Thursday, December 1, 2011

This Friday, Indie Cinema Lives in Hamilton! ABSENTIA

Horror in the Hammer is proud to present ABSENTIA. Fright Night Theater only $5!!

25 Dundurn St N. BESIDE the Staircase Theater Friday December 2nd. Come down to the Indie Theater to see this genuinely creepy thriller .

Synopsis: Tricia's husband has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on with her life, Callie finds herself drawn to an ominous tunnel near the house. As she begins to link it to other mysterious disappearances, it becomes clear that his presumed death might be anything but 'natural.' Soon it becomes clear that the ancient force at work in the tunnel might have set its sights on Callie and Tricia ... and that Tricia's husband might be suffering a fate far worse than death in its grasp.

Production: "Absentia" is the inaugural feature film of Fallback Plan Productions, co-founded by Morgan Peter Brown and Justin Gordon. Initial funding for the project was achieved through an ambitious (and hugely popular) campaign, in which the film raised 156% of its stated $15,000 goal in 30 days.
After private investors stepped in to fully fund the project, the film went into production in June, 2010 and shot for 15 days in Glendale, Los Angeles, and Orange County, CA.
Principal photography was conducted with the Canon 5d Mii, and the movie was edited on Final Cut Pro 7.

BEST OF FESTIVAL (Feature Film) - Sacramento Horror Film Festival
BEST FEATURE FILM - Maelstrom Int'l Fantastic Film Festival
FIRST PLACE - Rhode Island Int'l Horror Film Festival
BEST HORROR FEATURE - Freak Show Horror Film Festival
BEST HORROR FEATURE - Phoenix Film Festival
BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE - Sonoma Int'l Film Festival
BEST HORROR FEATURE - Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival
BEST DIRECTOR - Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival
BEST SCREENPLAY - Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival
BEST SCREENPLAY - New Orleans Horror Film Festival
BEST THRILL AWARD - Thriller! Chiller!
DIRECTOR'S CHOICE AWARD - A Night of Horror, Sydney Australia
BEST FEATURE - Tabloid Witch Awards
BEST ACTRESS (Courtney Bell & Katie Parker) - Tabloid Witch Awards
BEST ACTOR (Dave Levine) - Tabloid Witch Awards
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (Morgan Peter Brown) - Tabloid Witch Awards

Come down and join us for the only Hamilton Screening! Fright Night is proud to present this indie gem and continue to support independent cinema from all over the world! Would you like to submit? Features and shorts accepted at


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