Zygote || Featured Short Film


Stranded in an Arctic mine, two lone survivors are forced to fight for their lives, evading and hiding from a new kind of terror. Oats Studios, Neill Blomkamp’s (District 9, Chapie) newest crazy project, has been shimmering the short film world with a series of experimental films featuring monsters and[…]

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Serpent's Lullaby || Daily Short Picks

Serpent’s Lullaby

Few people know the name of the eccentric woman living in the centuries-old mansion just outside of town. Even fewer have seen her face. But everyone has heard the stories. Rumors of a secret garden in her backyard where her children are buried. Some think she is simply a grieving[…]

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Spread || Daily Short Picks


Late at night, with a string of prowling single men on the other end of the phone, a woman with a secret preys on unsuspecting victims through dating apps. Body-horror and monster folklore meet modern hook-up culture in this nocturnal short film.

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Burnt Popcorn || Daily Short Picks

Burnt Popcorn

When a naive young woman is reluctant to break away from an unfulfilling dating situation, her father convinces her to handle it in an extreme way and complete her transition to adulthood.

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The Smiling Man | Featured Short Film

Halloween Fright Nights

The Halloween Fright Nights are upon us once again, and while we load our Daily Short Picks with Halloween films, we like to look at the most horrific shorts we’ve featured all year. Here’s this year’s must watch horror short films! The Maiden The Smiling Man Vicious Intruders She Awaiting[…]

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Killing Eric

Two business execs struggle with their family life when their 9 year old son critically wounds the monster under his bed. Julie returns home from a business trip to find utter chaos. Her day drinking workaholic husband has turned their living room into an office, a strange old man is[…]

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El Orgo | Short Film Trailer

El Ogro

There are monsters who act like men, and men who act like monsters. // Hay monstruos que actúan como hombres, y hombres que actúan como monstruos.

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Monster Under The Bed | Films de chez nous

Monster Under The Bed

A sinister bedtime story told in rhymes and in a whisper by a scared little girl. She has a hungry creature living under her bed. She has to find a way to appease the creature but there might be something more alarming lurking around in the background.

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The Smiling Man | Featured Short Film

The Smiling Man

A little girl home alone comes face-to-face with pure evil. The beauty of the short story is that it highlights a particular moment, without worrying too much about the hows and whys, but rather places us in the same shoes as the main protagonist when they are first faced with[…]

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