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Return of the Fifty Foot Film Festival at The Plaza Theatre Oct. 30th


Back from a SOLD OUT event last year, Return of the Fifty Foot Film Festival showcases quality short films from Atlanta filmmakers in the Sci-Fi/Horror/Fantasy/Suspense genres. Many are 1st time, premiere screenings.

Featured films  include the multiple award winning “The Wish & The Wisp”,  a new episode of the Atlanta Horror Hotel series “No Time For Love”,  the anthology “Living Nightmare”,  suspense short “Pet”, Scott Hansen’s Halloween short  “Bad Candy”, Goosebump inspired “Mr. Smiles”, paranormal thriller “Residence 906”,  and Melissa Lee’s horror short “Feast”.

“This year’s event has twice as many filmmakers as last year with many of the quality films premiering for the first time or with little exposure previously” says Ricky Hess, host of the event and the Director/Producer of Atlanta’s Horror Hotel series. “It was standing room only last year so best get tickets early” was his advice.

The Wish & The Wisp – “Two bickering siblings learn the true magic of believing when they find a real wish and encounter the menacing creature who wants it back.” Sweeping the festival circuit with an impressive number of awards,  Vashmere Valentine wrote and directed and stars Eric Lang, Reese Hoggard, Passion Williams, Rueben Martin and Vanessa Stover.

No Time For Love – “Time catches up to a reclusive sailor when a pretty girl brings the modern world into his life”. Directed by Ricky Hess, the Sci-Fi short features special effects make-up from master artists Greg and Sandra Solomon and stars Katrina Rarick and Jason Gaglione with Mark Prew.

Living Nightmare – “Re-live an anthology of 3 actual nightmares based on unforgettable accounts”. Director Jonathan Gabriel brings together 3 creepy tales sure to keep you awake at night. Created by Jonathan Gabriel and Kristina Miranovic and starring Allison Maier, Jonathan Horne, Naomi Mya Joy Mack, John Henderson, Alissa Scherb, Vivi Sawyer, Rubi Ghani, and Maria Lyon.

Bad Candy – “When things go bump in the night, a trick R treater has to make a choice.”  Director/Writer Scott Hansen’s spooky Halloween short starring Issac Lukas and Kenny Evans.

Mr. Smiles – “All Smiles, no Play”.  Characters from a children’s book come out to play in Freddy Krueger fashion in this horror directed and written by Tyler Weddle. Starring Jam K. Sharpe, Blake K. Sewell and Tim Nicholas.

Residence 906 – “The mysterious deaths of a paranormal investigator’s team force her to confront an enigmatic demon”.  Directed by Heather Hutton, screenplay by Michele Olson, Produced by Iesha Price.

Starring Virginia Vogt and Sarah Newman with Saraiah Vincent, Michele Olson, Julia Verrington and Megan Vandyke.

Feast – “A young intern finds out more about his boss and circle of friends than he’d wished to know.”

Written and directed by Melissa Kunnap and starring Patrick Morgan, Omer Mughal, Brian Ashton Smith, Jackie Costello, Casey Winn, Nicole Burgess, Brandon Mitchell, Joseph Maxxa, Stuart Dangar, Rylee Bunton and Cameryn Richardson.

Pet – “A man with a short fuse and an empty checkbook introduces his irritating boss to man’s best friend.” Story by Justin Craig and Carl Childers, directed by Justin Craig, starring Carl W. Childers, Craig Murphy and Richard Langford.

Advanced tickets only. NO SALES AT THE DOOR!

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