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The Greatest Video You Will Watch this Week: A Woman Yelling a Bear While it Breaks her Kayak

At Blumhouse.com, we watch a lot of weird videos. Sometimes they are sent directly to us, sometimes we find them on socials, and then once in a blue moon we organically stumble onto them while roaming YouTube. One of our writers, Jennica, stumbled onto this little gem yesterday, and we have not stopped laughing about […]

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Monster Babies: The Adorably Horrific Artwork of Will Terry

Last weekend while wandering through the aisles of Phoenix Comicon, I stumbled upon on a booth filled with fascinating and imaginative art. The booth was decked out in what appeared to be children’s artwork, full of whimsy and merriment, but the subject matter was much darker. I became captivated not with just the adorably morbid, colorful monsters, but […]

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5 Minutes of Fright: Check Out the Terrifying Short Film #NotAlone

We spend a lot of time on our cellphones sharing media with others, including pics, which can make us just a tiny bit more vulnerable. In today’s horror short film, a girl snaps a selfie, but when sharing it to social media, she realizes that she is not alone. This one is directed and produced by Sotiris […]

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Check Out this Hilarious Short Film EXORCIST Parody!

For today’s horror video, let’s take a look at a short film gem from our good friends over at Crypt TV. Here is THE EXORCISM from filmmaker Adam Bolt and writer Scott Tanner Jones. The exorcist and demon go way back. They must have some great stories to tell…  

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Blumhouse Intern Horror Short Challenge: Watch IT CAME FROM THE DRAIN

Each semester at Blumhouse Productions, we give our interns a challenge. They must create a horror short film using only a cell phone. They can add a soundtrack, but all the actually filming, editing, and audio work must be done entirely on a cell phone. Over the next few days, we will be sharing several […]

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Blumhouse Intern Horror Short Challenge: Watch RENT CONTROLLED

Each semester at Blumhouse Productions, we give our interns a challenge. They must create a horror short film using only a cell phone. They can add a soundtrack, but all the actual filming, editing, and audio work must be done entirely on a cell phone. Over the next few days, we will be sharing several of this […]

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Seriously- “Ring Around the Rosie” is NOT about Plague

We have all heard it repeatedly. I even recall my teachers discussing it in class. Supposedly, the well-known children’s chant “Ring Around the Rosie” is about the Great Plague of London which wiped out 100,000 people in about a year and a half during the 1600s. Or in some versions of the urban legend, the […]

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Watch the Terrifying 2-Minute Horror Short Film MORDEO!

For today horror short, let’s journey deep into the woods with MORDEO. This frightening short is from our friends over at CRYPT TV and was directed by Ben Sottak who also helmed a prior short we featured on Blumhouse.com, FROM BELOW. Sottak’s most recent excursion into terror, MORDEO, focuses cannibalism and the gruesome consequences.    

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Blumhouse.com Premiere: Presenting the 6 Minute Horror Short BULLIED

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of speaking to a group of Film students at USC. While there, I met several upcoming filmmakers including one who emailed me his student film project that very night- Khaled Ridgeway. I’m thrilled to be premiering Khaled’s horror short on Blumhouse.com. Originally from Saudi Arabia, Khaled’s film BULLIED was […]

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Horror Coffee Break! Check Out the Terrifying Short Film LANDSCAPE

For today’s horror short film, let’s take a look at LANDSCAPE, directed by Michael Evans. His previously horror short, 2AM: THE SMILING MAN, is a fan favorite on blumhouse.com, and LANDSCAPE packs that same level of tension and ambiguity throughout. Check it out below! An artist discovers that there is something sinister lurking in one […]

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The Chainsaw was Invented to Help in Childbirth. Seriously.

In my role here at Blumhouse.com, I do an insane amount of research, often spending multiple hours each day studying horror films, weird history, and morbid curiosities.  A few weeks back, I was researching the origins of the chainsaw while working on a piece about early slasher films. I became curious as to when the […]

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Horror Short Premiere: Frightening 4 Minute Film I SHOULD HAVE RUN

Blumhouse.com is thrilled to premiere the frightening new horror short I SHOULD HAVE RUN. Directed by talented newcomer Gabriela Staniszewska, I SHOULD HAVE RUN took the festival world by storm last year, winning multiple awards and gaining many accolades. The short looks at a woman who encounters a something strange on her evening walk home, but […]

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The Most Disturbing Thing You’ll Watch Today: DON’T HUG ME I’M SCARED

For today’s viral video flashback, we are traveling back to 2011 when a table full of weird puppets told us all to think more creatively. Then life got weird and scary. Oh dear god, make it stop!

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The 5 Scariest Horror Shorts that are Under Five Minutes

We watch a lot of horror short films at Blumhouse.com, and we love debating which are the funniest or have the best concepts. But how about the scariest? For today, we have carved together our list of the five creepiest, freakiest, and most chilling horror shorts we could fine online that are also under five […]

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Got 5 Minutes? Check Out the Freaky Short Film STORAGE

Today’s short is coming to us all the way from Sweden, and it is quite chilling! Created by filmmakers Henry Chu and Stefan Sundberg, STORAGE follows a man and his daughter who encounter a frightening supernatural presence that can only be viewed through a cell phone camera lens.