August Heat, starring Mark Jude Sullivan (One Life to Live, As The World Turns) and Jarlath Conroy (True Grit, Day of the Dead, Kinsey), received its world premiere screening at the 2014 Rhode Island International Film Festival (where it won the Directorial Discovery Award), and was officially selected to screen at the HP Lovecraft Film Festival in LA, Savannah Film Festival, Zero Film Festival NY, Garden State Film Festival, Soho International Film Festival, and Seattle International Film Festival. Directed by Matthew James Thompson, the short film is based on the chilling short story of the same name by W.F. Harvey. August Heat was awarded a Platinum Remi at the 2015 Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival. Music by Ryan Whittier.