Once our attendees at the Glasgow Horror Festival have relieved the joy of Saturday morning cartoons with a dark twist in our animation programme – there’s more gruesome, eerie and shocking delights in store. Our live-action shorts have been hand selected, represent a wide range of horror sub-genres, and showcase the talent of amazing indie filmmakers, Check out what’s in store below.
Live Action Shorts
Bad Acid (UK), David Chaudoir
Marvin Maskelyn is a washed up TV hypnotist whose fame and fortune has run out.After losing his, he acquires a genie lamp with a chequered past and some LSD blotters within. With nothing left to lose, he takes one.
Maskelyn’s visions of success are haunted by a malevolent presence. A wry, dark fantasy on the price of fame.
TEAM (UK), Pete Tomkies
With her staff on a team building exercise a business owner in an empty office is under threat from the attentions of lecherous parcel delivery man. But just who is hunting who?
JUDAS (Brazil), Joel Caetano
Holy Saturday is a day of burning the Judas Doll … do you have courage?
TIK-TIK (Canada), Larica Perera
Fearful villagers gather at the beside of a woman nearing labour as they prepare for the presence of a sinister creature.
The Unconventional Gourmet (US), Wendy Keeling
A dark comedy about a woman stuck in the 50’s searching for the perfect ingredients in an unusual family recipe. The film tells an age old tale with an added modern twist.
Knock Knock (France), Maxence Rapp
A young lady is about to hang an antique mirror to the wall when someone knocks at her door. Who is it? Or should we say WHAT is it?
Already Dead (UK), Michael J Dean
Already Dead is a short mockumentary about recovering zombies. Fifteen years after a zombie outbreak (ZE Day) Zombies live among us, working 9-5 jobs, holidaying in Barbados and living “life” to the fullest.
A documentary crew have been given exclusive access to a group of Zombie’s day-to-day “lives”. But have we truly come to accept Zombies or are we still living in 2001?
Mute (USA), A Colour Green
Danish star Albert Bendix leads A Color Green’s directorial debut as Mute Man, a tongue-chopping madman violently tracking three kids who stumble into his neck of the woods.
Cuckold Picasso (US), Lance Larson
‘It’s hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head’