Film Festivals

Hey Memphis! Say Hello to the Unreal Film Festival!

Although it's not being held until November, it's never too early to announce the launch of a brand new genre film festival. And Memphis, you're the lucky home to the Unreal Film Festival, being held amongst the backdrop of the Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention, November 9-11.

Chicago Fear Fest - Final Schedule Online! Start Making Plans!

All right, Midwestern horror fans! Your big dance, the Chicago Fear Fest, is right around the corner, and we've got everything you need to know to make your plans accordingly right here!

Grindhouse Film Festival at New Beverly Cinema in LA, April 10

We know this is pretty late notice, but you West Coasters still have time to make it to the Grindhouse Film Festival at the New Beverly Cinema this Tuesday, April 10th, at 7:30 pm. Look at this unique lineup they've got for you.

CONTEST CLOSED! Snag Yourself Free Tix To Sci-Fi Spectacular in Chicago, April 28

In our unending quest to land free stuff for every single reader of Dread Central, we bring something special for those of you in the Dread Central Chicago Chapter. Read on for info on winning a pair of tix to Sci-Fi Spectacular, a 14-hour sci-fi/horror movie marathon!

Mass Indie Film Fest Hosting Indie Filmmaking Showcase on April 26th

Indie Horror Month may be technically over, but that doesn't mean our coverage of indie films and events is anywhere near done, and if you're either an indie filmmaker or a fan of indie films, then you'll want to attend the Mass Indie Film Fest's upcoming showcase event.

Mile High Horror Film Festival Calling for Entries

Well, Tim Tebow might be gone, but life goes on in Denver. And that being the case, the organizers behind the Mile High Horror Film Festival have decided to carry on and are now calling for entries for this year's festival. Are you a filmmaker, do you have dreams of fame and riches? This is a good place to start.

Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival Now Open for Submissions; New Venue and New Competitions Announced

The Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival is calling for film and screenplay submissions for its 2012 edition. The festival has also announced a new venue for this year as well as two new competitions and a $500 prize.

Tribeca 2012: Tribeca Drive-In Returns with Jaws and The Goonies

The free community activities taking place during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival have been announced, including one of the most popular components of the annual event: the Tribeca Drive-In. This year two of the films being screened are beloved genre classics.

Tickets Now On Sale for Chicago Fear Fest, April 13-14

It's baseball time again, which means folks in the Windy City are going to need something to cheer them up and take their minds off of the fact that it's baseball season again. The good news is Chicago Fear Fest is right around the corner, and tickets are on sale now!

Horror Highlights of the Upcoming Canadian Film Fest

Fantasia may get most of the attention, but the Canadian Film Fest is another annual event put on by our neighbors to the north devoted to the celebration, promotion, and advancement of filmmaking - only their focus is strictly on homegrown Canadian talent.

Tribeca 2012: Second Wave of Films Revealed; New Stills for Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal, Rat King, Replicas, and More

The next group of films screening at this year's Tribeca Film Festival has been announced, and while several seem more thriller than horror, we're including info on the most interesting sounding ones as well as the full Cinemania section.

Patrick Rea's Nailbiter Hitting the Road - Catch It at an Event Near You!

Maybe you checked out our review of Patrick Rea's latest feature film Nailbiter and are curious where you, too, can see it. Well, wonder no more because we have a list of upcoming events where SenoReality Pictures and Ministry Machine Production’s Nailbiter will be playing.

Tribeca 2012: Partial Lineup Announced and New Stills for Jack and Diane; Nancy, Please; Beyond the Hill; and More

Marketing folks try anything to draw the widest audience possible so it's often hard to know the exact genre of a film until we've sat through it. With that knowledge we bring you the handful of horror films screening at this year's Tribeca Film Festival thus far...plus those that MIGHT be.

Hudson Horror Show V Releases Official Trailer

A 12-hour horror marathon isn't something that happens every day. But our friends at Hudson Horror Show are making a habit of it. The fifth installment of their film festival series is scheduled for May 19 in Poughkeepsie, NY, and they have some legendary horror films scheduled to screen as well as some surprises up their collective sleeves.

Chicago Fear Fest to Host Midwest Premiere of [REC] 3 This April

Chicago Fear Fest is shaping up to be one hell of a great time for Midwest horror fans when it hits Rosemont, Illinois, in April, and this week CFF has announced that one of our more highly anticipated sequels around these parts, Paco Plaza's [REC] 3: Genesis, will be screening there.