Ideas for suspenseful short horror/thriller film?

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I need to make a short film for my Media Studies coursework and I've planned to make a horror film as my essay is based on the horror genre. I'm making a horror film that relies more on the buildup of suspense and tension as opposed to violence, blood and gore. I'm completely blank on ideas though so any ideas of would be appreciated.

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(Original post by Grade)
I need to make a short film for my Media Studies coursework and I've planned to make a horror film as my essay is based on the horror genre. I'm making a horror film that relies more on the buildup of suspense and tension as opposed to violence, blood and gore. I'm completely blank on ideas though so any ideas of would be appreciated.

Thank you in advance.
you can use a grave yard they can be very creepy at night, the way the shadows are cast can give you an eerie effect
other then that use friends for cast
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Setting: a peaceful prosperous country somewhere on the edge of Europe

an evil mastermind re-programs the viewers of ITV via subliminal messages on adverts. the victims are turned into zombie-voters.

soon after there is a referendum and the zombie-voters all sign the wrong box and bring calamity and woe upon their country.
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(Original post by the bear)
Setting: a peaceful prosperous country somewhere on the edge of Europe

an evil mastermind re-programs the viewers of ITV via subliminal messages on adverts. the victims are turned into zombie-voters.

soon after there is a referendum and the zombie-voters all sign the wrong box and bring calamity and woe upon their country.
OP isn't making a documentary hun wkwkwk
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Sexy Female clown with big boobs. You'll be pooing your pants but also have a boner
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There are some cool Youtube channels that might be inspiring? BlackBoxTV is one I can name off the top of my head.
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Ok, so I call this 'Parasite' the basic plot is:
Act 1 a huge house party with lots of people partying at the protagonists house,
Act 2 in the following days after the party the protagonist begins to get the feeling their being watched or somethings not right in the house, this is a combination of phantom noises, things going missing and general things to make you uneasy. Act 2 ends with the protagonist viewing security camera footage to see which one of his/hers friends/flatmates has been stealing, only to discover a disheveled homeless guy creeping around the house.
Act 3 basically the protagonist and a group their group of flatmates/friends trying to hunt down the 'parasite' only to find out the homeless guy is hunting them...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wug15qn3qk&t=5s

Hope this helps. This is a short suspence/horror movie me and my friend made. You can grow some extra ideas on it maybe
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Here is one of my first films, it does have some gore in it but its mostly suspense. You are welcome to stem some ideas from it.https://youtu.be/mznsufRhoOo
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a prosperous country finds a cunning way to kill all of the insects. the first few years are great; a midge free environment is terrific for the northern tourist industry. motorists are delighted to have bug-free windscreens.... then crops begin to fail; birds disappear.... woe.
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You can watch the short film we made it's very similar to your idea.

it might give you some ideas.
We also shot everything in school.
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