Short Films

Trailer and Artwork for UK Short Film Pixel

As part of our ongoing effort to find you guys all the latest and greatest genre projects from across the globe, today we have the early word on Tristan Versluis' short film "Pixel", a tale of one man's wild antics and over-sexed ego, which inevitably steer him into his own redemption.

Shannon Leto Gets the Spotlight in Newest Teaser from Hurricane Short Film

Teaser #3 for the 30 Second to Mars short film "Hurricane" has hit the Net, and this one features someone who typically stays a bit more in the background: drummer Shannon Leto.

Meet "The Telephone" from 30 Seconds to Mars' Short Film Hurricane

As promised, 30 Seconds to Mars has released another new teaser video from their upcoming short film "Hurricane", titled after the track of the same name from their latest album release, This Is War. Ladies and gentlemen, we introduce "The Telephone"!

New "Jared Trailer" for 30 Seconds to Mars' Short Film Hurricane

Several days ago we told you about the upcoming short film "Hurricane", titled after the track of the same name from 30 Seconds to Mars' latest album release, This Is War. Now the band has released the "Jared Trailer" featuring a short clip of scenes with lead singer Jared Leto.

The Frolic Short Film Now Available for Purchase or Download

We're always on the lookout for interesting sounding new films to clue you guys into, and an email that recently landed in our inbox from director Jacob Cooney details just such a project: a short film entitled "The Frolic" based on a short story of the same name by Thomas Ligotti. Here's the skinny:

Trio of Rodrigo Gudino Short Films Snag Multiple Film Fest Awards

One filmmaker we've had our eyes on for quite some time around these parts is Rue Morgue President Rodrigo Gudino, and he dropped us a line today with an update on the worldwide tour he and three of his short films went on this Halloween season.

Trailer for 30 Seconds to Mars Short Film Hurricane

30 Seconds to Mars, recently named Best Rock Band at this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards in Madrid, has just released a video preview for “Hurricane,” a short film titled after the track of the same name from the band’s latest album release, This Is War. The film, like the “This Is War” and “Kings and Queens” videos, was directed by Bartholomew Cubbins.

Horrible Imaginings: The Horror Film Festival of San Diego Debuts November 6th

With all the AFM news that's come out over the past few days, you'd think there's nothing else going on anywhere. But just down the road from AFM's LA home, in sunny San Diego, a brand new film festival is set to kick off this weekend on November 6th ... Horrible Imaginings: The Horror Film Festival of San Diego.

The Red Hours Takes its Time Getting Online

Friend and colleague John Fallon, whom most of you will know from Arrow in the Head, has just set his latest short film loose on the interwebs, and we're here to spread the word for both him and you!

UPDATE: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Images: Danielle Harris in Michael Rosenbaum's Horror Short Fade into You

Here at Dread Central we love us some Danielle Harris so any time she dips her toe into the horror blood pool, we try to be right there to give you guys the scoop! Case in point: Michael Rosenbaum's new horror short Fade into You, which not only looks appropriately sticky but has now drilled that Mazzy Star song completely into our heads for the rest of the day.

Terry Gilliam to Unleash The Legend of Hallowdega on Halloween

Award-winning filmmaker Terry Gilliam will premiere his horror comedy short film "The Legend of Hallowdega" starring David Arquette and Justin Kirk with special appearances by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Darrell Waltrip, and more on October 31st, 2010. Read on for the details, some artwork, and a trailer. From the Press Release:

Happy Halloween! - Drew Daywalt and Dread Central Present - The Bad Cookie

Drew Daywalt is quickly establishing himself as one of the most prolific horror short filmmakers working in the business today, and so it was a no-brainer for us to get with him to bring you a special Halloween treat ... the exclusive short film The Bad Cookie!

Short Film Spotlight: Spencer Susser's I Love Sarah Jane

Here at Dread Central we're always on the lookout for cool videos and short films to share with our readers, and today we're happy to present "I Love Sarah Jane", a short film written by Spencer Susser (who also directed) and David Michôd. Set in a smoky, grey sky of a world populated by zombies and survivalist children, "I Love Sarah Jane" stars the always fabulous Mia Wasikowska.

Greg Nicotero Wants YOU to Join The United Monster Talent Agency

While we'll all be watching his throng on the living dead doing their thing when AMC's "The Walking Dead" debuts on Halloween, F/X artist extraordinaire Greg Nicotero has another spooky treat for us that comes in the fashion of a new short film!

Yearly ArieScope Halloween Short Now Online - Remember to Just Take One!

Just like snorting ground candy corn, bobbing for nipple-tassles, and cahvin' our fahkin' pumpkins, kid, it's become a Halloween tradition here in the Dread Central offices to gather 'round the monitor and watch Adam Green and ArieScope Pictures' yearly Halloween short and this latest one does not disappoint!