Below A Dark Wood

Virtual Performance Dates: 
Monday, June 14, 2021 to Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Q and A with Filmmaker following the film session:
No
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Writer(s): 
Bill Slovick
Producer(s): 
Bill Slovick
Film Length:
0:13:09
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Premier Status: 
Date Completed: 
January, 2019

Awards

Twister Alley International Film Festival Woodward, Oklahoma May 2, 2019 Oklahoma Premiere WINNER - Best College Director; NOMINEE - Best College Short; TOP TEN - Best Movie Poster; Official Selection; Live Screening, WTF Shorts United States • Beyond Earth Film Festival Kolkata June 22, 2019 Asian Premiere; Indian Premiere; Kolkata Premiere WINNER - Best Zero Dialogue Short Film; Official Selection; Live Screening India • Canted Angle Film Festival Harrison, Arkansas August 31, 2019 Arkansas Premiere WINNER - Best Sound Design; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • Horsetooth International Film Festival Loveland, Colorado September 7, 2019 Colorado Premiere WINNER - Curators' Collection; NOMINEE - Best National Short Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • Southern Oasis Film Festival Knoxville, Tennessee February 8, 2020 Tennessee Premiere WINNER - Best Student Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • World London Film Festival London June 26, 2020 GOLDEN WINNER - Short Movie; Official Selection United Kingdom • New Florida Cinema Sarasota, Florida October 29, 2020 WINNER - Best Experimental Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • Andromeda Film Festival Istanbul February 17, 2021 WINNER - Best Experimental Film; Official Selection Turkey • Accolade Global Film Competition La Jolla, California March 2, 2021 WINNER - Award of Merit, Lead Actor (Jesse Massaro); WINNER - Award of Merit, Experimental; WINNER - Award of Merit, Film Short; Official Selection United States • Independent Horror Movie Awards February 1, 2022 WINNER - Best Editing; NOMINEE - Best Director; NOMINEE - Best Actor (Jesse Massaro); NOMINEE - Best Cinematography; NOMINEE - Best Sound; NOMINEE- Best Atmosphere; Official Selection, Spring Edition United States • Top Indie Film Awards Tokyo February 5, 2022 WINNER - Best Experimental Film; WINNER - Best Sound; NOMINEE - Best Director; NOMINEE - Best Cinematography; NOMINEE - Best Editing; NOMINEE - Most Terrifying; Official Selection, Spring Edition Japan • Barrington Independent Short Film Festival Barrington, IL May 11, 2019 Illinois Premiere JURY AWARD WINNER - Third Place; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • Benton Park Film Festival Saint Louis, Missouri March 29, 2019 North American Premiere; US Premiere; Missouri Premiere; Saint Louis Premiere FINALIST - Best Short Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • Central States Indie FanFilmFest Rock Island, Illinois May 28, 2019 NOMINEE - Best Student Film; NOMINEE - Best Actor, Central States Film (Jesse Massaro); NOMINEE - Best Cinematography, Central States Short; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • South Shore Film Festival Mastic, New York July 27, 2019 New York State Premiere FINALIST - Best Student Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • The Brightside Film Festival Jersey City, New Jersey August 3, 2019 New Jersey Premiere NOMINEE - Best Director, Horror; NOMINEE - Best Actor, Horror (Jesse Massaro); Official Selection; Live Screening, Horror Block United States • Guayaquil International Film Festival Santiago de Guayaquil September 18, 2019 South American Premiere; Ecuadorian Premiere NOMINEE - Best International University Short Film; Official Selection; Live Screening Ecuador • Ridgefield Independent Film Festival Ridgefield, Connecticut October 11, 2019 Connecticut Premiere NOMINEE - Best Sci/Fi or Horror Short; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • Indigo Moon Film Festival Fayetteville, North Carolina October 12, 2019 North Carolina Premiere NOMINEE - Best Student Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • The Short Film Awards - The SOFIES Newark, New Jersey November 15, 2019 NOMINEE - Best Editing in a Narrative, Dramatic, or Comedic Short Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • Sunshine City Film Festival Saint Petersburg, Florida January 19, 2020 Florida Premiere NOMINEE - Best Student Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • The Mosaic Film Festival Clarkston, Georgia April 25, 2020 Georgia Premiere NOMINEE - Best Narrative Fiction Short, Emerging Voices Division; Official Selection; screening delayed due to Covid19 United States • Treasure Coast International Film Festival Port St. Lucie, Florida June 27, 2020 FINALIST - Best Student Film; Official Selection; Live Screening United States • Central Florida ShortNight Orlando, Florida July 19, 2020 NOMINEE - Best Student Film; Official Selection; screening cancelled due to Covid-19 United States • Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Sessions Pinewood Studios March 24, 2019 FINALIST - Crowd Round; Official Selection; Online Showcase United Kingdom • Changing Face International Film Festival Cronulla, New South Wales May 7, 2019 MONTHLY FINALIST - Best Student Short, April 2019 Australia • Short to the Point International Short Film Festival Bucharest May 31, 2019 NOMINEE - Best Student Film, April 2019; Official Selection Romania • MonsterFlix Awards London June 27, 2020 FINALIST - Best Student Film; Official Selection; Virtual Screening United Kingdom • Aphrodite Film Awards New York City, New York January 8, 2021 FINALIST - Best Fiction Short Film; FINALIST - Best Director; FINALIST - Best Student Director; FINALIST - Best First Time Filmmaker; FINALIST - Best Actor; Official Selection United States • International Film Festival of Ahmednagar Ahmednagar March 5, 2021 FINALIST - Best Short Film (Out of India); Official Selection India •

A missing woman. A troubled man. A dark wood full of mystery. What moves among the trees? What secrets lie buried? And what comes creeping in the dead of night?

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