1997 short subject by American filmmaker Mark Borchardt, who also appears as the lead actor. The title is pronounced with a long "o" as in "cove". Shot in black and white in Wisconsin, the film tells the story of an alcoholic writer, who after joining a support group, is plagued by hooded figures who attack him.

Some of the production and post-production of this film is recorded in Chris Smith's 1999 documentary, American Movie. While Coven was never released theatrically, the film is available on video via direct market at www.americanmovie.com.