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About crimemysteryfestival

Showcasing the best of Crime and Mystery Stories and Films from around the world.

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: OCTOBER 2021 CRIME/MYSTERY Film Festival

Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Film: A MARTYR OF THE PEN Best Cinematography: THE GHOUL Best Performances: CLEANING UP Best Production Design: SNOW GLOBE Best Direction: THE DECIPO Best Sound & … Continue reading

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Director BIO: Christopher Ryan Laughter (SNOW GLOBE)

Christopher Ryan Laughter is a filmmaker from Houston, Texas who currently resides in Los Angeles, California. He learned how to tell stories through documentary filmmaking and music videos, his short films are regularly programmed into genre film festivals around the … Continue reading

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Short Film: SNOW GLOBE, 8min., Dark Drama

A fed up housewife at the edge of reality is planning to murder her husband on Christmas Eve, but when three questionable packages arrive under her tree she must confront her intentions through a magical exploration of time and perspective. … Continue reading

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Director BIO: Jason Gullifer (THE DECIPO)

Jason Gullifer grew up near Cleveland, Ohio studying film at Kent State. While at Kent he made his first film Zombies Are People Too, which became a finalist in the Dore Schary Awards. Upon graduation, Jason moved to Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Short Film: THE DECIPO, 12min., USA, Crime

After years of working undercover, Agent Victor O’Connor becomes unhinged as he discovers things aren’t exactly as they seem. Project Links  Website  Facebook  Instagram

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Short Film: CINDY’S DINER, 6min., Thriller

A psychological thriller set in a 50s diner.

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Director BIO: Christopher Barga (CLEANING UP)

An Ohio-born, Los Angeles-based indie filmmaker with a short filmography, a limited budget, and a big imagination. Much more to come!

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Short Film: CLEANING UP, 14min., USA, Crime

Two mid-level crooks have just pulled off the biggest heist of their careers, but the job isn’t over yet. Project Links  Website  Instagram

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Director BIO: Alan Hamwan (A MARTYR OF THE PEN)

I’m a Kurdish British film producer based in Liverpool, I have several short films credits, currently in my first feature film pre-production. Director Statement My interest in filmmaking dates back to my childhood. I graduated MA in film producing, University … Continue reading

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Short Film: A MARTYR OF THE PEN, 10min., UK, Thriller

A freelance journalist has been kidnapped and thrown in the boot of a car. Only the flare of his lighter can illuminate his claustrophobic prison in this speeding car. He searches desperately for any way he can escape. With time … Continue reading

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