Episode #9 – Emma Dark Presents SALIENT MINUS TEN and Other Tales of Dread
Nova Nights is conceived and hosted by BILLY CHAINSAW
ABOUT “SALIENT MINUS TEN”:
The new Sci-Fi/Horror short film from award-winning filmmaker Emma Dark, is a cerebral foray into the darker, more disturbing, side of Science Fiction. It tells the disturbing tale of Adam Harper, an average man, who, on an average day, suddenly finds himself catapulted into the strangest, reality changing game… a game of time and chance, where the stakes are a matter of life and death.
“SALIENT MINUS TEN” features Star Wars actor Alan Austen in the lead role, with cinematography from internationally renowned DoP Philip Bloom.
ABOUT EMMA DARK:
She’s an award-winning filmmaker, actress and model, specialising in the Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. Her first self produced and directed short film SEIZE THE NIGHT (2015) won her the Rising Star award at Northern Ireland’s Yellow Fever Independent Film Festival. The film garnered favourable reviews from a multitude of respected genre websites including Dread Central, Starburst and UK Horror Scene, as well as a news article on the official AMC’s Horror Channel website. As the film gained momentum “SEIZE THE NIGHT” and Emma Dark featured in comprehensive national print articles, including a front page mention in leading UK horror magazine ‘Scream’.
She is currently a contributing writer for ‘Digital FilmMaker Magazine’ and an honorary patron of the arts at The Misty Moon Film Society. Emma regularly appears as a Film and TV guest at genre conventions around the UK.
Emma’s full biography is available at emmadark.com/about
THE EVENING’S RUNNING ORDER:
- INTRODUCTION by BILLY CHAINSAW & EMMA DARK
- WORLD PREMIERE of “P–23a” – a CHAINSAW & COLLIER CUT UP
- “SALIENT MINUS TEN” (2017). Director Emma Dark. R/T 13 mins
- Live conversation between BILLY CHAINSAW & EMMA DARK discussing the artist’s work and influences + audience Q & A
- THE QUIET EARTH (1985). Director Geoff Murphy. R/T: 1 hr 31 mins
Emma’s choice of film sees a man named Zac Hobson who awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.
INTERMISSION MUSIC PROGRAMMED BY NOVA BILL
“SALIENT MINUS TEN” actor Samantha Oči will also be present on the night, as well as AD Merlyn Roberts.
Date: February 7, 2018
Time: Doors at 7pm // Show at 7:30pm
Location: The Horse Hospital // Colonnade, WC1N 1JD London, United Kingdom
Price: £5 ADV, £7 ON THE DOOR