Psycho Shorts

2011 Festival

Fri, May 6 @ 11:59 p.m.

Presented by Rock 97 and Pizza Hut, this midnight package teems with zombies, werewolves, and other creatures of the night … plus sadistic dentists! Includes a pizza pre-party (thanks Pizza Hut!) upstairs in Encores at 11:15 pm.

The Elemental

Karen’s mother used to terrify her with tales of a sinister presence lurking in the stairwell. She returns years later to visit her elderly shut-in parents … and the childhood nightmare waiting for her in the shadows.

Off Season

Presenting Sponsor:  Velocity Video An alcoholic transient, with only his dog for a companion, steals from summer cottages during the brutal winter of the off-season.  When he ventures from his usual path in search of a full bottle, he makes a terrifying discovery that unravels his solitary existence.  Nominated for the 2010 BAFTA Award for…


A salesman approaches a mysterious landowner with an offer to buy the man’s smoldering abandoned coal mine but finds that there is something far worse than a mine fire underneath the land.  Won Best Short Film at the 2009 NYC Horror Film Festival. Director’s Statement Sinkhole is ostensibly a horror film, but I believe…

The Furred Man

A bruised and battered man sits in an interrogation room dressed in a ghoulish costume caked in dried blood.  With his alibi littered with two corpses, blood-curdling screams, and a tale of “the beast,” this furry man swears he can explain.  Won Best Horror Short at the 2010 International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival in Phoenix.…

How I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse

A single mother and her teenage son struggle to survive in a shattered and brutal near future where zombies roam the Earth.

Dental Breakdown

A musical comedy about five reluctant student dentists whose eyes are opened to the cruel consolations of their career by a sadistic tutor. Screened with the kind permission of Network Ireland Television and Jumper Productions. Won Honourable Mention at Galway Film Fleadh.

The Legend of Beaver Dam

Winner of the 2011 Reel Shorts Film Festival Audience Choice Award.  Starring Seán Cullen, this award-winning rock musical tells the story of Danny Zigwitz, a nerdy youngster who needs to save his fellow campers from a bloody massacre when a campfire ghost story comes to life.  Won Best Horror Short Film at 2010 Fantastic Fest…