Attack of the 50 Foot Film Fest, a new “mini film fest”, is coming to the Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, GA on June 27, 2017. The festival showcases sci-fi, horror, and suspense short films from a variety of Atlanta filmmakers. The Atlanta area has a strong filmmaking community, and it looks like there are some fun short films lined up for the evening. The festival begins at 7 pm, but if you want to go, you need to grab your tickets now. Tickets are only available in advance and online.
A premiere of quality short films screening for the first time in Atlanta produced by Atlanta filmmakers. Sci-Fi, Horror and Suspense themed, they include the black and white retro film Attack Of The Face Melters, the pilot episode for the 3rd season of Horror Hotel, Sleep Tight, A Stephen King screenplay adaptation of his short story, Rainy Season, and the multiple award winning Mr. Lockjaw: Prequel Episode One.
“We wanted to put together a mini film fest of quality, exciting short films produced locally in Atlanta and premiering for the first time in Atlanta” says festival organizer Debbie Hess.” We have curated some really fun, quality films that showcase the talent and skill levels of Atlanta independent filmmakers very well.”
Here’s the line-up:
Attack Of The Face Melters – Jack is a lovable Comic geek that enjoys his Comics more than his girlfriend. Peril awaits when Jack’s Comic book comes to life. Written by Blake K. Swell and Directed by Tyler Weddle Co-Director – Blake K. Swell Starring: Michael Mercaldi, Blake Sewell, Larry Fleming, Pedro Nicanor, Skylar Felton, Adam C. Johnson, Timothy Nichols, Jeremy Sanders, Peyton Boyd, Roy Beecham, Troy Beecham, Kameron Morton, Elijah Morton, Raul Ruletta, David Griffith, Seven Digit Hues, Kole Sewell.
Sleep Tight – Bed bugs at the hotel snack on a body builder pumped full of steriods and grow to monsterous proportions terrorizing and attacking other guests at the seedy hotel. Directed by Ricky Hess and starring Jeremy Michael Grey, Baby Norman, RC Sayyah, Jenny Hall, Darien Johnson, Nathan T. Evans, Candi Vandi Zandi, Zoe Burgner, Samuel Norman and Haji Abdullah.
Rainy Season – Description: When a young couple arrives in the small town of Willow, ME they are warned to leave. They ignore the warnings and learn the horrific price the town must pay for prosperity. The Rainy Season has come back to Willow and when it rains…they pour.
The film is based off of Stephen King’s short story Rainy Season from his collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes. This is a fully authorized adaptation. Screenplay by Vanessa Ionta Wright, Directed by Vanessa Ionta Wright. Starring Brian Ashton Smith, Anne Marie Kennedy, Jan Mary Nelson and Kermit Rollison.
Mr. Lockjaw: Prequel Episode One – A ventriloquist with mundane aspirations of becoming a childrens entertainer becomes subject to his dummys more sinister desire: interrogating and torturing criminals for the mob. Directed by Byron Conrad Erwin, written by Justin Craig, Starring Troy Halverson, Deborah Childs, Tony Grillo, Baby Norman, Leanna Adams, Brian Troxell, Carl Childers, Matt Wasdin, Dojo Trumbull, RC Sayyah.