We were holding this back, but for some reason, multiple versions of this same tale/concept have been popping up. Two of them appear to be by the same team (same guy playing the dad), only the gender of the kid is different. We found this one to be the most effective, by far. No gore, no violence at all (the artistic team lets your imagination do all the freaky work), but still the stuff of nightmares, and clocking in at two minutes. That is not an easy task. Watch it below… lights off, of course!
The reason that more than one film-maker has used this theme, we discovered a couple of days ago, is that it was based on a very creepy and raved-about Reddit post. If you’re in even a little bit of an unstable mood, and are having trouble sleeping, we recommend that you save the creepy sub-reddits for the daytime. The disturbing, creepy threads are clearly indicated by the name of the category (such as “letsnotmeet), so there’s no danger of you suddenly getting the shit scared out of you if you’re paying attention to the topics. When it comes to reading some of them alone at night, you have been warned…
“The Little Witch” was produced, directed, and filmed by Alasdair McBroom – check out his official site right here. The story was adapted from a version by Reddit user who goes by the name of “justanothermuffledvo”.
Don’t forget: if you know of a really good short horror film we haven’t featured yet, please share it with us so we can give it a gander and (if it’s creepy enough) post it! You can put a link, or the title, in the comments section.
That was creepy! The first few moments of the trailer was so relaxed but I was still on edge. I kept waiting for the monster to come out. Lol. The ending was great! I watched the other version (little boy instead of little girl) and this theme never fails to scare me every time.
Yeah, it is creepy as hell! If I were the dad in the short movie I would just back quietly out of the room and close the door. One of them is a monster…
If I were the dad… I honestly wouldn’t know how to handle that situation. Yes, one of them is a monster but which one? I would like to take my real daughter with me, out of there and somewhere safe, but I can’t tell the two apart. That’s what makes it the more terrifying.