A curious girl investigates the cries she hears coming from a forbidden house across the street.
Opal by Jack Stauber is a creepy and impactful animated horror short that features serious themes of child abuse, neglect, trauma, escapism, and coping. The film uses heavy symbolism while portraying its themes, and makes for an unsettling experience.
A family’s new rescue pup is terrorized by deceased pets in this mind-bending horror.
Ghost Dogs is a truly weird animated horror short where we witness a ghost story seen from an innocent puppy’s perspective. It is atmospheric and slightly surreal, with usage of liminal spaces and occult symbols. And of course, the strange feeling of watching the puppy who only seems threatened by the robot vacuum cleaner, oblivious to everything else that happens around him..
Director: Joe Cappa Writer: Joe Cappa, J.W. Hallford Country & year: USA, 2021 Cast: Joe Cappa, J.W. Hallford, Sean Dugan, Olivia Carmel IMDb:www.imdb.com/title/tt13795964/
The mother goat rescues her little goats from the wolf’s belly. But, she can’t find Toruku, her eldest son! Where is Toruku?!
My Little Goat is the master graduation short animated film by Tomoki Misato, and it’s a dark and disturbing tale. The story is a modern retelling of the popular Grimm’s fairytale The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats, with a particularly dark twist to it.
Ranger Megan Patel loses her brother Daniel, under mysterious circumstances. Struggling to understand how he died, she finds herself alone, venturing into the vast pine forest. However, as she follows the trail of her brother into the woods, the trees begin to change and shift around her. Soon Megan arrives in places without any recollection of how she got there. Almost as if something is pulling her deeper into the woods. Something dark and dangerous, that Megan might not be able to escape.
100,000 Acres of Pine (aka Hvor træerne blokerer for lyset) is a well crafted animated horror short.
Director: Jennifer Alice Wright Country & year: Denmark, 2020 Actors: Sarah Airriess, Jericca Cleland, Kirk Johnson, Lawrence Marvit, Tobias Taastrøm IMDb:www.imdb.com/title/tt13065942/