adverb: in extremis 1) in an extremely difficult situation.
2) at the point of death.

Three women. 
Two sisters. 
Two enemies. 
One impossible choice.

IN EXTREMIS is a short film directed by Jeremy Sumrall, written by Jeremy along with Marcus Sabom and Dom Orozco. It was created as an entry into the 2014 SPLATTERFEST WEEKEND OF MAYHEM competition (

The short stars Christina Stroup as “Charlie”, an escaped convict who has a score to settle with her former attorney “Melanie” played by Michelle Ellen Jones.  Melanie’s sister “Ashley” (played by Amber Foss) has been kidnapped by Charlie, and is being used as bait in a game of cat and mouse.

IN EXTREMIS will have its premiere on October 1st in Houston, TX as part of the Splatterfest 2014 festivities.  Any awards or updates will follow soon!



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When a young woman (Roxy Vandiver) notices a guy from her past (Kile Moore) at a costume party, her schoolgirl crush spirals out of control.

STAY WITH ME is an award-winning short film written and directed by Jeremy Sumrall. It was created as an entry into the 2012 SPLATTERFEST WEEKEND OF MAYHEM competition ( Splatterfest’s Weekend of Mayhem is a short film race akin to the 48 Hour Film Race in which teams are assigned a theme, a prop, a character, and a line of dialogue, and have ONE WEEKEND to write, shoot, edit, and score a 4-7 minute short film.

The 7-minute short received several award nominations at Splatterfest 2012, including BEST ORIGINAL SONG (written and performed by Troy Goodrich), BEST GROSS OUT, BEST SPLATTER, and BEST USE OF THEME. Lead actress Roxy Vandiver was nominated for BEST ACTRESS and Jeremy was nominated for BEST DIRECTOR. Ultimately, the short brought home two awards: BEST COSTUMES and MOST AWKWARD MOMENT.


In the summer of 1982, a group of campers was horribly slaughtered at Camp Arapaho in the sleepy little town of Woodland Hills. The 10 gruesome murders were blamed on Alex Black, a mysterious man believed to have been the son of Satan himself, whom the townspeople had hunted down and lynched nearly 20 years prior. A young woman named Adrienne was able to defeat Alex and put a stop to the killing spree.

One year later, a series of mysterious killings at the Meadow Falls Sanitarium (where Adrienne had spent the last year as a patient) was once again linked to the mysterious Alex Black. Twenty patients and staff members were horribly slaughtered in increasingly graphic and brutal ways. In the end, a young man named George Miner, along with Adrienne, was able to defeat Alex Black, sending him back to the foul hell from whence he came.

For five years, Alex Black has been silent, and the town of Woodland Hills has been peaceful. However, tonight is the night of the death moon, and someone has found a way to bring Alex Black back to life…

…and Alex will not stop until he paints the town blood red.