A black comedy about a Californian geek in search of his horror hero Boris Karloff. Shot on 35mm.

AWARDS AND SCREENINGS
WINNER, Best Of The Festival (judged by Mark Kermode) Isle of Man
WINNER, Best Screenplay, Cinefantasy International Film Fest 2016
WINNER, Best Comedy, Plymouth Film Festival 2016
WINNER, Best British Film Audience Award, Exposure Short Film Fest
WINNER, Best Short Film, Independent Horror Movie Awards 2017
WINNER, Best Short Film, Southampton International Film Fest 2016
WINNER, Best Narrative Short Film, Short To The Point Bucharest 2017
WINNER, Best Hair & Makeup, Portsmouth International Film Fest 2016

Rhode Island International Film Festival 2015
Montreal World Film Festival 2015
Athens International Film + Video Festival (Ohio, USA) 2016
Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015
London Short Film Festival 2016
LOCO London Comedy Film Festival 2016
British Shorts, Berlin Film Festival 2017
East End Film Festival 2016
Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2016
H.P Lovecraft Film Festival 2016
FilmFest Osnabrück 2016
DeadCENTER Film Festival 2017
L.A Comedy Festival 2018
Monsters of Film 2017
Big Sur Short Film Festival 2017
Central Florida Film Festival 2016
Long Island International Film Expo 2016
Athens International Short Film Festival, Psarokokalo 2016
Portobello Film Festival 2017
Exit 6 Film Festival 2017
InShort Film Festival 2016
BoneBat "Comedy of Horrors" Film Festival 2017
Malta Short Film Festival 2016
Pluk de Nacht 2016
Braunschweig International Film Festival 2016
Reggio Film Festival 2016
Long Beach International Film Festival 2016
Anchorage International Film Festival 2016
MCM London Comic Con 2016
Kort Geschoten Short Film Festival 2016
Lisbon International Film Festival 2016
Comics In Film, Film Festival 2017
Copenhagen Film Festival 2017
Sunderland Shorts 2016
No Gloss Film Festival 2016
Limelight Film Awards 2017
Carmarthen Bay Film Festival 2017
Unrestricted View Film Festival 2017
The Shortest Nights 2017
Earls Court Film Festival 2017
Hellfire Short Film Festival 2017
Fake Flesh Film Fest 2017
Candid Projection Room 2017
Copper Coast International Film Festival 2018

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Cast
Mac McDonald (as Merv Blanco)
George Georgiou (as Gianis)
Darren Kent (as Warren Peace)
Joyce Henderson (as Elspeth)
And
Jonathan Hansler (as the head chef)

Crew
Director Robert Hackett
Writer Mike Goldfarb
Producer Ioanna Karavela
Director of Photography Bjørn Ståle Bratberg
Editor Mark Towns
Music MC Lord Magrão
Production designer Meriel Hunt
Art direction Kane Schekierka
Assistant director(s) Harriet Macdonald, Teresa Seale
Sound designer Maiken Hansen
Sound recordist Sara Lima
Foley artist Peter Warnock
Prosthetic design and application Leigh Cranston
Gaffer Connor Adam
Focus Puller Thomas Nicholson
Clapper loader Reina Hiraiwa, Dan Alexander
Makeup Olivia Leppard
Script consultant Josh Golding
Script supervisor Joana Sena
Colourist Romain Kedochim soda-visual.com
Re-recording mixer Alex Hudd
Best boy Raul Armendariz
Lighting assistant Ryutaro Saito
Production assistant Cat Rushen
Stills photographer Ermete Ricci
Dog trainer Kim Stoklasa

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