WATERBORNE – Zombie Kangaroo Short

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!


WATERBORNE - Zombie Kangaroo Horror Short


Director: Ryan Coonan
Country & year: Australia, UK, 2014
Actors: Martin Blum, Don Bridges
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3735706/
















A. FRIEND – Horror Short

Home alone at night, a young woman is about to discover the other side of social media.


“A. Friend” is unsettling and creepy in a more realistic way, as it plays with the idea of a darker side of social media and how it can be used.


A. FRIEND - Horror Short


Director: Erwann Kerroc’h, Amaury Dequé
Country & year: France, 2015
Actors: Amandine Boulet
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5246798/
















FEAR FILTER – A Snapchat Horror Short

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.


FEAR FILTER - A Snapchat Horror Short


Director: Tracy Kleeman
Country & year: USA, 2019
Actors: Lou Lou Safran
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9853246/

















A man installs a set of French doors during a renovation. What he doesn’t know is that the doors harbour a secret. A dark secret…


“The French Doors” is a chilling horror short that may seem a bit on the simple side at first, but soon delivers a good amount of creepy atmosphere.




Director: Steve Ayson
Country & year: New Zealand, 2002
Actors: Brett Stewart, Andrew Kouacevich, Barnie Duncan, Neill Duncan
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0343687/
















SELFIE – Japanese Horror Short

A man comes home from work, and is so tired that he falls asleep on the couch. His partner begins filming him, finding his snoring funny… but then, strange things start happening on her phone camera…


“Selfie” is a simple, yet still effective, horror short from Japan.


SELFIE - Japanese Horror Short


Director: Nari
Country & year: Japan, 2016
















THE TAKING – Horror Short

Some old houses have secrets. Dark secrets. It bleeds into the wood and soaks the very soul of its foundations. For young Isobel and her Grandmother, they discover through the course of one eerie night that some secrets weren’t meant to be unraveled. They’re coming…and they’re taking…


“The Taking” by Matt Eskandari is a suspenseful and atmospheric “haunted house” horror short.


THE TAKING - Horror Short


Director: Matt Eskandari
Country & year: USA, 2004
Actors: Blaine Saunders, Kay Stratton, Tess Tarin, Josh Rushing
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0427926/
















KOOKIE – Horror Short Film

Bree, a dishonest 9-year-old receives a terrifying visitor after a parenting lesson goes horribly wrong.


“Kookie” is a fun little horror short about a bratty and dishonest little girl. She keeps taking more cookies from the jar than she’s allowed to, until her mother puts the cookies in a terrifying clown jar in hopes of scaring her greedy hands away from it. Of course, the girl can’t resist the temptation, no matter how creepy she thinks the clown jar looks…


KOOKIE - Horror Short Film


Director: Justin Harding
Country & year: Canada, 2016
Actors: Ava Jamieson, Alana Elmer, Jarrett Siddall, Jessie Garon
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5594566/
















THE MONSTER – Short Horror Film

A father helps a young boy get over his fear of Monsters, at a terrible price.


“The Monster” is a nice little horror short about a classic theme: a kid that’s afraid of monsters, and his father trying to help him get over his fear. This boy’s father is not like most fathers, though…


THE MONSTER - Short Horror Film


Director: Neil Stevens
Country & year: USA, 2019
Actors: Aaron Bradshaw, Brian Ramian, Erika Stasiuleviciute
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8510332/

















A little girl thinks Christmas in New Zealand sucks. It’s too hot, there are mosquitoes everywhere, and not a snowflake in sight. But when Lisa wishes for a White Christmas one year, she gets a lot more than she bargained for…


A somewhat cute horror short about a girl who wants to experience a White Christmas, but gets it in a way she’ll soon regret…




Director: Peter Haynes, Nick Burridge
Country & year: Australia, 2016
Actors: Keira Christina, Hweiling Ow

















Mary takes over her friends babysitting job on Christmas Eve, but something more than yuletide spirit is loose in the house.


Here’s another Christmas horror short for you to enjoy! A cheesy yet fun short about a babysitter who will stay at a home where the owners are really into the holidays and have put up decorations all over the place. There’s one of the “decorations” that seems out of place, though…




Director: Henrique Couto
Country & year: USA, 2015
Actors: Julia Gomez, Alia Gabrielle Eckhardt, Erin R. Ryan, Adam Clevenger, Bradley Diehl