A Christmas Horror Short- MIDNIGHT CLEAR

Nothing says holiday cheer like a Christmas themed horror short. Check out MIDNIGHT CLEAR, a short film directed by Joe Russo (producer of upcoming horror anthology feature NIGHTMARE CINEMA and POST MORTEM podcast with Mick Garris) with a strong political element in the Twilight Zone-like twist!

Playing off a universal socio-political fear, MIDNIGHT CLEAR preys on something lurking in the back of every American’s mind, made all the more frightening by taking place on the day when our guard is down — Christmas.


Midnight Clear from Joe Russo on Vimeo.

More About Midnight Clear: An unstable husband forces his family to celebrate a macabre and deadly Christmas.

Joe Russo is the producer of the upcoming horror anthology feature, NIGHTMARE CINEMA, and the critically acclaimed horror podcast, POST MORTEM with Mick Garris. In February of 2017 Joe directed the Valentine’s Day horror short, BE MINE, for Eli Roth’s Crypt TV and he has been featured on the 2016 and 2017 Blood List – the top 13 best unproduced genre screenplays of the year.

Directed by Joe Russo

Produced by John Jesensky, Cherish McDowell, Joe Russo, Kurt Yochum

Written by John Jesensky & Joe Russo

Story by John Jesensky


Julie – Jessica Morris
David – Kurt Kubicek
Gracie – Caige Coulter
Spencer – Kue Coulter

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