TJ Ryan
Set Decorator
Ursula Bowling
Editor
Rafael Souza
Sound
Lucas Bohlinger, Vern Hass
Composer
Sterling Maffe
Cast: Aaron Bradshaw as Thomas, Tyler Sanders as Charlie, Griffin Chodler as Marcus, Casey Grimm as Gus, Viravara Shetty as Benji, Eddy Breslin as Adam, Ghino Lee as David, Ej Castro as Chris, Graham Schulze as Elliot, Conor Kowalski as James, Teagan Wells as Demon, Lisa Dobbyn as Mary and Voice of Demon, Janne Peters as Sister Francis, and Bob Sherer as Claude the Cashier.

Moonchild (18:39)


After receiving a mysterious package on her birthday, 18 year old Lana goes on a journey to visit her father's grave, discovering the true significance of the package and and her father's death.
Director
Mimi Lee
Writer
Mimi Lee
Producer
Mimi Lee, Dwight Wilson II, Jake Katofsky
Cinematographer
Becky Chen
Production Designer
Carolina Inoue
Editor
Dwight Wilson II
Sound
Eric Han, Hao Chen
Composer
Jesper Ankarfeldt
Cast: Krista Marie Yu as Lana Chen, Becky Wu as Teresa Chen, Cindera Che as Bernice Tsai, Alexandre Chen as Baba, and Cheryl Chu as Young Lana

Mr. Thisforthat (14:05)


A girl from a broken home is visited in her closet by a mysterious creature who promises her anything she wants...for a price.
Writer
Michael J. Karr
Producer
Katherine Franklin, Caleb Madison
Cinematographer
Chaochen Li
Production Designer
Jaqueline Langelier, H.S. Naji
Editor
Alexander Atienza, Daniel Roberts
Sound
Jackson A. Daneluk, Saranya Nayak
Composer
Daniel Kolpin
Cast: Ivy George as Sarah, Lynn Downey as Diane, Brian Patalucci as Chris, Bowie Bundlie as Isaac, Chad Steers as Mr. Thisforthat – voice, and Caleb Madison as Mr. Thisforthat – body.

Sunshine Room (13:09)


Cutting-Edge technology allows a young woman to grow up alongside her beloved Abuela. However, on the brink of leaving for college, her financial realities threaten to erase their relationship for good.
Director
Nick Lopez
Producer
Nate Cohen, Liam Walsh
Cinematographer
Josh Friedman
Production Designer
Tiffany Lin, Charlie Blecker
Editor
Noelle Hanson
Sound
Benjamin Baarad, Kevin Ke
Composer
Alex Mansour, Sonia Coronado Cuesta
Cast: Robertha Mallmann as Gabi, Maria Martinez as Marta, Marita De La Torre as Camila, Audrey Flegel as Ava, Frederick Irving as Vincent

The Devil's Son (18:10)


A poor farmer is cursed by the Devil with unrequited love after refusing to accept his role in the Devil's plans.
Director
Ernesto M. Sandoval
Writer
Ernesto M. Sandoval
Producer
Ericka de Alexander, Sam Frickleton
Cinematographer
Emre Ökten
Production Designer
Valeria Munguia, Rudy Salas
Editor
Ernesto M. Sandoval
Sound
Jonathan Chen and Ernesto M. Sandoval
Composer
Rickie Lee Kroell
Cast: Eduardo Roman, Malili Dib, Riccardo Dalmacci, Jon Molerio, Rogelio Ramos, and Romina Peniche

The Gatekeeper (19:45)


After awakening in a war-zone an Army First Sergeant must confront the causatum of his actions in combat in order to see his wife again.
Writer
Jordan Michael Martinez, Connie Siu
Cinematographer
Lars Struck
Production Designer
Gilbert Vitela
Editor
Franzeska Dickson
Composer
Mateus De Castro
Cast: Christopher Loverro as Russel Tuason, Jennifer Marshall as Krissy Tuason, Ramon Antonio as Emmanuel Sanchez, Joel Ambo as Private Clark, Tyler Gaylord as Specialist Miles, Gino Salvano as Insurgent Leader, Vic Partikian as Insurgent, Nathan Nonhof as Special Operations Airman, Arnold Strong as Funeral Service Officer, Krystal Mosley as Jennifer Sanchez, Nina Wilson as Emmanuel's Daughter, Tony Nevada as Doctor, Shannon Corbeil as Nurse.

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