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IHSFF - Shorts Program [clear filter]
Friday, April 7
 

11:30am

Horror Shorts B

Horror Shorts B

Run Time: 95 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 11:30am

Sunday, April 9 at 4:10pm

 

Time To Eat

Directed by: Luke Asa Guidici

Synopsis: After being sent to timeout, a mischievous boy’s trip to the basement leads to a monstrous revelation.

 

From Dusk Till Dad

Directed by: Abe Epperson

Synopsis: Will calls his mom's new boyfriend 'a vampire'. Everyone around him thinks   this is just a coping mechanism, but this guy is an actual vampire.

 

Laura, Lost

Directed by: Simon Sandquist

Synopsis: Two friends enter an eerie forest to rescue a girl they suspect has been          abducted by a sinister woodsman.

 

'The Catalyst'

Directed by: Alan Fine 

Synopsis: From "TheCatalyst" feature screenplay, a young mother is deathly afraid to move in her own home after simple household accidents trigger increasingly violent paranormal events.

 

The Call of Charlie

Directed by: Nick Spooner

Synopsis: A trendy Los Angeles couple sets up an awkward blind date for two of their friends, one of whom is an ancient evil deity.

 

Black Ring

Directed by: Hasan Can Dagli

Synopsis: A group of people organizes a special event in an abandoned mansion. With the arrival of guests, things will change.

 

Born Again

Directed by: Jason Tostevin

Synopsis: When five bumbling Satanists have their summoning ceremony go horribly right, they're left to deal with the decidedly holy shit consequences.

 

Kookie

Directed by: Justin Harding

Synopsis: Bree, a dishonest 9-year-old receives a terrifying visitor after a parenting lesson goes horribly wrong.

 

BENEATH THE SURFACE

Directed by: Michael Trainotti

Synopsis: A breakdown in the middle of nowhere leaves stranded couple looking for     help.

 



Friday April 7, 2017 11:30am - 1:05pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054

3:40pm

Sci-Fi Shorts B

Sci-Fi Shorts B

Run Time: 85 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 3:40pm

Saturday, April 8 at 10:00pm

 

I Am the Doorway

Directed by: Robin Kasparik

Synopsis: A man is trapped in a spaceship with a strange virus growing inside him, altering his mind. To save himself he must take drastic action.

 

Gadget

Directed by: Sebastiano Pupino

Synopsis: Set in the near future, Gadget tells the story of a man jaded by the alienating, technology and virtual obsessed world he lives in.

 

Zero Sum

Directed by: Jimmy Hay

Synopsis: Ruth sleeps alone in a space-pod orbiting a distant world. Waking, she’s confronted by an impossible sight and the hardest decision she’ll ever make.

 

Might

Directed by: Emil Sallinen

Synopsis: A rebel leader in a post-apocalyptic world is determined to prove that a huge       metallic object hovering in the sky is not a god.

 

Enora

Directed by: Benoît Monney, Sami Khadraoui, Sami Khadraoui

Synopsis: Enora, a young alien, crashes on earth during WWII and loses her ocarina, a precious object she needs to get back home.




Friday April 7, 2017 3:40pm - 5:05pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054

9:25pm

Horror Shorts A

Horror Shorts A

Run Time: 90 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 9:25pm

Saturday, April 8 at 11:50am

 

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Adam Ganser

Synopsis: An employee discovers he can see ghosts. He must help them solve their      unfinished business before they can move on. Sadly, they mean actual business.

 

Wandering Soul

Directed by: Josh Tanner

Synopsis: A Viet Cong soldier stationed in the Cu Chi tunnels finds himself haunted by the ghost of a comrade after a burial ceremony is compromised.

 

SPELL CLAIRE

Directed by: Greg Emetaz

Synopsis: Claire purchases an antique educational toy that reignites fond memories from childhood and lays bare the sorry state her life is now in.

 

Creatures of Whitechapel

Directed by: Jonathan Martin

Synopsis: A deadly love triangle forms between Jack the Ripper and Dr. Frankenstein in this gothic Hammer Horror inspired thriller.

 

SHAH MAT

Directed by: Razan Takash, Kirill Kripak

Synopsis: The only way out is to finish the game...

 

Mister Sewer's Murder Room

Directed by: Abe Epperson

Synopsis: Six strangers wake up in a room and are instructed to kill each other or die,    which turns out to be worse than it seems.

 

A Horror Story

Directed by: Philip Donohue

Synopsis: Estranged from his wife, a man attempts to save his marriage at their friend's annual Halloween Party.

 

 

 

 



Friday April 7, 2017 9:25pm - 10:55pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 7 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054
 
Saturday, April 8
 

11:50am

Horror Shorts A

Horror Shorts A

Run Time: 90 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 9:25pm

Saturday, April 8 at 11:50am

 

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Adam Ganser

Synopsis: An employee discovers he can see ghosts. He must help them solve their      unfinished business before they can move on. Sadly, they mean actual business.

 

Wandering Soul

Directed by: Josh Tanner

Synopsis: A Viet Cong soldier stationed in the Cu Chi tunnels finds himself haunted by the ghost of a comrade after a burial ceremony is compromised.

 

SPELL CLAIRE

Directed by: Greg Emetaz

Synopsis: Claire purchases an antique educational toy that reignites fond memories from childhood and lays bare the sorry state her life is now in.

 

Creatures of Whitechapel

Directed by: Jonathan Martin

Synopsis: A deadly love triangle forms between Jack the Ripper and Dr. Frankenstein in this gothic Hammer Horror inspired thriller.

 

SHAH MAT

Directed by: Razan Takash, Kirill Kripak

Synopsis: The only way out is to finish the game...

 

Mister Sewer's Murder Room

Directed by: Abe Epperson

Synopsis: Six strangers wake up in a room and are instructed to kill each other or die,    which turns out to be worse than it seems.

 

A Horror Story

Directed by: Philip Donohue

Synopsis: Estranged from his wife, a man attempts to save his marriage at their friend's annual Halloween Party.

 

 



Saturday April 8, 2017 11:50am - 1:20pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054

3:50pm

Sci-Fi Shorts A

Sci-Fi Shorts A

Run Time: 85 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Saturday, April 8 at 3:50pm

Sunday, April 9 at 2:05pm

 

DogsteinSuper Science Adventure

Directed by: Tianyiming Qi

Synopsis: Dogstein talks about a neurotic dog is involved in underground human's revenge to alien. It pays tribute to old SF and tokusatsu.

 

Dark Machine

Directed by: Sander van Dijk

Synopsis: A mysterious phone call gets a lonesome photographer involved with a seductive woman and her enigmatic husband.

 

The New Politics

Directed by: Joshua Wong

Synopsis: It is 2056. Two major political superpowers are on the brink of war. They elect their best to battle on behalf of the nations.

 

The Night Shift

Directed by: Adam Gold

Synopsis: Peter's first shift on the overnight crew of a dystopian orphanage takes on a new reality when he's asked to perform his duties.

 

Girl #2

Directed by: David H. Jeffery

Synopsis: When a terrifying killer is on the loose, sorority sisters Jenn and Stacey must        fight to survive a night of horror.

 

Real Artists

Directed by: Cameo Wood

Synopsis: In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job but discovers the truth of the modern "creative" process.

 

Where No Jedi Has Gone Before

Directed by: Rena Yamamoto

Synopsis: A Star Wars fan tries to make a good impression when he meets his girlfriend’s Trekkie family for dinner.

 

The Massacre at Black Divide

Directed by: Steve Makowski

Synopsis: The Massacre at Black Divide is a sci-fi western about two guilt-ridden men who are trying to change their lives through an act of redemption.

 



Saturday April 8, 2017 3:50pm - 5:15pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054

10:00pm

Sci-Fi Shorts B

Sci-Fi Shorts B

Run Time: 85 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 3:40pm

Saturday, April 8 at 10:00pm

 

I Am the Doorway

Directed by: Robin Kasparik

Synopsis: A man is trapped in a spaceship with a strange virus growing inside him, altering his mind. To save himself he must take drastic action.

 

Gadget

Directed by: Sebastiano Pupino

Synopsis: Set in the near future, Gadget tells the story of a man jaded by the alienating, technology and virtual obsessed world he lives in.

 

Zero Sum

Directed by: Jimmy Hay

Synopsis: Ruth sleeps alone in a space-pod orbiting a distant world. Waking, she’s confronted by an impossible sight and the hardest decision she’ll ever make.

 

Might

Directed by: Emil Sallinen

Synopsis: A rebel leader in a post-apocalyptic world is determined to prove that a huge       metallic object hovering in the sky is not a god.

 

Enora

Directed by: Benoît Monney, Sami Khadraoui, Sami Khadraoui

Synopsis: Enora, a young alien, crashes on earth during WWII and loses her ocarina, a precious object she needs to get back home.




Saturday April 8, 2017 10:00pm - 11:25pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 3 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054
 
Sunday, April 9
 

2:05pm

Sci-Fi Shorts A

Sci-Fi Shorts A

Run Time: 85 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Saturday, April 8 at 3:50pm

Sunday, April 9 at 2:05pm

 

DogsteinSuper Science Adventure

Directed by: Tianyiming Qi

Synopsis: Dogstein talks about a neurotic dog is involved in underground human's revenge to alien. It pays tribute to old SF and tokusatsu.

 

Dark Machine

Directed by: Sander van Dijk

Synopsis: A mysterious phone call gets a lonesome photographer involved with a seductive woman and her enigmatic husband.

 

The New Politics

Directed by: Joshua Wong

Synopsis: It is 2056. Two major political superpowers are on the brink of war. They elect their best to battle on behalf of the nations.

 

The Night Shift

Directed by: Adam Gold

Synopsis: Peter's first shift on the overnight crew of a dystopian orphanage takes on a new reality when he's asked to perform his duties.

 

Girl #2

Directed by: David H. Jeffery

Synopsis: When a terrifying killer is on the loose, sorority sisters Jenn and Stacey must        fight to survive a night of horror.

 

Real Artists

Directed by: Cameo Wood

Synopsis: In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job but discovers the truth of the modern "creative" process.

 

Where No Jedi Has Gone Before

Directed by: Rena Yamamoto

Synopsis: A Star Wars fan tries to make a good impression when he meets his girlfriend’s Trekkie family for dinner.

 

The Massacre at Black Divide

Directed by: Steve Makowski

Synopsis: The Massacre at Black Divide is a sci-fi western about two guilt-ridden men who are trying to change their lives through an act of redemption.

 



Sunday April 9, 2017 2:05pm - 3:30pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054

4:10pm

Horror Shorts B

Horror Shorts B

Run Time: 95 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 11:30am

Sunday, April 9 at 4:10pm

 

Time To Eat

Directed by: Luke Asa Guidici

Synopsis: After being sent to timeout, a mischievous boy’s trip to the basement leads to a monstrous revelation.

 

From Dusk Till Dad

Directed by: Abe Epperson

Synopsis: Will calls his mom's new boyfriend 'a vampire'. Everyone around him thinks   this is just a coping mechanism, but this guy is an actual vampire.

 

Laura, Lost

Directed by: Simon Sandquist

Synopsis: Two friends enter an eerie forest to rescue a girl they suspect has been          abducted by a sinister woodsman.

 

'The Catalyst'

Directed by: Alan Fine 

Synopsis: From "TheCatalyst" feature screenplay, a young mother is deathly afraid to move in her own home after simple household accidents trigger increasingly violent paranormal events.

 

The Call of Charlie

Directed by: Nick Spooner

Synopsis: A trendy Los Angeles couple sets up an awkward blind date for two of their friends, one of whom is an ancient evil deity.

 

Black Ring

Directed by: Hasan Can Dagli

Synopsis: A group of people organizes a special event in an abandoned mansion. With the arrival of guests, things will change.

 

Born Again

Directed by: Jason Tostevin

Synopsis: When five bumbling Satanists have their summoning ceremony go horribly right, they're left to deal with the decidedly holy shit consequences.

 

Kookie

Directed by: Justin Harding

Synopsis: Bree, a dishonest 9-year-old receives a terrifying visitor after a parenting lesson goes horribly wrong.

 

BENEATH THE SURFACE

Directed by: Michael Trainotti

Synopsis: A breakdown in the middle of nowhere leaves stranded couple looking for     help.

 



Sunday April 9, 2017 4:10pm - 5:45pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054
 
Monday, April 10
 

5:00pm

Horror Shorts A

Horror Shorts A

Run Time: 90 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 9:25pm

Saturday, April 8 at 11:50am

 

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Adam Ganser

Synopsis: An employee discovers he can see ghosts. He must help them solve their      unfinished business before they can move on. Sadly, they mean actual business.

 

Wandering Soul

Directed by: Josh Tanner

Synopsis: A Viet Cong soldier stationed in the Cu Chi tunnels finds himself haunted by the ghost of a comrade after a burial ceremony is compromised.

 

SPELL CLAIRE

Directed by: Greg Emetaz

Synopsis: Claire purchases an antique educational toy that reignites fond memories from childhood and lays bare the sorry state her life is now in.

 

Creatures of Whitechapel

Directed by: Jonathan Martin

Synopsis: A deadly love triangle forms between Jack the Ripper and Dr. Frankenstein in this gothic Hammer Horror inspired thriller.

 

SHAH MAT

Directed by: Razan Takash, Kirill Kripak

Synopsis: The only way out is to finish the game...

 

Mister Sewer's Murder Room

Directed by: Abe Epperson

Synopsis: Six strangers wake up in a room and are instructed to kill each other or die,    which turns out to be worse than it seems.

 

A Horror Story

Directed by: Philip Donohue

Synopsis: Estranged from his wife, a man attempts to save his marriage at their friend's annual Halloween Party.


Monday April 10, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054
 
Tuesday, April 11
 

12:30pm

Sci-Fi Shorts A

Sci-Fi Shorts A

Run Time: 85 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Saturday, April 8 at 3:50pm

Sunday, April 9 at 2:05pm

 

DogsteinSuper Science Adventure

Directed by: Tianyiming Qi

Synopsis: Dogstein talks about a neurotic dog is involved in underground human's revenge to alien. It pays tribute to old SF and tokusatsu.

 

Dark Machine

Directed by: Sander van Dijk

Synopsis: A mysterious phone call gets a lonesome photographer involved with a seductive woman and her enigmatic husband.

 

The New Politics

Directed by: Joshua Wong

Synopsis: It is 2056. Two major political superpowers are on the brink of war. They elect their best to battle on behalf of the nations.

 

The Night Shift

Directed by: Adam Gold

Synopsis: Peter's first shift on the overnight crew of a dystopian orphanage takes on a new reality when he's asked to perform his duties.

 

Girl #2

Directed by: David H. Jeffery

Synopsis: When a terrifying killer is on the loose, sorority sisters Jenn and Stacey must             fight to survive a night of horror.

 

Real Artists

Directed by: Cameo Wood

Synopsis: In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job but discovers the truth of the modern "creative" process.

 

Where No Jedi Has Gone Before

Directed by: Rena Yamamoto

Synopsis: A Star Wars fan tries to make a good impression when he meets his girlfriend’s Trekkie family for dinner.

 

The Massacre at Black Divide

Directed by: Steve Makowski

Synopsis: The Massacre at Black Divide is a sci-fi western about two guilt-ridden men   who are trying to change their lives through an act of redemption.


Tuesday April 11, 2017 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054
 
Wednesday, April 12
 

12:30pm

Horror Shorts B

Horror Shorts B

Run Time: 95 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 11:30am

Sunday, April 9 at 4:10pm

 

Time To Eat

Directed by: Luke Asa Guidici

Synopsis: After being sent to timeout, a mischievous boy’s trip to the basement leads to a monstrous revelation.

 

From Dusk Till Dad

Directed by: Abe Epperson

Synopsis: Will calls his mom's new boyfriend 'a vampire'. Everyone around him thinks   this is just a coping mechanism, but this guy is an actual vampire.

 

Laura, Lost

Directed by: Simon Sandquist

Synopsis: Two friends enter an eerie forest to rescue a girl they suspect has been          abducted by a sinister woodsman.

 

'The Catalyst'

Directed by: Alan Fine 

Synopsis: From "TheCatalyst" feature screenplay, a young mother is deathly afraid to move in her own home after simple household accidents trigger increasingly violent paranormal events.

 

The Call of Charlie

Directed by: Nick Spooner

Synopsis: A trendy Los Angeles couple sets up an awkward blind date for two of their friends, one of whom is an ancient evil deity.

 

Black Ring

Directed by: Hasan Can Dagli

Synopsis: A group of people organizes a special event in an abandoned mansion. With the arrival of guests, things will change.

 

Born Again

Directed by: Jason Tostevin

Synopsis: When five bumbling Satanists have their summoning ceremony go horribly right, they're left to deal with the decidedly holy shit consequences.

 

Kookie

Directed by: Justin Harding

Synopsis: Bree, a dishonest 9-year-old receives a terrifying visitor after a parenting lesson goes horribly wrong.

 

BENEATH THE SURFACE

Directed by: Michael Trainotti

Synopsis: A breakdown in the middle of nowhere leaves stranded couple looking for     help.

 


Wednesday April 12, 2017 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054
 
Thursday, April 13
 

2:45pm

Sci-Fi Shorts B

Sci-Fi Shorts B

Run Time: 85 minutes

 

Screening Times:

Friday, April 7 at 3:40pm

Saturday, April 8 at 10:00pm

 

I Am the Doorway

Directed by: Robin Kasparik

Synopsis: A man is trapped in a spaceship with a strange virus grows inside him,           altering his mind. To save himself he must take drastic action.

 

Gadget

Directed by: Sebastiano Pupino

Synopsis: Set in the near future, Gadget tells the story of a man jaded by the alienating, technology and virtual obsessed world he lives in.

 

Zero Sum

Directed by: Jimmy Hay

Synopsis: Ruth sleeps alone in a space-pod orbiting a distant world. Waking, she’s        confronted by an impossible sight and the hardest decision she’ll ever make.

 

Might

Directed by: Emil Sallinen

Synopsis: A rebel leader in a post-apocalyptic world is determined to prove that a huge metallic object hovering in the sky is not a god.

 

Enora

Directed by: Benoît Monney, Sami Khadraoui, Sami Khadraoui

Synopsis: Enora, a young alien, crashes on earth during WWII and loses her ocarina, a precious object she needs to get back home.

 

 


Thursday April 13, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre 4 7000 E Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054