Goodbye Old Friend

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

“A masterwork of creepy, compelling and creative storytelling, Goodbye Old Friend blew me away.” – Morbidly Beautiful

Now streaming on ARROW PLAYER.

Press links:

Review at 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 at Ubiquitous Horror
Review at Rue Morgue
Review at Terror Titans
Review at Morbidly Beautiful

Awards:

Winner – Best Editing – IndieWorks Best of Fest
Nominated – Outstanding Micro Short – Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival
Nominated – Best Actress in a Short Film – Nightmares Film Festival

Official Selection:

Videology Bar & Cinema – June 4, 2018 – Brooklyn, NY (with The Babadook)
Portland Horror Film Festival 2018 – Portland, OR
Dragon Con Independent Film Festival 2018 – Atlanta, GA
GenreBlast Film Festival 2018 – Winchester, VA
Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival 2018 – Philadelphia, PA
Coney Island Film Festival 2018 – Brooklyn, NY
Shocktober Film Festival 2018 – Champaign, IL
Halloweenapalooza Film Festival 2018 – Ottumwa, IA
Northeast Wisconsin Horror Film Festival 2018 – Oshkosh, WI
Nightmares Film Festival 2018 – Columbus, OH
Lusca Fantastic Film Fest 2018 – Puerto Rico
Orlando Film Festival 2018 – Orlando, FL
Atlanta Horror Film Festival 2018 – Atlanta, GA
Oregon Scream Week 2018 – Portland, OR
IndieWorks Halloween lineup 2018 – Queens, NY
Rendezvous ScareFest 2018 – Orange Park, FL
Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival 2018 – Williamsville, NY
HorrorHaus Film Festival 2018 – Los Angeles, CA
YoFi Fest: Yonkers Film Festival 2018 – Yonkers, NY
Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2018 – Brooklyn, NY
Muscatine Independent Film Festival 2018 – Muscatine, IA
Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival 2018 – Barcelona, Spain
Reels of the Dead 2018 – Chicago, IL
Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival 2018 – Saskatchewan, Canada
Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival 2018 – Tampa, FL
Little Terrors Short Film Festival 2019 – Toronto, Canada
Queens World Film Festival 2019 – Queens, NY
IndieWorks “Best of Fest” screening 2019 – Queens, NY
Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival 2019 – Charleston, SC
Boston Underground Film Festival’s BUFF-o-WEEN 2019 – Somerville, MA
Ill Angels Only: International Horror Film Festival 2021 – New York, NY

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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