Hollywood NIFF

HNIFF 2023 SHORT FILMS

Morning After

https://hollywoodnorthfilmfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/morning_after.mp4 “When a wild night ends rubbing shoulders with the LA mob, a directionless college grad has to get his friend out of danger, or it’ll be her blood on the streets next.” This is a proof of concept short film attached to a feature script. A Co-founder of Night One Productions, Elijah Chandler has …

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Chirophobia

In this action thriller, clinically addicted assassin, Celyse, is blackmailed by her handlers to carry out more and more murders. However, as her guilt continues to strangle her, the latest contract threatens to erode the last remnants of Celyse’s conscience. Director – Daniil Vasilyev

Disconnected

Rachel drops a truth bomb on her Mom over a long-distance call. Mariah Owen is a retired world champion athlete turned award-winning actress, filmmaker, cartoonist and entrepreneur from Toronto. She founded her production company, GTE Productions, at the age of 21 and has been called “The Youngest EP in Hollywood” by numerous outlets. Most recently, …

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Devil Makes Three

https://hollywoodnorthfilmfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Devil-Makes-Three.mp4 When two punk bands are double booked to headline Halloween night, they must decide who will play before something else does. Logan Charron was born on February 23rd 1998 in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. He is a Director, Writer, and Editor with a strong passion for filmmaking. Logan finds his main inspirations throughout his …

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Charcoal

https://hollywoodnorthfilmfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Charcoal.mp4 When Ethan starts having hallucinations, his girlfriend Gabi stays for the night only to realize they may have not been hallucinations. Ethan Wingrove has been filmmaking and acting since the age of 12 and has a creative understanding of how to tell a story through the language of film. He is an example of …

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Power Balance

https://hollywoodnorthfilmfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Power-Balance.mp4 A university student with the ability to teleport must learn to make the, sometimes difficult, choice to put in the work, rather than taking the easy way out. Samuel Davis is a Canadian filmmaker and VFX Artist. He is passionate about Sci-Fi, Action, and Fantasy, and hopes to continue creating works within those genres.

Freedom Has It’s Costs

https://hollywoodnorthfilmfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Freedom-Has-Its-Costs.mp4 Guy Manson explores what absolute freedom means with a spirit. Director Biography – Trent Johnson Born in 1989 in British Columbia, Canada, Trent was raised just outside of Vancouver. Trent grew up in a musical family. Trent’s father is an established musician, Trent’s grandfather and uncle, both in hall of fame’s in multiple organizations …

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Max & the Showgirl

A private detective, Max, wanders into the backstage dressing room of a seedy theatre and settles down to wait. He doesn’t have to wait long before a showgirl, Irene, appears, looking for a guy. But Max isn’t the guy she’s looking for… Or is he? Director – Hugh Blanc

An End to New Beginnings

https://hollywoodnorthfilmfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/An-End-to-New-Beginnings.mp4 The victim of a tragic car accident, Sarah tries to make her way back to the land of the living. Donald is a neurodiverse film maker located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. With a background in theatre, he has recently completed the Film Production program at InFocus film school. He enjoys writing dramatic scripts and …

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Penance

https://hollywoodnorthfilmfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Penance.mp4 Death struggles to do his only job when he discovers his first victim is the love of his life. Donald is a neurodiverse film maker located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. With a background in theatre, he has recently completed the Film Production program at InFocus film school. He enjoys writing dramatic scripts and got …

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