1st SUMMONING (2018) Overview


‘Evil lies within’

1st Summoning – formerly The Millbrook Summoning – is a 2018 American paranormal horror feature film directed by Raymond Wood (The Canadoo) from a screenplay by Chris Piner (The Canadoo). The movie stars Hayley Lovitt, Jason MacDonald, Teddy Cole, Brook Todd and Ace Harney.


Four student filmmakers set out to explore an abandoned building famous for its connection with the occult. However, as their journey becomes littered with strange behaviour and unexplained phenomena, it becomes clear the horror they are attempting to document may already be lurking among them…

Gravitas Ventures is releasing 1st Summoning on February 22nd, 2019 – limited theatrical and digital, olus April 23rd, 2019 – Blu-ray and DVD.

Cast and characters:

  • Hayley Lovitt … Leslie – The Gifted TV series; Sleepy Hollow TV series; The RemainingThe Paranormal Disappearance of Ailyn JesickCabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
  • Jason MacDonald … Pastor Youngblood – The Vampire Diaries TV series;  Jack the Ripper vs Kung-Fu Hookers short; Witches of East End TV series
  • Teddy Cole … Mark
  • Brook Todd … Ryan
  • Ace Harney … Ace
  • Buddy Campbell … Crockett
  • Lance J. Gosnell … Church member
  • Caroline Sposto … Woman Gardening
  • Caitlyn Bailey … Church Congregation
  • Dylan Law … Church Member