Horror Tag Archive

Live Action

A Mystery Devours a Group of Stranded Men in Andrey M Paounov & Alex Barrett’s Chilly Thriller ‘January’

Director Andrey Paounov & Screenwriter Alex Barrett expound on how they created the absurd, maddening atmosphere of their snowbound folk horror feature.

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Live Action

A Physical Manifestation of Family Dysfunction Heralds a Young Girl’s Empowerment in Sarah Lasry’s ‘Spell on You’

Sarah Lasry discusses constructing the ominous atmosphere of her supernatural horror short where a young girl's warts express a family’s disfunction.

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Music

Zuzanna Plisz’s Striking Monochrome Horror Music Video ‘I DIED’ Takes Direct Aim at Dated Catholic Mores

Zuzanna Plisz discusses using monochrome cinematography, subverted horror tropes & slowly building atmosphere to create her striking music video.

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Live Action, Premiere

Two Lonely Cat Enthusiasts Connect in Brendan Prost’s Eerie Bifurcated Character Drama ‘Heavy Petting’

Brendan Prost breaks down the pivotal tonal shift at the centre of his unsettling examination of loneliness and desolation.

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Music

Omer Ben-Shachar Queries the Masked Nature of Identity in Hybrid Claudio Olachea Music Video ‘Down Here’

Omer Ben-Shachar tells DN how he achieved the disturbing tone of his forced persona short through the use of creepy prosthetics and ominous camera angles.

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Live Action

Michael Lazovsky’s Historical Holocaust Horror ‘Magdalena’ Acutely Captures the Difficulty of Letting Go of Trauma

With terrifying transitions, a foreboding tone and a Soviet-era atmosphere, Michael Lazovsky discusses collapsing past trauma and present reality.

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Live Action

A Romantic Camping Trip Descends Into a Psychological Nightmare in Jamie Wanstall’s Short ‘Still Waters Run Deep’

Jamie Wanstall breaks down the technicality behind the palpable tension and uneasiness in the cinematography of his folk horror short.

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Music

A Couple Are Trapped in a Violent Embrace in Andrew Jim Gannon’s ‘United (Why Can’t We Say Enough)’

Andrew Jim Gannon deconstructs the purpose of the ever-evolving frame mask in his precise and psychological single-shot music video.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Starving Wolf Crawls Inside Human Skin in Solmund MacPherson’s Absurd Comedy ‘Wolf in Dude’s Clothing’

Solmund MacPherson reveals how the farcical nature of everyday life inspired his short film about a wolf hiding inside a human skin.

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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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