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Exclusive Short Film Debut - Oliver Tietgen's Blood Snow

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!

Refreshments Follow the Sun to Hell!

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?

Fantasia 2011: World Premiere of Short Film The Last Post

This year's Fantasia Film Festival is home to one of the longest lists of feature films we've seen in all our years of reporting on the fest. In addition they'll be screening several short films. Info on one of them, Axelle Carolyn's The Last Post, just landed in our inbox; and of course we have to share!

A Look at the Poster, Trailer, and Stills from Howland

Word of a new short film landed in our inbox recently, and we have for you today a look at its poster, trailer, and some stills. The film is Howland from writer/director Domenic Del Carmine, and it stars Sarah Yenkelun, Drew Cavanaugh, and Joseph Del Carmine. Fear the dead!

Exclusive Trailer Debut: Dave Reda's My Undeadly Short Film

Dave Reda and his crazed cohorts at Elftwin Films are at it again with a new short film entitled My Undeadly, and they've given Dread Central the first look at its trailer. We've seen the zombie-themed short already (and loved it!), but the hardest part of talking about it is not giving away the ending so we're just going to let Dave himself fill you in.

Badass New Short Film Blood Snow Debuting on Dread Central This Friday July 8th!

Here at Dread we search high and low sometimes to bring you the very best and most twisted indie stuff we can find as a means to turn you guys on to something cool or, in this case, absolutely frigid! Dare you tune in to the new short film by director Oliver Tietgen, Blood Snow? We promise it'll be worth your while!

South Africa's Celludroid Film Festival Announces Full Line-up with Special Guest Richard Stanley

It is time again to get abducted to South Africa's Celludroid Film Festival! In addition to a wide range of exciting sci-fi, anime, and fantasy movies, this year will feature special visiting guest director Richard Stanley (with his movies, documentaries, short films, and new book), and for the first time short film collections will be part of the line-up.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: World Premiere of Garth Ennis' Short Film Stitched

Avatar Press and Mischief Maker Studios proudly announce 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. Stitched will also become an ongoing monthly comic series.

Justified's Nick Searcy Joins David Yohe's Metamorphosis

And another version of Franz Kafka's classic short story "Metamorphosis" is on its way, this time in the form of an indie drama thriller from director David Yohe and starring veteran actor Nick Searcy ("Justified", "American Gothic").

Action on Film Festival Heading to Burbank This July

The Action on Film (AOF) International Film Festival is heading back to Pasadena, California, this July 22-30, and one of Dread Central's favorite indie filmmakers, SenoReality's Patrick Rea, will be participating in a big way.

Barber Chop (Short, 2011)

Starring Cedric Ido, Hugo Malpeyre, Maud Matton, Frederick Mahe Written and directed by Benoit Boyer

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at The Captured Bird

One of our most anticipated short films of this year is the directorial debut of former editor-in-chief of Rue Morgue magazine, Jovanka Vuckovic, "The Captured Bird", and today she posted several behind-the-scenes photos from the first day of shooting along with an update on the project.

Rob Lowe Directing Candy Bar Horror Comedy Butterfinger the 13th

You better not lay a finger on Rob Lowe's Butterfinger or else he might kill you...in his new horror comedy short Butterfinger the 13th. Yes, a short film directed by Rob Lowe and produced by Nestle to help promote Butterfinger candy bars is coming to an internet near you this October. No, this is not a porno, but they still dare use the tagline "You Can't Scream With Your Mouth Full".

First Person Zombie Horror Abounds in New Short Film Charlie Bit My Finger

Viral videos a tricky breed. You just never know what's going to strike a chord with folks and get turned into an overnight sensation. Case in point: the adorable little video entitled Charlie Bit My Finger.

Wick (Short Film, 2010)

Starring Elinor Price Directed by Micah Gallo