The role of the telephone in cinematic horror over the decades explored in a well-researched visual essay by Film Qualia.
The Apprehension Engine – an instrument for generating sounds for horror movies, designed by composer Mark Korven (who was tired of digital sampling and wanted something more experimental and acoustic) and constructed by guitar maker Tony Duggan Smith. Korven sez:
A normal instrument, you are playing it and expecting it to have a sound that is pleasing but with an instrument like this, the goal is to produce sounds, that in this case, are disturbing.
Here’s the full effect…
A one-minute horror film by Conor McMahon.
Andy Byron writes:
If you change the music on that John Lewis xmas ad, it becomes terrifying/creepy!
Unedited Footage Of A Bear – an ‘infomercial’ from Adult Swim in which a mildly annoying YouTube ad descends into an increasingly nightmarish tale of doppelgängers and unexplained neighbourhood crimes.
Directed by visual/performance artist Alan Resnick and multimedia artist/comedian Ben O’Brien.
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