The Seductress from Hell

The Seductress from Hell (2024)

While her husband Robert (Jason Faunt) sleeps, Zara (Rocio Scotto) slips out of bed and downstairs to the basement storeroom, where, from a case in a chest, she takes out a notebook scribbled with the kind of inchoate chiaroscuro sketches that in horror conventionally codify a person’s diabolical descent. This opening to writer/director Andrew de…

Legend of Santa

The Legend of Santa (2020)

“Around the year 330 A.D. in what is now Turkey, there lived a kind-hearted bishop named Saint Nicholas.”  Much as the title of Andrew de Burgh’s short film The Legend of Santa promises myth while suggesting its flipside, the text with which it opens similarly equivocates between fact and fiction by situating its events in…

drink

Just One Drink (2015)

First published by EyeforFilm “The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.” This quote from Plato, appearing in text form at the beginning of writer/director/producer Andrew de Burgh’s Just One Drink, also establishes the short film’s central theme: the ambiguous guises of righteousness that injustice can adopt. We also…