From the writer/director of CRITICIZED… Richard Gale’s new comedy-horror short film, THE HORRIBLY SLOW MURDERER WITH THE EXTREMELY INEFFICIENT WEAPON will have its world premiere at Fantastic Fest this Thursday, Sept. 18 in Austin, Texas. The film will screen as part of their skull-boiling SHORT FUSE program, which screens three times throughout the week-long festival. After Fantastic Fest, HSMEIW will be showcased at Dead Channels– the San Francisco Festival of Fantastic Film, screening on Oct.4 and Oct. 6. Starring Paul Clemens (The Beast Within) and Brian Rohan (Criticized), THE HORRIBLY SLOW MURDERER WITH THE EXTREMELY INEFFICIENT WEAPON tells the epic story of one man’s encounter with what could be the most relentless murderer of all time. Music is by Emmy winner Christopher Brady, and SFX makeup by Emmy winner Dean Jones.