Sci-Fi Horror Short Movies - Andrea Ricca

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Andrea Ricca is an independent director who has realized, since 1998, some science fiction short movies. They reached more than 7.000.000 views online and were welcomed positively by international reviews such as the historical "HAMMER FILM", the english “SFX UK" the french “ECRAN FANTASTIQUE”, "STARBURST" and many more (HORROR SOCIETY, DREAD CENTRAL, HORROR MOVIE.CA, HARROW IN THE HEAD, BLOODY DISGUSTING, DAILY HORROR, THE CGBROS, FRIGHT NIGHT INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST etc.). All is works are zero budget productions, shot without any troupe, they had no external contributions and made no payment to the sharers. They were realized with the only help of a FullHD Cam and a computer. Writing, shooting, editing, 3D modellation and animation, compositing and post-production was made by the director himself.


(ITA) - Andrea Ricca è un regista indipendente che dal 1998 realizza cortometraggi di fantascienza, con effetti speciali in computer-grafica, che hanno superato i sette milioni e mezzo di visualizzazioni online ottenendo recensioni positive da alcune delle più importanti testate internazionali, come l’inglese "SFX UK", la francese "ECRAN FANTASTIQUE", "STARBURST", gli italiani "CIAK", "TUTTO DIGITALE", "TAXI DRIVERS", "MUCCHIO SELVAGGIO", sul canale nazionale "RAI 3", oltre che sui maggiori siti di cinema stranieri come ad esempio gli americani: HORROR SOCIETY, DREAD CENTRAL.COM, HORROR MOVIE.CA, DAILY HORROR, HARROW IN THE HEAD, BLOODY DISGUSTING, e gli italiani come: CIAK MAGAZINE, FANTASCIENZA.COM, CINEBLOG.IT, CINEMONITOR, HORROR MOVIE.IT, SENTIERI SELVAGGI ecc.

A questi si aggiungono gli apprezzamenti dalla storica casa di produzione "HAMMER FILM", dal "FRIGHT NIGHT INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST", dalla "HORROR SOCIETY", dalla casa di produzione distribuzione "CGBROS", e dai registi baluardo del cinema italiano di genere: i Manetti Brothers. I corti sono stati selezionati in concorso ufficiale al "VIENNA FRIGHT NIGHT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL", dal "FANTAFESTIVAL", dall'"INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL" ed altri.

I cortometraggi di Andrea Ricca sono stati citati in due tesi di laurea sul cinema di fantascienza italiano: "Il Cinema Italiano di Fantascienza" - Relatore Prof. Roy Menarini ed "Il cinema progettato per il Web" - Relatore Prof. Gian Battista Canova.

Tutti i corti sono stati completamente autoprodotti a budget zero, senza scopo di lucro, senza contributi esterni né retribuzione ai partecipanti, senza nessuna troupe, con il solo ausilio di una videocamera FullHD e di un computer. Soggetto, sceneggiatura, regia, riprese, montaggio, post-produzione ed effetti speciali sono realizzati dall'autore stesso.


"THE GIANT SCORPION" by Andrea Ricca
reviewed on CIAK!!!

"ALIENS NIGHT" by Andrea Ricca
reviewed on CIAK!!!


Interview by Andrea Ricca

"Spreading the good word on Andrea Ricca’s achievements."  HORROR SOCIETY

"There is an energy and exuberance to that films that it is impossible not to be engaged by."  STARBURST MAGAZINE


"It's a very impressive piece of work,
and the special effects are great throughout."

"Splendidi mini-film che richiamano,
il cinema fantastico del passato."

"If you love it as much as we did
support Andrea Ricca indie horror filmaker."

"These short movies are pretty cool!"

"Emerge tutta la passione
del regista per il fantastico."

“The Guardian” by Andrea Ricca on "L'Ecran Fantastique"!!!

“Ufo Race” by Andrea Ricca on "SFX UK"!!!

“The Furfangs” by Andrea Ricca on "Taxi Driver"!!!

“The Furfangs” by Andrea Ricca on "Mucchio Selvaggio"!!!

Spider Danger” by Andrea Ricca on "Tutto Digitale"!!!

“The Guardian” by Andrea Ricca on "Rai Tre"!!!


(ITA) - "Gli alieni di Andrea Ricca sono un fenomeno."

(ITA) - “Notevoli prodotti indipendenti che hanno superato i confini nazionali.”


The Most Viewed.

"SPIDER DANGER" got over 4.000.000 views on You Tube and is a tribute to '50s science fiction like "Tarantula" by Jack Arnold. It is about a spider that reach huge dimensions. (5:00 minutes)

"ALIENS NIGHT" is about a close encounter between a young scientist and some aliens just arrived on the earth. It got some good reviews and critics also from the historical Hammer Film, Fright Film Fest, Slice of Sci-fi , CGBros and more. (7:40 minutes)

"THE GIANT SCORPION" is an independent sci-fi horror short movie, with 3D graphic special effects, about a scorpion that became giant after the fall of a meteor. "There is an energy and exuberance to the film that it is impossible not to be engaged by." - STARBURST MAGAZINE - (4:00 minutes)

"ALIENS WORMS" is a tribute to '90s science fiction like "Tremors". It is about alien worms which falls down on earth. (4:00 minutes)

"THE FURFANGS" tells the story of mysterious and aggressive creatures who came from the space. It is a tribute to the '80s sci-fi comedy movies like "Critters". "Gremlins", "Ghoulies" etc. (5:00 minutes)

"SPACE MONSTER" is a science fiction short movie, with 3D graphics special effects. It is a tribute to '50s science fiction like "The Thing".  An alien ship crash delivers a monster from space, who will chase a young cop. Stars: Ilaria Lamberti.
(3:30 minutes)

"THE GUARDIAN" is an adventure-horror-fantasy short movie about an archaeologist and an ancient skeletal guardian.
It is inspired from Indiana Jones and the stop-motion creatures by Ray Harryhausen. (4:00 minutes)

"UFO RACE" is a short and ironic sci-fi short movie about a drag race between a car and an alien spaceship. (2:30 minutes)

"THE SPOOKY GHOST" is about a girl inside an house haunted by a prankster ghost. It is inspired from '30 Disney cartoons like "The lonesome ghosts". (7:00 minutes)

"SMARTPHONE DEMON" is a one and half minute horror short film about a man that take a photo of himself and the smartphone reveal something evil.

(1:30 minutes)

"NOISES" - A little tale about creepy noises. (40 seconds)

"NIGHTMARE ESCAPE" - INTERACTIVE 3D Graphic Horror Adventure.
In this interactive short video you have to escape from the nightmare avoiding the deadly traps. Make the right choice!!

"THE SPIRIT BOARD" is an horror short film about a girl and an ouija séance gone wrong, shot with zero budget and without any troupe, with the only help of an HD Camera and a Pc. Writing, shooting, editing, 3D modellation and animation, compositing and post-production are made by the director Andrea Ricca. Starring: Ilaria Lamberti. (6:00 minutes)

"SHARKARANTULA vs SNAKEORPION". A fake trailer as a tribute/parody to SyFy-Asylum monster movies. Unimaginable creatures, dyrtiest CGI. Our funniest trash guilty pleasure!!!

"THE FURFANGS 2" is the sequel of "THE FURFANG". Little aliens returns too angry and too furry.


"It's a very impressive piece of work, and the
special effects are great."

"Is there anything
creepier than a really good spider movie?"

"Andrea Ricca is a great director who's short films are sure to entertain."

"A little jewel rich of special effects."

"It's a nicely-done mix of CGI and live-action and we're very impressed."

"Watch this independent short movie"

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