Short of the Week

Horror

Horror about Love in Live-Action
Alfonso Garcia / 5 min / Spain / 2014

A man’s obsession with the world of the dead leads him to make one last phone call in a quest for salvation.

Horror about Decay in Live-Action
Dominik Hartl / 24 min / Austria / 2014

Anna should have had a closer look at the fine-print of her rental contract – for the old Viennese apartment is a creature with never ending appetite, living off the youth of its residents.

Horror about Redemption in Live-Action
Alex Grybauskas / 18 min / USA / 2013

On the floor of a bar restroom, a man on his deathbed is offered a deal that could save his life – but in the process may destroy his humanity.

Horror about Family in Live-Action
Luke Guidici / 8 min / USA / 2013

In 1950′s rural America, a postman’s first day takes a terrifying turn when a precocious young girl tells him of her family’s horrible tragedy.

Sci-Fi about Human Nature in Special FX
Rob McLellan / 8 min / UK / 2013

An emotional robot reconciles his feelings of loss—through butchery! A VFX horror short, being adapted into a feature by MGM.

Horror about Love in Live-Action
Omar Hauksson / 11 min / Iceland / 2013

A young girl rescued from a pack of zombies soon discovers that the walking dead aren’t the only thing to fear in this post-apocalyptic world.

Thriller about Family in Live-Action
Alberto Evangelio / 9 min / Spain / 2013

A father daughter driving lesson quickly escalates into horror.

Horror about Religion in Live-Action
Carlo Mirabella-Davis / 26 min / USA / 2013

A family of evangelical Christians traveling through upstate New York give a ride to an unusual knife salesman

Horror about Other Worlds in Animation
Late Night Work Club / 38 min / USA / 2013

Late Night Work Club, a collective comprised of the most promising minimalist animators on the internet, releases their first project—an omnibus of shorts that tell stories from the great beyond.

Horror about Friendship in Special FX
Anthony Melton / 13 min / UK / 2013

Set on one fateful night, six friends gather for their monthly ‘games night’… and accidentally unleash a demonic force that might tear them and their friendships to pieces. Part of the Bloody Cuts anthology.

Horror about The End in Live-Action

Stranded in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, a man sets in motion an unlikely plan to protect the precious cargo he carries: his infant daughter

Horror about Life & Society in Live-Action
Mat Johns / 7 min / UK / 2013

Backpacker Sam writes a letter home to his mother from his latest destination.

Parody about in Live-Action

Jesus doesn’t only raise Lazarus from the dead…A hilarious, campy retelling of what didn’t make it into the Bible.

Horror about Corruption in Puppetry

This holiday season, ask if you know where your Teddy Bear really comes from.

Horror about Desperation in Live-Action
Kristoffer Aaron Morgan / 9 min / USA / 2012

Isolated in a place where twisted creatures torment him from the dark, a man desperately tries to find an escape.

Horror about The End in Live-Action

It’s Dogs vs. Zombies, in this light-hearted horror film from Miami collective Borscht Corp.

Horror about Revenge in Live-Action
Ryan Connolly / 32 min / USA / 2012

Can the dead truly take revenge? Taylor seeks to hide his sins in hopes that they will go unnoticed and become no more than a dirty little secret…

Horror about Identity in Special FX
Francesco Calabrese / 5 min / UK / 2012

The “true” story of Sophia, a young woman dealing with a rare and very dangerous condition.

Horror about Other Worlds in Live-Action

3 new visions of horror from leading filmmakers as they adapt video game classics to the world of short film.

Horror about Desperation in Live-Action
Alex Horwitz / 21 min / USA / 2011

The scientist who cured the Z virus is hiding a secret from this zombie-infected world.

Horror about Conquest in Live-Action
Pedro Cristiani / 13 min / Argentina / 2011

A secret order of priests guards the thin border between our world and the realm of darkness in this inventive horror film from Argentina.

Horror about Illness in Live-Action
Adam Wingard / 15 min / USA / 2011

Adam Wingard’s latest feature “You’re Next” will be coming to a theater near you soon. But for now, check out this series of three meditative shorts about damaged, desirable, dangerous women.

Horror about Family in Live-Action
Bobby Miller / 12 min / USA / 2011

Paul jerked off in the shower. Paul just impregnated his bath tub. Last year’s most outrageous Sundance short, now online.

Horror about Growth in Special FX

On this Labor Day I hope your holiday goes better than Señor Olivares’. While trying to relax on the beach, Sea Monsters come to slaughter everyone.

Horror about Conspiracy in Multi-Media

A spooky mystery is teased out of a single photograph, in this suspenseful animation nominated for Canada’s Genie award in 2009.