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Trailer Debut: Ryan Spindell's The Root of the Problem

With less than a week to go before writer/director Ryan Spindell's horror comedy short The Root of the Problem screens at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival as part of its stellar shorts programming slate, we thought it was a perfect time to share the trailer which recently debuted.

2nd Annual Carnival of Darkness Film Fest Coming October 28th

Don't fill up your Halloween dance card just yet. Filmmaker Alex Bram is presenting some of the most promising new voices in horror at the second annual Carnival of Darkness Film Festival. Filled with haunting and disturbing short films from across the world, the fest takes place at LA Film School on Thursday, October 28th.

Event Report: 2010 San Diego Blacklist Art & Film Festival

This past August 28th saw the San Diego debut of the Blacklist Art and Film Festival, and your local Dread Central staff members were on hand for the event. We're happy to report a good time was had by all, and even though we'd seen a couple of the horror shorts shown during the film fest portion already, they really popped thanks to the enthusiastic crowd.

Quite Possibly the Greatest Horror Short EVER!

If only they all could be this damned good! Steady yourself, dear reader. Steel your nerves, lock your doors, pull your shades, and turn on all the lights! Nothing can prepare you for the horrors of Richard Gale's The Horribly Slow Murderer With the Extremely Inefficient Weapon!

Robert Rodriguez Talks Shorts

It's no mystery that Robert Rodriguez loves the kid stuff with three Spy Kids films under his belt as well as Shark Boy and Lava Girl, which are in stark contrast to films like From Dusk Till Dawn and The Faculty! No matter how child friendly the film, Rodriguez always packs in the monsters as if each were a love letter to Ray Harryhausen himself. Now comes Shorts, packed with all manor of beasties including children turned insects and a booger monster ready to devour you whole. Will this movie warp your child's fragile mind? Jump in to find out...

Carnival of Darkness Strikes in August

Look here for your scary shorts fix! The Carnival of Darkness Film Festival, specializing in short horror films and genre friendly music videos, is set to kick off at The Majestic Crest Theater in Westwood, California on August 6th.

Rodriguez, Robert (Shorts)

It's no mystery that Robert Rodriguez loves the kid stuff with three Spy Kids films under his belt as well as Shark Boy and Lava Girl, which are in stark contrast to films like From Dusk Till Dawn and The Faculty! No matter how child friendly the film, Rodriguez always p