Knock Knock

Shian Denovan 5:35 UK

When a woman receives an unexpected late night knock at the door, her confusion soon turns to terror. Using neither dialogue nor music, this short psychological horror plays with unique soundscapes to create an eerie build in tension using heightened diegetic sound.

Shian Denovan has worked as an actress for over a decade, playing leading roles in several feature films for which she has gained awards and nominations such as, Best Actress Nice Film Festival winner, Best Actress Sydney Horror Festival winner, Best Actress Ontario Film Festival nominee, Best Actress The Stage Theatre Awards nominee. She is best known for work within the Horror genre and has been interviewed by the Horror Channel, given talks at festivals such as Celluloid Screams and Edinburgh Horror Festival and been featured in the culture section of several newspapers. Shian began her move into writing and directing a few years back when she wrote, produced and directed ‘Six Feet Under’ as part of Film4 FrightFest’s Short Cuts To Hell competition. She then directed the theatre play ‘Snap Catch Slam’ written by Emma Jowett at the Melbourne Fringe which received 4.5 star reviews and played to sold out audiences. The play ‘Product Testing’ which Shian wrote was selected for the London Science Fiction Theatre Festival and she directed ‘Come Die With Me’ written by Vicki Connerty at The Barons Court Theatre which sold out and was offered an extended run.