Birthday Boys

On her deceased boyfriend’s birthday, a girl in a desperate situation turns to a close friend for help, unaware of the grave and deadly consequences lying ahead.

Press link:

“Birthday Boys” review at Hollywood Investigator (scroll down the page)


Best Dramatic Horror Short – Tabloid Witch Awards
Best Actress (in a short or medium-length film) – Justine Llanes – Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival
Audience Choice – IndieWorks short film series

Official Selection:

New York No Limits Film Series (2012) – New York, NY
Fright Night Film Festival (2012) – Louisville, KY
Horrorfind Weekend Film Festival (2012) – Gettysburg, PA
Rail City Roadshow Film Festival (2012) – various cities – CANADA
Coney Island Film Festival (2012) – Brooklyn, NY
Atlanta Horror Film Festival (2012) – Atlanta, GA
Rock & Shock Film Festival (2012) – Worcester, MA
Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival (2012) – Buffalo, NY
HorrorQuest Film Festival (2012) – Atlanta, GA
Fargo Fantastic Film Festival (2012) – Fargo, ND
Shudderfest (2012) – Somerville, MA
Killer Film Fest (2012) – Somerville, MA
Big Apple Film Festival (2012) – New York, NY
Tabloid Witch Awards (2012) – Los Angeles, CA
Dam Short Film Festival (2013) – Boulder City, NV
Love Your Shorts Film Festival (2013) – Sanford, FL
Cinedelphia Film Festival (2013) – Philadelphia, PA
IndieWorks (2013) – New York, NY
Dead of Winter Festival (2015) – Brisbane, Queensland – AUSTRALIA
Northern Frights Festival (2015) – Ontario – CANADA

Cast: Bettina Taylor, Justine Llanes, Brandon O’Sullivan

Written/Directed by Rafael De Leon Jr.
Produced by Anthony Sylvester and Rafael De Leon Jr.
Director of Photography – Anthony DeRose
Makeup FX – Anthony DiFolco
Edited by Rafael De Leon Jr. and Anthony Sylvester
Assistant Camera – Christopher Cafaro
Gaffer – Matthew J. Pecca
Sound Recordist – Michael Wallach
Production Assistant – Ivan De Leon

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