Film Devour Short Film Festival is committed to showing the best in local raw talent and creating a platform through which filmmakers can show off their stuff, meet other filmmakers and co-ordinate ideas. The festival caters to all kinds of filmmakers and genres. Showing first time shorts by filmmakers as well as films with a budget. The whole ethos of the festival is to showcase everything to everyone. It`s also a great opportunity to network with other filmmakers, writers and actors.
Films are under 15 minutes in length and Ireland based in theme or production. Film entries are in with the chance to win the Audience Choice Award or Directors Choice Award.
“The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.” – Alfred Hitchcock
A collection of new short films to elicit chills and thrills, and some that may even make you laugh! From ghost stories to killer thrillers and with a good splattering of body horror there’s something here for all fans of the macabre. We even have a film from the son of a maestro of gore!
HARD, CRACKED THE WIND – Compelled to buy an old writing case a poet is driven to complete the poem written by the ghost of the last owner. Directed by Mark Jenkin (BAIT).
ACIDE – An ominous cloud is slowly moving inland, forcing the population to run away. As the cloud keeps on moving forward inescapably, panic strikes.
SWIPE – A girl finds out that she has a match on a dating app with a stranger, despite swiping him to the left moments ago, she starts to fear that the man is dangerously close to her.
CHANGELING – A new mother becomes increasingly mesmerised and appalled by the strange transformations happening around her baby. She instinctively hides them, unaware they are building towards a final metamorphosis – her own.
PLEASE SPEAK CONTINUOUSLY AND DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCES AS THEY COME TO YOU – A psychiatric patient with a brain implant that allows her to relive her dreams finds her reality being encroached upon in unappetising and surreal ways.
THE BOOGEYWOMAN – A curious teenager is drawn to her small town’s local legend, only to find that the “Boogeywoman” is flesh and blood – the mother she never had.
BACKWOODS – 1907, Massachusetts. A scholar drifts from his path and finds himself in a house he assumed to be deserted – apart from a beguiling book containing dark secrets that exerts a powerful hold over those who come into contact with it.
Cinemagic ‘On The Pulse’ funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen.