Xfinity Adds Its Own Creepy 5-Minute Film to 2017's Fright Fest of Longer Halloween Ads

With major cameos from its home security product

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Marketers are all about the short horror film this Halloween. Fox and Mars rolled out their great two-minute “Bite Size Horror” films a few weeks ago, and Hulu went even longer with its “Huluween” shorts. Now, it’s Xfinity’s turn.

The Comcast cable brand just unveiled its own five-minute horror short, titled “The Neighborhood,” developed by Goodby Silverstein & Partners and written and directed by Dante Ariola of production company MJZ.

The tale concerns a spooky old mask, made out of a burlap sack, that seems to be making the rounds in one suburban neighborhood on Halloween.

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