Freddy Chávez Olmos and Shervin Shoghian’s award-winning fantasy-horror short film “Shhh” has been released online, just in time for Halloween!
“‘Shhh’ is a tale about a young boy, who uses his imagination to overcome his monstrous bully at night. Tired of being scared, Guillermo eventually takes matters into his own hands.”
The short is inspired by the lucid dreams of director Guillermo del Toro during childhood.
After viewing the film, Director Guillermo del Toro described “Shhh” as having “strong visuals and solid atmosphere.”
“Shhh” screened globally in over 30 international film festivals so far, spanning across 6 countries, including France, United States, Japan, Mexico, Spain and Canada.
The short received recognition for the team’s hard work, including winning:
Best Short at the 2013 Leo Awards in Canada
Best Production Design at the 2013 Leo Awards in Canada
Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi Short at the 2012 Rhode Island International Film Festival in the U.S.
Best Short Film at the 2012 Festival Internacional de Cine Puebla in Mexico