From the immigrant-experience body horror of It Came from Outer Suburbia to the vampiric social critique of Only Wankers Left Alive, there are chuckles around every corner.
Girt by Fear Season 2 is a horror-comedy anthology set on Australia/Invasion Day. Across eight episodes, it will follow a group of young people who fall prey to the strange and supernatural terrors lurking in the suburbs of Sydney.
"Padded out with longer plotlines, Girt by Fear would make a perfect, highly bingeable series for a streaming provider."
"It’s a bit funny, a bit scary and very Australian — Girt By Fear is the local horror web series that you should see."
"With short, sharp episodes, a bit of a fright and plenty of laughs, the series is a kind of grown-up Round The Twist, which plays on the fears that plague us Gen Y-ers."
"If Halloween's got you in the mood for scary stories, settle in for some homegrown horror."
"Described as “Round the Twist for adults”, Girt By Fear is an unconventional look at youth culture and encapsulates what genre film-making is all about."
"Halloween might be a distant, hungover memory – entwined in candy wrappers and walks of shame – but those still seeking their daily dose of spookiness need look no further than Girt By Fear."
"Bryce was joined in the studio by series writer Joel Perlgut and director/producer Dave Ma for a seance of the spookiest variety."
"GMO food, non-vegan options, no wifi — a new horror series explores what nightmares are made of in 2016 ... we caught up with one of the producers Madeleine Purdy to talk about what young Australians fear when they turn the lights out."
"Get ready to be spooked down under. Girt By Fear, a brand new horror web series assembled by a who's who of local talent, has premiered in full today."
"The promising new web series Girt By Fear draws on John Carpenter and ’70s Ozploitation flicks to create a horror anthology for a new generation."