23rd Apr2018

‘American Virus’ Short Film Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Adrian Baez, Kathryn Eastwood, Chad Meisenheimer, Shane Ryan, Tommie Vegas | Written by Shane Ryan, Kathryn Eastwood | Directed by Shane Ryan Short film American Virus is part of the horror anthology Virus of the Dead. An anthology that is a long time in the making, beginning production over three years ago and now […]

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23rd Apr2018

‘Guerilla’ Short Film Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Adrian Baez, Randy Burke, Carissa Carlberg, Lucy Dorado, Raul Gutierrez, Delaiah Hastie, Mars Mohamed, Kendall Morris, Lyddie Ward, Riley Yargus | Written and Directed by Shane Ryan The year is 1989 and after a rocket launch from the American Military goes wrong, a virus has attacked the small town nearby. But a ten year […]

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23rd Nov2016

Watch Now: Sci-fi short ‘On Sunday’

by Phil Wheat

Writer/director David Lea first won acclaim in 2002 when Half Life, a short film he co-directed for Greenpeace, won First Prize and Special Jury Prize at the young Advertising Awards in Cannes. He went on to direct award winning music promos for artists such as The Offspring, Emiliana Torrini and was nominated for Best VFX […]

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26th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘Mindless’ Review (Short)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Nicholas Vince, Kate Danbury, Eloise Daye, Fern Bostock | Written and Directed by Katie Bonham If there’s one thing that makes UK horror film festival Frightfest stand head and shoulders above others of its ilk, it’s the amount of attendees that have gone on to create their own horror movies – be they features […]

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07th Nov2015

‘The Package’ Review (Short Film)

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Dan Palmer, Tom Gordon | Written and Directed by Damon Rickard To put it simply, The Package is a short film, written and directed by Damon Rickard, about how far a man is prepared to go to get something back that was stolen from him… One of the great things about short films is […]

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03rd Oct2015

Grimmfest 2015: ‘Process’ Review (Short Film)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Bruce Jones, Roseanna Leathley, Paige Feast, Matt Milne | Written and Directed by Scott Feast Written and directed by newcomer Scott Feast, Process is – unlike the other shorts shown at the Grimmfest Northern Showcase – not your usual horror story. In fact, beyond dealing with the horror of living with dementia, this is […]

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03rd Oct2015

Grimmfest 2015: ‘Driven’ Review (Short Film)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Rachel Capovila, Rupert Proctor | Written by BFI Film Academy students | Directed by Matt Palmer (Directorial Mentor) From January 2013 to January 2014 young filmmakers aged 16-19 from Cumbria and Lancashire have took part in courses covering all aspects of filmmaking and the film industry including programming, script writing, film production and distribution, […]

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02nd Oct2015

Grimmfest 2015: ‘The Box’ Review (Short Film)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dominic Brunt, Joanne Mitchell, Patrick Lally, Roy Bright, Sam Edge | Written by Shaune Harrison, Mark Jones | Directed by Shaune Harrison Screening as part of Grimmfest’s Northern Showcase – a shorts programme celebrating the best “The North” has to offer in terms of genre cinema, accompanied by introductions and talks from those involved […]

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11th Jun2015

‘The Cobblestone Corridor’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Erik Bloomquist, Madeleine Dauer, Nicholas Tucci, Adam Weppler, Alec Richards, Alex Sarrigeorgiou, Graham King, Ben Santiago | Written and Directed by Erik Bloomquist Allan Archer, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper club at Alfred Pierce Preparatory School, has taken on the biggest case of his academic career: investigating the suspicious termination of English department chairman, […]

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15th Jan2015

Review Round-Up: ‘D.I.Y.’ & ‘Life Itself’

by Nicky Johnson

D.I.Y. No, this isn’t an informative article about building shelves and benches but rather the first major short film from Josh and Mitch and Jam Flicks, better known for their adverts. Cantering around one man, Andrew (Anton Saunders), who’s left broken after discovering his wife has had an affair. Unable to confront her about it, […]

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02nd Dec2014

‘Revelations’ Review (Short Film)

by Nicky Johnson

Stars: Sheri Davis, Gracie Whitten, Lance Eakright, Kristal White, Jason White | Written and Directed by Roger Sampson Summarising a short film that’s runs just shy of 13 minutes is always tricky, but it doesn’t help when over a quarter of that time is taken up by a surprising amount of credits in a tacky cursive font. […]

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10th Oct2014

‘Okora: The Prelude’ Review (Short Film)

by Nicky Johnson

Stars: Anusha Prakash, Anthony Miles, Lexx James, Lyston Laurence, Dionne Alexandria, Lauren Scott Berry, Itoya Osagiede, Kaya cansfield, Laurie Brown | Directed by Lyston Laurence, Lexx James, Tracer Ital This short film is, as the title suggests, a prelude to a feature length serving to both give an idea of what it’s about and try […]

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17th Aug2014

‘INK’ Review (Short Film)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sam Hayman, Austin Hayden, Gordon Holliday, Christopher Muir, Billy Hay, John Harley, Chris Goldie | Written and Directed by Andy Stewart It’s only been two years since writer-turned-director Andy Stewart unleashed his first short film Dysmorphia on an unsuspecting public. The first in his proposed “Reflections” trilogy, that film was an impressive body-horror short that […]

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11th Jul2014

Film4 FrightFest announces Short Film line-up

by Phil Wheat

Film4 FrightFest will be screening a record twenty short films, twelve of them world premieres, at this year’s August event at the Vue West End, Leicester Square – including the latest from director Federico Zampaglione entitled Remember, the Fiona Dourif starring She (which I backed on Kickstarter many moons ago) and the second Jessica Cameron-starring […]

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25th Apr2014

Teaser trailer for Andy Stewart’s new short ‘Ink’

by Phil Wheat

Andy Stewart, director of the two fantastic short films Dysmorphia and Split, has just completed shooting on the third film in his body horror trilogy. Entitled Ink, the movie is the story of a man who takes the path of least resistance (and cost) in an attempt to turn his body into a work of […]

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06th Apr2014

Watch Now: Eliza Dushku in short ‘The Gable 5′

by Phil Wheat

In a remote location, a secret facility exists unlike anything the world has ever seen. Run by Dr. Conrad Gable, a renowned neurologist, the facility is years ahead of it’s time when it comes to the technology it’s using to research the human body. With an unlimited budget backed by a classified department of the […]

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28th Mar2014

First look at new UK horror short ‘The Tour’

by Phil Wheat

Directing from a script that they co­-wrote together, Alex Mathieson and Damon Rickard have announced completion of filming on their short film The Tour. Jessica Cameron (Mr. Hush, Camel Spiders) and Heather Dorff (What They Say, Dry Spell) star in the film along with Tom Gordon who is primarily known for stage productions in Europe […]

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27th Mar2014

Watch Now: Cool ‘Deus Ex: Human Revolution’ fan-film

by Phil Wheat

Check out this cool short film, from director Moe Charif, which is based on the video game Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Based on the video game Deus Ex Human Revolution, the film dives into the world of Adam Jensen, a serif industries’ security consultant that gets augmented after an incident that almost took his life […]

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23rd Mar2014

‘Done In’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Guy Henry, Gordon Styles | Written and Directed by Adam Stephen Kelly Adam Stephen Kelly, who began his career as a film critic (you may know him from Screenjabber.com or as BritGeek on AICN) turns his hand to film making with the short film Done In – which follows Harry, played by Guy Henry, […]

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16th Feb2014

‘Split’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Austin Hayden, Shian Denovan | Written and Directed by Andy Stewart It was two years ago when I first saw blogger-turned-filmmaker Any Stewart’s short Dysmorphia, his superb take on the body-horror genre pioneered by the likes of David Cronenberg. Since then we’ve had the likes of Éric Falardeau’s Thanatomorphose – a feature length look […]

16th Feb2014

‘She Wolf of the Woods’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Toni Benedetti, Jamie Evans, Jason Harvey, Tyne Roberts, John Fleming | Written and Directed by Adriana Polito Adriana Polito, one of the producers of the superb body horror short Dysmorphia, turns her hand to writing and directing with the horror comedy She Wolf of the Woods, which follows forest ranger Amy as she goes […]

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03rd Nov2013

Watch Now: ‘Cursed Edge’ – Prog 1 (Dredd Fan Series)

by Phil Wheat

Following on from the teaser we brought you some months ago, here’s the first episode (or PROG) for the Dredd fan-series Cursed Edge, directed by Oliver Hollingdale and starring Kiarnie Camp, Darren Carver, Damien Gerard, Jade Rambaut and Steve Eames, which is based upon the Judge Dredd Universe following stories from the published case-files 2000AD […]

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