Cathedrals will fall, the river will run red... and THE BIRD will be SLAUGHTERED!



Horror is mainly our bag here at The Slaughtered Bird. Occasionally we’ll venture slightly off course, but in general, we tend to stick to the more macabre side of life (and death!). “So, what’s LIVELOVE?”, I hear you viciously… Continue reading


Planet Jimbot has a new book out! ‘A super-hero comic with a difference…’

App1_1In a world overrun by terror, despair and monsters, 3 kids cling on to the belief that there once existed a champion of good, a… Continue reading


“One man, three ghosts, two fists.”

GHOSTPUNCHER is the story of a single father and his son who move into a house that is EXTREMELY haunted by three spirits known as The Collombelles – a mother and her two daughters… Continue reading

The Spawning

– By @TheBlueTook

We love helping crowdfund campaigns here at The Slaughtered Bird. I think we’ve featured projects from every corner of the globe by now, but there hasn’t been one from our home city…. until today.

Sweet Madness

– By @TheBlueTook

Every day I check my emails in the hope there’s one from Peter Dukes – Texas-born writer/director – containing details of a new film he’s created. Every damn day, ladies and gents. Alas, he unfortunately doesn’t MAKE… Continue reading

Amongst The Stars

Following on from the success of GoodCopBadCop at last summer’s True Believers/Eagles awards, Planet Jimbot have announced AMONGST THE STARS has made the Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance (SICBA) shortlist for Best Graphic Novel 2015.

il_570xN.767101355_sjlqThe 64-page trade is… Continue reading


– By @TheBlueTook

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, upcoming talented filmmaker Kiefer Findlow is currently working on his latest short, INSOMNOLENCE.

Being shot on 16mm film, INSOMNOLENCE is a project that pays homage to the highly stylised, grainy, colourful and textured… Continue reading

Slaughtered Bird Films’ horror short film, BURN, nabs festival awards!
We don’t like to blow our own trumpets here at The Slaughtered Bird but, y’know, FUCK IT – we’re damn proud of our debut film production, BURN, created in collaboration with Dragon Egg Media! Since post-production finished last year, our 15-minute short has received numerous excellent reviews, been busy finding its feet on the festival circuit and gratefully receiving many Official Selection laurels from around the world, and now it’s picked up its first award… or three! Read on...
INTERVIEW: David Naughton
untitled It’s not every day you get to speak to the lead actor in possibly your favourite horror film of all time. Especially on a Tuesday. Tuesdays are usually rubbish! David Naughton should need no introduction to horror fans. Back in 1981, An American Werewolf In London had unprepared cinema goers laughing heartily one second and jumping out of their seats in terror the next. Its tale of two young American tourists coming face-to-teeth with a legendary lycanthropic beast perfectly married a genuinely funny script with razor sharp editing, groundbreaking special effects and a flawless cast to create a monster movie that is still many people’s benchmark today Read on...
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