Vancouver Short Film Festival

After Dark - Double Block

Expired January 31, 2021 7:00 AM
Already unlocked? for access
15 films in package
Mr. James Is Dead
Tom attends his estranged father's funeral only to find out that his father had been a spy all along, and his funeral is filled with spy villains from all shapes and sizes from his past.
Crown Juul
In a dystopian future, JUUL CORP., a vape manufacturer, rules with fury, and it is up to the RESISTANCE, an underground group of undercover agents, to STOP them.
An Evening of Cocktails and Calamity
During a conventionally bound yet otherworldly dinner party, things begin to go wrong at the arrival of an uninvited guest. Despite their efforts to regain control of their gathering, the hosts' facade of composure begins to slip as the intruder's behaviour flies in the face of their straight-edge comfort zone.
Lyra is living a pinterest-perfect life as a social media influencer until both her and her following begin to crumble. Is her downfall just the work of a new algorithm, or something out of this world?
Logan Lee & the Rise of the Purple Dawn
A coming of age, sci-fi, hip-hop, stoner comedy about Logan Lee, a young DJ, who discovers a strain of marijuana that allows him to see that certain people are actually soul-sucking cyborgs. With the help of his intrepid aunt, Logan must gather his wits and save his best friend from the clutches of one such cyborg.
An in-depth technical analysis on Fruit
Glow Dorris
A lonely young girl, gets way more than she bargained for, when a mysterious 1980's workout tape appears on her doorstep.
Odd Girl
Set in a small suburban town, high school student Dylan becomes worried when his popular best friend starts getting followed incessantly by the odd girl out. Her admiration seems harmless and innocent to his friend, but Dylan isn’t so sure…
Too Late
Deep into the small hours of the night, drenched in black coffee and paperwork, a lonely man's sanity starts to slip away.
Itsy Bitsy Spider
This psychological-horror that follows a man struggling to maintain his sanity after discovering a menacing spider in his boyfriend’s apartment.
What We Found Out There
Two friends find more than they bargained for while hiking out in the wilderness.
Murphy's Law
Set in the fever pitched days of the gold rush in British Columbia, Murphy's Law tells the story of three outlaw sisters’ who's plans to flee to Dawson City go awry when one of them catches a case of the ‘strange rabies’. Emotional, cinematic, quirky and rooted in character, Murphy’s Law is a marriage of human drama and the supernatural all wrapped up in a blanket of absurd comedy.
The Purgamentum
A marine biologist stationed in a remote float house on the rugged Pacific Northwest coast, is chilled when eerie sounds begin emanating through her underwater microphone system.
The Freeze
Inside their apartment, a woman and her roommate discover that their 1950's fridge is more than it seems.
This virtual screening is eligible for the MiTribe Media Audience Choice Award! Please vote for your favourite film by January 31st. The voting period has closed. Stay tuned on VSFF Social Media for the results on February 1st!
Protected ContentThis content can only be viewed in authorized regions: Canada.

Welcome to the After Dark Double Block! This Programme includes:

Mr James is Dead directed by Josh Aries and Daniel Irving

Crown Juul directed by Peter Faint

An Evening of Cocktails and Calamity directed by Rowan Landaiche

Clout directed by Ariel Hansen

BUG directed by Jacob Weldon

Logan Lee & the Rise of the Purple Dawn directed by Raymond C. Lai

Fruit directed by Ivan Li

Half-time Intermission show featuring TODDY (@operatwink): “Survival guide for zombies; an apocalypse drag musical”. 

Glow Dorris directed by Shelby Wilson

Odd Girl directed by Rami Kahlon

Too Late directed by Roy Stein

Itsy Bitsy Spider directed by Brodi-Jo Scalise

What We Found Out There directed by Karl Kimmel

Murphy's Law directed by Kate Green

The Purgamentum directed by Julie Bruns, Steven Kammerer, and Shawn Major

The Freeze directed by Trevor Mirosh

This Programme can be viewed with purchase of a Virtual Screening Ticket or with any Festival Pass. Once purchased, please follow the prompts in your Order Confirmation Email from Eventive, and click Watch Now to be taken to the online screening. Click “Unlock” on the screening to view the content. 

From “Unlock”, you have until the end of the Programme’s availability window to view the content (the availability window is 7 days from the Programme’s premiere date and time). 

Once you have “pressed play” on the content, you have 24 hours to complete your viewing. 

Enjoy the show!

All Programmes are geo-locked and are available Canada-wide.

Lyra is living a pinterest-perfect life as a social media influencer until both her and her following begin to crumble. Is her downfall just the work of a new algorithm, or something out of this world?

  • Year
  • Runtime
  • Language
  • Country
  • Director
    Ariel Hansen
  • Screenwriter
    Ariel Hansen
  • Producer
    Jordan Barnes-Crouse, Pauline Renoult, Ariel Hansen
  • Executive Producer
    Colin Basnett, David Aboussafy
  • Cast
    Ariel Hansen, Catlin Franks, Lindsay Navarro, Alisha Dhillon, Annabelle Loi, Veronica Bonderud
  • Cinematographer
    Jordan Barnes-Crouse
  • Editor
    Ashley Lynch
  • Animator
    Noah Van Buhren (VFX)
  • Production Design
    Pauline Renoult
  • Composer
    Nestor Estrada
  • Sound Design
    Logan Laidlaw