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Mimesis: Shriekfest Film Festival official selection picked up by Anchor Bay Entertainment

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  Shriekfest Film Festival Director Denise Gossett updated us on official selection Mimesis. It has been picked up by Anchor Bay Entertainment. Dead Wait Productions announced today worldwide distribution for the award winning movie Mimesis: Night of the Living Dead. Anchor Bay Entertainment has acquired all rights US and Canada and Meyers Media Group the rest of the world Mimesis: Night of the Living Dead is about a group of horror movie fans who become unwilling participants in a nigh...

Shriekfest Awards

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 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 almost 40 films and had 30 screenplay finalists & 10 original song finalists. "Nailbiter" directed by Patrick Rea took the Grand Jury prize for Best Horror Feature Film, "Found In Time" directed by Arthur Vincie took the Best SciFi Feature...

THE EMPLOYER has been selected as the Opening Feature for the 12th annual Shriekfest Film Festival.

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This World Premiere screening will take place on Friday, October 5th, 2012 at Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. THE EMPLOYER is a psychological thriller starring Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange) as the CEO of a mysterious corporation called Carcharius. After a series of interviews with five job applicants for a recently opened position with the company, the Employer gathers the five candidates together in a locked room. He informs them that they are about to experience t...

Shriekfest Founder/Director Nabs Role in Mel Gibson Film, “Get the Gringo”

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  Denise Gossett      It’s obvious to anyone who has tried—breaking into show business takes a lot of work. And no one knows this better than actor Denise Gossett, founder and director of the Shriekfest Film Festival, the longest-running Los Angeles-based festival dedicated to all things horror and sci-fi. But it seems that Ms. Gossett is starting to see her efforts really pay off. This May, she will be featured in the new Mel Gibson motion picture, “Get the Gring...

Like Crazy Creative Team at Film Independent Forum

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The annual Film Independent Forum was held this weekend in Los Angeles. The goal of the 3 day event, filled with panels, lectures, Q & A sessions, screenings, and networking lunches, is to empower filmmakers "to take control of their projects." "Like Crazy," best picture pic at Sundance opened the event Friday night, one week before it opens limited release. A Q & A with the creative team followed the screening. A beautiful film about love, Film Indepe...

Shriekfest, Part 2

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After the interesting conversation with Micah Levin of "Opus" Cubby and I wandered on through the Shriekfest opening night party and didn't even make it upstairs before running into a former coworker of hers. Turns out Mr. Morgan Peter Brown produced and acted in the closing night film. In "Absentia" a woman struggles with being haunted by the memories of her missing husband. There's a law, "death in absentia," that says when someone goes missing they can only be ...

"Opus" Opens Shriekfest Los Angeles

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I'm unfamiliar with the genre of "horror." I loved "Scream," and "I Know what you did Last Summer," in high-school when they came out, but somewhere along the way my interest piqued and hasn't come back again. I don't know, I like happy things. So last night I was excited to see inside an unfamiliar world at the Shriekfest opening night party. I talked to filmmakers about their work, horror as a genre, and the state of indie filmmaking. My wingman Cubby and I or...

Keeping it Personal at Shriekfest: Denise Gossett on Running a Successful Independent Film Festival

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By James Latham   Based here in L.A., the Shriekfest Film Festival specializes in horror, thrillers, Sci Fi, and fantasy films.  In addition to showing shorts and features, Shriekfest also has award categories for screenplays and filmmakers under eighteen.  I recently spoke with Denise Gossett, who founded Shriekfest eleven years ago and continues to run the festival, which takes place this year from September 29th to October 2nd.  I wanted to learn more ...

NEWSLETTER N° 479: October 7, 2010

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 479: October 7, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise on the sites.  Our newsletter reaches 82 000 film professionn...

Shriekfest, Los Angeles International Film Festival Awards

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Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton was a huge success! Celebrating their 10th year, Shriekfest took place on Sept 30-Oct 3 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened 36 films and had 32 screenplay finalists and 12 original song finalists. "Ashes" directed by Elias Matar took the Grand Jury prize for Best Horror Feature Film, "Transfer" directed by Damir Lukacevic took the Best Fantasy Feature Film award, "Serum 1831" directed by Anand K...

NEWSLETTER N° 477: September 20, 2010

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Shriekfest Film Festival announces 2010 Schedule

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SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for the TENTH annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theatres, September 30-October 3rd, 2010. Festival goers will once again enjoy the finest in independent cinema from around the globe, selected from submissions that came in everywhere from London to New York; from Utah to Spain. From our opening night screening of the never before seen H1N1: Virus X starring Syblil Da...

Shriekfest 2009 winners

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Shriekfest: 10/01/2009 - 10/04/2009        2009 WinnersBest Horror Feature Film:"Dark House"directed by Darin ScottBest Fantasy Feature Film: "Spike"directed by Robert BeaucageBest Horror Short Film:"Death inCharge"directed by Devi SnivelyBest Sci-Fi Short Film:"Enigma"directed by The Shumway BrothersBest Super Short Film:"Rift"directed by Andrew HuangBest Horror Feature Screenplay:"DeadAfter Tomorrow&...

Shriekfest 2009 winners

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blank_pageShriekfest: 10/01/2009 - 10/04/2009 2009 WinnersBest Horror Feature Film: "Dark House"directed by Darin ScottBest Fantasy Feature Film: "Spike"directed by Robert BeaucageBest Horror Short Film:"Death in Charge"directed by Devi SnivelyBest Sci-Fi Short Film:"Enigma"directed by The Shumway BrothersBest Super Short Film:"Rift"directed by Andrew HuangBest Horror Feature Screenplay:"Dead After Tomorrow"written by Benjamin Poll...

Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton wrapped

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Shriekfest took place on Oct 1-4 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.   Shriekfest screened 40 films and had 39 screenplay finalists.  "Dark House" directed by Darin Scott took the Grand Jury prize for Best Horror Feature Film, "Spike" directed by Robert Beaucage took the Best Fantasy Feature Film,  "Death In Charge" directed by Devi Snively took the Best Horror Short Film prize, "Enigma" directed by The Shumway Brothers took the best Sci-Fi Short ...

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NEWSLETTER N° 434: September 30, 2009

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..............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 434: September 30, 2009 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. You can find us at twitter.com/fest21 and find Bruno Chatelin on facebook Add yor fest21.com RSS to your blogs! How to use FestivalExpress our new online submi...

Shriekfest Film Festival announces 2009 Schedule:

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Shriekfest Film Festival 40 FILMS * 4 NIGHTS * 3 THEATRES!OCTOBER 1-4, 2009 SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for the ninth annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin/Pickford/Fairbanks theatres, October 1-4, 2009. Festival goers will once again enjoy the finest in independent cinema from around the globe, selected from hundreds of submissions that came in everywhere from London to New York; from Utah to Spa...

Shriekfest Final Call for Entries June 30th postmark

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Shriekfest Film Festival  CALL FOR ENTRIES!     The main goal of http://www.shriekfest.com/ is to help support independent film, independent filmmakers, and screenwriters in the horror/thriller/scifi/fantasy genres   The 9th annual Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Horror/Thriller/SciFi/Fantasy Film Festival and Screenplay competition is currently accepting submissions for it's 2009 festival to be held October 1-4th, 2009.   The festival is dedicated to screening and recognizing...

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Estes Park Film Festival to Host Two Special Film Screenings

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(Estes Park, Colorado) - Continuing their mission to educate, inspire, and advance a greater appreciation of independent cinema, the Estes Park Film Festival is set to host two special film screening events this month.  The first event takes place on Monday, January 19th, and is a screening of David Modigliani’s “Crawford”, a documentary about the impact of President Bush’s relocation to the small town of Crawford, Texas, shortly after announcing his candidacy for president.   The day...

NEWSLETTER N° 336: October 24, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month...   _______________________________________________________________________________________ FESTIVALS IN ACTION - THE VIDEO DAILIES Coverage from fest21.com on London Rome ...

NEWSLETTER N° 330: September 12, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month...   _______________________________________________________________________________________ AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more ...

EPFF Free Winter Film Series

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With a mission to educate, inspire, and advance a greater appreciation of independent film, the Estes Park Film Festival is proud to present the EPFF Free Film Series at the Estes Park Public Library. Each month, films from previous Estes Park Film Festivals will be presented for free in the library's Hondius Room followed by a brief discussion. The next film series screening will take place Monday, January 21st at 6:00 PM, and will showcase the award winning documentary "Plagues & Plea...

Shriekfest Horror/SciFi Film Festival announces it's 2007 winners!

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  Best Feature Film: "The Chair" Directed by Brett Sullivan.Best Short Film: "A.W.O.L" Directed by Jack Swanstrom.Best Super Short Film: "No Sanctuary" Directed by Dan Lovallo.Best Feature Screenplay: "The Lost Girl" written by Michael Mongillo.2nd Place Feature Screenplay:  "Horror World" written by Rolfe KanefskyBest Short Screenplay: "Safe Passage" written by Michael RaymondPretty/Scary Award: "The Cellar Door" Directed ...
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