Director, filmmaker, writer, and all around movie guy. Current film project: THE OUTER WILD, a scifi drama about the end of man's time on Earth. Previous projects: modern-day Frankenstein feature SUBJECT TWO, romantic horror drama short 'TIL DEATH, and the short creepfest in the woods, OUTSIDE. More to come! You can connect with me on Twitter @pchidel and @OuterWildMovie.
Name: Philip Chidel
Lives in: San Francisco, California
Company: Cardiac Pictures
Your Good Friend
Film (Drama) Producer Zander, a widowed rabbi, and Jules, an out-of-date pornographer become friends. Their values are put to the test as Jules documents their unique relationship in a way that is both touching and funny.
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Producer Two very different couples share a dinner of politics, religion and other topics.
Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Horror) Producer As a newlywed mourns the loss of his late wife, he develops an extreme case of sympathy sickness -- and he begins to decompose. Now, he is forced to take drastic action to not only save his own life but that of his dearly departed as well. From the writer/director of the Sundance feature 'Subject Two.' Written by Anonymous
Film (Drama and Thriller) Producer When the antisocial and lonely medical student Adam Schmidt receives a mysterious e-mail inviting him to participate of a unique medical research, he accepts the job opportunity and travels to an isolated snowing area to a cabin in the middle of nowhere. He meets Dr. Franklin Vick that kills him cutting his throat with a hunting knife. When Adam resurrects, Franklin calls him Subject Two and explains that he is engaged in an unethical medical research, bringing dead to life. Along the days, Adam is killed and resurrected over and over again, with Franklin improving his research, until the day Adam decides to leave the isolated spot. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Far from Bismarck
Film (Comedy and Mystery) Producer A murder mystery comedy about a Hollywood party where an actor gets killed... and nobody cares.
The Man Who Knew Too Little
Film (Action, Comedy, Crime and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act. Written by Anonymous
Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew In San Francisco, the criminal psychologist Helen Hudson is specialized in serial-killers. During a trial, the accused Daryll Lee Cullum kills a police officer and tries to kill her and she becomes agoraphobic. Now Helen lives a reclusive life with her gay friend Andy that helps her. Sometime later, there is a wave of crimes and Detectives M.J. Monahan and Reuben Goetz are investigating the murder cases. Helen identifies that the murderer is copycatting notorious serial-killers and she anonymously contacts the Police Department. After fourteen phone calls, she is identified by the police. Detectives M.J. and Reuben visit her and Helen teams up with them and prepares the profile of the killer that wants to be famous. But soon the copycat killer Peter Foley contacts and stalks Helen and M.J. and Reuben give protection to her. Will they be capable to stop Foley before the next murder? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Exorcist III
Film (Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Miscellaneous Crew Lt. Kinderman and Father Dyer cheer each other up on the anniversary of the death of their mutual friend, Father Damien Karras, by going to see "It's a Wonderful Life" at the local theater in Georgetown, near Washington D.C. But there's no cheering Kinderman while a particularly cruel and gruesome serial killer is at large. His murders, which involve torture, decapitation and the desecration of religious icons, is bad enough; but they also resemble those of the Gemini Killer, who has been dead for fifteen years. Written by J. Spurlin
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Film (Comedy, Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Art department This is really three shorter movies, bound together by a fourth tale in which the other three stories are read. The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from Hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses a bizarre killing and promises never to tell what he saw, and the "in-between" bit is the story of a woman preparing to cook her newspaper boy for supper. Written by Goth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
FINALIST - PAGE International Screenwriting Awards, THIS MAN MUST DIE
GRAND PRIZE WINNER - Table Read My Screenplay, Austin Film Festival - OPEN BOOK
BEST SHORT FILM - Dragon*Con International Film Festival, 'TIL DEATH
BEST SHORT FILM - New Orleans Horror Film Festival, 'TIL DEATH
BEST SHORT FILM - Pollygrind International Film Festival, 'TIL DEATH
BEST DIRECTOR - Pollygrind International Film Festival, 'TIL DEATH
BEST FEATURE - SciFi London Film Festival, SUBJECT TWO
University of MIchigan