Brooklyn-based filmmaker Sean Melia dropped us a line to let us know that with several well received short films to his credit (more on those in a bit), he's gearing up to shoot his first feature called I See a Darkness. And he even included a clip for us to share with our readers.
There are few things we enjoy more here at Dread Central than helping out indie filmmakers, and today we're happy to point our readers in the direction of all three parts of Staci Layne Wilson's short "The Key to Annabel Lee [A Woman in Triptych]". Staci decided to post them online, and of course we have them right here!
Back in June of 2009 writer/director Michael Wade Johnson's anthology project Killer Shorts hit DVD, and now Killer Shorts 2, a 100-minute movie shot in Tennessee and North Carolina, is getting ready for a spin around the film festival circuit. It's also already available to order on DVD.
Fans of Ron Purtee's Social Media Massacre short film series will be delighted to know that the mind of the twisted director has been anything but idle since wrapping that project. In fact, Purtee just released a brief, but telling teaser trailer for his newest short film Love Is Not Enough.
The event has come and gone, but the memories will remain. Sunday, July 17th, marked the date of the 2011 Viscera Women’s Film Festival. The celebration of female-made horror films was hosted by Founder/Director of Operations Shannon Lark and Director of Programming Heidi Honeycutt in the beautiful Silent Movie Theatre in Los Angeles, and along with a recap we have the winners to share.
Trailer Debut - Ryan Schifrin's Latest Short Film, No Rest for the Wicked: A Basil & Moebius Adventure
We spend week after week going to the movies. Sometimes we score and end up having a good time, but mostly we're just subjected to bloated Hollywood bullshit. Then it happens we see a trailer for a short film and can't help but think, "Wow. A feature version of this would be so badass." Such is the case with the trailer for No Rest for the Wicked: A Basil & Moebius Adventure.
We don't know anybody who doesn't like free stuff, which is why we're passing on the news that the seven-minute short film Zombiefication is available for free download via iTunes.
One Week Left For Submissions to Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights Short Film Competition
A couple of weeks ago we mentioned a great opportunity for you struggling filmmakers out there, that being Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights Short Film Competition. And I'm sure many of you jumped right up and got your favorite work submitted for the contest. This article is not for you.
The Kick-Off 2011 Event of the Viscera Film Festival will take place on Sunday, July 17th, at the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles, Califonia, wherein Viscera pulls out all the stops with a carefully chosen selection of films by women from all over the world.
We told you a few days ago about Avatar Press and Mischief Maker Studios' announcement that legendary comic book writer Garth Ennis will be premiering his short film Stitched at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday evening, July 21, at 8:15 pm in Room 6DE. And now? Now we have the trailer for you!
For a short film, David Yohe's Metamorphosis is certainly signing up some heavy hitters for its cast! Joining the previously announced Nick Searcy ("Justified", "American Gothic") and Matt Angel ("CSI: NY") is Patricia Bethune ("True Blood", "Mad Men").
Ya see now, this? This we like! What better way is there to start your weekend than with a little blood-soaked mayhem? Lay down a tarp, grab your mop, and don a poncho! Things are about to get really messy!
Every so often a short film comes our way that immediately grabs us and before we know it, we're watching it over ... and over ... over ... and over ... over ... and over ... and over some more! Case in point, MK12 presents Follow the Sun. Just what is it, you ask?