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In the UK? Don't Forget Grimm Up North's Vampire Sunday on 22nd July!

As part of the Manchester Fringe Festival, our friends at Grimm Up North will be presenting a special day of vampire movies and special guests at The Dancehouse on Oxford Road in Manchester. Read on for the details and schedule.

More Zombie Action Heading to the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival

We already told you about the horror/suspense and sci-fi/fantasy films screening during this year's Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (CCI-IFF), but a couple of zombedies slipped under the radar due to being included in the humor category. We have that info for you now.

Shriekfest Announces Final Deadline Date for Film Entries

One of the premier horror festivals in the country is the Los Angeles-based Shriekfest. This year Shriekfest enters its 12th season and has now dropped the deadline date for film entries. Filmmakers, read on for the details.

First Round of Titles Announced for Sitges 2012

The 45th Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia will be held from October 4-14, 2012. We already know that The Body, by debut director Oriol Paulo, is opening the fest, and now word has come as to several of the other films that will be shown. Some may not be pure horror, but we're including everything here so you'll be 100% in the know.

Toronto After Dark's Summer Screenings Kick Off This Wednesday, June 27th

The 2012 Toronto After Dark film fest isn't happening until this October, but to help get you geared up for it, the powers-that-be are holding two special Summer Screening Nights at the Bloor Cinema on June 27th and July 11th featuring some of our favorite films.

The Twisted Twins, Jen and Sylvia Soska, Bringing Horror Nights to the Rio Theater in Vancouver

Vancouver, prepare to be to Soska'd. Two of our favorite directors, Jen and Sylvia Soska, collectively known as the Twisted Twins, are launching Horror Nights, a screening of a different horror film each month at The Rio in their home city of Vancouver.

Fantasia 2012: First Wave Of Films Announced!

The 16th annual Fantasia International Film Festival is gearing up to take Montreal by storm with three weeks of inspiration and thrills starting July 19 and running all the way through August 7. Read on for the latest!

Win Free Tickets to the July 13th Clive Barker Triple Feature at the Portage Theater in Chicago

Terror in the Aisles 11, the newest installment of the Chicago-based film festival held at the Portage Theater, has a Clive Barker triple feature scheduled for Friday, July 13th. Check out the kick-ass line-up the festival organizers have planned…with a very special guest!

Film4 FrightFest Announces the 2012 Opening and Closing Night Films

The UK's premiere film festival, Film4 FrightFest, has revealed the opening and closing night films for this year's event, which is running from the 23rd to 27th of August, 2012, at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London. Read on for details!

The Macabre Faire Film Fest Coming to Rockville Centre, NY, June 22-24

Three days of horror movies, celebrity guests, vendors and a downright horrific ambiance…that is the Macabre Faire Film Fest, coming soon to Rockville Centre. So those of you in the New York area, consider yourselves warned.

CONTEST CLOSED! Win Tickets to the 2012 New York Asian Film Festival

Once again our good friends at the New York Asian Film Festival are showing their generosity to Dread Central readers. They've offered a pair of tickets each to screenings of Boxer's Omen or Asura during the fest. Read on for the details of how you can win!

Schedule Announced for the 2012 New York Asian Film Festival

The 11th annual New York Asian Film Festival (June 29 through July 15) has announced its full schedule, which will showcase over 50 feature films and three programs of short films from Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the USA, and Vietnam.

Toronto After Dark Film Festival Calls for Entries

Any of you filmmakers out there who are looking to make a splash in the business, here's a great opportunity for you. The Toronto After Dark Film Festival is calling for horror, sci-fi, action and cult film entries.

Important Dates and Artwork Revealed for the UK's 2012 Film4 FrightFest

The UK's premiere film festival, Film4 FrightFest, has released its promo poster for this year's event, which is running from 23rd to 27th August, 2012, at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London. Read on for details!

Trailer for London’s Cine-Excess Festival and Conference Promises Cult Delights

UK lovers of all things cult cinema would do well to mark May 24–26 on their calendars as the Cine-Excess International Film Festival and Conference returns for a sixth year of screenings and discussion regarding all things pulp and cult.