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MassIFF 2013 Spotlights Women of Horror, Asian Cinema, and The Lords of Salem

With the legends of Salem being a big part of the state's history, is it any wonder the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival chose The Lords of Salem for a special screening? But that's just the tip of the iceberg...

Seduce a Demon with Jug Face Director's New Short Film Organ Grinder

As writer/director Chad Crawford Kinkle's feature film Jug Face (review) nears release on August 9th, Modernciné just released his short film Organ Grinder to the public!

Witness Brazilian Black Magic in Upcoming Short Film Encosto

Independent filmmaker Joel Caetano is quickly making a name for himself down in Brazil, scooping up awards at festivals for films made on budgets of just a few hundred dollars. Read on for details on his latest project!

Fatal Pictures Set to Unleash Heir, Their Third and Final Short Film

Zach Green's Fatal Pictures has proven in recent years to be a company worth keeping an eye on, with thus far the short films Worm and Familiar under their belt.

Joe Lynch and True Blood's Ryan Kwanten Explore the Truth in Journalism; Watch the Short Film Now!

Director Joe Lynch checked in with us from Serbia, where he is currently being held for ransom for smelling too clean, to let us know that his short film starring "True Blood"'s Ryan Kwanten, Truth in Journalism, is now available online for all to see. Dig it!

Fire City Readies its David vs. Goliath Run at Filmmaking

We debuted King of Miseries, director Tom Woodruff's prequel to the upcoming Fire City film, here on Dread Central. Now, producers Brian Lubocki and Michael Hayes have launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring the feature film to life... their way.

Watch Phillip Middleton's Short Film The Ghost; Exclusive First Word on The Disappearing

Earlier this week we caught up with Australian filmmaker Phillip Middleton to discuss his short film The Ghost as well as chat about his planned supernatural feature The Disappearing. Read on for that flick's teaser art, synopsis, and more!

Fantasia 2013: Final Wave Titles Include Curse of Chucky, Frankenstein's Army, Raze, Hatchet III, Nakata's The Complex, Hell Baby, Shorts, Docs, and More

The full Fantasia 2013 lineup has now been revealed, and we have here the third and final wave of titles to share. Prepare to drool!

Horror Flick Standards of Living Filmed on iPad2! Watch Now!

I was saying to my buddies over a year ago, "You know... someone's gonna eventually shoot an entire movie on their mobile devices," and since then several have appeared. If only now I could predict winning lottery numbers. I'd buy each of you a pony.

Exclusive - Watch Tom Woodruff's King of Miseries RIGHT HERE!

The time has come, kids! King of Miseries, Tom Woodruff's prequel to his upcoming Fire City film, is here right now for your perusal. Check it out in its entirety, and look for more on the Fire City series soon!

Exclusive - Dread Central to Host Tom Woodruff's King of Miseries on July 3rd; Trailer Premieres Now!

In what's probably one of the coolest announcements we've ever made, Dread Central is happy to announce that we will be premiering King of Miseries, Tom Woodruff's prequel to his upcoming Fire City film, right here on Wednesday, July 3rd!

Turkish Director Finds a Private Room for His Terrors

Bloody Night director Hakan Yildiz has a new project up his sleeve which is filming over the summer, and we have the very first details on it right here! Dare you step into his Private Room?

Check Out the Brilliant Short Horror Film Girl at the Door

Filmmaker Colin Campbell has a nightmarish vision he wants to share with us here at Dread Central. His short film Girl at the Door is available for viewing below, and it's so worth the ten-minute investment of your time. Check it out.

Fan of Short Films? You'll Love Free Event Shorts 4 Show

Friend of Dread Central and creator of the award-winning short Blue Hole, Erik Gardner, got our ear concerning a free evening of entertainment and networking featuring screenings of award-winning sci-fi and horror short films.

Watch Lloyd Kaufman in Hilarious Short Film 21st Century Barry

We all know the tortures of trying to install new hardware onto our desktop computers. Who doesn't dread crawling under that cursed desk, diving into a world of dust bunnies and tangles of random wires? The new short film 21st Century Barry, starring Lloyd Kaufman, explores those fears.