Honorable Mention – The Forest Has Eyes (USA)

Title: The Forest Has Eyes
Runtime: 11 min
Country: USA
Director: Tony Carpinelli 
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: December, 2022

Synopsis: A teenage girl named Samantha struggling with personal issues goes to her favorite spot to think, a clearing by a trail in the woods that likes to hike at. She has hiked here many tiimes, but this time, something begins to stalk her during her hike. Is it an animal? Something more sinister? Will Samantha make it out of the forest alive?