Skelf - A Christmas Horror Short Film

A project in Glasgow, UK by Screaming Unicorn

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Two siblings find an abandoned Christmas present and set free an evil Elf Doll, turning their Christmas into a fight for survival.
Backers: 26
Average Pledge Per Backer: £49

Funded: £1,278 of £1,200
Dates: Nov 12th -> Dec 12th (30 days)
Project By: Screaming Unicorn
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Latest News

26 hours to go...

December 11th - via:
The team have been working extremely hard at making Skelf come to life! We are so proud of how the film looks so far and all we need now are some pick-up shots to make the first edit complete!  This weekend, we actually hit our goal of £1,200 and... (Read More)

Third day of filming is complete!

December 9th - via:
Screaming Unicorn had a great few days of filming this weekend! We had a few outside scenes to shoot and even though the weather wasn't on our side, we managed to get things done on schedule (almost...)! We also had our own little mascot helping out... (Read More)

One week left to go!

December 4th - via:
The team are all geared up for the next session of shoots this week and we are so excited that we had so many generous donations! We really can't thank everyone enough for their support and enthusiasm towards our project! We'll be doing some outside... (Read More)


November 28th - via:
Things got a bit bloody during our shoot! What other chaos will our evil elf cause?!  You can recieve a bunch of Behind The Scenes photos like this one AND other cool digital content by pledging £35! This also gets your name in the credits! Thank... (Read More)

First Day of Filming Complete!

November 26th - via:
We had our first full day of filming on Saturday and it was a huge success! The house is all decorated and looking festive! Sean was behind the camera, Heather and Emma were our movie stars and Rob was our super helpful production assistant/script... (Read More)

Almost half way to our goal!

November 20th - via:
The creation of our freaky, little elf is well and truly underway! We won't spoil it by revealing his final form but trust us, he's spooky!  Thank you to everyone who has pledged/donated so far! There are still great rewards up for grabs so please... (Read More)

Shot List Complete!

November 15th - via:
Thank you so much for the support on our project so far! Our script is finalised and our shot list is complete so now we move on to sourcing costume and props! This is a Christmas film so we go BIG or we go home! Don't forget to check out what... (Read More)

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