Dark Matter Films, the award-winning Bewdley based production company, has launched a new YouTube channel dedicated to finding and screening the best new horror shorts around. Launching this month with two new titles, the platform will continue to release shorts on a weekly basis covering all dark fantasy genres, tastes, tones and styles.
Set up by Dark Matter Films owner Carl Timms following the 4 million views of his smash hit short Still and with a rapidly growing subscriber base, Dark Matters is teaming up with some of the best new horror filmmakers around the globe. Their channel will be hosting award-winning original content as well as Q&As, behind the scenes featurettes and interviews with creatives to give an insight into the efforts that go into making indie horror shorts.
The channel will also host Dark Matter Originals including Still and in 2022 the release of award-winning post-apocalyptic thriller Off Grid starring James Cosmo (Game of Thrones, His Dark Materials) and Alison Steadman (Gavin & Stacey, Orphan Black), Marc Baylis (Strippers Vs Werewolves, Arcadia) and Kate Speak (The Barge People, Dead Air)
Original content includes
Santa Baby, a stylish and demented look at Santa handling his naughty list, directed by Jonathan Zaurin of LBS Films
Off Fleek, a darkly comic look at cyberbullying by Aura Films directed by Steven Dorrington
Caducea, a French tale of gothic horror where a disfigured brother who hides behind a series of masks discovers a terrible family curse and a heart-breaking truth
Dark Matters owner and director of Still, Carl Timms says ‘I feel extremely lucky with the success and love we’ve seen to Still over the last couple of years. To be able to follow this up and give a platform to other filmmakers who want to reach new audiences is an extremely exciting opportunity’
Dark Matters can be found at www.youtube.com/c/DarkMatterFilms
Filmmakers can submit their work at www.darkmatterfilms.co.uk/contact
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