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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

The Rocky Mountain Horror Film Festival

The Rocky Mountain Horror Film Festival is currently seeking short and feature length films to be included in our upcoming Horror Film Festival.

We are also seeking short scripts and feature length screenplays.


Awards will be given to:

BEST FEATURE (1ST, 2ND, 3RD)
BEST SHORT (1ST, 2ND, 3RD)
BEST IN GORE And SFX
AUDIENCE CHOICE FEATURE
AUDIENCE CHOICE SHORT
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST PRODUCED SCREENPLAY FOR SHORT
BEST PRODUCED SCREENPLAY FOR FEATURE
BEST FEMALE LEAD
BEST MALE LEAD
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR/ACTRESS
BEST CINEMAPHOTOGRAPHY
BEST SOUND
BEST MUSIC
SCARIEST MOMENT
BEST ARTWORK (COVER/POSTER ETC.)
BEST SCREENPLAY SHORT (1ST, 2ND, 3RD)

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 ...

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...

Shriekfest The Los Angeles International Film Festival

A festival dedicated to getting independent horror/thriller/scifi/fantasy filmmakers and screenwriters the recognition they deserve.

Have the Oscars moved to Philly?

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TERROR FILM FESTIVAL PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2008 HAVE THE OSCARS MOVED TO PHILLY? Yes, they have! The Oscars of Horror, that is. With all the magic, razzle-dazzle, and heart-pounding excitement of Hollywood’s Academy Awards. And it all happened this year at the one and only CLAW AWARDS of Terror Film Festival. The spectacular third season of Terror Film Festival took place in October 2008 at the distinctive and creepy Ethical Society Building, acr...

Claw Awards of Terror Film Festival : the Oscars of Horror

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Yes, they have! The Oscars of Horror, that is. With all the magic, razzle-dazzle, and heart-pounding excitement of Hollywood’s Academy Awards. And it all happened this year at the one and only Claw Awards of Terror Film Festival. The spectacular third season of Terror Film Festival took place in October 2008 at the distinctive and creepy Ethical Society Building, across from beautiful Rittenhouse Square in center city Philadelphia. The five day event, hosted by the lovely "Princess Horror" and...

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 by Matt ZettellBest Cinematography: "Death's Requiem" Directed by Marc Furm...

Los Angeles Shriekfest awards

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Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton was a huge success! Shriekfest took place on Sept 22-24 and Sept 29-Oct 1st at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened 58 films and had 27 screenplay finalists. "The Other Side" directed by Gregg Bishop took the Grand Jury prize for best Narrative Feature, "Unrest" directed by Jason Todd Ipson took the 2nd place feature win. The winner of the Best Screenplay went to "The Next Plane" written by Christop...

Shriekfest celebrated it's 5th year anniversary with a bang!

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Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Horror/Thriller Scifi/Fantasy Film Festival and Screenplay Competition celebrated it's 5th year anniversary with a bang! The festival opened with a horror panel sponsored by the LA Indie Film Group which included Stefan Avalos, Brian Avenet Bradley, Jeff Burr, John Gulager (from Project Greenlight), Ken Hall, & Rolfe Kanefsky. Then the festival kicked off the first weekend of screenings with an opening night party at the Red Buddha. 55 features and sh...

Shriekfest Film Festival kicks off

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The 5th annual Shriekfest Film Festival (a celebration for filmmakers and screenwriters of all ages) will take place at Raleigh Studios 5300 Melrose in Hollywood, CA (From the 101 freeway, take the Gower exit South to Melrose, go Left and the studios will be on the right across from Paramount Studios) there is plenty of street parking and a paid parking structure The fest will kick off with a panel of horror filmmakers September 10th sponsored by LA Indie Film Group, then continue with an openin...
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