DREAD | “Respect Or Fear” | Crypt TV Monster Universe | Short Film

DREAD | “King Of The Streets” | Crypt TV Monster Universe | Short Film

What is it?

The 2019 short film/YouTube video DREAD | “Respect Or Fear” | Crypt TV Monster Universe | Short Film by the YouTube channel Crypt TV.

What is it about?

This is how Crypt TV describes this short film:

Cross the Dread, bleed the red.

What happens when they stop fearing you?


Slade – Alex West
Roach – Acoryé White
Brendan – Nicholas Saso
Jamie – Ezekiel Ajeigbe
King – Ariel Brown
Vic – Christopher Darby
Dread – Dirk Ellis


Writer – Justin Calen Chenn
Writer – Truman Capps
Director – Matthew Castellanos
Casting Director – Christy Faison
Casting Director – Jami Rudofsky
Concept Artist – Ben Garriga

1st AD – Thomas Shell
2nd AD – Nic Birsall
Storyboard Artist – Javier Sandoval

DP – Ben McBurnett
1st AC – Breanna Heard
DIT – Peter McGarry
Set Photographer – Steven Shea
Set Photographer – Shanley Kellis
Production Supervisor – Kelli Kaye
PA – Nathan Bucar
PA/Driver – Eddie Kunz
Fight Choreographer – Ryan Sturz
Fight Choreographer – Ross Scharphorn
Set Medic – Kathy Bosak
Security – Stephanie A Pritchett
Sound Mixer – James Salini
Production Designer – Giovanna Chiarella
Art Director – Cory Lynn Mann
Art PA/Driver – Benjamin A. Soffer
Costume Designer – Lara Hall
Gaffer – Monica Mejia
Best Boy Electric – Matthew Hayward
Best Boy Grip – Patrick Hyatt
Key Grip – Taylor Frontier
Swing – Giovanni Chiesa
Creature Fabricator – Eric Fox
SFX Makeup Lead – Eric Fox
SFX Makeup – Melissa Fox
SFX Makeup Asst – Alanna Lee
Key Makeup Artist – Carmen Dianne
Hair Artist – Elizabeth Olajide

Post Sound Mixer – Justin Lebens
Composer – Deondre Jonees
Composer – Micah Bijon Vaultz
VFX – Tom Saville, Treehouse Digital

Co-Executive – Producer Jeremy Elliott
Developed By Kevin Shih
Edited By Gabriel A. Montoya
Producer – Jared Parsons
Production Supervisor – Anthony Mugnolo
Production Legal – Meghan Moroney
Production Accounting – Matthew Taylor

Additionally from Crypt TV
Khidhr Applewhite
Mac Beauvais
Derek Bloom
Dane Eckerle
Brendon Holl
Adam Huebner
Jasmine Johnson
Alyssa Onofreo
Dev Sheth
TeriLynn Troxell

My Thoughts

My brother GC and I watched this at the end of last year, it was different compared to the previous Crypt TV short films that we have seen, the acting was not the greatest but it was not bad and there was a message that I think was symbolic.

The end,


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