Ever get nervous before you accept that friend request from someone who seems like a random stranger? Ah, I'll just accept the request now and figure out who it is later, you think. Then later comes, and guess what? You're dead.
Daredevil Films has released the first teaser poster for its upcoming short horror film Witchfinder, written and directed by Collin Clarke. We like its subtlety and hope it's a sign of good things to come.
It's been a while since we've had the privilege of debuting a new short film from Patrick Rea, but the prolific filmmaker dropped us a line today with an offer we couldn't refuse: the chance to kick off the weekend with Hell Week, written by Michelle Davidson. Check it out!
When the punishment fits the crime, there always seems to be a sense of kismet. Unfortunately, it happens all too infrequently. The good news is that we have a glorious instance of the punishment fitting the crime in the new short film Burn. Check it out right here, right now.
Writer/director Erik Gardner, the man who brought us The Mangler Reborn, is back with a teaser for his newest project, Blue Hole, which looks to be as different from his initial film as you could possibly get. Take a peek at this curious upcoming short.
At Texas Frightmare Weekend I came across Grave Tone Productions' booth and had a chat with main man Brian Davis. Grave Tone's horror and metal music combination intrigued me. I learned Davis and his partner in mayhem have a lot of irons in the fire, and we discussed them all.
If you've seen the spooky goodness that was Absentia, then you will be happy to hear that FilmDistrict has acquired Intrepid Pictures' horror project Oculus to be directed by Mike Flanagan from a script he co-wrote with Jeff Howard.
The directorial debut of former editor-in-chief of Rue Morgue magazine Jovanka Vuckovic, The Captured Bird, finally has a set premiere date and a nifty new piece of festival artwork. Check it out inside and look for more details on this highly anticipated short film soon!
You may know the man known as Mars as primarily a musician/composer, but he's putting the finishing touches on his directorial debut, a short film inspired by Lovecraft entitled Transcendent, and we have the early details and a trailer right here to share!
Okay, so you say you love short horror films, but just don't have the time to dedicate five minutes to sit and watch one. Well, once again, your friends here at Dread Central have you covered. How about a horror short that gets you in and out in under a minute? Try Rudy Gold's VHS 1987.
Exclusive Interview: Indie Filmmaker James M. Johnston Discusses His Latest Short Film Knife and More
Texas filmmaker James M. Johnston is quite up-and-coming! In just a few years several of his short films have been featured at dozens of festivals including his latest project Knife, which premiered at the 2011 Sarasota Film Festival and screened in his home state during the 2012 SXSW.
We've got a brand new werewolf short to share with you, and we think you're gonna dig it. The Beast was written, directed and produced by Peter Dukes under his Dream Seekers Production banner…and it's right here waiting for you to enjoy.
It's always interesting to see bigger outlets like Variety reporting stories about horror movies that we reported on over a year ago as if the news were well ... new.
Okay, talk about an embarrassment of riches... if you are lucky enough to be located near a Cinebarre location, you're in for a special treat this weekend.