Killing Small Animals

Director: Marcus Svanberg, Writers: Matilde Sköld, Marcus Svanberg, Production Company: Bleck Film & Miss Lizzy, Sweden, Language: No dialogue, 10′, 2020 Rights: World

Marcus Svanberg is a successful music video and commercials director based in Stockholm who has with this award-winning short started creating horror infused drama. Killing Small Animals features Louise Peterhoff known for Blue Eyes, Bron/Broen (The Bridge) and Det som göms i snö (The Truth Will Out) and Midsummer. Killing small animals premiered at Göteborg Film Festival 2020

A woman gets overwhelmed by anxiety and does something she never thought herself capable of and once she’s started, she can’t seem to stop.


Winner Best Short Film – Brooklyn Film Festival.
Best Short Film – 47:th Year running Curtas Film Festival.
Best Midnight short – Nightmares Film Festival ”the Cannes festival of Horror”
Best International short – Liverpool Film Festival 
Selected by the Oscar®-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival & Big Apple Film Festival.