(Short, Horror/Thriller, 2020) 

During a plagued dust and wind storm in 1963, a countryman takes in a weary traveler seeking refuge -- but discovers the truth in the circumstances of his arrival.

Directed by: Justin Knoepfel & Lorian Gish

Producers: Tyler St. Pierre, Justin Knoepfel, Lorian Gish

Director of Photography: Harrison Kraft

Starring:

Anthony Arkin,

Nicky Boulos

with Mark Silverman

FILM STILLS

BEHIND THE SCENES

PRESS

FILM THREAT : “THE HOWLING WIND” 

“…a beautiful doomsday art film.”

VILLAIN MEDIA:  “5 Reasons Why We Love THE HOWLING WIND” 

“…a hard-hitting and hallucinatory psychological thriller that is uniquely relevant to our difficult times.”

DREAD CENTRAL: “Trailer: THE HOWLING WIND Harkens Classic Horror of the ’50s and ’60s”

“…the story ponders whether ‘fear of the unknown’ or ‘fear of each other’ is more harmful.”

DAILY DEAD: “Horror Highlights: THE HOWLING WIND Trailer…”

“…depicts how good people can become monsters when their survival is at stake.”

MORBIDLY BEAUTIFUL: “THE HOWLING WIND” Gets the Atmosphere Right"

"...An atmospheric thriller that has light psychological tinges and a strong sense of atmosphere. It’s a chilling vision of America that is unfortunately somewhat timely."

BLOODYFLICKS: "THE HOWLING WIND" Review

"...pays its dues to [these] influences but does so with originality and flair."

RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE: June ShortCuts Roundup

"The tension almost drips off the screen..." 

POP HORROR: Don’t Get Caught:  ‘THE HOWLING WIND’ (2020) Review

"The loneliness you feel while watching is frightening..."

SOCIAL MEDIA

"THE HOWLING WIND" 

STARRING ANTHONY ARKIN NICKY BOULOS WITH MARK SILVERMAN

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY HARRISON KRAFT PRODUCTION DESIGNER NICOLE SMITH COSTUME DESIGNER LAUREN RINN 

EDITOR JUSTIN KNOEPFEL PRODUCTION MANAGER HAYDEN C. DABBS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR DEANA M. BIAGI 1ST AC CHARLEE REIFF

2ND AC DAVE GISH KEY GRIP JOHN VALLE GAFFER CHARLES STORCK BEST BOY/GRIP MICHAEL VASSALLO SOUND MIXER SERGIO GRAMAN

KEY HAIR/MAKEUP EFFECTS ARTIST AIMEE KUGE SCRIPT SUPERVISOR ANNABELLA WASZKIEWICZ  SOUND DESIGNER DAVID MARGOLIN LAWSON PRODUCED BY TYLER ST. PIERRE JUSTIN KNOEPFEL & LORIAN GISH WRITTEN BY JUSTIN KNOEPFEL 

DIRECTED BY LORIAN GISH & JUSTIN KNOEPFEL