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Erik Gardner Presents Teaser for Blue Hole

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.

Texas Frightmakers: A Chat with Brian Davis of Grave Tone Productions

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.

FilmDistrict Focuses on Oculus

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.

New Artwork and Premiere Date Set for The Captured Bird

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!

First Details and Trailer for H.P. Lovecraft Inspired Short Film Transcendent

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!

Here's a Really Short Short ... VHS 1987 Brings Back Memories

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.

Check Out the Werewolf Short The Beast

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.

Mike Flanagan's Oculus Gearing up for Production

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.

Short Film Morella to Screen with The Raven at all Cinebarre Locations

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.

New Short Film Assassins Makes a Big Red Splash

Here at Dread Central we make it our business to point you in the direction of cool stuff you may otherwise not have seen. Such is the case with Michael Bonomo's latest short film, Assassins, which you can watch right here in its entirety!

Having Had Enough Meat, Drew Daywalt Wants More Teeth

Know what we love? Getting a press release announcing that Drew Daywalt is once again toiling around in his Fear Factory. So what's the short-form horror maestro up to next? Read on for details.

Microcinema Short Film Now Available to Watch Online

In our ongoing attempt to make you guys aware of every horror project that's available to be seen these days, we now bring you some preliminary information on Massachusetts-based Harvest Tide Productions' first online and internationally self-distributed horror short independent film Microcinema.

Arachnophobiacs Beware ... We've Got a Pair Creepy Crawly Shorts, Spider on the Ceiling and Scratch

Oh the goddamn creepy, crawlies…they skeev me out just thinking about them. Ugh. Well, if you love the eight-legged baddies as much as I do, we've got a couple of memorable shorts for you today with Spider on the Ceiling and Scratch.