Short Films

Tom Savini Checkin' Terror Tickets at The Baggage Claim

With so many big screen productions happening at the speed of a mile a minute, it's nice every so often to go back and look at the gory glory of the short film. Especially when they star one of horror's living legends.

CONTEST CLOSED! Get Your Short Film Made!

Tired of sitting back and watching everyone around you doing all of the heavy lifting in the film industry? Have a gazillion and one ideas for a movie but just can't catch a break? Thanks to a new short film competition put together by our very own Heather Wixson, that break could be a lot closer than you think!

Short Film Seance Serves Up Scares! Watch it Now!

I've always wanted to partake in a seance. It always looks like a creepy good time, which is precisely why Czech filmmaker Robin Kasparik is mining the material for what looks like a genuinely spooky horror film titled, you guessed it, "Seance".

Tom Holland to Unleash His New Brand of Twisted Tales

Director Tom Holland has been on the front lines of the horror genre his whole career and turned in many a modern classic as a result. Now he's venturing out into a whole new world of terror with some of the genre's heavyweights, and he's taking us all along for the ride!

Someone Else (Short, 2010)

Reviewed by Erik W. Van Der Wolf Starring Karen Bartke, Sharon Osdin, Katherine McGinty Written and directed by Andrew Newall

Early Word on Zombie Short Our Days Are Numbered

The new short film "Our Days Are Numbered" from producer Coven Delacruz and Condemned Productions has two of our favorite things -- zombies and hot chicks -- so of course we have to share this press release about it that just landed in our inbox.

Watch the King Crab Attack Short Film Now

If you listened to the last Foycast, you heard me do a dramatic reading of pages from the book Crabs on the Rampage. While the world still awaits a feature film version, we can enjoy plenty of rampaging stop-motion crab action in the six-minute tongue-in-cheek French short film "King Crab Attack".

Cinema Cool Takes a Look at The Monster Squad

A couple of weeks back a group of lovably loony horror fans blessed us with a pretty damned good look at some of horror's bloodiest moments. Now the gang is back with a whole new beast - a loving look back at The Monster Squad.

You Want Badass? You Got Badass! Beware the Mountain Devil

Every so often a couple of young filmmakers come along with no money and nothing but passion to make something really friggin' cool and knock it out of the park. This is one of those times.

Ready for a Look at Some of Horror's Bloodiest Moments?

Here on Dread Central we spend hours each day making sure you guys are way on top of everything scary, violent, and generally badass. Today our journey's led us to a film aficionado website that isn't afraid to get a little sticky.

SenoReality Wraps a New Short Film - Time's Up, Eve

SenoReality Pictures, in association with Free State Studios, has just wrapped production on a new short film entitled "Time's Up, Eve", a supernatural thriller set in the 1940's starring Sharon Wright and Ari Bavel.

Exclusive: Filmmaker Drew Daywalt Spends the Night on the VERY Haunted Queen Mary

Drew Daywalt has made a living working within the horror genre scaring the hell out of people. As you'll soon see in his upcoming Camera Obscura project, the guy really knows his way around the subject of ghosts and hauntings. Recently Drew had the tables turned on him when he spent a couple of evenings aboard a legendary haunted ship, California's Queen Mary -- in the vessel's most haunted room of course.

Gehara (Short, 2010)

Reviewed by The Foywonder Starring Ken Osawa, Shiro Sano, Mina Fujii, Hiroyuki Watanabe Directed by Kiyotaka Taguchi Gehara is 20 minutes of pure old fashioned Japanese giant monster movie bliss.

Papá Wrestling Will Tear You Up!

We've all been there, man. You're just doing your thing and not bothering anyone, and then all of a sudden you find yourself being victimized by some ridiculous dickhead schlub with way too much time on his hands. Revenge when it comes can be really sweet, but in the case of Papá Wrestling it can also be sticky and dripping with entrails.

Drew Daywalt Teaches Us That There's No Such Thing

Director Drew Daywalt has churned out yet another horror yarn from his very own fear factory, and as always he manages to get more accomplished horror-wise in four minutes than most people do with ninety.