Hello, everyone! With Indie Horror Month underway, we thought it would be fun to share an assortment of short films throughout April, and we’ll be doing just that each and every Sunday over the course of the next few weeks. I know many of our readers are off celebrating Easter today, but even though it’s a holiday, there’s never not a good time to indulge in some quick bites of fright, so check out this trio of horror short films we’ve collected for your entertainment below.


The Nurturing (Directed by Alex DiVincenzo)

Synopsis:  After an injury lands Daniel back in his childhood bedroom under the care of his mother, his adolescent fear returns to haunt him.

Starring:  Anthony Gaudette, Marty Smith, and Hannah Fierman

Inferno (Directed by Bishal Dutta)

Synopsis:  Trapped in a nightmarish motel, an exhausted woman uses the last of her energy to make a desperate escape attempt from the monster chasing her.

Starring:  Taylor Cloyes and Craig Ng

Unwelcome (Directed by Shahaub Roudbari & Patrik Giardino)

Synopsis:  Hikers are lured toward an unwelcome threat and are forced to face the consequences of their choices.

Starring:  Samantha Win, Shahaub Roudbari, Dawn Marie and Dustin Stern-Garcia

  • 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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