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It's Spooky Movie Int'l Horror Film Festival time–scary fun! wrapping today

  SPOOKY MOVIE INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL This year's lineup includes 15 features, 17 shorts and two special presentations.  Now celebrating its 15th year, the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival has grown into one of the largest annual events for horror film fans in the Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia area — and is the Mid-Atlantic region's premier dedicated genre film festival. The 2020 lineup features many innovative and frighteni...

Fantastique 20 20 20 from NIFFF - Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival comes to the ZHdK

FANTASTIQUE 20 20 20 COMES TO THE ZHdK Started during the preparations for the NIFFF 'hors-série' online edition, the Fantastique 20 20 20 travelling programme will continue touring Switzerland until the beginning of the 20th edition, and come to the Klub Kuleshov of the Zürcher Hochschuler der Künste (ZHdK) from October 6th to show 5 explosive films. A virtual Q&A with director Fabrice Du Welz will take place on October 13th. Although the Neuchâtel Interna...

Secrets of the Dead will be unleashed !

SECRETS of the Dead Short Film Festival will reveal harsh truths and some not-so-truths about the second most profound and inevitable thing that will ever happen to you - your death. Cinema by: Daniel Bowhers, Carey Burrt, Emma Penaz Eisner, Khalil Jackson, Gregory Orsi, Ilya Polyakov, Francesca Salmasi, Stefan/Sam Soyka, Kristen Williams, and Jeffrey Wengrofsky. Film Noir Cinema, 122 Meserole Ave, Brooklyn, Saturday, Oct 24, 9pm. $15. A very limited number of tickets are available here: http...

Shriekfest Film Festival Celebrates its 20th Anniversary October 1-4

Shriekfest Film Festival Celebrates its 20th Anniversary  October 1-4 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood and its 4th year in Orlando, FL!    The annual Los Angeles competition will kick off with a public party October 1st. The Shriekfest Film Festival, an international horror/sci-fi film and screenplay competition, has announced its annual event will take place October 1-4, 2020!. The festival begins with an opening night party on Thursday, which the public is welc...

The Overlook Lives! Virtual Festival NIGHTSTREAM coming October!

Overlook Returns Online Oct. 8th - 11th, 2020 WELCOME TO NIGHTSTREAM In response to the many challenges impacting the film community amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and the concerns of safety and security that presently come with physical exhibition and festivals, a collective online initiative is being launched by organizers of a number of American genre festivals for the upcoming fall season to offer a singular experience for U.S. audiences. Together the Boston Underground Film Festival, B...

4 days left to submit to Rock Horror in Rio Film Festival - Divulgação

4 DAYS TO SUBMIT/ 4 DIAS PARA ENVIAR JULY 2020 11   SUBMIT ...

The 19th Annual Shriekfest Announces its FULL LINE UP

48 FILMS * 4 DAYS/NIGHTS   SEPTEMBER 26-29, 2019SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for its NINETEENTH annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin Theater, September 26-29, 2019.  Festival Director Denise Gossett says  "We are so honored to once again to be at the same location we've been at for all 19 years!  And, we are also proud to announce the third annual S...

Shriekfest Film Festival reveals its trailer

48 FILMS * 4 DAYS/NIGHTS   SEPTEMBER 26-29, 2019 SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to share the OFFICIAL TRAILER of the festival featuring clips from many of the selected films. The NINETEENTH annual horror film festival, returns to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theaters from September 26-29, 2019.  Festival Director Denise Gossett says  "I am absolutely thrilled with the selection this year, we are close to selling out some...

Rebecca Hall Set to Star in David Bruckner's Horror Thriller THE NIGHT HOUSE for Anton

Anton announced today that Golden Globe® nominee Rebecca Hall (Christine, The Gift) will star in the horror thriller The Night House.  The film will be directed by David Bruckner (The Ritual, V/H/S,) and based on a script written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski (Stephanie, Super Dark Times). The Night House follows a widow who begins to uncover her recently deceased husband's disturbing secrets.    David S. Goyer (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Dark Knight)...

NIFFF - Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival calling

    You still have time to be part of the selection of the 19th Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF, July 5th-13th 2019)! Created in 2000, the NIFFF is the only film festival in Switzerland dedicated to fantastic films. Thanks to its quality and daring programs, as well as its renowned guests, it won over both the public – more than ...

Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum 2019 Last chance to submit

LAST CHANCE TO SUBMIT!  Call for Projects Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum  February 14-16 2019 Helsinki, Finland Submission Deadline:November 30, 5pm EST ...

Buried Alive 2018 Awards

This year's crop of films was incredible and we'd like to congratulate all of the award winners:   Best Feature and Best FX: Framed Marc Martinez Jordan Spain   Best Short: Post Mortem Mary Joshua Long Australia   WTF Award: Violence Voyager  Ujicha Japan    Best Local Short:  Homesick Samuel Goodwin USA    Best Animated Short: Should You Meet a Lady in a Darkened Wood Daniel Stankler UK   Sinema Challenge...

2018 Buried Alive Film Fest will be held on Nov. 14-18 at 7 Stages Theatre!!!

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2018 Buried Alive Film Fest will be held on Nov. 14-18 at 7 Stages Theatre!!! 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307   Come out and see some of the best independent films in the world! This November the Buried Alive Film Fest has a new home at 7 Stages Theatre  located in the heart of Little 5 Points Atlanta.  Also our new location is connected to the great coffee house and bar, Java Lords, making it easy to grab a drink or coffee and enjoy...

Shriekfest announces its 2018 WINNERS!

Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton was a huge success! Denise Gossett, festival director, once again hosted Shriekfest Oct 4-7th at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened 48 films and had 40 screenplay finalists. Gossett says "I'm so very proud of all of these talented people.  It is an honor to know them."   "Camp Cold Brook"  directed by Andy Palmer took the Grand Jury prize for Best Horror Fe...

Shriekfest Trailer 2018 enters the Festival Trailers Park Channel

Shriekfest celebrating 18 years in horror and scifi! Here is a small glimpse of this year's fest! Edited by Alex Drummond and composed by Kingsley Paul Grant. ...

Shriekfest Film Festival has unveiled the official selection of short films headed to the 18th edition of the festival. Thirty

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Thirty Five short films make up the 2018 line up!  The films come from countries including Australia, Spain, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom, states including CA, IA, AZ, WA, NC, CT, NY, and ID.  Festival Director Denise Gossett says "I love our shorts program and so does the community, it's a definite must see!".   The Official Selections: "Jane Love" directed by Jessica OKeefe   "Caronte" directed by Luis Tinoco Pineda   &...

Shriekfest Announces its Screenplay Finalists for the 2018 Festival!

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The Shriekfest Film Festival, an international horror/sci-fi film and screenplay competition announces the 40 Finalists selected for its International Screenplay Competition. The Finalists were selected from submissions from across the globe in the horror/thriller/scifi/fantasy genres!  Festival Founder/Director Denise Gossett says "This was a tough year to narrow down all of the scripts, there is just so much talent out there!"   Here are the&...

The deadline for the DAMNED Call for Art is 11:59pm September 13th 2018.

  The deadline for the DAMNED Call for Art is 11:59pm September 13th 2018.  Artists of all mediums from anywhere in the world are welcome to submit their work. There are no restrictions on genre or content but the more deeply personal and powerfully introspective, the better. There are no fees to submit. For further information and to submit, please visit:  www.thatdamnedshow.com/call - DAMNED TICKETS - Tickets are now...

John Landis, guest of honour of the 11th Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival

  The11th Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival will be held from 14 to 23 September. This year we are especially pleased to welcome as our guest of honour, the American film director John Landis. John Landis, an avid cinephile, began his career in the mailroom of 20th Century Fox Studios. A high school dropout, he made his way to the former Yugoslavia at age 18 to work as a “gofer” on MGM’s K...

Ten Questions with Kristian A. Söderström, director of VIDEOMAN

      So Kristian A. Söderström, who are you, where do you come from and what’s your creative arts background?   I grew up in Gothenburg Sweden and was a film fanatic from the start. I got me an education in film directing from UCLA in Los Angeles, but I’ve studied film theory and psychology as well. For many years now, I’ve been making short films and commercials while trying to finance feature films. I write and direct.     Wh...

New trailer revealed for Dread Central Presents’ LASSO

U.S. Release date set to November 13th   Epic Pictures’ horror label Dread Central Presents sets the U.S. release date of LASSO to November 13th and reveals a new trailer to Evan Cecil’s Western-themed slasher.   From Dragonfly Films, LASSO, produced by Elaine Gibson, Todd Myers and Evan Cecil, stars Sean Patrick Flanery (The Boondock Saints), Lindsey Morgan (The 100), Karen Grassle (Little House on the Prairie) and Andrew Jacobs (Paranormal Activity).   The ho...

10 Questions with Padraig Reynolds, director of OPEN 24 HOURS

  Welcome back to FrightFest, OPEN 24 HOURS is your third time being represented. Why is it important you show your movies at the UK’s premier festival?   FrightFest is the best horror festival in the world.  It has the best fans and the best organisers a genre director could hope for.   There is so much love and care that goes into the festival and I’m honored every time I get to be a part of it.  I’m just happy that they let me keep coming b...

Submit to Edmonton Festival of Fear by August 24th

Deadline For All Entries Coming Up On August 24th. Submit Through The Film Freeway... The Edmonton FESTIVAL OF FEAR International Film Festival is a Three Day Film Festival in Edmonton, Canada. It takes place at the Historic Princess Theatre, built in 1915. If your Feature Film or Short was Completed after January 1st, 2017, your Film is Eligible to be included in our program, as an Official Selection. Official Selections will be Announced on September 3rd, 2018. The Final Day For Subm...

FrightFest 2018 announces guest line-up, additional films & Long List for Screen Genre Rising Star Award

        Two extra films have been added to the record-breaking 2018 line-up: PIMPED is director David Barker’s modern transgressive erotic thriller, an Hitchcocktail of elevated suspense and shock in the revered style of Brian De Palma, And If you’ve never seen John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN on the big screen, now’s your best chance. The inclusion of this 4K restoration needs no explanation in anticipation of a new Michael Myers slashe...

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