Horror Tag Archive

Ayla Spaans Orchestrates a Devilish Dinner Party for Experimental Self-Love Story ‘A Boring Day in Hell’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

5th January, 2021

Ayla Spaans describes how her relationship with self-love informed 'A Boring Day in Hell', her experimental horror about a thrilling dinner party.

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Sally Tran’s ‘2020 Brain’ Perfectly Captures the Year’s Strange Mood

Art & Fashion, Premiere

23rd December, 2020

Sally Tran shares her experience turning Amazon-bought Jell-O into human anatomy for the fun, horror-inspired '2020 Brain'.

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The Last Man Alive Wrestles With His Will to Survival in Alex Wither’s Apocalyptic Horror Drama ‘Dead Quiet’

Live Action, Premiere

21st December, 2020

Alex Withers walks DN through building his vision of a world in silent despair for his end-of-the-world horror drama 'Dead Quiet'.

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Unspoken Toxic Masculinity Is Threateningly Palpable in Beck Kitsis’ Thriller ‘The Three Men You Meet at Night’

Live Action

8th December, 2020

Beck Kitsis explains how she repurposed reductive horror conventions for her tense twilight thriller 'The Three Men You Meet At Night'.

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Five Frightening Horror Shorts for This Halloween

Live Action

29th October, 2020

For halloween this year, DN offers up an eclectic selection of the best horror shorts from the last twelve months of independent genre filmmaking.

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Groundhog Day is Given a Dark Working Class Update in James Price’s Delightful Scottish Short ‘Spiral’

Live Action, Premiere

29th September, 2020

A man caught in a time-loop finds his life quickly flying out of control in James Price's delirious 'Spiral', a dark inversion of the Groundhog Day concept

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Rob Savage Details How He Executed ‘Host’ the Zoom-Based Horror Feature Everyone’s Talking About

Live Action

20th August, 2020

Rob Savage reveals how he captured the zeitgeist for 'Host' his remotely-filmed, Zoom-based horror feature about a virtual lockdown seance.

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Bailey Tom Bailey Turns Convid-19 Concerns Into Perfectly Pitched Dark Comedy in ‘Dead Dad’

Live Action

7th July, 2020

Bailey Tom Bailey tells us how he kept it in the family for 'Dead Dad' his lockdown shot horror/comedy about a family struggling to let go of a loved one.

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Justine Raczkiewicz Forewarns the Dangers of Extreme Cuisine in Darkly Absurdist Short ‘Waste’

Live Action

24th June, 2020

Justine Raczkiewicz weaves an absurdist romcom horror about pushing the extremities of culinary exploration for her directorial debut short 'Waste'.

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Janina Gavankar & Russo Schelling Echo Slow-Burning 70s Horror in SXSW Award-Winning Short ‘Stucco’

Live Action

30th March, 2020

Fresh from a cancelled SXSW Janina Gavankar & Russo Schelling get in-depth about the monstrous manifestations in award winning midnight horror 'Stucco'.

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CCXP: World of all Worlds

Asides, Live Action

19th March, 2020

Giomi’s fantasy-horror-cartoon-superhero-sci-fi-musical-drama CCXP short 'World of all Worlds' is a glorious celebration of geekdom and shared culture.

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A Sexual Predator Get What’s Coming to Him in Kate Dolan’s Satisfying Revenge Horror Short ‘Catcalls’

Live Action

13th March, 2020

Kate Dolan delivers the cathartic experience of seeing a sexual predator on the receiving end of some gruesome feline justice in horror short 'Catcalls'.

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