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Safe and Sound — Short Film Kickstarter

Hello, I’m Ian Kammer, the director and co-writer of the short film Safe and Sound, a genre film in the tone of The Descent, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Halloween, that follows a young woman at the center of a subterranean monster invasion in a suburban Southern California home. Growing up in the

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How to Make Your Own Short Horror Film for Halloween

Halloween is coming up in a few months (yes, I know everyday is Halloween around these parts), so it’s time to start preparing. I’m sure you’ve got your costumes ready, but why not put them to good use – not just for the party you’re planning to attend with that special person you’ve got your

Short Film Review: The Confession of Fred Krueger (2015)

Given Hollywood’s obsession with the origin stories of iconic characters, it’s somewhat surprising that the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise has never spawned a full-on prequel. Oddly enough, it was the pilot episode of Freddy’s Nightmares – a show that didn’t have much to do with the character – that delved deepest into Krueger’s origins,

The Top Five Holiday Horror Short Films!

There’s nothing I love more about the Christmas season than watching all the films that are sadly irrelevant the other eleven months of the year, ranging from holiday classics like Christmas Vacation and Scrooged to horror favorites like Black Christmas and Silent Night, Deadly Night. On top of that list of must-watch feature films is

The Awesomely 80s Short Films of Rik Carter

Last night my friend Zach tweeted out a link to a short film called Horror Brunch!!!, made in the 1980s by a guy named Rik Carter. I had never seen the short and I had certainly never heard the name Rik Carter before, but the gory short was the absolute personification of everything I love

Short Film Spotlight: Child Eater; Help Fund the Feature!

It’s not often that I fall in love with a movie based solely on the title. But there are exceptions to that rule. And when you title your movie Child Eater, you immediately become one of those exceptions. Written and directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen, Child Eater hit the festival circuit last year, where it scooped

Short Film Spotlight: Fear, Inc.

How scared do you REALLY want to be? This is a question I found myself pondering this past Halloween season, when a new haunted attraction called Dead of Night sprang up in my area. Unlike any ‘haunted house’ I’ve ever been to, Dead of Night required guests to sign a waiver before entering, and the

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Short Films That Inspire Me

Kitchen Sink Full version here. MORE I originally saw these two short films over ten years ago on Exposure and they’ve stuck with me ever since.