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A Deviant Dentist Finds THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM in This Totally Twisted Short

Some call it Odontophobia or Dentophobia. But most of us know of it simply as “Dental Fear.” A surprisingly large percentage of the population experiences at least some measure of anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist, even if it’s just for their bi-annual cleaning… but for some, it’s an overwhelming, paralyzing fear. Those […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Online World Premiere of the Horror Short CARVED!

Blumhouse.com is thrilled to host the online premiere of the new horror short film CARVED. Directed by Mary Russell, the film focuses on a satanic soul that possess people on a road trip to Las Vegas. The short screened at a number of festivals last year and is now finally debuting online. This is Russell’s […]

Films Scary Fun 

Check Out this Terrifying 4 Minute Short Based on a Creepypasta

Let’s start the week off with a brisk bit of terror. Check out the short film THE RAKE below! It is based off a well-known CreepyPasta, but no prior knowledge is required to enjoy this frightening film. And for more info on the Creepypasta that inspired the short, check out the Blumhouse.com article on the […]

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Absolute Terror in Under 2 Minutes: The Nightmarish Short Film BEDFELLOWS

For today’s viral flashback, we are revisiting Drew Daywalt’s disturbing short BEDFELLOWS. Pleasant nightmares.

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Check Out This Hilarious New Short Film: WHEN THE PURGE ENDS!

So you’ve “purged” with a night of celebrated mayhem, torture, and blood-shed. But what happens when The Purge ends? Check out this hilarious new short from writer/director Eli Thomas and his “Pizza for Breakfast” team as they examine the morning after The Purge…

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One of the Creepiest Horror Shorts I’ve Seen- PEEKERS

At Blumhouse.com, we watch a lot of horror shorts. And we can always tell an effective one when a few days later we are still thinking about the film. It is remarkable how horror shorts can create a lasting feeling of creepiness in under 10 minutes! PEEKERS is a great example of this. The premise is chilling and resonating. […]

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Take a Look Behind the Door with this Incredibly Creepy Horror Short

What better way to start your weekend than with a terrifying short film! This one comes to us from the United Kingdom and has been one of my favorite horror shorts since I first saw it in 2013. Such a simple premise, with such an effective pay-off. Take a look behind the door…

Films Scary Fun 

Check Out this Terrifying Horror Short from the Director of LIGHTS OUT!

We’ve all been frightened by the short film LIGHTS OUT which is releasing as a feature movie in late July! But have you seen director David Sandberg’s other short horror films, all equally nightmarish? Check out his horror short, PICTURED, below. This one actually shook me a bit more than LIGHTS OUT.  I have a […]

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Group Therapy for Serial Killers: Check Out the Hilariously Spooky Short THE MEETING!

Each year at the Etheria Film Festival, Hollywood is treated to a collection of wonderful horror, science fiction, and fantasy films all directed by women. Several years ago, I had the pleasure of seeing this creepy little comedy from director Karen Lam. Four serial killers meet in a group therapy session to confess their prior crimes…but […]

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Check Out the Creepy New Short Film THE BIRCH!

Check out this awesome new horror short from our friends at Crypt TV. THE BIRCH will protect you!

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Building a Better Horror Anthology: The Perils of Parenthood

We are certainly experiencing a new wave of new wave horror anthologies right now, and there’s no denying they are the perfect showcase for short film. As with most films in this realm, audiences can always expect quite the eclectic mix of material to cater to a broader range of tastes which, more often than […]

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How Many Famous Horror Movies Can You Spot in the Short Film DEAD AHEAD?

JAWS, FRIDAY THE 13TH, TEXAS CHAINSAW, and even THE SHINING make their way into the fun and innovative short, DEAD AHEAD! This one was clearly made by a diehard fan of the genre. How many horror movie references can you count? DEAD AHEAD is a postcard animation to the world of the horror movie genre. Our […]

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Submit Your Film to the Upcoming Lucky Th1rt3en Horror Short Film Competition!

Coming this May, the horror writing community will be gathering in Las Vegas for the first ever Stokercon, a weekend of networking, panels, and the presenting of the coveted Bram Stoker Award. And as part of this year’s celebrations, they have added a short film competition entitled the Lucky Th1rt3en! The deadline for this sweet new […]