Chandler Riggs Stars As Spider-Man With a Horror Twist in New Film ‘The Spider’

Chandler Briggs is well known for his role as Carl Grimes in The Walking Dead series, but now he has a new horror role to take on, and it isn’t one you might expect. Andy Chen from Cinepacks Studios writes and directs the short film, The Spider, which offers a […]

‘V/H/S/85’ Writer & Director Gigi Saul Guerrero Says Short Form Content Is the Best Practice as a Filmmaker

The V/H/S franchise is a unique horror anthology that uses the found footage format to tell a series of short stories of macabre and supernatural nature. Previous installments include V/H/S (2012), V/H/S 2 (2013), V/H/S: Viral (2014), V/H/S/94 (2021), V/H/S/99 (2022), and most recently V/H/S/85 (2023). Gigi Saul Guerrero, the […]

Scream Fest 2023 Interview: Madeleine McGraw & Kyle Perritt on Short Horror Film ‘Robbie Ain’t Right No More’

We were joined on the Popternative show by actress Madeleine McGraw (The Black Phone) and former Marine turned filmmaker Kyle Perritt to discuss their short horror film, Robbie Ain’t Right No More. The film recently had its LA premiere at the 23rd edition of the Screamfest Horror Film Festival which […]

Vampire Short Film ‘Vance’ Selected for VHS (Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival)

After being selected for the Proof Film Festival in Los Angeles through the American Cinematheque, it was announced today that the vampire short film Vance, written and directed by Dakota Daulby (Billy The Kid) and starring Harrison Houde (Summer of 84), has been selected for competition at VHS (Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival). As […]

LGBTQ+ Short Line-Up Takes 19th Edition of HollyShorts Film Festival By Storm

The 19th edition of the HollyShorts Film Festival (HSFF) will take place in Los Angeles from August 10-20, 2023. The annual Academy Awards-qualifying festival brings together top creators, industry leaders, and companies and has launched many filmmakers into the next stages of their careers. HollyShorts also engages its community and […]

Interview: Michelle Krusiec Talks Bite Size Halloween Short Film ‘Nian’ on Hulu

We were joined on the Popternative show by Michelle Krusiec to discuss her short horror film Nian which is part of Bite Size Halloween on Hulu blending genres like horror, comedy, sci-fi and thriller. Twenty new shorts from exciting emerging filmmakers premiered on October 1st.  The goal of 20th Digital Studio’s […]

Interview: Emily Ruhl talks About Her Short Film BLUE MOON

We recently spoke with Emily Ruhl who has established herself as a top model and is now expanding her talents into writing, directing and producing with her short film, BLUE MOON. Emily also co-wrote and produced the short film’s theme song called “Her”. Image credit: Martina Tolot Moroder When did […]

Interview: Meecah Chats New Short Film, Retribution

We had the pleasure of chatting with Hamilton actress, director and singer Meecah about her pandemic passion project, Retribution, a short film. Written, directed by and starring Meecah, Retribution will debut on September 15, 2021 in her hometown of West Palm Beach, Florida. Retribution synopsis:In 2004 West Palm Beach, young Jadè […]

Interview: Paige Irene Bruns Talks about her short film Anchor

We had the chance to chat with screenwriter and director Paige Irene Bruns about her short film Anchor. You can watch Anchor below! Anchor synopsisAnchor tells the story of Haleigh (Sierra Green), a bright and independent college student focused more on her academics than making social connections. Her best friend […]

Video Interview: Danielle Beckmann talks Liza Anonymous

We had the chance to chat with actress and producer Danielle Beckmann in a recent video interview. The California-native is starring in the short film Liza Anonymous that is set to premiere at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival June 12-13. We talk about her role, film festivals and more. In […]