"Something Wicked Dwells"

This silent film adaptation, based on the critically acclaimed poem, follows four men chained together in the gallows of Hell. Each face their demise one-by-one at the hands of the Beast.

  • Waide Riddle
    Director
  • Waide Riddle
    Writer
  • Waide Riddle
    Producer
  • Bill Oberst, Jr.
    Key Cast
  • Troy Mittleider
    Key Cast
  • CJ Brady
    Key Cast
  • Fabian Alomar
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Horror, Silent
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2012
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Little Rock Horror Picture Show
    Little Rock, AR
    February 1, 2012
    World Premiere
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest Film Market
    Palm Springs, California
    June 1, 2013
Director Biography - Waide Riddle

Waide is the winner of seven national poetry awards. He has been published in the Los Angeles Times and many other literary journals.
His short screenplay, "THE WEB," placed TOP 100 Semi-Finalist at Sundance Film Festival 2016 and was Official Selection/In-Competition at Sacramento Film Festival.
Most recently, his feature screenplay, "Dear Tom Hardy: i love you," is Official Selection at 3rd Street LGBT International Film Festival and Official Selection/Screenplay Finalist at Twister Alley Film Festival.

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