GEIST – Animated Horror Short

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.

 

GEIST - Animated Horror Short

 

Directors: Ben Harper, Sean Mullen
Country & year: Ireland, 2015
Voice Actors: Cormac O’Sullivan, R.M. Clarke
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5143626/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEIST from Giant Animation Studios on Vimeo.

CLICK – Horror Short Film

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.

 

CLICK - Horror Short Film

 

Director: William Prince
Country & year: UK, 2010
Actors: Francesca Parker, Lucy Hird, Daniel Leach, Samuel Holland, Jamie Spencer
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1692297/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VICIOUS – Award winning horror short

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…

 

VICIOUS - Award winning horror short

 

Director: Oliver Park
Country & year: UK, 2015
Actors: Rachel Winters, Isabelle King, Alex Holden
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4811402/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEOW – A Horror Short With Claws

MEOW is a bloodstained genre mash offering life lessons in demonic cats, dubious landlords and overbearing mothers.

 

“MEOW” is a cool horror short filled with synthwave music and suspense, where a young woman is moving into a new apartment and gets herself a cat…and after a few incidents, she starts wondering if her new pet is capable of murder…

 

MEOW - A Horror Short With Claws

 

Director: Christopher Jopp
Country & year: USA, 2019
Actors: Eleonore Dendy, Shawn Dunbar, Charles Hubbell, M.P. Johnson, Nancy Marvy, Andrew Morgan
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6443836/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEOW – A Horror Short With Claws from Chris Jopp on Vimeo.

 

SLEIGHT – Horror short

A late night radio host goes off on a rant about his disdain for magicians. But when a man claiming to be a magician calls on air, things get increasingly sinister.

 

“Sleight” is a dialogue-driven horror short, where the intensity comes from what is being said rather than what is being shown. Quite chilling and effective!

 

SLEIGHT - Horror short

 

Director: Faisal Hashmi
Country & year: United Arab Emirates, 2015
Actors: Brent Black, Lucia Grant, Zhuldyz Bekova, Kurt Barretto
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4761348/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE POND – Gothic horror short

Christiane and her ill mother live in a castle together with her strict aunt. On the premises, there’s a big pond that hides a secret. Although she is not allowed to come near it, it has a big attraction on Christiane.

 

“The Pond” (original title “De Vijver”) is a gothic horror short with great atmosphere and beautiful scenes.

 

THE POND - Gothic horror short

 

Director: Jeroen Dumoulein
Country & year: Belgium, 2014
Actors: Xenia Borremans, Sara De Bosschere, Kirsten Pieters, Tibo Vandenborre
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4444464/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DON’T MOVE – Demon horror short

Set on one fateful night, six friends gather for their monthly ‘games night’… and accidentally unleash a demonic force that might tear them – and their friendships – to pieces.

 

“Don’t Move” is a gory and fun horror short, where a Ouija Board session has gone wrong…very wrong!

 

DON'T MOVE - Demon horror short

 

Director: Anthony Melton
Country & year: UK, 2013
Actors: Rachel Bright, Jake Hendriks, Beth Cooper, Kate Braithwaite, Martin Skipper, Calvin A. Dean, Ian Whyte, Ben Tillett
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2846600/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE COATMAKER – Horror short

A tailor is closing up his shop for the night, and soon realizes that something is not quite right with one of the mannequins…

 

“The Coatmaker” is a suspenseful little horror short that builds up the tension, and serves us some nice chills!

 

THE COATMAKER - Horror short

 

Director: Scott Dale
Country & year: Australia, 2018
Actors: April Carson, John Jenkins
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8874262/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Coatmaker – Award Winning Short Film from Scott Dale on Vimeo.

 

ALEXIA – Horror short film

Although Alexia, Franco’s ex-girlfriend, has been deceased for some time, Franco still has her as a contact on his social network. When he decides to delete her and move on, something strange starts to manifest through his computer.

 

“Alexia” is a creepy horror short film with lots of atmosphere, showing us that internet and social media has opened up a new way for horror directors to bring new ideas to the screen.

 

ALEXIA - Horror short film

 

Director: Andrés Borghi
Country & year: Argentina, 2013
Actors: Sergio Berón, Paula Carruega, Pilar Boyle
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3328092/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAMPIRISMUS – Vampire horror short

Once upon a time, in a small village of Transylvania, lived happily a beautiful young girl with her family and lover. Until one day, when she suddenly got sick and everything changed for her.

 

“Vampirismus” is a gothic vampire short film, made in black & white which suits an old-fashioned vampire tale so well.

 

VAMPIRISMUS - Vampire horror short

 

Director: Gabriele Saffioti, Massimiliano Nardulli
Country & year: Romania, Italy, 2017
Actors: Marius Bodochi, Dan Condurache, Sorin Dobrin, Aida Economu, Victor Tapeanu
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8568936/