Jenn lives in an underground bunker, protected from the monsters that now ravage the world. This is the day that she goes outside…
“Monsters” by Steve Desmond is an atmospheric and tense horror/thriller short, that isn’t what you probably think it will be…
Director: Steve Desmond Country & year: USA, 2015 Actors: Caitlin Carmichael, Ione Skye, Christopher Wiehl, Joey Luthman, Eva-Marie Fredric, Paul Hickman, Brooklyn Robinson, Benjamin Waters IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4433106/
A young witch named Emelin and her friend Gloria perform an ancient ritual to summon a demon.
“Goat Witch” is an occult horror short with a fair amount of nudity, and even a bit of blood ‘n gore and a fitting score. The director, James Sizemore, previously made an indie-horror movie called “The Demon’s Rook” (2013), with himself in the leading role.
Director: James Sizemore Country & year: USA, 2014 Actors: Ashleigh Jo Sizemore, Maia Costello, Kevin Galbraith, Josh Gould, Athena Sanchez, Akom Tidwell IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3916828/
A man locked in a room faces inter-dimensional terror.
“Thresher” is a short that offers a little bit of inter-dimensional horror, where a man is locked inside a Victorian-styled room while trying to figure out a way to escape. Guillermo del Toro was the set designer for this short, and it was shot for the Guillermo del Toro & Legendary pictures “House of Horrors” competition.
A grieving mother latches on to a magical surrogate for her lost child. But small miracles come with big consequences..
“The Dollmaker” is a creepy and a little sad horror short about a couple that has lost their son. They’ve gotten in contact with a doll-maker that makes a doll by using a lock of the boy’s hair, clothes he’s used and something he valued, and promises the parents that they’ll be able to see their son again through the doll. Seeing the simple ragdoll they’re both sceptical…but upon touching it, they realize that magic really does happen. But spells tend to come with a set of rules…and if broken, there will be consequences.
This horror short follows Lucy, as she struggles to survive an increasingly bizarre and horrifying night. Lucy’s most secret fears begin to manifest and attack her, and she must fight for control of her mind…and ultimately her life.
“How To Be Alone” is a weird horror short starring Maika Monroe (It Follows) who struggles with being alone when her husband (played by Joe Keery from “Stranger Things”) is away working the night shift. She tries to get through the night by making plans and keeping herself occupied…but it’s just not that easy.
A shipwrecked fisherman is led to a dark secret within this short animated thriller.
“GEIST” is a CGI animated horror/thriller short, that builds up a ton of suspense and atmosphere, and the animation provides amazing visuals. While the “twist” is somewhat predictable, it’s still a pretty thrilling and quite emotional short.
Five bored children enter an imposing, decaying building that has been abandoned for years. Finding a room with a light switch, they decide to play a game of turning it on and off…but upon doing so, one of the kids disappear each time the lights are turned on again. Suspecting each other of playing pranks, they continue the game…
“CLICK” is one of those creepy horror shorts that builds slowly, and brings on a ton of great atmosphere due to the dystopian scenery. Note: the actors in this horror short does have a strong Yorkshire accent, but it contains subtitles if you have any difficulties understanding what they’re saying.
A young woman comes home one night to find her front door unlocked and suspects she might not be alone in the house.
“VICIOUS” is a creepy and suspenseful horror short, where a young woman is still trying to cope with the loss of her recently deceased sister. Coming home one late evening, she finds the door unlocked…and while she’s not able to locate any intruder inside, she still feels that she’s not alone…