Film Festivals

Help the 2013 Mass Indie Film Festival Expand Its Horror Offerings; Call for Entries Now Open

The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival hopes to incorporate a couple of blocks of horror films in 2013 so if you're a budding indie filmmaker and have a project you'd like to submit, now's the time to do it! The 3rd annual MIFF has officially announced its call for entries.

New Short Film Festival Looking for Horror Submittals

News of a new indie film festival devoted to short films with a special section for horror landed in our inbox, and since it also serves as a means to continue the Shawna Shea Memorial Scholarship Fund, we couldn't pass up the opportunity to let you all know about this very special event taking place December 17th in Millbury, Massachusetts.

Toronto After Dark 2012 Announces Winners; Cockneys vs. Zombies Wins Gold; American Mary Continues to Dominate

With one of the longest lists of award winners we've ever seen, the 2012 Toronto After Dark Film Festival has announced who brought home the gold, silver, bronze, and more from this year's event.

Official Lineup Announced for Hudson Horror Show 666

It's long been one of Doctor Gash's favorite film festivals, and it's rearing its ugly head again. The Hudson Horror Show has just announced the official lineup for the next event, Hudson Horror Show 666, on December 1st in Poughkeepsie, NY. Fans of classic films are going to love this!

Road to Hell Wins Nine Awards at PollyGrind Film Festival 2012

Albert Pyun's Road to Hell, an unofficial sequel to the 1984 rock & roll fable Streets of Fire, swept up nine awards at the recently concluded PollyGrind Film Fest, and we have all the details and several images from the event right here.

Screamfest L.A. 2012 Skully Awards Announced; Soska Sisters and American Mary Are Big Winners

The 12th 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 at Trader Vic's in the Downtown LA Live complex. Read on to see who took home the 10-pound prize.

A Halloween Message from the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival Programming Team

In honor of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival's early submission deadline happening today, October 19th, the TFF Programming Team put together a fun Halloween-themed video that we just had to share.

Orlando's Freak Show Horror Film Festival to Honor Robert Englund on October 28th

Hey, horror fans in the Orlando area, it's time to sharpen your Freddy gloves and bust out your red and green sweaters as you won't want to miss out when genre icon Robert Englund receives a Lifetime Achievement Award during the Freak Show Horror Film awards ceremony.

Viscera Film Festival Calls for Entries, Joins Forces with Photographer Joshua Hoffine

One of the most influential film fests for the promotion of female filmmakers, the Viscera Film Festival, is now calling for entries, and to help promote the event, they've brought in one of our favorite horror photogs, Joshua Hoffine.

Event Report: Screamfest L.A. 2012 - Exclusive Opening Night/The Collection Photo Gallery

With the 12th annual Screamfest L.A. having kicked off this past Friday, October 12th (it runs through the 20th), we hit the carpet to bring you some eye candy and to chat with director Marcus Dunstan (among others) regarding his flick The Collection, which launched the festival.

2012 South African HorrorFest Lineup, Schedule, and More Info Announced

Hitting its 8th year, the annual South African HorrorFest film festival is coming up quickly (it runs 24 Oct-2 Nov), and the full lineup and event schedule have been announced. It's one of the biggest we've ever seen!

Screamfest L.A. to Honor Legendary Filmmaker John Carpenter

Screamfest L.A. is gearing up to present the great John Carpenter with a very well deserved career achievement award. As if the event couldn't get any bigger and better, right? Read on for all of the details right here!

Winners Announced for 12th Annual Shriekfest in Los Angeles

Shriekfest 2012 was a huge success! Denise Gossett, festival director, hosted Shriekfest October 4th-7th at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened almost 40 films and had 30 screenplay finalists and 10 original song finalists. Read on for the winners.

Dread Central Hits the Opening Night of Shriekfest 2012

The 12th Annual Shriekfest Horror/SciFi Film Festival and Screenplay Competition kicked off with a raucous Opening Party last night, and of course we were there to photograph the talent on the carpet and get the lowdown on this year’s event. Read on!

Lineup Announced for 12th Annual Shriekfest in Los Angeles

Even with Albert Pujols and a slew of Red Sox coming to town this year, Los Angeles won't be seeing the World Series, but judging by the film lineup for the 12th Annual Shriekfest, LA is getting something even better.