The Maniae

Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s cosmic horror stories and unfathomable beasts comes The Maniae, a terrifying creature that emits poisonous gases and ignites mania in the souls of any unfortunate being who lays eyes on its flesh. Will this solitary teen survive or fall victim to its horrid gaze?

  • Omar De Leon
    Director
  • Omar De Leon
    Producer
  • Omar De Leon
    Writer
  • Omar De Leon
    Editor
  • Kerolos Gars
    Assistant Director
  • Priscila De Leon
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student, Other
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Monster
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 6, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    60 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • AFRAID. Online film awards
    United States
    United States
    August 25, 2021
    AFRAID. Online film awards
    Best Monster - 3rd Place
  • Alternative Film Festival
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada
    September 22, 2021
    Alternative Film Festival
    Best Quarantine Film- Semi-Finalist
  • BiteNight
    Portland, Maine
    United States
    December 31, 2022
    BiteNight
    Official Selection
  • The Fear Faire Film Festival
    Spring Valley Lake, California
    United States
    May 13, 2022
    The Fear Faire Film Festival
    Honorable Mention
Director - Omar De Leon