Check out some of the remarkable (6) horror films that will be making their world premiere at the LA Film Fest 2016 Nightfall Lineup. In total, the LA Film Festival will be making world premieres for 42 movies. The Los Angeles Film Festival tickets will be available for purchase soon with the event running from June 1, 2016 - June 9, 2016.
Synopsis: An investigative reporter teams up with a police officer to solve the mystery of why a seemingly good man murdered her sister's family.
Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Christopher Monfette
Producers: Yohan Baiada, Jesse Berger, Robert D. Cain, Xing Chen, Chris Contogouris, Yoel Dahan, William Hines, Gregg Jacobson, Brent C. Johnson, Andrew Mann, Kevin Niu, Steve Ponce, Lynwood Spinks, Zhongmin Xu, Michael Yedwab
Musicians: Mark Sayfritz
Editors: Brian Smith
Beyond the Gates (2016)
Synopsis: Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father's video store and find a VCR board game dubbed 'Beyond The Gates' that holds a connection to their father's disappearance.
Directors: Jackson Stewart
Genres: Horror, Comedy, Adventure
Writers: Stephen Scarlata, Jackson Stewart
Producers: Barbara Crampton, Nicole Flores, Georg Kallert, Ian Keiser, Jon Kondelik, Gabriela Revilla Lugo, Amanda Mortimer, Rob Schroeder, Jackson Stewart
Musicians: Wojciech Golczewski
Editors: Josh Ethier
Don't Hang Up (2016)
Synopsis: An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them...with deadly consequences.
Directors: Damien Macé, Alexis Wajsbrot
Genres: Horror, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Joe Johnson
Producers: Farah Abushwesha, Gregory Chambet, Laurie Cook, Ed Fraiman, Joe Johnson, Stephanie Johnson, Damien Macé, Adam Nagel, Jason Newmark, Romain Philippe, Natasha Torin, Alexis Wajsbrot
Musicians: Aleksi Aubry-Carlson
Editors: Carmela Iandoli, Tim Murrell
Director: Chris Sparling
Writer: Chris Sparling
Starring: James Wolk, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Tom Lipinski, Dan Ziskie, Michael Godere, Michael Donovan, Dion Graham, Constance Baron
Plot: Two sets of brothers, tied by their mother but with different fathers, return to their childhood home in the woods to be with their mother on her deathbed. Estranged and antagonistic, the lines are clearly divided between brothers, fueled by old hurts and current strains and heightened by the presence of a seething father and an inquisitive girlfriend. As the night stretches on, old family secrets begin to surface, testing all of their bonds and setting up almost unbearable tensions in this home invasion thriller.
Officer Downe (2016)
Synopsis: Based on the graphic novel, a police officer who can't be stopped by death returns to the streets time and time again to fight crime.
Directors: Shawn Crahan
Genres: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Joe Casey
Producers: Cory Brennan, Joe Casey, Glenn D. Feig, Roger M. Mayer, Mark Neveldine, Cole Payne, Skip Williamson
Musicians: Kyle Sherrod
Editors: Meg Ramsay
The Axe Murders of Villisca (2016)
Synopsis: 'Villisca' is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 ax murders took place. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears.
Directors: Tony E. Valenzuela
Writers: Kevin Abrams, Owen Egerton, Tony E. Valenzuela
Producers: Kevin Abrams, Seth Caplan, Cindy Cowan, Jamie Denenberg, Sage Scroope, Patrick Weir, Michael Wormser, Eric Neal Young
Musicians: Brandon Roberts
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