We know there are a lot of genre festivals out there these days, but there's one in particular that just popped up on our radars here at Dread Central: the Shockfest Film Festival of Hollywood, which celebrates short narratives, documentaries, and music videos that are different from the mainstream, films that move audiences (even if it means shaking them up), and of course some incredibly "shocking" flicks as well.
The first Massachusetts Independent Film Festival is taking place Thursday, December 1st, in Arlington, MA, and one of the highlights is sure to be the debut of Christopher Di Nunzio's new film Her Heart Still Beats hosted by Patricia Films and Creepy Kid Productions, which will be followed by a Q&A. Also screening that night are six other films by some of New England's best independent filmmakers.
The Toronto After Dark Film Festival ran this past October 20-27, 2011, and what with the Halloween holiday and all the AFM news we've been pumping out, the results of the fest got a little bit lost in the shuffle. But we're remedying that right now with the rundown on who took home what from the 6th annual festival of new horror, sci-fi, action and cult movies.
The 2011 edition of the Screamfest LA Film Festival completed its run on Saturday, October 22nd, at Manns Chinese 6 in Hollywood, California, and Dread Central hit the carpet one last time to bring you further ocular candy and to give you the lowdown on which filmmakers took home the coveted ‘Skully’ Screamfest Awards. Read on for the full list of winners!
Event Report: Screamfest LA 2011: Exclusive Photos from Nights #7 and #8; Coverage of the Premieres of Enter Nowhere, No Rest for the Wicked, The Little Mermaid, Infected, and More
Coverage of this year's Screamfest LA Film Festival continues with Dread Central's event report for Thursday, October 20th, and Friday, October 21st, when we hit the carpet to bring you more photos and caught the premieres of Jack Heller’s feature film Enter Nowhere (Night #7) and of Ryan Schifrin’s No Rest for the Wicked, The Little Mermaid, Infected, and more. (Night #8).
Event Report: Screamfest LA 2011: Exclusive Night #5 Photo Gallery, More on Vamperifica and Hail Satan!
Dread Central's coverage of the 11th annual Screamfest LA Film Festival continues with our event report stemming from Tuesday night, October 18th, when we hit the carpet to bring you further eye candy and to catch the premieres of short films Hail Satan! and The Night Caller as well as the feature film Vamperifica.
Event Report: Screamfest LA 2011: Exclusive Night #4 Photo Gallery, Chat with Declan O'Brien, and More!
Our coverage of the 11th annual and venerated Screamfest LA Film Festival continues with our event report for Monday night, October 17th, when we hit the carpet to bring you further ocular candy and also caught the premieres of the features Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings and Madison County.
Continuing our coverage of the 11th annual Screamfest LA Film Festival, which runs through October 22nd at Manns Chinese 6 in Hollywood, California, we hit the carpet on Sunday, October 16th, to bring you further ocular candy and to catch the premieres of the features DeadHeads and Julia X 3D as well as a screening of the currently touring Chillerama.
With the 11th annual Screamfest LA Film Festival having commenced this past Friday, October 14th (it runs through the 22nd), at Manns Chinese 6 in Hollywood, California, we hit the carpet Saturday night, October 15th, to bring you some additional eye candy and to catch the anticipated Short Film Program #1 and the premiere screenings of the features Crawl, The Tunnel, and Rosewood Lane. Read on!
Terror in the Aisles 9, the ass-kicking film festival held in the Portage Theater in the Jay Cutler-loving city of Chicago, Illinois, will be featuring arguably the greatest werewolf film of all time in its line-up this year, and guess what -- Doctor Gash has your chance to get some free passes for the event. Yeah, I love you guys!
If you need any more convincing that Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema, on Paternoster Row in the city’s centre, is the place to be this weekend (October 21st-23rd), then feel free to feast your eyes on the goodies on offer in this year’s festival programme – and also on some striking horror-themed art during the festival itself!
With the 11th annual Screamfest LA Film Festival having kicked off October 14th (it runs through the 22nd at Manns Chinese 6 in Hollywood, CA at Hollywood and Highland), Dread Central hit the carpet that night to bring you some eye candy and to catch a screening of director Kim J-hoon’s Korean monster flick Sector 7 in 3D.
On October 22, prepare to have your soiled pants scared right off when Creative Loafing Presents: Reel Terror 2011, a one-day film festival, at the CL Space in the Ybor City area of Tampa, Florida.
The 2011 Sitges Film Festival has concluded its competition portion and announced awards in more categories than we've seen at any other fest. The biggest winners are Kevin Smith's Red State and Joe Cornish's Attack the Block, but several other films we've been closely watching here on Dread scored victories as well, including Kill List, Livid, The Divide, The Woman, Bellflower, Hell, and Detention.
One film festival I'm bound and determined to make it to one of these years is the South African HorrorFest, but for now I'll just have to live vicariously through those of you who live close enough to attend. And after taking a look at this year's lineup, I'm pretty sure that if you are in the area, you won't want to miss it!