A Mel Brooks comedic style silent film tribute with a contemporary flare. Count Dracula's competence slips through the dungeon floor cracks as his victim Mabel, a feisty dancer from the roaring 20's, takes control leading them from terror to romance and eventually a happy ending. But for whom???
A medieval woman attempts to snatch her husband from his unjust grave only to be plagued by something far worse than death itself.
SCREENINGS AND AWARDS
1) TELUS OPTIK STORYHIVE - Winner of a $10,000 PRODUCTION GRANT 2014
2) GLOBAL BEST SHORTS AWARD - Women Filmmakers AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 2014
3) LA WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - USA PREMIERE 2015
4) SAN FRANCISCO FILM AWARDS - Winning an AWARD OF MERIT 2015
5) 2015 VOICE OF IRISH - Winning an award for ORIGINAL THEME SONG
6) 2015 LOS ANGLELES INDEPENDANT FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS- 8 Nominations and Winner of BEST PICTURE, BEST LEADING ACTRESS and BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN.
7) ACCOLADE GLOBAL FILM AWARDS - Winner of four 2015 AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE for WOMEN FILMMAKERS, ORIGINAL MUSICAL SCORE, PRODUCTION DESIGN, ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
8) PRESTIGE AWARDS 2015 - Gold Winner for WOMEN FILMMAKERS
9) INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS 2015 - Winner of three DIAMOND AWARDS for CINEMATOGRAPHY, PRODUCTION DESIGN and COSTUME DESIGN.
10) INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS 2015- Winner of six PLATINUM AWARDS for LEADING ACTRESS, DIRECTION, ORIGINAL SCORE, CASTING, SCREENPLAY and NARRATIVE SHORT.
11) BC LEO AWARDS 2015 - Two nominations for OUTSTANDING COSTUMES and OUTSTANDING MAKE UP in a Short Program.
12) INDIE FEST AWARDS 2015- Winner of five AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE for LEADING ACTRESS, DIRECTION, CINEMATOGRAPHY, SOUND OVERALL IMPACT, and
13) 2015 WOMEN IN FILM AND TV SPOTLIGHT IMAGE AWARD - Michelle Brezinski’s courageous film Madness is a testament to the filmmaker’s own healing from PTSD, aimed at bringing hope to other sufferers of this crippling condition. Brezinski’s collaboration with Director Shannon Kohli has been recognized internationally for the excellence in production that brings this emotional story to the screen with period sets and design well beyond the resources available to the filmmakers. Michelle has gifted us with a very personal film that overcomes many challenges, launching her forward toward a promising and inspiring career as a bold and brave storyteller.
14) TORONTO FEMALE EYE FILM FESTIVAL - CANADIAN PREMIERE 2015 Nominated for BEST SHORT
15) CALGARY HORROR CON - First GENRE FILM FESTIVAL 2015
16) GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS 2015 - Bronze Metal WINNER for BEST FILM SCORE
17) ACTION ON FILM FESTIVAL 2015 - Nominated BEST SHORT DRAMA and Runner Up BEST MAKE UP IN A SHORT FILM
18) SCARE - A - CON - Nominated BEST SUPER SHORT at this Genre Film Convention in New York 2015
19) GLASGOW 2015 MONTHLY FILM FESTIVAL - Nominated for DIRECTOR OF THE MONTH and BEST ACTRESS OF THE MONTH
20) 2015 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF CINEMATIC ARTS - We would like to let you know that your film deserved special recognition and was among the very best of submissions we received from all over the world.
21) THE SHORT FILM AWARDS 2015 (SOFIES) - Nominated for OUTSTANDING STYLING in a Short Film
22) SPOOKY EMPIRE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Genre Film Convention in Orlando Florida USA 2015
23) DEPTH OF FIELD INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS 2015 - AWARDS OF OUTSTANDING EXCELLENCE for CINEMATOGRAPHY, DIRECTING, SET DESIGN and SHORT DRAMA
24) DEPTH OF FIELD INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS 2015 - AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE for COSTUMES and ORIGINAL SCORE
23) LA MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS 2015 - Nominated BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR and BEST FILM SCORE
24) FREEKY CREEK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - Fairmount Illinois USA 2015
25) I FILMMAKER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Marbella Spain 2015
26) LAS VEGAS GALAXY AWARDS - 2015
27) CHINA WOMENS FILM FESTIVAL - 2016
28) MACABRE FAIRE FILM FESTIVAL - New York 2016 Nominated for BEST SHORT, BEST DIRECTION, BEST EDITING.. Winner for BEST COSTUMES
29) CANADIAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL - Montreal 2016
30) CALIFORNIA FILM AWARDS - Diamond Award Winner 2016
31) ATLAS & AERIS AWARDS - Boston 2016 Winner - BEST ACTRESS AWARD
33) WIFT INTERNATIONAL 2016 34) WIFT VANCOUVER FILM FESTIVAL 2016 35) BARE BONES FILM FESTIVAL 2016 36) HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2016
A couples marriage finally ruptures after finding a burglar in their own home who they both believe to be each others lover.
SCREENINGS AND AWARDS
1) NEWFILMMAKERS - NEW YORK DEC 2014 - premiere and screened with the feature presentation.
2) TAMPA BAY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL - FLORIDA 2014 - all films converted to DCP's for perfect quality.
3) BIG EASY FILM FESTIVAL - NEW ORLEANS 2014 - only 35 films selected.
4) MIAMI INDEPENDANT FILM FESTIVAL - FLORIDA 2015 - invited to screen on the festivals online channel 2015.
5) HOLLYSHORTS MONTHLY SCREENINGS - LOS ANGELES 2014
- screening at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
6) CANADA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015 - Vancouver BC
7) WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL FILM AND ARTS FESTIVAL 2015 - Miami Florida
SCREENINGS AND AWARDS
1) Premiere: THE 2013 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL
2) TORONTO INDEPENDANT FILM FESTIVAL - paired with such films as WALK THE LIGHT with MICHAEL RICHARDS (Kramer).
3) 2014 GRAND JUNCTION FILM FESTIVAL - on Valentines day.
4) Receives distribution: DRAMA CLUB FILMS
5) SOUND OF SILENT FILM FESTIVAL: Only 8 have been selected to play this Chicago favourite festival. Each film is paired with a composer who will present his/her score live while the film is being shown.
"The score was tremendously fun to write."
"To your credit, I found it very settable. The scenes in your movie are very musical in their pacing and proportionate lengths, whether you were aware of it or not. Your craft is evident."
6) CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - film wins a 2014 ROYAL REEL AWARD.
7) ACTION ON FILM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014
Del Weston: "The great black and white, soon to be classic"