‘Days of the Dead’ invades Los Angeles, CA from April 1 to the 3, and features one of the most diverse guest lists of any horror convention in the country. This year’s guests also include Canadian film director Patricia Chica who is known for her award-winning horror and fantasy films ‘Ceramic Tango’, ‘Serpent’s Lullaby’ and ‘A Tricky Treat’. Patricia has been programmed by the curators of the Etheria Film Night (Heidi Honeycutt and Stacy Pippi Hammon) to screen ‘A Tricky Treat’ and participate in a panel full of other outstanding female directors who will discuss their creative process and talk about the craft of making scary movies. Come on inside for details and the official trailer for ‘A Tricky Treat’.
The premise of the horror comedy short ‘A Tricky Treat’ is as simple as it is frightening: A man is kidnapped by a very strange family, and his fate is held in the hands of two kids. Presenting a shocking tale of the unexpected with a twist, the film starrs Leonard Waldner, Andrea Fletcher, Steve Brewster, Keira McCarthy and Marco Reilly. You will have a chance to lay eyes on ‘A Tricky Treat’ when you attend Days of the Dead in Los Angeles.
Patricia Chica is a Canadian multi award-winning director-producer who specializes in author driven genre films with commercial appeal and that uplift the audience. One of Patricia’s principles is to always depict strong characters, with mood and tone, and exhibit visual ingenuity while delivering an engaging, thought-provoking and entertaining story. Her horror shorts ‘Ceramic Tango’, ‘A Tricky Treat’, and ‘Serpent’s Lullaby’ have won multiple awards. The latter was part of the Coup de Coeur selection of the favorite international shorts at the 67th Cannes Film Festival (Short Film Corner). For the last three years, she has been part of the Massive Blood Drive PSA anthology curated by the Soska Sisters for the Women in Horror Month. Patricia Chica presently divides her time between Los Angeles and her hometown Montreal.
So when is what going on where? Saturday, April 2 at 2:00pm the screening of ‘A Tricky Treat’ will happen during Days of the Dead at the Burbank Hotel Los Angeles, followed at 3:00pm by the Female Directors’ Panel. The convention hotel is located at 2500 North Hollywood Way in Burbank, CA. Tickets can be purchasedc through the event’s official website.
Patricia’s Official Website – Patricia on Facebook
Days of the Dead Website – Etheria Website