ANTIKK – Short Horror Film

Anjelica loves everything old-fashioned and vintage, but when she buys an antique bathtub from a dead person’s estate, she learns that some old things have more soul than others.


Antikk is a creepy and atmospheric Norwegian horror short, about a woman who finds that her newly acquired antique bathtub contains more than just the water she filled it with..

ANTIKK - Short Horror Film


Director: Morten Haslerud
Writer: Morten Haslerud
Country & year: Norway, 2020
Actors: Christiane Schaldemose, Daniel Bianchini, Sverre Horge








THE MILKMAN – Horror Short Film

Upon acquiring a vintage toy, the “Peep-Scope”, a man unleashes a ghostly entity from a comic book into his own home.


The Milkman is a really fun horror short that presents part of the story through a cool retro “comic book” viewed in a special device, the “Peep-Scope”.

THE MILKMAN - Horror Short Film


Director: Vincent Dormani
Writer: Vincent Dormani
Country & year: USA, 2022
Actors: Ben Goldman, Larry Thompson Jr.








TREEVENGE – Christmas Horror Short

You know you’re about to watch a real Christmas Special when it opens with the theme from Cannibal Holocaust


Treevenge gives us a terrifying look of what the poor pinetrees has to endure around the time of the holidays. But this time they’ve had enough, and have decided to let everyone without plastic trees regret their choice. They’re not holding back, and who can remember to ever have seen a pinetree assplay someone…?


This jolly horror short is directed by Jason Eisener, the man behind the modern Grindhouse-classic Hobo With a Shotgun and the upcoming Kids vs. Aliens.



Director: Jason Eisener
Writers: Rob Cotterill, Jason Eisener
Country & year: Canada, 2008
Actors: Jonathan Torrens, Sarah Dunsworth, Maris Morgan, Jayden Taylor, Lex Gigeroff, Mike Cleven, Jason Collins, Timothy Dunn, Shaun Clark, Aria Publicover, Molly Dunsworth







MIRROR, MIRROR – An Amazing Short Horror Story

Not exactly a horror short in the purest sense this one, but it fits perfectly in our Horror Short banner and has a runtime under 25 minutes, so …


Mirror, Mirror is an episode of the anthology TV series Amazing Stories from the 1980s, created by Steven Spielberg. The episode follows the horror writer Jordan Manmouth who claims he is immune to being frightened by the nightmarish creatures he creates. From being a douchebag he gets reduced to a person with crippling fear when he is stalked by a black-caped phantom through mirrors and everything that gives reflections.


This episode is directed by Martin Scorsese and will give everyone with eisoptrophobia a harder time to stand in front of the mirror while brushing their teeth.


MIRROR, MIRROR - Amazing Stories


Director: Martin Scorsese
Writers: Joseph Minion, Steven Spielberg
Country & year: USA, 1986
Actors: Sam Waterston, Helen Shaver, Dick Cavett, Tim Robbins








FRANKENSTEIN – 1910 Horror Short

Frankenstein, a young medical student, trying to create the perfect human being, instead creates a misshapen monster. Made ill by what he has done, Frankenstein is comforted by his fiancée but on his wedding night he is visited by the monster. A fight ensues but the monster, seeing himself in a mirror, is horrified and runs away. He later returns, entering the new bride’s room, and finds her alone.


This 1910 film based on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was originally listed as missing with no copies of it known to exist. It wasn’t until the mid 1970’s that an original nitrate print finally turned up in Wisconsin.

This version was restored in 2017 by the Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, with new music by Donald Sosin.

FRANKENSTEIN - 1910 Horror Short


Director: J. Searle Dawley
Writer: Mary Shelley (novel “Frankenstein”), J. Searle Dawley
Country & year: USA, 1910
Actors: Mary Fuller, Charles Ogle, Augustus Phillips








LA MAISON ENSORCELÉE – 1908 Horror Short

Three friends go on a trip and decided to rest at an abandoned house. Everything seems pretty normal until really weird things start to happen.


La maison ensorcelée is most likely the oldest horror short that will ever be showcased here on Horror Ghouls, and is an amusing look into the very earliest usage of stop motion effects.

LA MAISON ENSORCELÉE - 1908 Horror Short


Director: Segundo de Chomón
Writer: Segundo de Chomón
Country & year: France, Spain, 1908








TWO BIRDS – Horror Short Film

Flynn investigates a noise in her cellar and makes a terrifying discovery that forces her to question the nature of her relationship with her girlfriend, Eve.


Two Birds is a simple yet creepy horror short.

TWO BIRDS - Horror Short Film


Director: Brendan Beachman
Writer: Brendan Beachman
Country & year: USA, 2017
Actors: Avital Ash, Nea Dune, Sarah Greyson









At a hospital, late one night, a physician discovers that one of her patients is missing, and likely has passed away, as he was not expected to survive the night. The physician tracks the body to a nearby medical school, where students are in the midst of an illicit experiment. The physician faces an ethical dilemma that puts her clinical judgment up against the amoral ambition of the chair of the graduate school of neuroscience. Even if the doctor can save her patient, what about the next one? And the one after that? At what point should human compassion outweigh research science and “the need to know”?


Laboratory Conditions is creepy horror short about how the outcome can be when scientists keep asking themselves “can I” when what they really should be asking themselves, is “should I”…



Director: Jocelyn Stamat
Writer: Terry Rossio
Country & year: USA, 2018
Actors: Marisa Tomei, Minnie Driver, Paulo Costanzo








IT’S NOT CUSTARD – Horror Short

It’s Not Custard is the darkly comic story of Louise, a teenager suffering the dual blows of unrelenting acne and continual bullying, at home from her cruel older sister Jennifer, and at school from bully Wayne. She wishes to quiet those who bother her, to cease their teasing and she is presented with such an opportunity when she awakes to find her acne gone.This magical gift has a bizarre consequence that grants her the most delicious of revenges.


It’s Not Custard is a weird and somewhat whimsical horror short. And it would probably catch Dr. Pimple Popper’s interest..

TRICK OR TREAT - Short Horror Film


Director: Kate McCoid
Writer: Kate McCoid
Country & year: UK, 2018
Actors: Charlotte Luxford, Donal Cox, Kate Leiper








TRICK OR TREAT – Short Horror Film

On the first Halloween in their new home, Travis and Beth encounter an unexpected trick-or-treater.


Trick or Treat gets you in the Halloween holiday mode for sure. Remember, if you’re out of candy, you better turn off the lights! Or else…

TRICK OR TREAT - Short Horror Film


Director: Wesley Mellott
Writer: Wesley Mellott
Country & year: USA, 2021
Actors: Rob Coccagna, Gavin Crist, Logan Crist