ALTER Invites You to ‘Two Weeks of Halloween Hell’ With New Short Film Programming

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Gunpowder & Sky’s horror brand ALTER, is celebrating Halloween by releasing 11 new short films over the course of two weeks leading up to the 31st. Featuring films across all subgenres of horror, including ones from across the world, ALTER promises to alter your haunting holiday! Call it “Two Weeks of Halloween Hell”, if you will.

We are proud to say a couple of these films have been part of our Panic Fest programming in the past! Check out the program schedule below. 

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“Two Weeks of Halloween Hell” Schedule:

10/19 – Boo

A traumatic event forces a recovering addict to face her demons, without her worried fiancé uncovering the truth.


10/20 – Deep Breaths

A psychologist suffering from an anxiety disorder begins to have a mental breakdown when she hears a sinister voice through her headphones.


10/21 – The Three Men You Meet at Night

THE THREE MEN YOU MEET AT NIGHT is a short horror film that follows a young woman as she flees from a party alone at night. On her never-ending walk home, she encounters three men. Each man poses a unique threat to her safety and complicates her journey home.


10/22  – Mateo

Mateo has been turned into a zombie but he still has his inner thoughts and memories. As his undead body roams, he shares his thoughts on man, the apocalypse and his place in it all.

10/23 – Lane

A small town is turned upside when a transient evil takes up residence in lane 9 of the local bowling alley.


10/26 – One Last Meal

Today’s the day the Missouri madman Otis Boyle finally gets executed. The Warden and his Captain of the Guards, York, have been looking forward to this for years, but they could never have prepared themselves for his last request. As Warden insists upon fulfilling their most notorious inmate’s twisted demand in the name of “tradition” and “protocol,” York struggles to keep up in order to keep his job — no matter how much it asks of him.


10/27 – Curse of the Crying Boy

Young mother Liv is beginning to suspect that a painting with dark powers is plotting to kill her baby.


10/28 – PYOTR495

‘Set one evening in present day Moscow, 16 year-old Pyotr is baited by an ultranationalist group known for their violent abductions and anti-gay attacks bolstered by Russia’s LGBT propaganda law, but Pyotr has a dangerous secret his attackers could never have accounted for.’


10/29 – Wet Willy

A troubled kid gets revenge on his school bully with the help of a mysterious new friend.


10/30 – Couples Therapy

A nice couple is having some problems so they go to a therapist.


10/31 – Gwilliam’s Tips for Turning Tricks Into Treats

This is what you wanted! Gwilliam is back and offers some tips for getting special treats this Halloween.

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