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.
Director: Gabriele Saffioti, Massimiliano Nardulli
Country & year: Romania, Italy, 2017
Actors: Marius Bodochi, Dan Condurache, Sorin Dobrin, Aida Economu, Victor Tapeanu
Following a death in the family, its members start hearing a mysterious sound.
“The Bells” is a creepy short horror film where a man starts hearing church bells ringing inside the house. The sound of the bells gets louder and louder…and there’s something more inside than just the sound…
Director: Virat Pal
Country & year: USA, 2018
Actors: Danny Barclay, Nell Rutledge-Leverenz, Gabriel Ayala
A struggling actress moves to Hollywood where she discovers a piece of furniture, but upon bringing it inside her apartment she is haunted by a malicious ghost.
“The Armoire” is an award-winning creepy horror short, which shows us that picking up old furniture that someone else has thrown away might not be a good idea. It could have been thrown away for a reason…
Director: Evan Cooper
Country & year: USA, 2017
Actors: Kirk Baltz, Hannah Barlow, Bradley Rose, Strange Dave, Evan Cooper
A foolhardy security guard has the night from Hell, when his curiosity sends him investigating what goes on… Downstairs…
“Downstairs” is an award-winning horror short by “The Boxleitner Brothers”. We follow the (mis)adventures of Flip Schubbers, a security guard who’s been working the night shift in an art gallery for a couple of weeks. When two obnoxious artists arrive at his desk, complaining about a foul stench from inside the building, he starts investigating and is soon lead downstairs. This horror short throws in a little bit of comedy with all the suspense and makes it quite an entertaining piece, so bring your popcorn and sit back and enjoy!
Director: Lee Boxleitner
Country & year: USA, 2015
Actors: Lee Boxleitner, Sam Boxleitner, John Lyke, Phoebe Neidhardt, Caitlin Reilly
Once a year, estranged brothers Michael and Peter make a reluctant pilgrimage to the old fairground where their friend Sam went missing three decades ago. This time, Michael has a secret to confess.
“Ghost Train” is a horror short that obviously has a certain budget, and delivers both suspense and atmosphere. Director Lee Cronin recently made his feature film debut with “The Hole in the Ground”. We recently ordered this movie on dvd, so expect to see a review of it on Horror Ghouls later!
Director: Lee Cronin
Country & year: Ireland & Finland, 2014
Actors: Owen McDonnell, Steve Wall, Matthew Dillon, Sean Gormley, Matthew Broe
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A guy is house sitting in a home where the lights can be turned on and off by simply clapping your hands. Easily amused by this, he has some fun in the house before settling in. It soon becomes evident he’s not really alone in that house, however…
“Clap Clap” is a horror short by Brandon Piskorik, which is simple yet still very effective, and should easily be able to give you the chills!
Director: Brandon Piskorik
Actors: Aaron Burt, Andrew Burt
Honourable old Wong has been a squid fisherman for nearly all of his life, but unfortunately, nowadays, he struggles to make ends meet. Soon, his fishing rod’s bell will cheerfully ring, but does he really want to surface his prized catch?
“The Fisherman” is a fun and well made horror short that should be able to please any sea monster fans out there!
Director: Alejandro Suárez Lozano
Country & year: Spain, 2015 (filming locations: Hong Kong)
Actors: Andrew Ng, Ng Kam Cheun, Patrick Yip, Fung Tak Che, Scott Eliasoph
THE FISHERMAN – SciFi/Fantasy Short Film
from A. Suarez Lozano
A young man is alone one evening, when his Google Home starts receiving commands he’s not given it. Apparently he’s not alone in the house after all…
“Okay Google” is a creepy horror short with lots of suspense, with a modern twist on the technology that’s becoming more and more common in our everyday lives.
Director: Levi Morgan
Country & year: USA, 2019
Actors: Calvin Young, Lexi Young
Legend has it, that deep in a foul stone-walled well resides a vile feline being, which instead of paws, has human hands for stealing body parts from unsuspecting passersby. With this in mind, a weary old man leads an enigmatic young stranger deep in the rude and undisturbed woods to witness firsthand the otherworldly creature. Could this ghastly old folk tale be true after all?
“The Cat With Hands” is a horror/fantasy short from 2001 made by Robert Morgan, and features some good old-fashioned stop motion animation. A short, strange and dark little tale!
Director: Robert Morgan
Country & year: UK, 2001
Actors: Livy Armstrong, Daniel Hogwood-Kane, Victoria Hayes
When you are all alone in a small dark room, what do you fear the most? Is it the temporary blindness or is it the uneasy deep feeling that someone, or rather something, is observing your every move?
“Lights Out” is the horror short by David F. Sandberg that later became the full-length 2016 horror movie by the same name. In many ways this horror short can be seen as somewhat superior to the film, since it keeps a lot of the mystery with its short run-time, and can easily take us all back to those periods in our life when we were afraid of what might hide in the dark…
Director: David F. Sandberg
Country & year: Sweden, 2013
Actors: Lotta Losten