Short Films

Dead of Night (Short, 2010)

Reviewed by Erik W. Van Der Wolf Starring Stevan Vujic, J. Preston Taub, Laura Wettingfeld, Charlie S. Jensen, Joanna Krupa, Matthew Mages, Heather Schlitt Written and directed by Nicholas J. Michalak

New Trailer for Wounded Embark of the Lovesick Mind & a Pinocchio Update from Gris Grimly

Now this is what we call an update! Gris Grimley is currently working on so many projects it's hard to keep track of them all, but today he provided us with info on three of them, including a new trailer for his short film Wounded Embark of the Lovesick Mind and, even more exciting, his feature film Pinocchio, which is being produced by Guillermo Del Toro and The Jim Henson Company.

Ninjas (Short, 2010)

Reviewed by Paul McCannibal Directed by Dennison Ramalho Are you ready to see a viciously conceived and masterfully executed depiction of a brutally ugly side of the world?

San Diego Comic-Con 2010: Inside Danny DeVito's Blood Factory

One project you may or may not have heard about by now is Danny DeVito's Blood Factory. Fans in attendance at Comic-Con are getting a panel this Friday to tell them all about it, and we have a look at the project's very sticky booth for you!

New Short Shows Us What It's Like Becoming Undead

Here at Dread Central we spend a lot of time looking over indie features and short films. It's become a job in and of itself. Every so often, though, one catches our eye that exhibits a certain quality that warrants us to push it out there your way. Enter the new short film Becoming Undead.

SD Comic-Con 2010: First Stills From New Fewdio Short - Firsts

The lovable loonies from Fewdio are back with a brand new short film, Firsts, that they're debuting at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, and we've got the first stills to give you a taste of what to expect!

New Poster and Update for Wounded Embark of the Lovesick Mind

With the other projects he's currently working on (an illustrated Frankenstein book and his first feature Pinocchio), we were wondering about the status of Gris Grimly's short film Wounded Embark of the Lovesick Mind. Thanks to the power of Twitter we now know it's in post-production and has a brand spanking new poster to boot!

Things Go Wrong - Really Wrong - in One Night Stand

Remember back in the day when your worst concern about having a one night stand would be a nagging (possibly burning) itch? Yeah, I barely do myself, but from what I hear, the Sixties and Seventies were one hell of a free love screwfest! But times have drastically changed, and for one couple in this latest short film, the shit has hit the fan!

Watch The Hog Do His Dirty Work

Check it out, kids! It's short film time and today's slice of indie mayhem has been locked, loaded, and is now ready for your hungry eyes! On tap is a short we've been talking about for a while now called The Hog so it's time to sink your teeth in and let us know what you think!

The Taking of Savannah Trailer to Debut at Fright Night Film Fest

The full schedule for Fright Night Film Fest, which runs July 30th-August 1st in Louisville, Kentucky, isn't quite finalized yet, but we did hear from producer/director Jeff Chitty that the trailer for his current project, The Taking of Savannah, will be having its world premiere there. Synopsis:

Universal Studios and Rob Zombie Teaming Up for Short Film Competition

Want to test your short film prowess? Think you have what it takes to have your project judged by a panel led by none other than Rob Zombie? Then read on for more details about Universal Studios Hollywood and Rob Zombie's new partnership to recognize the nation's top short-form filmmaking horror genre talent with the "Halloween Horror Nights - Rob Zombie Film Competition".

Badass New Batman Fan Film The City of Scars Explores More of the Caped Crusader's Dark Side

For all intents and purposes the video game Batman: Arkham Asylum and the short film Batman: Dead End featured Gotham's hero tackling not only the Joker but also Aliens and Predators. What's cool about the character of Batman and why he fits into the genre so well is that he's a bit of a psychopath himself. In this latest fan film City of Scars that really dark side is explored once again even further.

Dread Central Presents: Get Off My Porch!

We're pleased to present the latest short film from writer/director Patrick Rea entitled "Get Off My Porch", which was shot in Patrick's stomping grounds of Kansas City and Lawrence, Kansas.

Bear Scary (Short)

Reviewed by The Foywonder Starring Louie Russo Brownlie, Lauren Bushby, Sophia Disgrace, Tabbather Ecco Written and Directed by Dan Brownlie

Exclusive First Look: Tom Holland's Twisted Tales: Vampire's Dance

One of the great masters of horror of our time, Tom Holland, is back with "Twisted Tales", a brand new series of short films created in the great tradition of anthology shows like "The Twilight Zone" and "Outer Limits", and we have an exclusive look at one of the films you can expect to see in this collection, Vampire's Dance!