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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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Live Action

Andzej Gavriss’ ‘Eleusis’ Plunges Ukrainian Pop Star Ivan Dorn into a Weird and Wonderful Rehab Facility

Andzej Gavriss details the meticulous storyboarding process which underpinned the creation of 'Eleusis' — a delicious, horror trip inspired by Greek myth.

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Live Action

Philipp Yuryev’s ‘Tale of the Deaf’ Places Russian Rapper Husky Into a Sordid Soul Stealing Fairytale

Philipp Yuryev reveals the German expressionist influences behind his startling black & white allegory of contemporary Russian culture 'Tale of the Deaf'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

A Taxidermist Sets Her Eyes on Stuffing a Human in Theo Rhys’ Bombastic Comedy Horror Opera ‘Stuffed’

Theo Rhys talks embracing the macabre for his ambitious horror musical 'Stuffed', the tale of a lonely taxidermist and her desire to stuff a human.

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Live Action, Premiere

Davi Pena Tracks a Loner’s Descent Into Madness After a Paranormal Encounter in ‘Eyes of Eidolon’

Davi Pena delves into the construction of the nihilistic visuals of 'Eyes of Eidolon', his brutalistic fable about a remote loner's psychological descent.

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Live Action, Premiere

An Isolated Driver Falls Victim to a Disturbed Community in Ciaran Lyons’ Folktale Horror ‘The Motorist’

Ciaran Lyons walks us through the challenges of shooting in Scotland's remote highlands for his dark folklorish tale of an isolated driver 'The Motorist'.

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Live Action, Premiere

Two Siblings Must Protect Their Family’s Monstrous Secret in Dylan Walsh’s Horror Drama ‘Brother’

Dylan Walsh reveals how a remote Italian town rallied behind the production of 'Brother', his dramatic monster short about a hidden familial terror.

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Live Action

Matt Mcclung Explores What Happens When Our Online Behaviours Become All Too Real in ‘One to One’

Matt McClung shares how he balanced the threatening tone of disturbing online behaviours personified IRL with lighter moments of comedy in 'One to One'.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Launderette Trip Becomes a Soul Searching Journey Through the Stages of Guilt in Richard Paris Wilson’s ‘Clean’

Described as Willy Wonka and the Guilt Factory DN delves into director Richard Paris Wilson's 'Clean' the story of a man forced to reckon with his actions.

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Live Action, Premiere

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

Director Chloë 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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Live Action

A Recluse Is Driven Insane by an Immovable Booger in Ariel Zengotita’s Comedic Body Horror ‘Flick’

Director Ariel Zengotita details the importance of thematic balance in genre filmmaking for his darkly psychological yet comedic body horror 'Flick'.

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