Unrated | 81 min | Sci-fi, Thriller
Brute Sanity is an indie film about an FBI-trained neuropsychologist who teams up with a thief to find a reality-altering device while her insane ex-boss unleashes bizarre traps to stop her.
Adjovi Koene, Steven Lawlor-Jones, Sam Vanivray, Daniel Baek, Ara Woland, Joshua Rajman, Emili Durrant, Amy Stahl, Mai Delapa, Mike Weiner, Steph France, Mikaela Happas
Written & Directed by: Sam Vanivray
Director of Photography: Travis Gray
Music: Evan Langley
- Boston Hassle – EARLY WARNING: The Boston Science Fiction Film Festival
- Boston Globe – Scene Here: Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival returns to Somerville Theatre
- Radio of Horror – Dr. Chris Interviews Star and Director of Brute Sanity (audio)
- Something Wicked Film Festival – “AN INTERVIEW WITH…” Episode: SAM VANIVRAY
- Extra Features Interviews: Filmmaker Sam Vanivray (audio)
- IndieActivity – Interview with Actor, Writer & Director Sam Vanivray
- Portsmouth Community Radio – Leah Gage interviews Sam Vanivray (audio)
- Leah’s Movie Lowdown – Review: Brute Sanity
- Graveyard Shift Sisters – Sci-Fi Sunday: Teaser Trailer For Feature Film, Brute Sanity
Awards & Nominations
- Best Female Actor in a Feature Film (Adjovi Koene), Something Wicked Film Festival, 2017
- Best Feature Film, Something Wicked Film Festival, 2017
- Best Sci-Fi Masterpiece Feature, Crypticon Kansas City, 2017
- Best Production, Chemical Film Festival, 2017
- Jury Award for Feature Film, Westercon 70, 2017
- Best Thriller Film, Cinema New York, 2017
- 2nd Place Sci-Fi Feature, International Horror Hotel, 2017
- Special Recognition Award, DonQuest, 2017
- Nominated – Best Feature, Newark International Film Festival, 2017
- Nominated – Best Feature Film, DonQuest, 2017.
- Nominated – Best Director, DonQuest, 2017.
- Finalist – Sci-Fi Feature, Motor City Nightmares International Film Festival, 2017.
- Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival, Somerville, MA. Feb 12, 2018. Tickets: EventBrite
- Unreal Film Festival, Memphis, TN. Sept 23 at 7:40pm.
- Buffalo Niagara Film Festival, Buffalo, NY. Sept 21 at 5PM.
- Newark International Film Festival, Newark, NJ. Sept 8 in 4-6pm block, Citiplex 12.
- Cinema New York, NYC, Sept 4 at 5pm.
- Escape Velocity, Washington, DC., Sept 1 at 2:15pm.
- Something Wicked Film Festival, Atlanta, Aug 5.
- Crypticon Kansas City, St Joseph, MO, July 15.
- Lake George Film Festival, Lake George, NY, July 10-12 (Semi-Finalist).
- Stockholm Independent Film Festival, July 6 (Semi-Finalist).
- Westercon 70, Tempe, AZ. July 1 (SciFi Films Block 1).
- International Horror Hotel, Hudson, OH. June 17, 2017.
- DonQuest, Doncaster, UK. May 27, 2017.
- Motor City Nightmares International Film Festival , Novi, MI. April 29, 2017.
- Leah’s Indie Film Series @ Soundstage 909, Portsmouth, NH. April 13, 2017.
- Chemical Film Festival, Rowlett TX, Feb 26.