Best Cinematography – Ben Meredith – “Dylan’s New Nightmare” (USA)

Title: Dylan’s New Nightmare
Runtime: 35 min
Country: USA
Director: Cecil Laird 
Placement: Award of Excellence + Best Actor (Miko Hughes) + Best Cinematography (Ben Meredith) + Best Director (Cecil Laird) + Best Music (Ryan Perez-Daple)
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: Dylan’s New Nightmare acts as an unofficial sequel to Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, taking place almost thirty years after the events of the first film. In our film, the young son of Heather Langenkamp, Dylan Porter (Miko Hughes), is now a grown man trying to make his way in the world his parents raised him in–Hollywood. Little does he know that the evil entity known as Freddy Krueger (Dave McRae) is back, and eager to once again break into our world through the son of his favorite victim!