Horror Tag Archive

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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Corporate Monster

Asides, Live Action

18th September, 2019

After his eyes are opened to an all pervasive threat an unstable man spirals out of control in Ruairi Robinson’s sci-fi horror short 'Corporate Monster'.

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Gravediggers & Monogamy: Things get Surprisingly Deep as we Dive into Tim Keeling’s Mysterious Short ‘Two Puddles’

Live Action

26th July, 2019

"The Puddles act as a kind of catalyst to articulate separation" - writer/director Tim Keeling discusses his enigmatic six-minute short 'Two Puddles'.

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A Pregnancy Test Turns into a Twisted Nightmare in Chloe Wicks’ Horror Short ‘Cubicle’

Film Festival, Live Action

28th June, 2019

Director Chloe Wicks reveals how she created intense horror short 'Cubicle' on a shoestring budget and within the cramped confines of a bathroom stall.

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An Isolated Girl Forges a Bond with a Dangerous Kindred Spirit in Morgana Mckenzie’s Sinister Fairy Tale ‘Wild’

Live Action, Premiere

29th May, 2019

Morgana McKenzie reveals how she used practical effects to tell the story of an isolated girl who finds understanding in a dangerous kindred spirit.

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How a Housemate’s “Frustrating Domestic Habits” Inspired Connor Bland to Create Tense Animation ‘FlyTrap’

Animation, Premiere

10th April, 2019

Connor Bland joins us to discuss his unusual short 'FlyTrap' - a claustrophobic animation about a germaphobe and his growing obsession with his housemate.

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Elena Petitti Di Roreto Raises the Global Warming Panic Level With Vogue Italia Horror Short ‘Let it Pour’

Live Action

18th March, 2019

Elena Petitti di Roreto tells DN why she felt compelled to convey the danger of global warming within the frame of a horror short in 'Let it Pour'.

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We Are The Weirdos: The Final Girls Present A Selection of the Best Horror Shorts in Recent Years

Animation, Live Action

20th February, 2019

DN converses with the We Are The Weirdos filmmakers about the methods and inspiration behind their exciting, inventive horror films.

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