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FANGORIA International Online Film Festival Selections Announced!

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Last Summer, FANGORIA shook up the horror world with the announcement of our impending International Online Film Festival, a serialized event that would bring the film festival experience to computers and mobile devices around the world. And while the final details on FIOFF 2015 will be announced soon, FANGORIA is proud to announce to official film selections for the event, both in the feature film and short film categories.

The official selections for the FANGORIA International Online Film Festival 2015 in the feature film category include…

– THE DIVINE TRAGEDIES
Synopsis: Two brothers fulfill their murderous fantasies, but doing so derails their relationship.
Director: Jose Prendes
Producers: James Kondelik, Jon Kondelik, Jose Prendes
Stars: Graham Denman, Hannah Levien, Barbara Crampton, Sean Whalen, Ken Foree, Shawn C. Phillips, Lynn Lowry, Ruben Pla, Jon Kondelik

– SPACE CLOWN
Synopsis: A hapless young filmmaker documents the weird and surreal torments of an extraterrestrial clown.
Director: Graham Skipper
Producers: Graham Skipper, Jordann Baker, Anne Street Skipper, Justin Meyer, Melissa Meyer
Stars: Graham Skipper, Jordann Baker, Jeffrey Glaser, Brian Gillespie, Josh LaCasse, Vein Huge, Paul Guyet

– ABANDONED DEAD
Synopsis: A security guard, trapped in a run-down inner-city medical clinic, is terrorized by supernatural forces which threaten to overtake her.
Director: Mark W. Curran
Producer: Mark W. Curran
Stars: Judith O’Dea, Sarah Nicklin, Stacy Snyder, Robert E. Wilhelm, Christopher Parker, Carlos Ramirez

– BANJO
Synopsis: A young man becomes manipulated by his imaginary friend to exact revenge on his tormenting co-workers.
Director: Liam Regan
Producers: Liam Regan, Mark Adams, Candice Redford, Mark Finch, Dan Moxon, Jason Dixon
Stars: James Hamer-Morton, Damien Morter, Dani Thompson, Vito Trigo, Clay von Carlowitz, Serena Chloe Gardner, Laurence R. Harvey, David Curtis, Lloyd Kaufman

– SECLUSION
Synopsis: A group of friends is stalked by a killer at an isolated destination wedding.
Director: Joe Bandelli
Producers: Joe Bandelli, Matthew Wise, Angie Moyer
Stars: Matthew Wise, Clea Alsip, Duane Nakia Cooper, Nicole Pacent, Jackie Byrne, Alyson McKenzie Wells, Joe Bandelli, Ralph Cashen

– GRANNY OF THE DEAD
Synopsis: Ed awakes one morning to find that his Grandmother has become one of the living dead. While trapped in his home, Ed tries to survive the day, keep his house zombie free, stay alive and save the day.
Director: Tudley James
Producers: Tudley James, Jason Price, Anthony C. Ferrante
Stars: Marcus Carroll, Nia Ann, Sabrina Dickens, Oliver Ferriman, Abigail Hamilton, William Huw

– THE FORBIDDEN FABLES
Synopsis: From international fantasy artist Dorian Cleavenger come four stories of the bizarre and macabre in this unique journey of altered realities.
Director: Dorian Cleavenger
Producers: Nicholas Carrington, Dorian Cleavenger
Stars: Rick Billock, Britt Gentsch, Miranda Gruss, Rebecca Gruss, Alyssa Herron, Cassandra Kammerer, Rick Montgomery Jr., Ryan Nogy, Suzanne Sadler

– THE PERFECT HUSBAND
Synopsis: A married couple decide to spend a weekend in a remote cabin, but the romantic journey takes a turn for the worst when a sneaking suspicion becomes pure madness.
Director: Lucas Pavetto
Producers: Giorgio Bruno, Cortesi Pierpaolo
Stars: Gabriella Wright, Bret Roberts, Carl Wharton, Tania Bambaci, Daniel Vivian, Philippe Reinhardt

Furthermore, the following feature length selections will appear as Special Presentations of the FANGORIA International Online Film Festival…

– THE SECRET WORLD OF ELIZA BLOODHONEY
Synopsis: A young girl arrives to begin work at Miss Blackwood’s Home for the Unfortunate, unaware of the terrifying and bloody ordeal that awaits her.
Director: Jon Liddell
Producer: Jon Liddell
Stars: Lucy Broomhall, Amie Gray, Alana Vallentine

– RESTORATION
Synopsis: The displacement of 1950 Fleetline Deluxe that carries the ghost of 10-year-old Yvonne LeMay to a mechanic’s clubhouse in the city proves deadly for the resident gearheads.
Director: Ryan Oliver
Producers: Ryan Oliver, Matt Falletta
Stars: Lily Horn, Molly Brennan, Brian Connelly, Norbert Caillouet, Brant McCrea, Ryan Oliver, Denis McQuinn, William J. Norris

The official selections for the FANGORIA International Online Film Festival 2015 in the short film category include…

– SHE
Synopsis: The film observes a young couple who share a loveless and dispassionate relationship in their daily routines building up to their anniversary dinner, where SHE finally makes her stand.
Directors: Chelsey Burdon, Mark Vessey
Producers: Nick Fitch, Marcia L. Gaines, Anthony Pellizzeri, Mark Vessey, Chelsey Burdon
Stars: Fiona Dourif, Phillip James

– THE SMILING MAN
Synopsis: A little girl home alone finds herself face-to-face with pure evil.
Director: A. J. Briones
Producers: A. J. Briones, Tefft Smith, Nathan Hopkins
Stars: Abbi Challey, Melissa Challey, Strange Dave

– IRIS
Synopsis: A man uses his smart phone to assist in burying a dead body.
Director: Richard Karpala
Producers: Richard Karpala, Abram Grae, Nikolai Galitzine
Stars: Luke Sorge, David Strickland, Michelle Strickland

– O: THE MOVIE
Synopsis: 4 friends on a hiking trip stumble upon a black hole in the ground.
Director: Frank Aron Gardso
Producer: Frank Aron Gardso
Stars: Emina Mekovic, Ole Bang Foss, Siri Aleksandra Mordal, Theodor Olai Aaberge

– KNOCK
Synopsis: Chased from an abandoned mine, Murielle runs for her life. Is she the victim of a Halloween prank or has the legendary witch come to steal her soul?
Director: Joseph I. Martinez
Producer: Joseph I. Martinez
Stars: Noelle Ann Mabry, Arielle Brachfeld, Ashley Pallas

– EDGAR ALLEN POE’S THE RAVEN
Synopsis: In December 1959, a young writer named Poe has locked himself inside his seedy Hollywood motel room. Astray in his projected memories, he gets a visit from a dark bird named, ‘Nevermore.’
Directors: Christopher Saphire, Don Thiel
Producers: Christopher Saphire, Don Thiel, Christopher Doody
Stars: Christopher Saphire, Anna Healy

– SUSPICIONS
Synopsis: A young man gets a glimpse of the dark side of his childhood friend and isn’t prepared for the horrible truth he uncovers.
Director: Alexander Birrell
Producer: Nikolai Hamel
Stars: James Sutton, Tom Whitelock, Kit Williams

– THE LAST HALLOWEEN
Synopsis: Four young trick-or-treaters make their way through the night, door to door, house by house, gathering up an unlikely harvest of kindness amid the devastated wreckage of society’s collapse.
Director: Marc Roussel
Producers: Marc Roussel, Mark Thibodeau, Jessica Menagh, Greg Machula, John Nicholls, Ron Basch
Stars: Ron Basch, Emily Alatalo, Angela Besharah, Julian Richings, Drew Davis, Zoe Fraser, Brendan Heard, Jake Goodman, Ali Adatia, Adrian G. Griffiths, Kristina Uranowski, Alastair Forbes

– THE MORRIGAN
Synopsis: A young couple on a getaway to their remote holiday cottage in Ireland take in a young girl they find unconscious outside their cottage one night. But after calling the police, things start to go very, very wrong.
Director: Colum Eastwood
Producers: Gur Benshemesh, Desmond Eastwood, Iain Simpson, Benedict Turnbull, Harri Kamalanathan
Stars: Sophie Harkness, Ryan McParland, Sophia McKinney, Frank McCusker, Andy Moore

– TEASERS
Synopsis: An elaborate prank by two young men turns a girls night into hell.
Director: Rafael De Leon Jr.
Producers: Rafael De Leon Jr., Anthony Sylvester
Stars: Megan Grieco, Gina Jarrin, Alexandra Johnston, Nikki Padilla, Terrence Ruggiero, Mo Villanueva

– THE STUDIO
Synopsis: A man finds a painting that leads him to the studio of a mysterious artist. He realizes too late he may have walked into a trap.
Director: Tim Hall
Producer: Adam Laupus
Stars: Jodi Walter, David McCullouch

– BLOOD
Synopsis: A serial killer with a crippling aversion to blood fights to survive after his latest victim uses his greatest fear against him.
Director: Zach Lorkiewicz
Producers: Grace Hahn, Elliott Hornsby
Stars: Dave Belden, Amber Calderon

– MAKEOVER
Synopsis: A mysterious delivery in the dead of night is met by armed soldiers and a team of surgeons…..
Director: Mike Tack
Producer: Mike Tack
Stars: Ryan Parke, Clive Ashenden, Darran Duglan

– I WISH I COULD FORGET
Synopsis: It begins with dreams and nose bleeds. The ringing noise that pierces the ear becomes a sign that they’re near. A distant cousin of the greys, they feed on rotten meat. They’re out for blood, and the violence is unspeakable. This is something you wish you could forget.
Director: April Bedan
Producers: Corey Jennings, April Bedan
Stars: Corey Jennings, Dusty Bean, Keith Brooks

– NIGHT OF SAN JUAN
Synopsis: On the eve of the Night of San Juan, Bea flees to a coastal town in Chile to perform a magic ritual that will help her get pregnant… but at what price?
Director: Lu Ponce
Producers: Lu Ponce, Jalil Riff, Gonzalo Brusco
Stars: Felipe Contreras, Javiera Hernandez

– BLOODLINES
Synopsis: A group of friends go away for a weekend vacation to a recently foreclosed home. As they begin their vacation, the home’s past is uncovered as their weekend getaway becomes a fight to survive.
Director: Peter Frizalone
Producers: Peter Frizalone, Louis LaRusso, Robert La Rosa, Marc Riou
Stars: Bradley Brian Custer, Linda Elizabeth, Lauren A. Kennedy, Steve White, Louis LaRusso

– CALL GIRL
Synopsis: In one man’s attempt to exploit his date night via video-chat, he ends up sharing something far more disturbing.
Director: Jill Gevargizian
Producers: Jill Gevargizian, Ryan Housknecht, John Humphrey, Diane Snuder
Stars: Laurence R. Harvey, Tristan Risk

– NEIGHBORS
Synopsis: Hidden within the closed doors of a normal apartment building is a horrific secret.
Director: Brandon Boudreaux
Producers: Brandon Boudreaux , Erick Dozier
Stars: Steven Conroy, Caitlin Johnston, Pascal Yen-Pfister

– POLAROID
Synopsis: Sarah and Linda discover an old Polaroid camera in the clearing of Sarah’s house. In their own selfishness they exploit the camera, only to discover what horrible past it hides.
Director: Lars Klevberg
Producer: Petter Onstad Lokke
Stars: Annika Witt, Thea Sofie Loch Naess, Anne Cloetta

– IN BETWEEN
Synopsis: After a routine CERN experiment goes horribly wrong, Dr. William Dyer must face a race against time and himself to avoid an unimaginable Armageddon.
Director: José L. Martínez Díaz
Producers: Jonathan D. Mellor, José L. Martínez Díaz
Stars: Jonathan D. Mellor, Annimaija Raunio

– MASSACRE
Synopsis: A girl wakes up at the site of a bloody mass murder and can’t remember what happened.
Director: Erik Boccio
Producers: Pandie Suicide, Damian Lea
Stars: Pandie Suicide, Billy Morrison, London May, Jeordie White (a.k.a. Twiggy Ramirez), Rob Patterson, Katey Foley, Jeff Hilliard

– WITCHFINDER
Synopsis: A small community lives in fear of the satanic evil that festers within the dark forests that surround their small village. To aid them, the townsfolk enlist the aid of a witch hunter whose arrival stirs a cauldron of terror that threatens to engulf them all!
Director: Colin Clarke
Producers: Colin Clarke, Brent Jepsen, Arianne Clarke
Stars: David Juehring, Valerie Meachum, Travis Worthey, Chloe Konieckzi, Nicole Kilmer

– DO NOT DISTURB!
Synopsis: Tom and Meg wake up tied by ropes in a strange room. Each rope has a bell. If the bell rings… they die.
Director: P. Tavares
Producer: P. Tavares
Stars: Amber Higgins, Michael Redford Carney

– SLIT
Synopsis: Passion and murder are in store for two party girls whose steamy sexual encounter turns bloody when a black-gloved killer follows them home.
Director: Colin Clarke
Producers: Colin Clarke, Brent Jepsen
Stars: Lillian Lamour, Miranda Cox, Travis Worthey, Aley Kreinz

– SILENTLY WITHIN YOUR SHADOW
Synopsis: As their relationship grows, Lucette’s obsession for ventriloquism and her dummy Hugo starts to strain her relationship with Jace.
Director: Scott Lyus
Producers: Scott Lyus, Colin Marsden
Stars: Bill Moseley, Sophie Tergeist, Byron Fernandes

– ZOMBIEWOOD
Synopsis: There is a certain horror to awakening to the fact that you are now a zombie. What do you do with your ‘undead’ life? One zombie, Harry, thinks he has the answer- get a SAG card.
Director: Lauren Petzke
Producer: Chance Romero
Stars: Frank Bond, Amy Schilling, Beth Bailey

– GHOST LIGHT
Synopsis: The newly appointed house manager is instructed to take care of closing procedures at an old theater. The duty of putting out the coveted ghost light leads to an exciting adventure.
Directors: Kent Green, Ernie Rockelman
Producers: Kent Green, Ernie Rockelman
Star: Bruce Curless

– MIRRORED
Synopsis: When a slacker, gamer dude gets a new mirror installed in his room, he’s thrust into a hellish journey with horrific results.
Director: Ryan Shovey
Producer: Nicole Bird
Stars: Aaron Jay Rome, David Colan, Bryan Mordechai Jackson

– FISH EYE
Synopsis:With the toxic waste being dumped and the brutal murders taking place in the small town of Fishfields, Officer Chunk is too focused on nailing the town punk that he can’t conduct a proper investigation.
Director: Corey Nikolaus
Producer: Corey Nikolaus
Stars: Jeremy Schell, Jean Drolet, Mark Aylward, Derek Rombeiro

– THE LAST TAXI DRIVER
Synopsis: A disgruntled taxi driver refuses to give up his chosen career, even when most of the inhabitants left are zombies.
Director: Debra Markowitz
Producer: Debra Markowitz
Stars: Robert Clohessy, Deborah Twiss, Emily Jackson

Keep your eyes peeled for more details on the FANGORIA International Online Film Festival as it becomes available, and congratulations to all the filmmakers selected for our inaugural event!

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