New Short Film “Forest of the Demon” Becomes A Big Hit


Forest Of The Demon was filmed in Hot Springs, Arkansas and directed by Alan Nilsson.

A new short film that was filmed in Hot Springs, Arkansas and directed by Alan Nilsson has become an instant hit with movie lovers. Forest Of The Demon will have film lovers on the edge of their seats as the story sets in about two couples that go camping and release a demon.


For those that dare to watch the horror film which is available from Amazon ( are in for a treat. Forest Of The Demon is a gripping but scary film that takes two couples on a dark adventure after they discover a small idol. The demon is released after the idol is broken. The heart of the viewers are already pumping when the demon is released but that heartbeat pumps faster when the demon goes on a killing spree.

Alan Nilsson who wrote and directed the film is a serious horror genius. It’s not that often that you can pump so much in a short film to make takes the viewer on a journey that turns their emotions upside down. Alan did not just direct and wrote the film; he was also responsible making all the puppets and the props.


Each year there are around 110,000 short films made around the world but only a small handful of those films generate interest and exposure. Forest Of The Demon is different. Since being launched, the film which took five years to complete has gained huge exposure around the world and has been called one of the best short films of 2019 by film buffs.


When asked about the film Alan explained: “The cast is all marionettes. I’ve always been a big fan of Gerry Anderson. I grew up watching the Thunderbirds. I filmed most of the movie on sets I made in my basement/studio. Thanks to special effects software and a few camera tricks, the sets look larger than they really are.”


Alan Nilsson is being called one of the biggest new talents in the movie industry. Although this is a short film, when you see the special events, the story, and how the film puts the viewer on the edge of their seats, then it is understandable why his name is being mentioned as one of those directors to watch out for.


Forest of the Demon, which has caused excitement with film fans and become a talking point on social media, is a film that must be watched. It is available on Amazon