Night Visions International Film Festival is the biggest film festival in Scandinavia focusing on – but not limited to – fantasy, horror, science fiction and action cinema. The festival is arranged twice a year in Helsinki, with the next edition taking place from November 25 to November 29, 2020.
Bath is a glimpse into a world turned upside down by a zombie apocalypse, deliberately narrowing its persepective down in a such a manner that the end result is something delightfully intimate and melancholic.
This sci-fi thriller focusing of a Russian drone operator possibly getting in close contact with an alien life form was shot partially in Finland. Director Hugo Keijzer is currently working with his producer Maurice Schutte on turning the short into a feature.
This light-hearted zombie spectacle from Serbia comes close to being a Finnish short film thanks to its headliner star Onni Tommila of Rare Exports and Big Game fame.
Rohit Mittal, director of the internationally acclaimed, genre-bending Autohead (2016) switches to all-in spiritual horror in his brand new short Them.
Bloodshed, an intense mix of horror and psychodrama, follows a grief-stricken man (Bruno Verdoni) as he embarks on a journey to free himself of the anguish that courses through his veins.
Combining the animation aesthetics of tacky kids’ TV shows of the 70s with striking horror imagery and pairing it all with an appropriate soundtrack makes SleepyBear the kind of an assault on the senses that nightmares are made of.
The latest short by the prolific Mikko Löppönen** **(The Cold Dark, Brazen – Demon Huntress) is a visually stunning fantasy tale set in the universe of the Netflix series The Witcher.
Winner of the award for the best short film at Latin America’s oldest genre film festival Rojo Sangre of Buenos Aires, Behind the Door is a masterfully crafted tale of a spiritualistic ritual going horribly wrong.