Category Archive: Indie Buzz

BoXed (2016)

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Gallery manager Rachel (Jane Hamlet) has a problem her sister Hope has gone missing. On top of that Richard (Charles O’Neill), her ex-lover and client is pressuring her over his latest exhibition. Then… Continue reading

Bed And Breakfast (2016)

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Back in February we ran the trailer for Scottish Horror short Bed and Breakfast  Well it’s out now in all of its bloody glory and a mighty fine little movie it is too.… Continue reading

Sophie Tergeist- Silently Within Your Shadow’s Puppet Master has the Last Word

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One of the best shorts the Hothouse has seen so far this year (and there have been some real corkers) is  ventriloquist doll shocker Silently Within Your Shadow by Scott Lyus. Taking the… Continue reading

We get Inked in with Filmmaker Andy Stewart

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Back in my youth I remember film PRs puffing up movies like William Friedkin’s The Exorcist with tales of people fainting in the isles, naturally I took all this with the big pinch… Continue reading

Indie Buzz – Six and Seven 2015

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It’s 7 February and Sergeant Jefferies and rookie cop Foster are sent to stake out a mysterious warehouse on the anniversary of a reported human sacrifice. This isn’t a run of the mill… Continue reading

Behind the Magic Eye – We Speak to Seize the Night’s VFX Wizard Davy Simmons

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As the excitement about Emma Dark’s Seize the Night mounts the Hothouse was lucky enough to grab a few moments with the film’s visual effects wizard Davy Simmons. So without further ado what… Continue reading

The Wishing Well – Interview with Filmmaker Merlyn Roberts

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The final of our Vampiir Bitez shorts is The Wishing Well by Merlyn Roberts and Steve Lyons of Wyldewood. A deep and brooding film about grief’ loss and the supernatural forces that lurk… Continue reading

Sweet Madness – A Harley Quinn Short

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Is the DC Universe dark enough for the Horror Hothouse? You bet it is when we get shorts like this from director Peter Dukes at Dreamseekers Productions. Sweet Madness features Harley Quinn stepping… Continue reading

29 Days Crossed – Interview with Filmmaker Dan Brownlie

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The second of the short films previewed during May’s Vampiir Bitez evening was 29 Days Crossed, by Dan Brownlie of Brand B Corporation. It’s not a vampire movie, but it’s an original little… Continue reading

Just One More Bite – interview with filmmaker Nigel Osner

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Way back in May the lovely Emma Dark invited the Hothouse to attend Vampiir Bitez, an evening of independent short horror flicks at a pub in Euston. We were really impressed by what… Continue reading

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