EMERGING SCREAMS - BITS SHORTS SHOWCASE

A collection of short film from either brilliant first time directors and the most promising student filmmakers in Canadian horror.

  • 93 minutes
  • SPECTRE (Dirs. Gabriela Diacon and Mariana Diacon) (4:08 mins)
    Things turn sinister at midnight when Anna realizes a presence in her house.

    SOLITUDE (Dir. Andrew Fleming) (5.24 mins)
    In this short thriller a man disconnects from his city life for tranquility while solo camping and canoeing through Ontario backcountry.

    THE ACRYLIC (Dir. Daniel Pike) (12:23 mins)
    On the hunt for some new art for her apartment walls, Rosie acquires a bizarre painting from an equally bizarre art collector.

    SNACK TIME! (Dirs. Kaw Tay Whee School students) (4:20 mins)
    The "Frostbite" kids are back! in Kindergarten, EVERYONE can hear you scream.

    EXPERIENCE MACHINE (Dir. Ivana Bittnerova) (10:46 mins)
    A young mechanic and his family lead comfortable lives in a sleek underground bunker. His life of futuristic luxury begins to deteriorate when the medical device strapped to his wrist is corrupted, revealing the reality of their true dystopian world.

    DEATH'S TOLL (Dir. Spencer Hetherington) (3:59 mins)
    When the bells toll, the heads roll. A bell tower becomes the harbinger of death at the hands of an ancient creature, Mortuus.

    OSCAR (Dir. Matthew Takatsch)
    A young teenager, bored and bedridden by a broken leg, receives a creepy painting as a gift from his older sister. Things take a dark turn when the painting comes to life.

    NEW WOMAN (Dir. Benjamin Noah)(19:52 mins)
    A gothic tale concerning a male pickpocket and a wealthy woman descending into a labyrinth of terror in 1888.

    TRASH (Dir. Suzanne Etheridge) (5:00 mins)
    They thought the dump fires were behind them, but something has emerged from the flames. Actions have consequences in this dark fairy tale, reminding you to take care of your trash, before it takes care of you.

    WHAT'S WITHIN (Dir. Haad Bakshi) (7:04 mins)
    Every family has its problems they ignore until one day the problem grows to destroy the family. Will Amelia and Zach recognize the threat to their family or will they fall to what's within?

    WILLA (Dir. Corey Mayne) (7:04 mins)
    David finds himself on a stalled train in the middle of nowhere, suddenly unable to locate his fiancée, Willa. No one has seen her but they all warn him to stay put because the train should be moving any minute. Based off of Stephen King's original tale.

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About Blood In The Snow Film Festival

The Blood in the Snow Film Festival is a unique and imaginative showcase of contemporary Canadian horror, genre, and underground cinema, that exists to challenge social boundaries, explore artistic taboos, and support and exhibit independent Canadian genre media artists.