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Lineup Announced for 2013 Shriekfest Film Festival

For over a decade now, Los Angeles has been playing host to the film festival known as Shriekfest, a showcase of both movies and screenplays that we've been covering for the last several years here on Dread Central.

First Wave of Films Announced for 2013 Screamfest Film Festival!

Screamfest, the biggest and longest running horror film festival in the country, is gearing up for its 13th annual festival, and we've got the scoop on some of the films that will be premiering at the event that brought Paranormal Activity into our lives back in 2007.

Film4 FrightFest 2013: Festival Wrap-up, Reviews Round-up, and Photo Gallery

With the 2013 August Bank Holiday having passed, so too have some of the grandest 5 days in the UK's horror calendar: the Film4 FrightFest. Here a look at the sights and sounds of this year's festival plus easy access to reviews of the flicks we caught during this monster weekend.

Full Grimmfest 2013 Lineup Unveiled

The full lineup for this year's Grimmfest in the UK has been announced, and it includes a lot of films we've been talking about including Big Bad Wolves, The Wicker Man: The Final Cut, Thanatomorphose, Antisocial, To Jennifer, My Amityville Horror, Kiss of the Damned, and lots more.

First Wave of Films and Special Guests Announced for the 2013 Telluride Horror Show

Fall is the unofficial film festival season with many of the major festivals all happening within a 2- to 3-month span of each other. TIFF, Fantastic Fest, Venice, and Telluride all dominate the scene, but one mustn’t overlook the smaller, more niche festivals that take place around the country.

16 Projects Announced for Fantastic Fest's International Co-Production Market

Fantastic Fest 2013 includes the inaugural edition of international co-production market Fantastic Market | Mercado Fantastico, and the 16 projects selected for the market have been announced.

Genre Favorites Attending the 4th Annual Mile High Horror Film Festival

The 4th Annual Mile High Horror Film Festival is beginning to announce the guest lineup for this year's event, and believe us when we tell you that they have such sights to show you! Read on for details.

Rock and Shock Announces Tons of Celeb Guests and Musical Acts for 10th Anniversary Show

Those planning to attend the 10th anniversary Rock and Shock convention this October 18-20 in Worcester, MA, are in for a thrill.

Filmmakers - Want a First Look Deal with Matador Pictures via Screamfest?

LA's venerated Screamfest film festival has announced the Screamfest Launchpad Award, which will offer this year's winning short-form filmmaker a "first look" deal with the UK's Matador Pictures. Read on for details (but be quick; the submission cut-off is this Thursday, August 15).

Fantastic Fest 2013 Second Wave of Programming Includes Patrick, A Field in England, Witching & Bitching, Proxy, Grand Piano, and More!

Nineteen more films have been announced for Austin's Fantastic Fest 2013, taking place September 19-26, and we have all the details and a slew of new stills here!

MassIFF 2013 Spotlights Women of Horror, Asian Cinema, and The Lords of Salem

With the legends of Salem being a big part of the state's history, is it any wonder the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival chose The Lords of Salem for a special screening? But that's just the tip of the iceberg...

Grimmfest 2013: Fans to Decide Which Hellraiser Film Will Screen This Year

UK Clive Barker fans planning to attend Grimmfest 2013 in October have a tough choice ahead - which one of the first three Hellraiser films do you want to see on the big screen this year?

Rock and Shock Announces Initial Guests for 10th Anniversary Convention

In the Northeast one of the most beloved horror conventions is, without a doubt, Rock and Shock, held each year in Worcester, MA. October marks its 10th anniversary, and if the initial list of celebrity guests is any indication, this could be the best Rock and Shock ever!

Film4 Frightfest 2013 Will Play Host to World Premiere of I Spit On Your Grave 2; New Still!

Though most fans of the original I Spit On Your Grave felt there was absolutely no need to ever remake it, the 2010 remake ended up surprising by actually being pretty decent. The rape-revenge continues in I Spit On Your Grave 2, and the film is gearing up for its world premiere!

UK's Celluloid Screams Festival Announces First Films for 2013

Celebrating its fifth year bringing fear to the masses at Sheffield's Showroom Cinema each October, the UK's Celluloid Screams horror film festival has announced the first of a plethora of filmic terror for the year, along with an extra addition to the schedule. This and ticket info in here!