The Video Store Commercial

The Video Store Commercial

A desperate video store owner hires a crew to shoot a commercial in his shop. But when they accidentally destroy a cursed VHS, suddenly, all their lives are in danger.- and worse yet, the commercial may never get finished...

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Cody Kennedy

Tim Rutherford


Directors: Cody Kennedy, Tim Rutherford
Producer: Tim Rutherford, Cody Kennedy
Screenwriter: Tim Rutherford
Cinematographer: Brandon Boucher
Editor: Cody Kennedy
Production Designer: Tim Rutherford (uncredited)
Principal Cast: Kevin Martin, Josh Lenner, Jesse Nash, Tim Rutherford
Additional Credits: Lighting Director: Jesse Nash, Art Director: Angela Seehagen, Special Effects: Sonny Rossi, Special Effects: Shawn Brons


Cody Kennedy
Public Film Contact
Cody Kennedy
House of Heathens
Publicity Contact
Cody Kennedy
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2018
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Screening Section: Midnight Shorts Competition
Screening Format: Narrative Short
Country: {Canada}
Language: English
Runtime: 04:10 mins