Hello, readers! We’re back with another installment of Daily Dead’s Salutes Your Shorts series, where we shine our spotlight on all the great horror-themed short films that are out there. For the month of December, it only seems fitting to indulge in some holiday-themed horrors, and we’ve got quite the lineup that’s far more nice than it is naughty.
Check out this quartet of Yuletide terrors, and I hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday season!
Santa (Directed by Alexander Henderson)
Synopsis: ‘Tis the night before Christmas, and Tyler is trying to sleep through nightmares about Santa Claus.
The Ho Ho Howling (Directed by Andrew Neill)
Synopsis: Under a full moon on Christmas Eve, an unassuming family faces a legendary home invader whose gifts could change them forever.
Eve of the Nutcracker (Directed by Kyle Martellacci)
Synopsis: A disappointing Christmas Eve takes a turn for the worse when a young woman receives an ominous nutcracker as a gift.
Secret Santa (Directed by Lee Patrick Robinson)
Synopsis: Stephen can't resist opening his present before Christmas, but he has no idea what festive horror awaits him.