The Midnight Stalker

Grace (Rosie Frecker), a shy teenage girl walks home from school every weekday, usually on her own. One day, whilst walking through a neighbourhood street, Grace sees an anonymous figure fixating on her from afar, then disappears.

Later that evening, Grace is tasked to look after the house for one night by her parents. The atmosphere at first seems peaceful, but as the hour grows late, Grace discovers that she is not alone. Will she survive The Midnight Stalker?

  • Matthew Hill
    Director
    Faith
  • Matthew Hill
    Writer
    Faith
  • Rosie Frecker
    Key Cast
    "Grace"
  • Paulina Lejon
    Key Cast
    "Audrey"
  • Will Pattenden
    Key Cast
    "The Midnight Stalker"
  • Collis Enterprises
    Producer
  • Giuseppe Alfano
    Original Music
  • Austin Hill
    Director of Photography
  • Hayley Winstanley
    Make-up Artist
  • Christos Petrou
    Assistant Director
  • Joanna Le Brocq
    Sound
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Horror, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 24, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    500 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital - Panasonic GH5
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:35 1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • New Forest Film Festival
    Brockenhurst
    United Kingdom
    June 8, 2019
    Finalist
Director Biography - Matthew Hill

Matthew Hill is an independent filmmaker, who started making films at the age of seven using Lego animation. He attended Sawston Village College and joined the local Cinema Club, making short films in his spare time.

In 2016, Matthew attended the BFI National Academy at NFTS, where young filmmakers are mentored by industry professionals. He worked as a sound recordist on the short film ‘Paralysis’.

In 2019, Matthew's directorial short film 'Faith', was selected for screening at the Olympus Film Festival in Los Angeles, where it picked up a one week theatrical distribution at Laemmle Theatres.

Matthew considers Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott, James Cameron, George Miller, Stanley Kubrick, John Carpenter and Peter Jackson as his primarily influences as a filmmaker. Matthew hopes to continue to develop new material as a director/writer in the future.

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