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Hudson Horror Show IV Announces Killer Line-Up for Next Event

Although the actual date for Hudson Horror Show IV: A December to Dismember is over five months away, festival creators Chris Alo and Tad Leger have announced a full slate of films for the event.

In Hollywood? Screamfest is Throwing a Free Mixer this Thursday!

In a continuation of its historic support of horror filmmakers (and in anticipation of Screamfest LA’s 11th Annual Horror Film Festival, which will take place this October in Hollywood, CA), Screamfest LA’s throwing a FREE mixer this Thursday!

Cinema Slaughter Presents The Dead Flesh Feast Horror Film Festival 2011

On Saturday, June 25, the Second Annual Dead Flesh Feast Horror Film Festival will descend upon Los Angeles. Attendees will be treated to a full menu of feature films and shorts as well as actor and director panels and even a Corey Feldman appearance! Add to this a Goth comedian and a horror-themed game show, and you have yourself a full day of horrific entertainment.

Film4 FrightFest - Poster Artwork Revealed

If ever there were a reason we've wished we were based in the UK, it's so that our entire staff could enjoy the maniacal goodness that is the annual Film4 FrighFest. The event is nothing short of genius, and there's not a day that goes by that we don't envy our friends across the pond.

Film4 FrightFest 2011 Announces Opening and Closing Night Films

One of the best damned horror film festivals in the world, the UK's Film4 FrightFest, is gearing up to bring more terror across the pond; and we have the first details on what you 2011 lucky attendees can expect. Dig it! From the Press Release:

Big Bear Horro-Fi Film Festival Presents a Never Sleep Again Signing with Heather Langenkamp

Oh Nancy, dear sweet Nancy. She of the noble grey streak and thorn in the side of Freddy Krueger. Thanks to the Big Bear Horro-Fi Film Festival, you can meet Heather Langenkamp- and thank her for keeping Freddy in his place. She will be signing the DVD Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy at the Barnes and Noble at the Grove in Los Angeles, CA.

The Weeping Woman Short and Soundtrack Set for World Premiere

On April 16th, 2011, Motor City Nightmares Film Festival will be the scene for the world premiere of the latest short film by award-winning director Mark Steensland, based on a short story by Paul Kane (The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy and Hellbound Hearts).

PollyGrind 2 Film Festival in Las Vegas Now Looking for Submissions

For you independent filmmakers out there who may have projects that skew on the B-movie side of the genre spectrum, PollyGrind 2 is now looking for submissions for the second annual PollyGrind film festival in Las Vegas this upcoming October. Want to know how to submit your work or when you can attend PollyGrind 2? Read on for details from the official press release!

Genre Lineup for the 2011 Independent Film Festival Boston

The 9th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston is running this April 27-May 4, 2011, and the powers-that-be have announced the full lineup. While less than half of the features are horror based, those that are should make for some fun, fright-filled nights for the attendees.

The Horrors of Tribeca 2011

Tribeca, New York City's biggest and brightest film festival, is gearing up to shine its spotlight on this year's crop of killer films, and we've got the heads-up on their genre offerings for you! Dig it! From the Press Release

UPDATE: SXSW Announces Midnighters and SXFantastic Programming

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival announced today what all of us horror fans have been waiting to hear about: a list of all the genre-related features in the Midnighters and SXFantastic sections of the festival. And if you were impressed by the initial feature film lineup that was announced, you haven’t seen anything yet!

TromaDance Film Festival Submission Deadline Drawing Near

Hey, indie horror filmmakers out there - looking for festivals to submit your genre film to but are tired of paying insane entry fees? Then why not submit your movie for the 12th Annual TromaDance Film Festival, being held in Asbury Park, NJ this upcoming April 22-23.

Join the Grimm Club and Support UK Film Fest Grimm Up North

The Grimm Up North film festival, held each October in Manchester, England, for the past two years, doesn't receive financial support from sponsors, city councils, or regional screen agencies like many other film festivals do so to ensure the fest stays alive in 2011, they're launching Grimm Club, an exclusive members club comprised of fan donations. Members of the Grimm Club will receive:

Grimm Up North Film Festival Announces 2010 Awards

October's Grimm Up North horror and sci-fi festival brought the best in genre cinema to the city of Manchester, England, for a second year running and gave fans unprecedented access to some exclusive movie screenings. As part of the closing night celebrations, the winners of the festival's Golden Scythe awards were unveiled. Read on to see who won what.

2011 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival Now Open for Submissions

Hard to believe it, but the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con is just eight short months away, and a call for entries in the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival has gone out. If you're an indie filmmaker, you'll definitely want to read on for the details.