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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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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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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 […]

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A Seriously Creepy 30 Second Horror Short: WOMAN IN THE BOOK

For today’s horror short, let’s check out a brisk but effective film from our friends over at Crypt TV. While lost in the woods, a couple discover there is something seriously wrong with their book, and maybe their heads. Don’t miss WOMAN IN THE BOOK below.

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Kick-off Your Weekend with the Horrifying Short Film MORGU

The weekend is almost upon us! Let’s kick it off with a spooky little short from our friends over at Crypt TV. This one is by filmmaker Erika Grediaga. It is time to conjure MORGU!

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This 3 Minute Short Film is Scary as Hell: STEREOSCOPE

The set-up is simple. A woman receives an old-fashioned stereoscope with a message to “enjoy the company.” Then things get really scary. We found this horrifying little short lurking over at Crypt TV, and we love it! Mad props to the filmmaker, Alexander Babaev. We hope to see many more horror projects from him! And […]

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Check Out the Terrifying 3 Minute Short WHITE WILLOW

Horror films don’t always need complicated plots and back stories to be effective. Sometimes simplicity can be both beautiful and horrifying. Case in point: Ryan Swantek’s latest horror short film, WHITE WILLOW. Filmed entirely in Ryan’s bathroom, the segment has no spoken dialogue, but instead relies entirely on haunting visuals to execute the terror. And it also deserves […]

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Watch Sigourney Weaver Battle a New Alien Foe in Neill Blomkamp’s Apocalyptic Short RAKKA!

Even if you’ve given up hope on seeing Ellen Ripley’s return to the xenomorph universe in the perpetually-postponed (and very likely doomed) ALIEN 5, with DISTRICT 9 director Neill Blomkamp behind the camera, this is still very big news indeed… and hints at something perhaps even bigger. Blomkamp chose to kick off his new experimental […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Read Katherine MacDonald’s Chilling Short Story DON’T LEAVE ME BEHIND

Today we’re proud to offer our readers an exclusive never-before-published ghost story by Los Angeles-based author and filmmaker Katherine MacDonald. A lifelong fan of ghost stories, MacDonald recently completed her MFA in Screenwriting from the University of California, Riverside low residency program. Her short film, “Willow Garden,” premiered at The Final Girls Horror Film Festival in […]

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Love Will Tear Us Apart in Douglas Buck’s CUTTING MOMENTS [NSFW]

Apart from his well-made but seldom seen 2006 remake of Brian De Palma’s SISTERS (which never received a theatrical release), the name of Douglas Buck is not widely known among mainstream horror audiences. Nevertheless, Buck’s reputation has persisted for nearly two decades among extreme-cinema fans as a transgressive and challenging artist with a knack for […]