Want to support Out For Blood but terrified of horror movies? We present to you: slight scares for the horror-averse! Join us for an evening of tiny screams on your small screen – some campy, silly, comedy fun tinged with a dark hint of supernatural strangeness. A cursed necklace that wants you to text your gross date back, a prom night metamorphosis, and a mirror that thinks you’re pretty… plus a few more shorts that might give you goosebumps.

Polter – Dir. Alvaro Vicario (Spain)

Runtime: 10.00 minutes

CW: flashing images

Synopsis: José faces a paranormal event that breaks into his home. As he fights for his life against the supernatural powers, Jose will have to discover the secret behind the phenomena if he wishes to regain control of his home.

Special Delivery: Dir. Michael Dimitroulakos (USA)

Runtime: 8.00 minutes

CW: flashing images

Synopsis: A comical horror romp following a pizza delivery boy who gets into some trouble with a couple of weird-doughs! Inspired by classic Horror TV shows, this tale from a crypt is sure to give you goosebumps!

Happy Sad Face – Heart Shield – Dir. Rawn Erikson II (USA)

Runtime: 4.07 minutes

Synopsis: A Bigfoot hunter sets out on his final mission to find Sasquatch. When he finds the creature, the pair frolic, dance, and make love…

Meta – Dir. Sydne Horton (USA)

Runtime: 9.25 minutes

CW: flashing images

Synopsis: Artie Talbot, a spry and self-consciousness trans boy descends upon Prom with his best friend Lucy. Artie’s nominated for prom king, and is doing his best to hide his excitement. He doesn’t believe his school would vote a transguy for Prom King despite Lucy’s demand that he’s already won. As they get closer to the court announcements, Lucy notices something on the back of Artie’s pants. Blood. Artie realizes of all the nights, he’s gotten his period on this one. This erupts into a metamorphosis that mirrors the emotional and physical transformation of the transmasculine experience and how it will change Artie’s life forever.

Pretty – Dir. Marisa Riley (USA)

Runtime: 2.59 minutes

Synopsis: A woman starts receiving compliments written in lipstick on her mirror from a mysterious entity. However, once the compliments stop, the nightmare begins…

Don’t Text Back! – Dir. Kaye Adelaide, Mariel Sharp (Canada)

Runtime: 14.30 minutes

Synopsis: A woman seeks the help of an energy healer to rid herself of a cursed necklace that strangles her every time she doesn’t text back her bad Tinder date.

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