A woman surfing in the Gulf of Mexico after a hurricane, collides with a carcass washed out to sea in the storm. Attacked by parasites and facing a doubtful doctor, she heals the visceral effects on her body and environment by herself. Biters is a horror movie about taking care of our planet.

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Matt Sherwood




Director: Matt Sherwood
Producer: Corbin Heinchon
Screenwriter: Davey Morrison Dillard, Matt Sherwood
Cinematographer: John David Devirgiliis
Editor: Gavin McGlynn
Production Designer: Spencer Gutierrez
Sound Designer: Cabel Adkins
Music: Sam France
Principal Cast: Claire Cetera
Additional Credits: Stunt Coordinator: Perry Barndt, Special Effects Coordinator: Everett Byrom III, Visual Effects by: David Parella


Public Film Contact
Matt Sherwood
Adaptable Productions
Publicity Contact
Corbin Heinchon
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Genre: Horror
Screening in: Texas Shorts Program
Screening Section: Texas Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 12 mins