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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!!!

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

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!

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: - 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...

FrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO GHOST MOVIES

    FrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO GHOST MOVIES, which goes on sale during Arrow Video FrightFest 2018, Aug 23 – Aug 27.   Following the success of The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies, and The FrightFest Guide to Monster Movies, this is the third in an on-going series of wide appeal books for both the curious spectator and the cult connoisseur.   This year’s FrightFest Guide is written by horror genr...

Join Famous Monsters at San Diego Comic-Con!

We'll be doing giveaways, makeup demos, and more! Yep, it's that time of year again: San Diego Comic-Con International, when dreams come true, cosplays are donned, and new trailers are leaked! Famous Monsters of Filmland will be there to join the fun, of course, and celebrate our 60th year (Whoa)! ...

A SLICE OF FRIGHT FILM FEST Announces Jury, Poster, and DISCOUNT CODE presents: A Slice of Fright Film Festival 2018, a celebration of independent horror! A Slice of Fright Film Fest is a showcase of short horror films! A Slice of Fright is a horror anthology series produced by CinemaSlice We are scouring US to find the creepiest, most twisted and terrifying short films that are out there! presents: A SLICE OF FRIGHT FILM FESTIVAL is a showcase of 13 short horror films! Doors open at 5pm, and the first short f...

NIFFF 2018 : guests & juries 


Monsters of Film 2018 – Submit your film!

For the fourth year Monsters of Film are accepting entries from filmmakers all over the world. Short films, features, documentaries – yes everything! Submission close the 29th of July. Submit your film through the form below. OFFICIAL SELECTION SHORT FILM AWARD We are proud to announce that 2018 will feature Monsters of Film’s international short film section for the fourth time. All submitted short films will participate in the selection to the contest. A variety of films will...

Fantasporto’2019 Oporto International Film Festival Calling for Entries for the 39th Annual Festival

CALL FOR ENTRIES 39th FANTASPORTO 2019 ENTRY DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1st 2018  LAST HOUR DEADLINE (only for features): DECEMBER 5th 2018   Fantasporto’2019 | Oporto International Film Festival announces the Call for Film Entries for the 39th annual festival, running from February 22nd till March 2nd 2019 This Call is for Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi features and shorts only of Fantasy gendre. The Director’s Week section is destinaded only for, ...


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