Director Biography – Andrew Huggins (…AND THEN DARKNESS)

Andrew Huggins graduated with a degree in filmmaking in December, 2013, and has been making films professionally for about six years. He’s made nearly thirty short films and has screened at almost four hundred festivals. He writes stories spanning all genres and often tells narratives about family.

Short Film: THIS MODERN MAN IS BEAT, 17min., USA, Thriller

In the post 911 world of cultural confusion and erroneous judgment, Habib bin Habib al Fulan tries to pawn his last possession and reconcile with his American wife.

  • Project Type:Short
  • Genres:Drama, thriller
  • Runtime:17 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:January 4, 2016
  • Production Budget:40,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:United States
  • Country of Filming:United States
  • Language:English
  • Shooting Format:Sony 4K RAW Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:2.35:1
  • Film Color:Color

Director Biography – Euan Foulis (FIRST TIME)

Euan Foulis is a Screenwriter and Director based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Having developed an obsessives fascination in storytelling from a young age, Euan has worked in Theatre and Film, perfecting his skill as a director. In 2020 he graduated First Class from The University for the Creative Arts and founded Munro Productions which just completed its first short film.

Director Statement

I created First Time as an experiment in telling a story on a solely visual level. I really want the film to effectively use visuals and sound to put the audience in Sylvia’s mindset, making the film an empathetic experience above all else.

HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: APRIL 2021 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
Best THRILLER Film: GRAFTON
Best BLACK & WHITE Film: THE SLEEPLESS
Best CRIME Film: THE OPEN DOOR
Best HORROR FIlm: THE GUARD STATION
Best Performances: ROAD GAMES
Best Cinematography: ANOMALY
Best Sound & Music: BRUISES
Best Direction: WHAT IF

Theme of night: It’s never what it seems.

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterGRAFTON, 26min., USA, Thriller
festival posterANOMALY, 26min., France, Thriller/Sci-Fi
festival posterTHE SLEEPLESS, 7min., USA, Thriller
festival posterTIED, 7min., UK, Thriller
festival posterLIGHT YEARS, 5min., Crime Experimental
festival posterROAD GAMES, 11min., Poland, Crime/Thriller
festival posterTHE OPEN DOOR, 11min., USA, Crime/Western
festival posterBRUISES, 7min., USA, Horror
festival posterTHE GUARD STATION, 12min., Australia, Horror
festival posterWHAT IF, 12min., USA, Horror
The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo