Happy Halloweekend, everyone! October 31st is nearly upon us, so for this latest installment in our Salutes Your Shorts series, I’ve put together an assortment of Halloween-themed shorts for you guys to enjoy that offer up more treats than tricks. First up is the pumpkin revenge-themed Jack Attack by Bryan Norton and Antonio Padovan, Justin Harding’s Kookie, Yummy Meat: A Halloween Carol, and a delightful animated short entitled Missing Halloween.

Enjoy—and Happy Halloween!

Jack Attack (Directed by Bryan Norton & Antonio Padovan)

Synopsis: Do PUMPKINS feel pain??  

Kookie (Directed by Justin Harding)

Synopsis: Bree, a dishonest 9-year-old, meets a terrifying visitor after a parenting lesson goes horribly wrong.    

Yummy Meat: A Halloween Carol (Directed by John Fitzpatrick)

Synopsis: On Halloween night, snarky dentist Amber (Miracle Laurie) hands out toothbrushes to the neighborhood kids, only to discover that one of them may soon be brushing bits of her from his teeth.    

Missing Halloween (Directed by Mike Inel)

Synopsis: An animation about two kids trick-or-treating.

Heather Wixson
About the Author - Heather Wixson

After falling in love with the horror genre at a very early age, Heather Wixson has spent the last decade carving out a name for herself in the genre world as a both a journalist and as a proponent of independent horror cinema. Wixson is currently the Managing Editor for DailyDead.com, and was previously a featured writer at DreadCentral.com and TerrorTube.com where her online career began; she’s also been a contributor at FEARnet as well as a panelist for several of their online programs.

Wixson recently finished her first book, Monster Squad: Celebrating the Artists Behind Cinema's Most Memorable Creatures, and is currently working on her second upcoming book project on special effects artists as well.

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