Echoes of Animals

A short film inspired by the classics of Alfred Hitchcock and Agatha Christie that leaves more to the imaginiation with an emphasis on atmosphere and performance rather than over-the-top blood, guts, and gore.

  • William Lilly
    Director
    Dead End Job, Marital Distancing, Two Guys in a Park
  • William Lilly
    Writer
    Dead End Job, Two Guys in a Park
  • William Lilly
    Producer
    Dead End Job
  • Darrell Parker
    Producer
  • Patrick Dunnagan
    Producer
    Work Force
  • Chelsea Vieira
    Key Cast
    "Alice"
  • Darrell Parker
    Key Cast
    "Beckett"
    Fistful of Brains, A Few Brains More
  • Jeff Briggs
    Key Cast
    "Det. Cooper"
    Marital Distancing, Fever Dreams
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 22, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Blackmagic BRAW
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39∶1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Spring Lane Film Festival
    Sanford, NC
    United States
    April 2, 2022
    Best Cinematography
  • Fear Faire Film Festival
    Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    May 13, 2022
    Finalist
  • ConCarolinas Film Festival
    Charlotte, NC
    United States
    June 3, 2022
  • NIAFFS (NOIDENTITY - International Action Film Festival - Spain)

    Spain
    June 26, 2022
  • Beyond: The Cary Film Festival
    Cary, NC
    United States
    September 17, 2022
    Best Short Under 10 Minutes
  • Horror Movie Freaks Film Festival
    Walnut Cove, NC
    United States
    October 8, 2022
  • Chaos Film Fest
    Bainbridge, OH
    United States
    October 14, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Make Art Not Fear
    Porto, Porto
    Portugal
    October 1, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Borrego Springs Film Festival
    Borrego Springs, CA
    January 13, 2023
    Nominee
Director Biography - William Lilly

It's quite a long story...very sad in some places. But ask me to tell you sometime. I'll even give the characters their own silly voices.

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Director Statement

Thank you for giving me a chance to entertain you.