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  1. Prop Showcase: Need Ideas on my Atmos FX Garage door

    Halloween Props
    This year Im adding a projector in the garage to display the bone chillers video fx. My projector displays from top to bottom very well but is short on the sides. I added a photo so you can see about how much its short by. I need some ideas on what I can put on the sides to cover up the blank...
  2. Electronic/Software: Safety Coffin

    Halloween Props
    I have an idea for a safety coffin which is one of those graves with the bell on top in case someone is buried alive by mistake. I am thinking about how to make the bell ring. I know there are those with more electrical knowledge so I am looking for ideas. In general I came up with a couple of...
  3. Greetings, spooky chillins!

    Member Introduction
    Hey, chillins! It took me a while but I've finally found a forum dedicated to celebrating Halloween as much as I do: every day! Halloween has been a very important part of my life from a young age and I've amassed an appreciation for it since the age of 20 when I started researching its...
  4. Ideas for Scary Short Film

    Paranormal and the Unexplained
    I was thinking of filming and making a short scary film, does anyone have any suggest or stories ideas they want me to use to make this film? I would love to work with you and film it all but use your story idea if I like it.
  5. 2018 Krampus/ Christmas/ Kallikanizaros Card Exchange

    General Halloween
    Time is short and so am I Halloween is over the JoLs are turning to mush Krampus is coming so is Christmas Day Time for the annual Winter Holiday Card Exchange As if we didn't have enough on our plates to do lets add another. Time to send out a little Krampus heat or Christmas cheer to other...
  6. Prop Showcase: Haunted tree reveal!

    Halloween Props
    Haunted tree reveal!:D I was cutting it short close on my tree! I was literally finishing the touch ups right as my husband was putting it together yesterday! Even though I did not get a chance to paint it, it still looks great! I got so many compliments on my tree and people couldn’t believe I...
  7. A haunted halloween

    Announcements / Press Releases
    My collection of Halloween short stories has just been released in Kindle for only $2.99, A HAUNTED HALLOWEEN. The paperback version was published a few years back, and now Cemetery Dance Publications is my new publisher, the top in its genre for dark and supernatural fiction, the same publisher...
  8. Halloween 2018

    General Halloween
    First Time post - Wanted to share our fist post of our Halloween 2018 display. It is a short video of the yard haunt. I love to hear from experts like you on how to improve for next year.
  9. leaving a halloween gift at a random neighbors house??what is it called

    General Halloween
    I remember a few years back, there was this idea to leave a bag of treats or something at a random neighbors house. with a note satingtha they had been "*****ed" the idea was they were supposed to then do the same. there was a name , it was called. I cant remember this name. I dont here about...
  10. Horror Podcast - The Magnus Archives

    Horror Discussion
    If anyone likes horror, short stories, and podcasts - have I got the show for you! It's called The Magnus Archives, and my fiancée and I have been listening to it obsessively for weeks after some friends recommended it to us, and it's really helped set the Halloween mood. Here's a summary from...
  11. Electronic/Software: Zombie Containment Unit

    Halloween Props
    Well I finally got the big new prop for this year up and working. I have a few more things to add like signage and what not but got it all wired today and tried it out! Should be a big hit as was the monster in a box last year I rigged up. Here's a short video.
  12. Night Closes

    Horror Discussion
    What do you think of this short horror film?
  13. Other Where to find craft seahorses?

    Halloween Crafts
    I need seahorses for my mermaid costume and hopefully its a local purchase as Im short on time. Im in Pinellas County FL. Any help?
  14. Help! Creepy circus theme: Wording for Invites??!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I am having trouble coming up with a relatively short phrase (think to be used like a title on an invite) for my circus themed halloween party. I am not a fan of carnevil, creepy circus/carnival, CarnivHELL, night circus, freakshow, or haunted circus, but am having a hard time coming up with...
  15. Other: Five Months will pass before you know it

    Halloween Props
    Okay, so ... last year things bombed for me. I got all enthused and inspired, especially by finding this forum, but in the end, I ran out of steam. Well now, Halloween 2017 is five months away. That is a short time to plan for it, but I'm going to give it the old college try. Since I was...
  16. Atmosphere Effects: Projector throw

    Halloween Props
    Can someone tell me what my trade offs will be between a short throw and ultra short throw projector for house mapping? Looking at a .5:1 short throw vs a .25:1 ultra short throw projector to cover the front of the house. (65ft) If I use a short throw I will have to set up the projector in my...
  17. Halloween Videos

    Member Introduction
    Hey everybody! I'm so excited that it's October. It's my favorite part of the year (as I'm sure it's the same for most of you) and every year I try to find fun things to do in the Halloween / Fall spirit. So this year I decided to put out one video every single day on my youtube, humorous...
  18. Happy Halloween Bumper (mp4)

    Halloween Music
    Hello Everybody, I made a short clip for a Halloween party this year. It is a short loop ment to go between other clips in a shuffled playlist. The material is from (the now public domain) Night of the living Dead, and resolution is 720 (hd ready) length is about 14 seconds. If someone wants...
  19. Lighting: Gemmy LED Short Circuit Lightshow flickering light bulb

    Halloween Props
    Anyone have any experience with the Gemmy LED Short Circuit bulb? I've read mixed reviews on them, saying that they flicker for a while but then end up losing the flicker effect or just stop working entirely. I have the Gemmy flickering attic/basement lights but they're not bright enough...
  20. Static: It's Hot! But the building Continues. Cemetery Short Columns.

    Halloween Props
    As most of you know, I've been building my haunt since March. It's time for my short columns and I got them knocked out! We are cooking at 95° and 93% humidity....YIKES So the short columns are 4ft tall and made of 1/2" ply with 1/4 brick paneling. They are trimmed with 2x4's. My front columns...