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Telluride Horror Show 2016 Announces Its Second Wave of Titles

Colorado’s Horror-Centric Film Festival Scares Up Some Terrifying New Films

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Colorado’s Telluride Horror Show has announced its second wave of film titles and special events for its 2016 edition. The full schedule can be found on their website here. The film festival is happening the weekend of October 14-16 just in time for Halloween, and takes place in beautiful Telluride, CO. The list of newly announced films includes a number of features making their World, North American and Colorado Premieres. Without further ado, here’s a look.

FROM THE PRESS RELEASE:

FEATURES

BEYOND THE WALLS
France | 2016 | 142 min | Director: Hervé Hadmar
COLORADO PREMIERE
Lisa’s fate takes a dramatic turn when she inherits a mysterious uninhabited old house left to her in the will of its deceased owner. Lisa moves into the house with no inkling of the mysteries that await her.

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BEYOND THE WALLS – Colorado Premiere

IBIZA UNDEAD
UK | 2016 | 95 min | Director: Andy Edwards
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Three best friends – Alex, Az and Jim – head to Ibiza for their first lad’s holiday. Unfortunately, tagging along is Alex’s unimpressed ex-girlfriend Ellie. Arriving on the island, the lads dump Ellie with Alex’s sister Liz, and her friend Zara, and head to San Antonio to start their week of sun, sea and debauchery. Soon they end up in a club, run by local gangster Karl, where the attractions aren’t all alive – they’re zombies! Due to Jim’s drunken antics the zombies escape, and soon all hell breaks loose and no one on the party island is safe.

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IZIBA UNDEAD – North American Premiere

KILL COMMAND
UK | 2015 | 99 min | Director: Steven Gomez
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
When an elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island facility, a simple training exercise quickly descends into a terrifying battle to the death as the marines discover the island is overrun by an enemy that transcends the human concept of evil.

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KILL COMMAND – North American Premiere

SADAKO VS. KAYAKO
Japan | 2016 | 98 min | Director: Koji Shiraishi
COLORADO PREMIERE
After viewing a legendary cursed videotape, Natsumi discovers she has only two days before she will be killed by the demonic entity known as Sadako. The only way to break the curse: Pitting the demon Sadako against Kayako, an accursed spirit possessing a haunted house where everyone who enters disappears.

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SADAKO VS. KAYAKO – Colorado Premiere

#SCREAMERS
USA | 2016 | 88 min | Director: Dean Ronalds
WORLD PREMIERE
When an internet company decides to investigate a series of ‘Screamer’ videos, they are confronted with havoc and hell they could never expect.

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#SCREAMERS – World Premiere

THE WINDMILL
Netherlands | 2016 | 85 min | Director: Nick Jongerius
COLORADO PREMIERE
Followed by a Q&A with director Nick Jongerius
A group of unsuspecting tourists awaken a mysterious evil while on a trip through the Dutch countryside.

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THE WINDMILL – Colorado Premiere

SHORTS

DOLL
USA | 2016 | 6 min | Director: Michael Peer
WORLD PREMIERE
IN PERSON: Michael Peer
A personal fitness trainer has an unhealthy relationship with dolls.

DRYAD
France | 2015 | 11 min | Director: Thomas Vernay
The wind blows, noises of armor resound. A knight escorts a young woman athwart plains. The thunder begins to scold, clouds invade the landscape. The knight, worried, stares at the castle on the horizon. The end is close.

HARUM SKARUM
USA | 2015 | 2 min | Director: Thomas Humphreys I hope you like wetting your bed forever.

I WANT YOU INSIDE ME
USA | 2016 | 13 min | Director: Alice Shindelar
An introverted teenager loses her virginity and her boyfriend in one fell orgasm; a sensitive portrait of adolescence that builds to one helluva FX gag that’s both funny and frightening.

JUDY
USA | 2016 | 10 min | Directors: Alex Kavutskiy & Ariel Gardner
IN PERSON: Alex Kavutskiy & Ariel Gardner
A man opens a door to a robot that boasts exceptional ability and intelligence, but the man has only one thing on his mind: Practiced vulgarity that escalates to a darkly hysterical extreme.

KILL THE BABY
USA | 2015 | 58 min | Directors: Alex Kavutskiy & Ariel Gardner
IN PERSON: Alex Kavutskiy & Ariel Gardner
A man decides to kill his baby. Chaos ensues.

ORENDA
USA | 2016 | 8 min | Director: Anthony Ngo
PHANTOM SWAY 48 HOUR FILM CONTEST WINNER
Orenda is a horror short that tells the story of a babysitter who makes the frightening discovery that her latest job is anything but typical. This film won the Phantom Sway 48 Hour Film Contest in 2016.

PHOBIA
USA | 2016 | 3 min | Director: Chris Barron
WORLD PREMIERE
IN PERSON: Chris Barron
Sometimes you have a reason to be afraid.

YOU WILL NEVER FIND MY BODY
USA | 2016 | 14 min | Director: Kyle Morgan
A woman is forced to confront the horrors of the deep forest that haunt her every night.

ANIMATED SHORTS

YUL AND THE SNAKE
France | 2015 | 13 min | Director: Gabriel Harel
Yùl, 13 years old, goes with his big brother Dino to conclude a deal with Mike, a thug escorted by his Argentinian mastiff. When things go wrong, a mysterious snake appears.

For our complete list of films, click FILMS.

SPECIAL EVENTS LINEUP

ICE SCREAM SOCIAL
Friday | Oct. 14 | 3:00PM – 4:30PM
Sheridan Opera House
(Open to 3-Day pass holders)
Free ice cream!

CREEPY CAMPFIRE TALES with JOE R. LANSDALE
Friday | Oct. 14 | 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Elks Park: Across from the courthouse
(Open to public)
Bonfire and author reading!

BOOK SIGNING with JOE R. LANSDALE
Saturday | Oct. 15 | 2:30PM – 3:30PM
Sheridan Opera House
(Open to public)
Select works by Lansdale available for purchase courtesy of Between the Covers bookstore.

PIG ROAST
Saturday | Oct. 15 | 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Oak: Located at base of gondola
(Open to 3-Day pass holders)
Free pig, cash bar.

Bloody Disgusting Presents: HORROR TRIVIA NIGHT
Sunday | Oct. 16 | 5:00PM – 7:30PM
Oak: Located at base of gondola
(Open to 3-Day pass holders)
Join us for the first annual Horror Movie Trivia Night! Presented by Bloody Disgusting, join hosts Jonathan Barkan and Brad McHargue as they take you through ten rounds of horror trivia madness and mayhem. Win prizes! Drink beer! Get angry at your friends for missing that one question they totally swore they knew! No more than six players to a team.

LAST CALL AT THE LAST DOLLAR
Sunday | Oct. 16 | 10:00PM – ???
Last Dollar Saloon
(Open to 3-Day pass holders)
If you’re still standing, join us for one last get-together!

More Special Event information can be found at EVENTS.

Written by Matt Storc

(Chicago Events Coordinator) Matt Storc is a screenwriter and director from the great city of Chicago. He enjoys sharing movies with people almost as much as he enjoys making them. He also does a killer rendition of the other guy's part in Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me" at karaoke."