False Positive Tips: Best Genre Short Film Channels on YouTube –


There’s lots of wonderful commentary and discussion of media online, but this list is about original narratives—streaming short film channels.


I’m linking to YouTube here, but you can find these channels on other platforms too.


And, as with many collections, some of the offerings on these channels are hit and miss, but that’s part of the fun. If you’re looking for some shorts to stream in celebration of Halloween this October, I recommend checking these channels out.


Top Sci-fi, Horror, & Fantasy Short Film Channels on YouTube




ALTER’s Channel Description:

“ALTER is an ever-expanding platform for the most daring storytellers in the world of horror. We are a home, community and launching pad for our filmmakers. ALTER seeks out global, diverse talent who are telling stories that can’t be found anywhere else.”




DUST’s Channel Description:

“DUST presents thought-provoking science fiction stories, exploring the future of humanity through the lens of science and technology.”



Oats Studios

Oats Studios’ Website Description:

“We make experimental short films.”



Are you familiar with these?

Do you have a recommendation for a channel or streaming short film?