Horror Tag Archive

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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A Teenage Contest of Bravado Goes Too Far in Casper Balslev’s Horror Short ‘I Dare You’

Live Action

22nd November, 2019

Director Casper Balsev reveals the reason why Tom and Jerry were a key influence in creating a lightning-fast pace for his new horror short 'I Dare You’.

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How Ryan Dickie Channelled The Goonies and Ghostbusters for Horror Stoner Comedy ‘Montana, GA’

Live Action

21st November, 2019

Ryan Dickie tells DN about how cutting back on his resources lead to stronger creative breakthroughs for his proof-of-concept stoner comedy 'Montana, GA'.

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Charles Pieper Weaves a Fantastical Tale of a Troubled Writer in Creature Fantasy Horror ‘Malacostraca’.

Live Action, Premiere

18th November, 2019

Charles Pieper talks to DN about working with legendary effects artist Gabe Bartalos to create the creature for fantastical horror short 'Malacostraca'.

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An All-Female Gang Pick the Wrong Girl to Terrorise in James Chappell’s Horror Short ‘Proceeds of Crime’

Live Action

24th October, 2019

DN chats with James Chappell to discover how Venezuela's Piranha hair attacks and Berlin’s techno style helped inspire horror short 'Proceeds of Crime'.

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A Gang of Urban Witches Find New Blood in Merlin Camozzi’s Cult Horror ‘This Must Be the Place’

Live Action, Premiere

20th September, 2019

Director Merlin Camozzi speaks to DN about manifesting a high-concept fantasy film on a micro-budget in cult horror short 'This Must Be The Place'.

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