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Blumhouse Intern Short Film Challenge: See What’s Lurking UNDER THE BED!

Each semester at Blumhouse Productions, our interns receive a short film challenge. They must work in teams to create a short horror movie with no budget. The films are each written, directed, and edited by the intern group and shot entirely on smart phones with no special equipment. The teams are also not allowed to use any separate […]

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5 Terrific Horror Shorts that are Under 5 Minutes Long

Need a break at work? Got five minutes to spare while waiting for the bus? Laying awake in bed listening to weird, ghostly sounds that are probably just your refrigerator? We’ve got your entertainment covered! Below are five great short horror films, all five minutes or less. Enjoy! THE CLOSET Synopsis: Two girls plan to […]

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This 2 Minute Horror Short Will Make You Rethink that Uber Ride!

With the growing popularity of programs like Lyft and Uber, many of us have grown accustomed to hopping in the car with total strangers to get where we need to go. Today’s viral video, RIDE, examines these ride share programs. Got 2 minutes? You have time for some terror!

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Check Out the Creepy New Horror Short Film HAG!

Blumhouse.com is excited to debut the newest horror short from the very talented Erik Gardner. His new film, HAG, was inspired by a true story. Gardner states “HAG was actually conceived as a result of  living with an ex girlfriend of mine. There were some instances of sleepwalking that stirred my creative mind. So, after we broke apart I […]

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Horror in Under 4 Minutes: Check Out the Terrifying Short THE HAT MAN

Have you ever been awake in bed the middle of the night and thought your coat rack or hanging bathrobe kind of looked like a real person? Wait, did it just move? Probably not. For today viral video, check out this horror short from director Kyle J. Macias. You may want to think twice about that hanging bathrobe.  

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Terror in Under 3 Minutes: Check out this Horrifying Short Film Starring Ted Raimi!

The folks over at Fun Size Horror have become known for packing major scares into just a few minutes with their successful series of short films. Check out the film SEMBLANCE below starring horror icon Ted Raimi and directed by Bill Whirity. And for more short scares, head over to Fun Size Horror.

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Horror-Comedy in Under 3 Minutes: Check Out the Short Film WITCH’S BREW!

Halloween is almost upon us! To start getting in the spooky spirit, here is a quirky horror-comedy short about a well-known children’s party game gone horribly wrong.  

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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 […]

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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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This Horror Short Will Give You Chills in Under 3 Minutes!

For today’s horror short film, we look at one of the most effective and chilling horror shorts I’ve seen. From 2014, here is director Ignacio F. Rodo’s TUCK ME IN, a brisk and twisted tale of a seemingly normal bedtime.

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Check Out the Brutal & Bittersweet Zombie Short Film WE TOGETHER

Zombie films have often been used to make larger statements about society. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD had messages about war and race, DAWN OF THE DEAD echoed questions of consumerism, and SHAWN OF THE DEAD covers the banality of our day to day lives. Today’s short WE TOGETHER (by Henry Kaplan) adds to the “symbolic living dead” […]

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Before THE GRUDGE, Takashi Shimizu Made This Terrifying 3 Minute Short Film!

Most horror fans are very familiar with the film JU-ON which was remade as the THE GRUDGE in the USA, both of which were directed and written by Takashi Shimizu. Several years prior to that, Shimizu created an intensely scary short film called KATASUMI aka IN A CORNER as a segment for a made-for-TV project. It is […]

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Total Fear in Under 5 Minutes: Check Out the Horror Short BREATHE!

For today’s horror video selection, check out the frightening short film BREATHE. Two men encounter a ghost that only appears when they hold their breath. It’s under five minutes long and totally terrifying. BREATHE from Toby Meakins on Vimeo.

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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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5 Haunting Stop-Motion Horror Shorts

Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. was an American company best known for a series of stop-motion animated holiday specials, the most famous being RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER; released in 1964 it became a staple of popular culture for several decades and spawned scores of imitators. Stop-motion threatened to become a lost art when computer animation became the […]