Part of the “Human Killer & Psychological Terrors” Shorts Block, starting 12 Noon on Sunday, September 11!
USA | 2016 | 11 minutes | Justin Denton
Take a journey inside the mind of a lonely and desperate serial killer as he follows his impulses and stalks an unlucky babysitter. His disturbed mind dreams of completing the masterpiece he has locked up in his basement . . . and she has the last piece of the puzzle he needs.
Burlap is a brutal, stylish tale of sickness and survival, told with the stark simplicity of an old campfire tale. With gritty sets, atmospheric cinematography, and a foreboding, minimalist soundtrack, you’ll feel like you’ve been kidnapped yourself when you experience this terrifying short film.
EXTRA FESTIVAL NEWS! Justin Denton’s VR Experience version of Burlap will be available for festival attendees throughout the festival! Headsets will be around to IMMERSE YOU IN TERROR!
Cast: James Michael Cowan, Brooke Maroon, Ruby Rose Turner
A VR Experience
USA | 2016 | 3 minutes | Justin Denton
Nothing will prepare you for the hair raising sensation of finding yourself dropped directly in front of the killer with nowhere to escape no matter where you look. The tension builds as you discover what his creation is, but as the scene comes to a climax, you’ll learn the horrifying truth about why you are .
Fun Facts: James, our lead actor, loved the basement set so much that he spent hours in the set alone so he could feel completely at home within the space. He even re-arranged many of the props to fit within the killer’s mindset.
Producer: Richard Dorton
Cast: James Michael Cowan
Cinematography: Luc Delamare
Music: Dave Kochanski
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