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GRAVE SIGHT

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JUNE

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DIRECTOR

Angus Swantee, Walter Forsyth

RUNTIME

7 Minutes

COUNTRY

Canada

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SYNOPSIS

Grave-robbing Tanya, with her precious hubby Preston in tow, unearths a cursed ring and unleashes a powerful demon hellbent to get it back by any means necessary.

Official selection of 26 festivals: Toronto After Dark, the Atlantic International Film Festival, NOLA Horror, Fargo Fantastic Film Festival, Charlottetown Film Festival, Slice of Fright, Nevermore Film Festival, Slasher Film Festival, Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Cabane a Sang Film Festival, Austin After Dark, The Indie Horror Film Fest, The Film Club Toronto, Film 4 Fun Comedy Fest, New West Film Fest, Carnival of Darkness: The Haunted Pamlico Film Festival, Sin City Horror Film Festival, Festival Boca do Inferno, Revenge Fest, 7th Siding Festival of Film, Creature Feature Competition & Festival, Festerfest, Stuff MX Film Festival, SoHo Horror Film Festival, Bite Night Presents and Faux Film Festival.

Grave Sight won the Best Horror award at the Faux Film Festival, the Audience Choice Award at Revenge Fest, the Audience Favorite Runner-Up Award (Slice of Fright Fest), Best SFX & MKUP at Film Club Toronto, Best Canadian Comedy Horror at 7th Siding Film Festival and was a nominee for Best Horror Comedy Screenplay (Austin After Dark).

DIRECTOR BIO
Angus Swantee has written, directed and/or produced horror shorts that have screened at over 100 festivals worldwide - including Sitges, Fantastic Fest and Telluride Horror Show to name a few. The films have won a number of awards, including Best Horror Comedy at the Canadian Comedy Awards.

Walter Forsyth is a filmmaker, programmer and film fan. He currently works for the Lunenburg Doc Fest, has programmed for the Atlantic International Film Festival, co-founded the Canadian Surf Film Festival, volunteered for the Sundance Film Fest and initiated the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival, now in its 14th year.

At TIFF Talent Lab participant and CTV Banff Fellow, Walter has written and directed several award winning short films and documentaries including The Luckiest Most Unlucky Man in the World, LSD 25 and The June Bug Symphony (Hot Docs) as well as several episodes of the digital comedy series, Everyone's Famous. He won TIFF's 2011 Pitch This! and received a 2012 Sundance Doc Fund. Walter produced the feature documentary, Cubers and the short film, How to Be Alone, which has been viewed over eight million times on YouTube, as well as the award winning dramatic feature, The Disappeared and Everyone's Famous, both nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards. He produced Ingrid and the Black Hole (2016 Cannes FF Not Short on Talent), Boyclops (TIFF) and There’s a Flower in My Pedal (TIFF Honourable Mention). He co-wrote and co-directed the horror comedy, Grave Sight, currently on the festival circuit.

His feature script, Shred, was part of Whistler’s Feature Film Lab, AFF’s Script Development Program, the PEI Bootcamp, the Los Cabos Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund and the 2018 Trans Atlantic Partners Co-Production Program. His music video, Scott Pilgrim, was turned into a graphic novel series and the Universal feature film, Scott Pilgrim Versus the World.

CAST and CREW

Writer - Angus Swantee, Walter Forsyth, Craig Gunn, Pamela Segger
Producer - Pamela Segger
Director - Angus Swantee, Walter Forsyth
Editor - Shawn Beckwith
Score - Darren Fung

Cast
Craig Gunn - "Preston"
Holly Stevens. - "Tanya"
Dale Bellefontaine - "Demon"