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Childhood Nightmares Come Out to Play in the Chilling Short HADA

“Grandma, please don’t go… I’m scared.” Those troubling words mark a haunting transition from the world of storybook fairytales to the domain of a creature who goes by the name “HADA,” in this acclaimed horror short by award-winning Spanish filmmaker Tony Morales. Just like the hidden threats we all spied as children — lurking in the […]

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NSFW: Women in Horror Month Presents Ama Lea’s Bloody Erotic Short IT’S IN YOU TO GIVE

If you missed our earlier features on Women in Horror Month’s ninth annual Blood Drive (a.k.a. #WiHM9), be sure to check out some of their awesome horror-themed Public Service Announcements this year. We’ve previously showcased Izzy Lee’s vampire parody IT’S IN YOU, and showed you Jen & Sylvia Soska gender-bending the hell out of Marvel’s […]

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This Graphic Horror Short GOAT WITCH Will Melt Your Mind [NSFW]

If you think recent films like THE WITCH and A DARK SONG were the most intense depictions of occult horror in recent years, we suggest you consider the video below… but be warned, it’s definitely not suitable for work viewing. Granted, mentioning the aforementioned slow-burn titles alongside today’s short is one hell of an apples-to-oranges […]

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Watch the Soska Sisters’ Epic New Action-Comedy Short TWINPOOL!

If you’re a true horror fan, “Twisted Twins” Jen & Sylvia Soska need no introduction… but I’m going to sing their praises again… well, just because they’re awesome, and they’ve just handed an amazing Valentine’s Day gift to genre fans. The filmmaking duo continue to ramp up their creative game with each new project (they’re […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Online Premiere of Ashlea Wessel’s Shocking Short INK

2018’s Women in Horror Month has brought forth a wealth of new cinematic offerings both to and from genre film artists and fans around the world… and we’re excited to take part in that creative wave with the online premiere of INK — the first horror short from Toronto-based photographer and filmmaker Ashlea Wessel. INK […]

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Women in Horror Month’s Blood Drive Presents: Izzy Lee’s Short Film IT’S IN YOU

We’re always eager to share the work of independent genre artists, and since it also happens to be Women in Horror Month, we’re doubly proud to present the latest cinematic offering from multi-award-winning filmmaker, journalist and author Izzy Lee. You may have already seen some of Lee’s short films on the festival circuit — including […]

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Natalie Portman Pitches “My Little Stepchildren” Dolls in Mega-Creepy SNL Parody

The short film below was cut from last week’s SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE airing due to time constraints — thus sparing more sensitive late-night viewers from a fresh batch of nightmares early Sunday morning. But for those who can handle the creepiest doll commercial ever (without requiring months of therapy afterward), Natalie Portman is here to […]

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New Web Series # 3 MINUTE HORROR Delivers Micro-Dose Scares

It’s a crazy, scary world we live in… and if you’re anything like me, you probably find fictional frights strangely comforting. But between the chaos of day-to-day life and the never-ending gush of media hitting you 24/7, it’s hard to set aside more than a few minutes for a good scare… or even just a […]

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You’ll Never Trust Your Phone After Watching the Chilling Short HARVEST

It’s nothing new to read an article or watch a news piece warning about society’s obsession with their smartphones, social media and other technology that seems permanently linked to our own lives and behavior patterns. But Kevin Byrnes’ new short film HARVEST kicks that creeping concern into a paranoid nightmare straight out of a BLACK […]

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This Teaser for CARTRIDGE Expands the Infamous Legend of a Haunted Video Game

Some of the most disturbing web legends out there involve video games which have been dangerously altered — whether it be through a horrific curse, the angry spirit of a deceased player, a top-secret mind experiment, or even some combination of the above. Among these tales of dangerous or deadly games, arguably the most enduring and […]

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What Happens on THE LAST HALLOWEEN? This Terrifying Short Might Have the Answer

I don’t need to keep reminding you how we live in truly terrifying times (even though I just said it again), but as lovers of all things scary, we’re faced with a bit of a conundrum here. After all, Halloween is looming large on the horizon (the stores are already starting to stock up, in […]

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Relive a Deadly Paranormal Incident (and its Aftermath) in the Chilling Short INTRUDERS!

Without a single word of dialogue, Quebec-based filmmaker and FX artist Santiago Menghini has conjured slow-burn chills and some seriously intense scares with his stylish, dreamlike horror short INTRUDERS — based in part on a pair of short comic-book stories by Al Columbia (“5:45 AM”) and Uno Moralez (“Jacov”), with a third tale (“Inspector”) that ties […]

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What Terrors Lurk In The Short Film… DOWNSTAIRS?

We always like to leave you with a little bite-sized horror short as we dive into the weekend. Today, we have something special for you. It’s a bit longer than the average short, so perhaps you’ll like to save this for later tonight when you can dim the lights and crank the sound, but below […]

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The Goriest Short Film You Will See This Year: Check Out WHEN SUSURRUS STIRS!

It is with great pleasure that we are premiering the fantastic (and horrifying) short film WHEN SUSURRUS STIRS. I first met filmmaker Anthony Cousins at Phoenix Comic Con several years ago. I was very excited to hear about his project and thrilled when I saw it playing a number of festivals the following year. Based on […]

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THE JESTER Has a Deadly Trick Up His Sleeve in This Chilling Short

Ready for a little taste of Halloween in July? No problem! THE JESTER can deal you in… but the stakes in his game are higher than you think. Directed and co-written by Colin Krawchuk and the filmmaking team of MakeDo Entertainment, this slick and stylish short is more of a tone poem than a narrative […]