KNOCK (2023) – Presentation of a Psychological Thriller filmed in Richmond, VA

Richmond, Virginia - 10/31/2023 - Bobby Huotari is proud to announce the release of their latest short film, "KNOCK," a captivating Thriller/Horror that is set to leave audiences on the edge of their seats.

Short Film "KNOCK" for fans of the thriller and horror genres. This film follows a man "down on his luck" who is dumbfounded by a recurring knock during the night. His unassuming curiosity to find the source leads him to discover something more than he bargained for.

"KNOCK exemplifies the strong spirit of collaboration that defines indie filmmaking's blue-collar work ethic. My heartfelt gratitude goes out to everyone who played a part in bringing this project to life."

Bobby Huotari, Film Director

Official Trailer for the Short Film KNOCK (2023)

Film Details

Genre - Short, Horror, Thriller
Film Duration - 12 minutes 38 seconds

Over the past year, KNOCK found itself a home at the following film festivals:

  • Montreal Requiem Fear Fest (OFFICIAL SELECTION)
  • Spring HorrorHound Film Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)
  • Richmond International Film Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)
  • Montreal Independent Film Festival (NOMINEE)

Cast and Crew

Bobby Huotari - Director, Writer
Gabe Garcia "Jonathan"
Jason Taylor "Bill"
Colton Johnson "New Roommate"
Joseph Puccio - Assistant Camera
Lindsey Paulette - Script Supervisor, Line Producer
Ben Weingartner - Boom Operator and Sound Mixer
David Muessig - Colorist
Lee Barrett Zook - Original Score
Forrest Eleuterius - Post Sound Mixing and Sound Design

More Information

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