The trailer for the short horror film 'Malacostraca' written/directed by Charles Pieper.
Cinematography by Ava Benjamin Shorr.
Creature puppets by Gabe Bartalos.
Watch full film here: vimeo.com/372680640
Award and nominations:
-Filmquest 2018 - Winner: BEST MAKEUP EFFECTS IN A SHORT. Nominated for: Best directing of a short, Best horror short, Best cinematography in a short, best supporting actress in a short,
-Life After Life 2018: Winner: BEST SHORT FILM.
-Otherworlds Austin 2018: Winner: BEST ACTOR IN A SHORT.
-Scorpius Fest 2019. Nominated for: Best Short Film, Best short directing.
-Shock Stock 2019: Winner: JURY'S PICK. Nominated for: Best Short, Best Actor, Most Insane.
-First Contact 2019. Winner: BEST ACTOR. Nominated for: Best film, best director, best writing, best actress, best cinematography, best sound, best score, best fx, best editing.
-Sick 'n' Wrong 2019: Winner: SPLASH ZONE AWARD for BEST PRACTICAL EFFECTS.
-Sacramento Horror 2019: Winner: BEST OF FESTIVAL: CHAMPION OF HORROR.
-Nightmares 2019: Nominated for: Best Midnight Short.
-Portland Underground Film Fest 2019: Nominated for: Best Dramatic Short, Best practical effects in a short.
Witch City Horror Film Festival 2018
Friday Night Frights 2018
Cinema Darlings 2018
Mistress Black: Real Housewife of Hell 2018
Pawtucket Film Festival 2018
Life After Life Film Festival 2018
Other Worlds Austin Film Festival 2018
Panic Fest 2019
Scorpius Fest 2019
Blood Bash Horror Film Festival 2019
Unreasonable Shorts 2019
Third Eye Film Festival 2019
Imagine Film Festival 2019
Shock Stock 2019
Mondo Cult Variety Showcase 2019
Emerson College 6 in 60 Industry Showcase 2019
Dispatches from the Underground 2019
First Contact Film Festival 2019
Overlook Film Festival 2019
Abracadabra Alakazam Showcase 2019
Calgary Horror Con 2019
Sick N' Wrong Film Festival 2019
Lowlands Festival 2019
Hollyshorts Film Festival 2019
Motel X 2019
Hell de Janeiro 2019
Sacramento Horror Film Festival 2019
Beyond Fest 2019
Vortex Film Festival 2019
Nightmares Film Festival 2019
Silver Lake Shorts 2019
Frightening Ass Film Fest 2019
Celluloid Screams 2019
STUFF MX Film Festival 2019
Directors Notes 2019
Portland Underground Film Fest 2019
Grindhouse Nights Film Festival 2020
Horrible Imaginings Campfire Tales 2020
Short of the Week 2020
Dreaded Drive in Horror Show 2020