Hello, everyone! We’re back with the final installment of our Sunday Shorts series that we’ve been running as part of Daily Dead’s 2022 Indie Horror Month celebration. For today’s selection of quick bites of fright, we have a fun assortment of horror shorts on tap, including Lydie Manzano’s Elles, Rancour by Dane Hallett, Dalton Sherrill’s Don’t Press Record, and Peek A Boo from Alex Magaña. And if you’ve missed any of our previous Sunday Shorts installments, you can catch up with them HERE).


Elles (Directed by Lydie Manzano)

Synopsis: In a world devastated by a virus, Alex tries as best he can to mourn his wife...

Rancour (Directed by Dane Hallett)

Synopsis: A mother reaches out to her estranged son in a last-ditch effort to convince him to farewell his father, but we soon discover that the wayward scion is lost in the grip of something far more visceral than paternal rebellion. Something malignant.

Don’t Press Record (Directed by Dalton Sherrill)

Synopsis: A young woman visits a pawn shop and purchases an old camcorder with supernatural properties. After turning on the recorder, a series of eerie events begin to unfold as she waits for her bus home.

Peek A Boo (Directed by Alex Magaña)

Synopsis: Alone late at night, a woman hears a sinister voice call out, peek a boo... I see you.

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    About the Author - Heather Wixson

    Heather A. Wixson was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, until she followed her dreams and moved to Los Angeles in 2009. A 14-year veteran in the world of horror entertainment journalism, Wixson fell in love with genre films at a very early age, and has spent more than a decade as a writer and supporter of preserving the history of horror and science fiction cinema. Throughout her career, Wixson has contributed to several notable websites, including Fangoria, Dread Central, Terror Tube, and FEARnet, and she currently serves as the Managing Editor for Daily Dead, which has been her home since 2013. She's also written for both Fangoria Magazine & ReMind Magazine, and her latest book project, Monsters, Makeup & Effects: Volume One will be released on October 20, 2021.