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Genre Offerings at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival

As you no doubt noticed, Uncle Creepy has been busily bringing you early news and photos from several of the recently announced films that will be playing at Sundance 2011, both in competition and out. But he hasn't quite covered everything yet so here's a list of all the even slightly genre-related offerings that are a part of the upcoming Sundance film festival (running January 20-30).

Trio of Rodrigo Gudino Short Films Snag Multiple Film Fest Awards

One filmmaker we've had our eyes on for quite some time around these parts is Rue Morgue President Rodrigo Gudino, and he dropped us a line today with an update on the worldwide tour he and three of his short films went on this Halloween season.

Atlanta's Buried Alive Film Festival Unearthed This Weekend

Film festivals have for many years been a staple of most serious film fans’ experience. They are a great way to see a host of obscure and hard to find films and to see them gloriously displayed on the big screen. A lot of film festivals though tend to show the same old thing despite their venue and location differences.

Complete Lineup for the 2010 South African HorrorFest

The full lineup for the 6th Annual South African HorrorFest has been announced, and it's chock full of classic and rare movies, brand new indie productions, loads of short films, literature, music, Halloween dress-up, and killer giveaways.

2nd Annual Carnival of Darkness Film Fest Coming October 28th

Don't fill up your Halloween dance card just yet. Filmmaker Alex Bram is presenting some of the most promising new voices in horror at the second annual Carnival of Darkness Film Festival. Filled with haunting and disturbing short films from across the world, the fest takes place at LA Film School on Thursday, October 28th.

Event Report and Reviews from the 2010 GoreZone International Film Festival

On October 2nd the third annual GoreZone International Film Festival got under way at Leicester Square’s Prince Charles Cinema; and for the first time ever, Dread was on the scene to check it out. Our report follows along with condensed reviews of six of the films shown over the weekend.

Event Report: Shriekfest 2010 - Winners Announced!

Now in its 10th year, the Shriekfest International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival took place this past weekend at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Celebrating the independent spirit of filmmaking, the festival screened 36 films and had 32 screenplay finalists and 12 original song finalists.

Full Screamfest LA 2010 Line-Up Announced! Get Your Tickets NOW!

If you're in the Los Angeles area and you're a horror fan, believe us when we tell you that you do NOT want to miss this year's ScreamFest!

Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival Announces its Inaugural Lineup

Horror fans who live in the Buffalo, New York, area will be happy to hear a new genre film fest is coming to town this October 21-24 called the Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival, and the full lineup of short and feature films was announced earlier this week.

Fantastic Fest 2010 - Day One Photos and Reviews

September 23rd, the first day of Fantastic Fest 2010, is already just a memory, which is why it's good that we've gotten ahold of a few photos from the opening night festivities. In addition, the Dread Central team on the scene, Scott & Tabby Johnson and Clint & Heather McCrocklin, have already posted two new reviews from the fest, both of which are extremely positive.

Fantastic Fest 2010: Special Fest Posters; Debate Details

The always fantastic Fantastic Fest begins today, and to celebrate, they've released six incredible new posters for select films and events taking place over the next week. The posters were created by various artists for Mondo, the Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art boutique. In addition, we have details on the title card in the 2010 Fantastic Debates.

Update on the Boobs & Blood Film Festival

A few months back we gave you the first scoop on a brand new festival called the Boobs and Blood International Film Festival, and now that it is almost upon us, we thought we would check back in to get all the newest details!

CONTEST CLOSED! In or Near London? Win Tickets to the GoreZone International Film Festival!

Just recently we were able to reveal the schedule and more for this year’s GoreZone Magazine International Film Festival in London’s Leicester Square. Now, courtesy of the grand folks at the GZ camp, we have two tickets for the first day of the festival (Saturday, October 2nd) to give away to one lucky winner!

2010 GoreZone International Film Festival Bringing the Blood to London!

For the second time in as many months, London’s Leicester Square is the place to be for UK horror fans as the GoreZone International Film Festival returns to the Prince Charles Cinema on October 2nd and 3rd. Featuring not only bevy of blood-soaked movies and guests but also GoreZone Magazine’s first ever awards ceremony, can you afford to miss it? Check out the full press release:

Screamfest LA Announces Its First Wave of Competitive Films

One of the best damned horror film festivals you could ever attend is without question LA's Screamfest Horror Film Festival, and the good folks behind it just an