Little Nightmares – A Selection of shocking and scary shorts

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Little Nightmares is HOFF’s annual selection of short films from across the world that will excite and terrify in equal measure. From the Silver Méliès winning “Autumn Harvest” to the mad and gory comedy that is “Bad Guy #2”, there’s something here for everyone to discover.

Autumn Harvest
Norway, 2014, 17 min, Dir. Fredrik Hana

A grief-stricken sailor answers a mysterious call from the sea. The winner of the 2014 Méliès d’Or for Best Short Film.
Contact: Gunhild Oddsen,

The Stomach
UK, 2014, 15 min, Dir. Ben Steiner

Frank’s had enough. A spirit medium whose unique and grotesque method of channelling the dead is putting his own life at risk, he wants out. But others, in this world and the next, have plans of their own. Part body horror, part crime thriller, part ghost story, “The Stomach” is a unique tale of Supernatural Noir.
Contact: Fume Films,


Deus In Machina
Italy, Estonia, 2014, 20 min, Dir. Nicola Piovesan

The story is about four weird guys travelling in space with an old Soviet car, trying to interview God.
Contact: Nicola Piovesan

World of Tomorrow
USA, 2015, 17 mins, Dir. Don Hertzfeldt

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of the distant future.

Bad Guy #2
USA, 2014, 10 min, Dir. Chris McInroy

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One bad guy discovers that moving up in a crime ring has its downsides. Just as his new career starts, it might already be coming to an end. He’ll either have to set an example or become one. This practical-effects ’goredy’ follows the bad guy who just got promoted to the dead end job of bad guy #2.
Kontakt/Contact: Chris McInroy -

Null / Zero
Prantsusmaa / France, 2014, 10 min. Rež/Dir. Tony T. Datis

In the middle of a suburban park, a young boy is about to reveal his incredible secret to his classmate.

The Shutterbug Man
Canada, 2014, 5 mins, Dir. Chris Walsh

The Shutterbug Man tells the tale of a very twisted man, whose only passion in life is taking pictures. This passion takes him to terrible and wicked places. Stop motion horror film with narration by horror legend BARBARA STEELE, and featuring score by Fangoria editor-in-chief, Chris Alexander.
Contact: Chris Walsh -

UK, 2014, 15 mins. Dir: Edward Tracy

In a futuristic version of 1940s London, an injured man turns out to have had a love implant put inside him without his knowing, in order to make him fall him love with a spy. The spy has by now fallen in love for real with the man, and she must decide whether to reveal all and betray her mission, hoping he might still love her.
Watch treiler HERE!

Savant: Kali 47
USA, 2015, 3 mins, Dir. Michael Dahlquist aka Mike Diva

Undead dark riders invade a wild west saloon, blasting away everyone in sight - now only a bad-ass Native American warrior can save the town. A steampunk, supernatural, wild west, epic action-thriller with killer special effects. A thrill ride from music mastermind Savant and director/vfx artist Mike Diva.
Contact: Trip Hope -

Length 1h 40'
Programme Méliès d’Argent Short Film Competition

Sat, 25.04.

18:00 - Small Hall