Goodbye Old Friend

Synopsis: A young woman is trapped in her apartment by her childhood imaginary friend, who has come back to haunt her.

Awards:

Winner – GOLD award – Spotlight Horror Film Awards
Winner – Best Editing – IndieWorks Best of Fest
Winner – Silver Whiskers Award (Best of Fest) – IndieWorks Halloween Special
Winner – Honorable Mention – Tabloid Witch Awards
Nominated – Outstanding Micro Short – Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival
Nominated – Best Actress in a Short Film – Nightmares Film Festival

Press links:

“Goodbye Old Friend” review in the Hollywood Investigator (scroll down the page)
Special Mention in Bloody Disgusting’s coverage of the Nightmares Film Festival
Video review from the Northeast Wisconsin Horror Film Festival screening
Review from the Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival screening

Official Selection:

Videology Bar & Cinema – June 4, 2018 – Brooklyn, NY (paired with The Babadook)
Portland Horror Film Festival – June 16, 2018 – Portland, OR
Dragon Con Independent Film Festival – August 31, 2018 – Atlanta, GA
GenreBlast Film Festival – August 31, 2018 – Winchester, VA
Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival – September 6, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA
Coney Island Film Festival – September 15, 2018 – Brooklyn, NY
Shocktober Film Festival – October 3, 2018 – Champaign, IL
Halloweenapalooza Film Festival – October 12, 2018 – Ottumwa, IA
Northeast Wisconsin Horror Film Festival – October 14, 2018 – Oshkosh, WI
Nightmares Film Festival – October 19, 2018 – Columbus, OH
Lusca Fantastic Film Fest – October 19, 23 & November 1, 2018 – Puerto Rico
Orlando Film Festival – October 21 & 25, 2018 – Orlando, FL
Atlanta Horror Film Festival – October 26, 2018 – Atlanta, GA
Oregon Scream Week – October 26, 2018 – Portland, OR
IndieWorks Halloween lineup – October 30, 2018 – Queens, NY
Rendezvous ScareFest – November 2, 2018 – Orange Park, FL
Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival – November 3, 2018 – Williamsville, NY
HorrorHaus Film Festival – November 4, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA
YoFi Fest: Yonkers Film Festival – November 7, 2018 – Yonkers, NY
Nitehawk Shorts Festival – November 8, 2018 – Brooklyn, NY
Muscatine Independent Film Festival – November 9, 2018 – Muscatine, IA
Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival – November 10, 2018 – Barcelona, Spain
Reels of the Dead (Days of the Dead convention) – November 17, 2018 – Chicago, IL
Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival – November 17, 2018 – Saskatchewan, Canada
Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival – December 7, 2018 – Tampa, FL
Little Terrors Short Film Festival – February 26, 2019 – Toronto, Canada
Queens World Film Festival – March 23, 2019 – Queens, NY
IndieWorks “Best of Fest” screening – April 23, 2019 – Queens, NY
Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival – May 25, 2019 – Charleston, SC

Cast: Corrie Legge, Aaron Dalla Villa

Written/Produced/Directed by Rafael De Leon Jr.
Director of Photography: Brendan Engle
Makeup FX: Anthony DiFolco
Editor: Rafael De Leon Jr.
Gaffer: Ashley Vanderwaren
Assistant Camera: Andrea Van Niekerk
Production Sound Mixer: Vivian Gisle
Production Assistant: Joseph Rubino

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