“Ghost Pirates” Premieres at Canaltown Spookyfest!

"Ghost Pirates" premiered at the Canaltown Short Spooky Movie Festival this past weekend. The film was an Official Selection of the festival which takes place in Honesdale, Pennsylvania and is in it's third year. "Ghost Pirates" was shown alongside short spooky movies from around the world! Take a look at the"Ghost Pirates" trailer below.

“Ghost Pirates” Finishes Production!

"Ghost Pirates" is now a completed animated short. It's DIMLY LIT FILMS shortest animation and features a single narrator and a move toward even more drawn elements. It clocks in at 4min 25sec and you can view the trailer below. Look for it at film festivals in the coming year!

GHOST PIRATES Begins Production

Just like that, there is a new DIMLY LIT FILM in the works. Slated for 2017, the new animated short GHOST PIRATES has begun production. You can check out the first teaser below.


DIMLY LIT FILMS: THE FIRST FOUR SHORTS has been released on DVD! The disc contains all four of the shorts released by Dimly Lit Films between 2009 and 2013, as well as bonus features like a never before seen deleted clip from "FRANTIC UNDEAD", making of "GIANT SQUID" featurettes, and the trailers for all four films. The total runtime of →

“Outlaws Eat Lead” finishes post production, plus new trailer!

Dimly Lit Films first western, "Outlaws Eat Lead", finished post production in late April and is currently seeking film festivals for its premiere. The finished film clocks in at almost 8 minutes in length. In addition there is a new trailer for the film (see above). Enjoy!

New HD Teaser for “Outlaws Eat Lead”!

New HD Trailer for “Giant Squid”!!

Short clips from upcoming “Giant Squid”

Here are some short clips from the upcoming "Giant Squid." Thanks, everyone, for all the support. By popular demand, I'll be putting a full trailer together in a couple months. Still on track for an August completion.

The making of “Giant Squid,” part 3

The making of “Giant Squid,” parts 1 and 2

This is a bit of a time filler, but since I didn't document any of the making of "Frantic Undead," I thought it might be fun to make short segments about the process of this one as its being constructed. View at your own risk.

“Giant Squid” teaser trailer

Full “Frantic Undead” trailer

Trailer for the animated short film "Frantic Undead." Henry, Cassie, Ethyl and Bob join together for a toast at a recently departed friend's house. Little do they know, the moonshine they are drinking is cursed causing the drinkers to become "food for the dead." Written and directed by Maxwell O. Perry.

“Frantic Undead,” a zombie movie TRAILER