Horror Tag Archive

Live Action

The Masked Serial Killer Just Won’t Stay Down in Alex Montilla’s Inventive Comedy Slasher Short ‘Overkill’

Alex Montilla throws light on how he overcame a major technical setback for a pivotal scene mid-production on his inventive self-aware comedy slasher.

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Music

Ian Roderick Gray Blends Body Horror, Romance and Drama in His Video for On Man’s ‘Worse Than it Seems’

Ian Roderick Gray explains how his VFX team created the naturalistic, body horror inspired look of his protagonist's unusual condition.

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Live Action, Premiere

Álvaro de la Hoz’s Horror ‘Replica’ Is a Delightfully Delirious Dance of Death

Álvaro de la Hoz unwraps the effective depth-of-frame, creepy sound design and clever choreography behind his smart unnerving thriller-chiller.

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Live Action, Premiere

Alexandra Velasco Depicts a Spiralling Descent Into Madness in Art-Horror Short ‘The Seventh Circle’

Alexandra Velasco reveals how the dark energy of the Baxter-Hodiak house manifested itself within her art-horror film about a murderous man in limbo.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Nosy Scholar Encounters Dark Secrets in Ryan Mackfall’s Macabre H. P. Lovecraft Adaptation ‘Backwoods’

Director Ryan Mackfall and Screenwriter Neil Fox walk DN through the literary challenges of adapting H. P. Lovecraft for their chilling horror short.

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Animation

Retaining Your Humanity Is Key In Tomek Suwalski’s Pulse-Pounding Trailer for ‘Dying Light 2 Stay Human’

Tomek Suwalski breaks down his live-action approach to CGI animation for the cinematic trailer of revered apocalyptic action-shooter Dying Light 2.

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Live Action

A Biohazard Remediator Questions Her Own Morality in Ryan Oksenberg’s Horror Drama ‘Together’

Ryan Oksenberg talks about the in-depth research he conducted with a forensic illustrator to faithfully represent a murder scene in his short film.

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Live Action

A Fading Actress Delivers a Bloody Restaging of a Shakespearian Comedy in Kelsey Bollig’s Visceral ‘The Fourth Wall’

Kelsey Bollig explains how she brought the energy of theatre to screen in 'The Fourth Wall' while exploring the separation between actors and the audience.

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Live Action, Premiere

Mark H. Rapaport Renders a Disturbing Vision of Family Therapy in ‘Andronicus’

Mark H. Rapaport reveals how he created the portrait-style cinematography which accentuates the tensions in his perverted family drama.

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Live Action

Romantic Anxiety Meets Extreme Temperatures in Thessa Meijer’s Pastel-Coloured Comedy Body Horror ‘Heat’

Thessa Meijer describes how she prioritised practical effects over CGI to create the drippy melting effect for her genre-bending short film.

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Article

Five Spine-Tingling Short Scares For Halloween 2021

From obscenely bombastic body horrors to twisted satanic comedies, DN recommends five short horror films to watch this Halloween.

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Live Action

It’s a Life or Death Moment for a Beloved Toy in Andrew Rutter’s Absurd Horror Comedy ‘Peter the Penguin’

Andrew Rutter talks through the impressive practical effects work behind the outlandish title character of his horror comedy 'Peter the Penguin'.

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