Check out our selections for the 2017 GEEK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL!
The 6th Annual Geek Short Film Fest (GSFF) will take place October 21, 2017 as part of the Geek Gala.
We are honored to again be under the direction of Bill Mulligan. And we are excited to now confirm that Queen City Cinephiles will serve as our special guest hosts!
This event is free to the public, although we do ask attendees to consider making a donation towards our charity, The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
The film festival will be from 12 PM – 4 PM on Saturday.
Block 1 57 minutes
- PROP WARS: PROP HARDERWriter- Gary Scullion/Directors- Gary Scullion & Nick Acott 8:03 The battle for Prop supremacy rages on, an eternity old fight continues – just sadly now it’s down to these 3 geeky fools
2. THE AMAZING NECKBEARD
Writer/ Director Aaron Legg 2:41 A comic book nerd discovers what it truly means to be a hero.
- THEY’RE MADE OUT OF MEAT
Writer- Terry Bisson/director Jason Housecroft 12:15 Alien visitors are appalled to find that the inhabitants of Planet Earth are made out of meat
Writer-Huidi Sun/Director Savvas Christou 3:00 A writer moves with his family into a creepy house to get inspiration for his new horror novel.
- MARY & MARSHA IN THE MANOR OF MADNESS
Writer/Director Kris Theorin 3:00 Sinister secrets await as Mary helps her girlfriend Marsha escape from her parent’s gothic mansion one dark and eldritch night
- ARC RAIDER
Writer/Director-Rowan Pullen 16:25 A dying race has sent an elite Raider on a mission to retrieve a powerful artifact.
- THE GIFT OF THE WOODS
Writer/Director Kris Theorin 3:44 An oddly touching dark animated fairytale about a girl who finds a doll in the woods.
8. THE MIST
Writer/Director Reza Amidi 8:15 A woman obsessed with a strange mist manages to find her way home thanks to the greed of humans and a particular watch
Block 2 54 minutes
- AFTER METEOR’S TRAIL
Writer/director Delphino S. Huang 1:40 An animation tribute to advancement of technology, and the spirit of exploration.
10. WHAT METAL GIRLS ARE INTO?
Writer/Director Laurel Vail 15:30 Three women going to a metal festival in the desert find something disturbing in the freezer.
11. WISH YOU WERE HERE
Writer- DC Evans, Directors DC Evans and Andrew Number 15:28 Feeling isolated and alone, the one man unable to teleport starts a long-distance relationship with the one who got away.
Writer/Director – Nicole Solomon 4:50 An anxious man’s vacation is put to the test as the beach itself seems to turn against him.
13. MOVING IN
Writer/Director-Cindy Maples 1:48 As Rick and Vanessa move into their new “old” house, something sinister is also unpacking and moving in.
- THE CORNER
Writer/Director Jaysen Buterin 5:52 You never know what you’ll find in someone’s house, and sometimes, neither do they!
15. MARIA FERNANDEZ IN TIME
Writer Director Xavier Pijuan 9:20 It’s hard to be a scientist when your mom keeps messing with the space-time continuum.
Block 3 55 minutes
Writer/Director Lee Rudnicki 21:30 A little girl saves the life of an alien fighter pilot and brings her home, into her family’s ocean front mansion … during a reality TV shoot.
- DEAD CITY
Writer- Armand S. Dequidt/Director- Myriam Destephen 8:05 In a world where death no longer exists, a young cop, unable to die, learns what is the life of a walking dead in a segregationist society
- (A)UTOMATED (I)RRITATION
Writer- Bo Liebman /Director – Ali Presley Paras 6:11 A man struggles to make breakfast in a kitchen filled with appliances with a mind of their own.
- “AS SEEN ON TV!”
Writer/ Director Joe Sikoryak 9:59 A lonely middle-aged man is searching for a favorite toy from his childhood.
Writer/director Olga Osorio 9:00 Teo claims he has found a wormhole. His brother does not believe him… at least not for now.
Block 4 52 minutes
Writer- J.K. Ishaya/Director- Troy King 13:26 A lamenting artist struggles to find inspiration after the loss of his muse and lover, and in his exploration, uncovers the darkest fathoms of his own mind
22. WAKING DREAMS
Written and Directed by Brad Jones and Jacob Carah 19:30 A disabled young man overcomes his afflictions with the power of his imagination
- MAJOR BOB
Writer/Director Kevin Patterson 3:49 a comedy spoof of old NASA footage of Apollo missions.
- THE ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS TOY STORY
Writer/Director Raymond Montemayor 2:26 Craving the attention of her busy father, a 7-year-old Star Wars fan unknowingly starts a rebellion with his Star Wars toy collection.
25. STAR WARS: TRIALS
Writer/Director Jeremy Garcia 5:20 Rowan awakes in the dark depths of a cave with nothing but her lightsaber.
- FRANKIE AND JUDE: STAR WARS – ANOTHER STAR WARS STORY
Writer-Amy Baklini/Director -Lauren Myers 6:07 “Rogue One” opens soon, and Frankie’s already purchased their tickets! There’s just one problem…