Toby believes he can make things disappear into the darkness of his attic. Maybe even his stepfather.
“Attic” is a nice little horror short about a boy who is getting more and more tired of his aggressive and abusive stepfather. Upon exploring the attic, he discovers that the darkest part of it can make things disappear.
Feeling alone in a world where everyone looks exactly the same, a young girl decides to take extreme measures to change her appearance.
“Human Form” is a Korean body horror short, where a girl is living in a world where everyone is getting plastic surgery, and she feels more and more out of place. This short is a commentary on plastic surgery and humankind’s obsession over what is supposed to be “beauty”, where we often idolize appearances that are impossible to achieve naturally, and deeming natural appearances as not looking “good enough” (which makes everyone a potential “fixer-upper”, and giving the beauty industry more and more profits). And with this short coming from South Korea, it’s a perfect comment on all of this considering how several Asian countries have insane beauty standards. Just look up some “Asian makeup transformation” videos on YouTube, and you’ll see…
Director: Doyeon Noh Country & year: South Korea, 2014 Actors: Si Yeon Kim, Ye Eun Lee, Jinseon Son, Sun Hee Kang, Ae-Jin Kim, Seung-il Hong, Jung Do Hur IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3662666/
A woman is trapped in her apartment alone with a murderous ventriloquist dummy.
“The Dummy” is a fun little horror short from 1982, and it was a student film by Louis La Volpe. Throughout the 80’s, networks like HBO and Showtime would play this during the commercial breaks of horror movies.
When a local ranger in a small country town finds an unidentified algae overwhelming the town’s water supply, he knows something’s not right. But it’s not until the sun goes down that he discovers the true extent of the danger – it seems the town is about to experience the effects of a mysterious infection that turns not only humans – but animals too – into zombies.
“Waterborne” is a fun little Australian horror short, with Kangaroo zombies!
Leah is looking for the perfect filter to send her crush, until the app detects an unknown face in the darkness.
“Fear Filter” is a horror short that’s using one of our typical modern activities (at least a typical activity that’s popular with a younger crowd): Snapchat filters. This horror short, albeit very simple, manages to use its rather simple concept in a creepy way.