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Scared Shortless

21 August


GSFF 2020 Online

Scared Shortless streams live at 21.30 on Friday 21 August, then is available to view on demand for 48 hours.

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It's the return of the darkest, most demonic showcase of short sharp shocks around. We've compiled our favourite creepy cuts, chillers and bloodfests from this year's submissions. A massage session takes an unexpected turn, whilst a partygoer finds herself locked in an abandoned mall. We welcome back GSFF favourites Michael Arcos and Bryan M Ferguson with typically unnerving works, and, from Malaysia, meet the Penanggalan, whose head detaches from her human body, entrails dangling beneath it, to search for the blood of newborns.


A working class man finds his sanity at stake when he realises he is caught in a 24 hour timeloop.

My Little Goat

A dark fantasy inspired by Grimm Fairy Tales.


Sibling rivalry takes a deadly turn after the reading of a father's will.

Valerio's Day Out

A young jaguar goes on a killing spree when he escapes from his enclosure.

Vinegar Baths

An overworked nurse at the maternity ward finds joy when roaming the hospital corridors at night.

Deep Tissue

A girl orders a special massage.

The Little Soul

A human soul leaves its dead body and sets off on a journey through the post-mortem world.

Dead Mall

A modern retelling of the minotaur myth set in a desolate Miami mall.


Ttwo metalheads open a gateway to hell when following the instructions of a satanic aerobics tape.

  • Duration 1h30m
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