a DOLL DISTORTED

Synopsis:
Jane suffers from haphephobia (the pathological fear of touch), tormented by years of loneliness and isolation she orders a synthetic love doll online to nightmarish consequences.

Short Film | 16 mins

Crew:

Writer, Director, Editor, Producer, Set Designer, Sound Designer, VFX, Music and Cinematography:
Niall Shukla

Lighting and camera assistant (and just and someone I couldn't have made the film without):
James Averiss

Cast:
Nicci Brighten, Cory Stuckey, Kyle James & Olivia Haart

REVIEWS:

“AT ALL TIMES THE FILM IS ASTONISHING”

Beyond The Gore - http://www.beyondthegore.co.uk/review-a-doll-distorted/

"A MASTERWORK”

Dan Hudson, NFFTY Festival Manager & Programmer -https://www.nffty.org/dan-hudson-2018/

“knocks it out the park”

Decay Mag, 100th podcast

http://decaymag.com/podcast-2/

“HOLY SHIT, THIS WAS TERRIFYING!”

You call Yourself A Film Critic, https://www.facebook.com/youcallyourselfafilmcritic/photos/a.252088711900352/572736623168891/?type=3

Screening History:

  • WINNER FIRST PLACE - BEST HORROR — RIFF — 2018

    WINNER - BEST SHORT FILM – NOLA – 2018

    WINNER - BEST VISUAL EFFECTS – NOLA – 2018

    WINNER - SCARIEST FILM - Spook Screen — 2018

    WINNER - BEST FEATURETTE – Horror Haus – 2018

    WINNER - BEST EDITING – Horror Haus – 2018

    WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR – Bloodpool Film Fest – 2018

    HONORABLE MENTION BEST VFX — by Red Giant — NFFTY

    BEST SHORT FILM – Nomination - FilmQuest – 2018

    BEST SHORT FILM – Nomination - Hexploitation – 2018

    BEST ACTRESS – Nomination - FilmQuest – 2018

    BEST EDITING – Nomination - FilmQuest – 2018

    BEST ART DIRECTION - Nomination - FilmQuest – 2018

    BEST VISUAL EFFECTS – Nomination - NOLA – 2018

    BEST EDITING – Nomination - NOLA – 2018

    BEST DIRECTOR – Nomination - Spookscreen -2018

    Official Selection | Sitges Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Shriekfest Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Filmquest Film festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival - Vortex, sci-fi & horror – 2018 

    Official Selection | Aesthetica Short Film festival – 2018

    Official Selection | London Short Film Festival – 2019

    Official Selection | Court Metrange Film festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Freakshow Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Hexploitation Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Méliès d'Argent Film Competition – 2018

    Official Selection | Snake Alley Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Post Mortem Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | NOLA Horror Film festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Grossman Fantastic Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | New Jersey Horror Con & Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Spookscreen Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Northern Frights Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Norwich Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Horror Haus Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Horror Quest Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Halloween Horror Picture Show – 2018 

    Official Selection | Kinofilm, Manchester International Short Film Festival – 2018

    Official Selection | Blood Pool film festival - 2018

    Official Selection | IFI Horrorthon - 2018

    Official Selection | Phenomena Film Festival - 2018

    Official Selection | Frostbiter Film Festival - 2018

A Doll DISTORTED - On Instagram

Hi it's me the Doll. This is where I take selfies of my self in dark suits looking awesome, chilling in rocking chairs, hiding in dark shadows and freakishly staring at people...and I also do frequent updates on the film.

A Doll DISTORTED - On Twitter :

Hi it's me the Doll. This is where I write about my life, inner dark thoughts and update you on news about the film.

Behind The Scenes: