Telluride Horror Show Reveals Second Wave of Films

The second wave of films is now live!  The list includes a number of features making their World, North American and Colorado Premieres.  Expect a few more surprise films to show up over the weekend, at our "Secret Sunday Matinee" and in other TBA slots!

They've also rounded out their short films lineup to put them at 59 short films for 2016, which includes ORENDA, winner of Phantom Sway's 48-Hour Film Contest in 2016.  And, more special events have been added this year.  Read on for the details!

SECOND WAVE OF FILMS
2016 TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW

FEATURES

BEYOND THE WALLS
France - 2016 - 142 min - Director: Herve 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. 

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 and 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 a 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. 

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. 

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. 

#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. 

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

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 orgams; a sensitive portrait of adolescence that builds to one helluva FX gag that's both funny and frightening. 

JUDY
USA - 2016 - 10 min - Director: 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 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.  Choas 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

Yul, 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 the 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 questions 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.

For the complete schedule for the 2016 Tellurdie Horror Show, click SCHEDULE.


3-Day Passes are SOLD OUT
Tickets Available at Screenings

If you don't have a 3-Day Pass, we sell tickets for $10 at the door of each show, after pass holders have been seated and if there are empty seats available.  We've added a third venue this year at the Telluride Library ("Gargoyle Room") - these shows will be free after pass holders have been admitted.  Expect the venues to be at full capacity for numerous shows. 

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors

The Telluride Horror Show would like to thank its sponsors: Alpine Lodging Telluride, Bloody Disgusting, Rocket House Pictures, Denver Film Society, Colorado Film Commission, Shudder, Harper Collins Publishers, Baked in Telluride, Boston Light & Sound, AC Camera, Sheridan Opera House, Nugget Theatre, Open Road Snacks and Film Freeway. 

They are still accepting sponsors for the 2016 film festival.  Sponsorship is a great way to advertise your business or organization while supporting indie film.  A breakdown of opportunities is available at SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

Discounted Festival Lodging Now Available

Telluride Alpine Lodging has returned as the festival's lodging sponsor, making an already off-season weekend getaway even more affordable.  Attendees will receive 15% off with promo code CELEBRATION15.  Rooms start at just $109.  Condos are also available, starting at $186. Please visit LODGING for details!


Official 2016 Poster & T-Shirts Now Available for Purchase

One of the great traditions of the Telluride Horror Show is the unveiling of the festival's annual poster art.  Each year, they take an iconic landmark in Telluride and give it a horror twist, bringing a splash of terror to the town.  This year is no different as artist Mark Zingarelli has once again brought his magic to the festival and crafted an air of witchiness for the clock tower of the San Miguel Courthouse. 

Posters are printed in high gloss on hard stock paper.  Purchase your limited edition poster for only $10 at BUY MY POSTER.

Mens and Ladies t-shirts are also now available and include the original poster art.  Purchase your t-shirt before the festival at BUY MY SHIRT and be the cool kid at Telluride.