The Telluride Horror Show is excited to announce the first batch of films for its 5th annual festival, scheduled for October 10-12, 2014 in beautiful Telluride, Colorado. Visit the FILMS page to view complete info and trailers!
A couple camping in the woods believe they are in tremendous danger even though they can’t explain what is causing their terror.
BAG BOY LOVER BOY
CLOSER TO GOD
In this dark indie thriller, a genetic scientist creates the first human clone. But an earlier experiment threatens to destroy everything he’s built and puts his family in grave danger. This modern day Frankenstein story undertakes not only the complicated moral and social issues of human cloning but also the inevitability of evolutionary and technological change. From the director of THE SUICIDE TAPES (2011 Telluride Horror Show Official Selection) and INTRUDER (2012 Telluride Horror Show Official Selection).
THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT
Three roommates buy a haunted mirror on eBay in the hope of filming spooky goings-on and claiming the One Million Dollar Paranormal Prize offered by the James Randi Foundation. Their desire to win the prize money blinds them to the evil forces they have brought into their world, which exact a terrible revenge.
USA | 2014 | 90 min | Director: Richard Bates, Jr.
Raymond has a prestigious MBA, but he can’t find work. He can channel the paranormal, but chatting with a cute girl mystifies him. Kicked out of his big city apartment, Raymond returns home to his overbearing mother, ex-jock father, and beer-bellied classmates. But when a vengeful ghost terrorizes the small town, the city-boy recruits Becca, a badass local bartender, to solve the mystery of the spirit threatening everyone’s lives. From the director of EXCISION (2012 Telluride Horror Show Official Selection).
Canada | 2014 | 79 min | Director: Lowell Dean
WOLFCOP follows Lou Garou (Leo Fafard), an alcoholic cop who tends to black out and wake up in unfamiliar surroundings. However, lately things have taken a strange turn. Crime scenes seem oddly familiar; Lou’s senses are heightened; and when the full moon is out, he’s a rage-fueled werewolf. WOLFCOP is one cop’s quest to become a better man…one transformation at a time.
France | 2013 | 10 min | Director: Didier Philippe
Claire lives alone in a large apartment. Her fear of the outside world stops her from going out and letting people in. One day, she discovers evidence revealing that a man lives in her home. The presence of that man becomes more and more threatening…
A distinguished chef stows himself away in the privacy of his own home to explore his dark culinary desires.
A young man falls in love with a ghost you can only see when you don’t Breathe…
Sweden | 2013 | 2 min | Director: David F. Sandberg
Canada | 2014 | 17 min | Director: Stephen W. Martin
A young mortician will give his heart away to find true love. A whimsical, gothic bedtime story filled with love, loss, taxidermy, Kung fu, and biker werewolves.
USA | 2013 | 18 min | Director: Brian Crano
A butcher loses his dog.
DON’T BE AFRAID; IT’S ONLY DEATH
USA | 2013 | 6 min | Directors: Rutherford Belleview & Mortimer Leech
This new music video from Boulder, Colorado’s The Widow’s Bane follows a newly dispatched bride as she ventures beyond death and into the world between worlds.
Ireland/Finland | 2013 | 16 min | Director: Lee Cronin
Once a year, estranged brothers Michael and Peter make a reluctant pilgrimage to the old fairground where their friend Sam went missing three decades ago. This time, Michael has a secret to confess.
USA | 2014 | 19 min | Director: Alexander Harrison Jacobs
A parody of the original Twilight Zone series, satirizing the tropes of 1960’s science fiction from a modern day perspective. Nancy Adams, “twenty-something,” drives cross-country to Hollywood, pursued by an unrelenting stranger whom no one else can see.
USA | 2014 | 18 min | Director: Jon Braver
Dr. Elijah Lowell, the brilliant and now banished neuro-psychologist, sees no other option but to use the controversial device he created to enter his wife’s unconscious mind and attempt to pull her out of her 5 year coma.
THE LAST MAN
Sergeant Jacob Stanton, a Deep Reserve soldier, is awoken from stasis to find the world completely destroyed. Venturing into the wasteland he is faced with the devastating loneliness of being the last man alive.
Sweden | 2013 | 3 min | Director: David F. Sandberg
A woman getting ready for bed discovers that she may not be alone in her apartment when she turns off the lights.
USA | 2013 | 5 min | Director: Michael J Marino
After painfully passing a kidney stone, a man discovers that a new breed of monster has invaded his home with deadly intentions
USA | 2014 | 5 min | Director: Nick Phillips
Two teenage sisters in 1970’s suburbia take an 8mm camera into the local abandoned house.
Following a disastrous contamination, a rescue worker searches for survivors, salvaging what she can.
USA | 2014 | 21 min | Director: Chloe Okuno
A dark coming of age thriller about a 16-year-old misfit named Maddy who lives alone with her grandmother in a small town in Texas. When Maddy crosses paths with an older, charismatic Stranger – a fellow misfit who’s passing through town – her quiet, monotonous life takes a dangerous turn.
UK | 2014 | 15 min | Director: Ben Steiner
Frank’s had enough. A spirit medium whose unique and grotesque method of channeling the dead is putting his own life at risk. He wants out. But others, in this world and the next, have plans of their own. Part body-horror, part ghost-story, The Stomach is a unique tale of Supernatural Noir.
TUCK ME IN
Spain | 2014 | 1 min | Director: Ignacio F. Rodó
Alex asks his father to tuck him in, but that’s not the only thing he asks for…
Australia | 2014 | 10 min | Director: Ryan CoonanWhen a local ranger in a small country town finds an unidentified algae overwhelming the water supply, he knows that something’s not right. But it’s not until the sun goes down that he discovers the true extent of the danger – it seems the town is about to experience the effects of a mysterious infection that turns not only humans – but animals too – into zombies. Australian wildlife has never been so terrifying…
UK | 2013 | 2 min | Director: Michelle Fox
A short dark comedy about a baby with a monstrous appetite.
Buy five individual tickets in advance for the price of four! Individual tickets are $10 per film and are sold at the door only, if space allows. Buy the “5 for 4” in advance and only pay $40 for five films. Even better, these individual tickets allow you to stand in line with pass-holders. To purchase your “5-for-4” today, click TICKETS.
Discounted lodging is available for the 2014 Telluride Horror Show. Our festival is a great way to visit Telluride on a budget. Click on HOTELS for a list of discounted lodging options, all within walking distance of the Telluride Horror Show!