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Sitges 2013 Award Winners Include Borgman, Big Bad Wolves, Escape from Tomorrow, The Colony, 100 Bloody Acres, and Many More

The 2013 Sitges International Fantastic Film Fest wrapped up this weekend with an awards ceremony, and the winners list is overflowing with horror films you should be keeping on your radar.

8th Annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival Now Under Way; Early Reviews Coming In!

With the crush of October news stories now in full swing, we've been remiss in letting you know that one of our favorite film fests, Toronto After Dark, kicked off last week; but to make up for it we have the full remaining lineup to share along with some early reviews!

Screamfest LA 2013 Skully Awards Announced; Huge Exclusive Photo Gallery!

The 13th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival has ended its ten-day run in Los Angeles, and the winners of the famed “Skully” Awards were announced at the closing night party held October 17th at the swanky Eclectic Wine Bar in North Hollywood.

Exclusive: Watch John Fitzpatrick's Skypemare Now Only at Dread Central!

Here’s a little Halloween gift to our amazing readers: the online debut of the John Fitzpatrick-directed, Cerina Vincent-starring short film Skypemare! Don’t delay in watching it as this horrifying Skype session will end on November 1, 2013!

Scary Movies Film Series Returns to New York's Lincoln Center for 7th Annual Festival

Beginning on Halloween night and running through November 7th, New York's Lincoln Center is once again playing host to a horror film festival called Scary Movies, which will see both world premieres of new horror films as well as screenings of genre faves from the past.

Screamfest LA 2013 Exclusive: Skypemare and The Summoners Premiere Photo Gallery

With Skypemare and The Summoners (among many other notable short films) having had their world premieres last night, October 14th, at the 13th annual Screamfest Film Festival, we were there to photograph the black carpet. Step inside to check out our photo gallery.

Rock and Shock Lineup Has Something for Everyone; Don't Miss the 10th Anniversary THIS WEEKEND!

If you're a horror fan anywhere near Worcester, MA, don't walk, RUN to one of the most beloved horror conventions on the East Coast. Of course we're talking about Rock and Shock!

2013 New York City Horror Film Festival Lineup and Special Guests Announced

Now in its 11th year, the New York City Horror Film Festival runs November 14-17, and along with the lineup, they've announced some of the special guests who'll be in attendance this go-round.

Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Fest Hosting Special Return to Nuke ‘Em High: Volume 1 Screening

A special sneak preview of Troma’s Return to Nuke ‘Em High: Volume 1 will be shown at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival on November 9th, and its director, legendary auteur Lloyd Kaufman, will be honored with an award the following day.

European Horror Fans: Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival 2013 Lineup Announced

European horror fans, rejoice as Belgium's Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival has announced its new program for the upcoming festival, which runs from 24th October-2nd November in the downtown area of Bruges.

Screamfest LA 2013 Exclusive: Opening Night Photo Gallery

Screamfest LA 2013 kicked off with a bloody bang last night in North Hollywood, CA, at the Laemmle NoHo 7, and we were there to shoot the black carpet, catch the premiere of Ben Ketai's feature Beneath, and hit the opening night party. Read on!

Screamfest LA 2013 Exclusive: Skypemare Gets a Poster

With filmmaker John Fitzpatrick's horror short Skypemare set to premiere October 14th in Los Angeles at the Screamfest Film Festival, we got our hands on the brand new poster art for the Cerina Vincent-starring flick.

Prepare Yourself Los Angeles - The Beyond Fest Has Arrived

We all love our horror conventions and film festivals, but when the weekend is over, it's over. So Los Angeles' own Beyond Fest has decided to stretch everything out for nearly a month. Now that's a festival you can sink your teeth into. Yeow!

Palm Springs Braces for the Inaugural Feartastic Horror Film Festival this Halloween

Already known for its great weather, luxury hotels, and resort lifestyle, Palm Springs, California, is about to become known for something a bit more sinister: horror movies! Read on to learn about the city's first Feartastic Film Festival.

Winners Announced for 2013 Shriekfest Film Festival

Another Shriekfest has come to a close, this year's 13th annual event wrapping up in Los Angeles over the weekend. As always, we've got the full list of winners for ya. Check 'em out below!