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Rock and Shock Welcomes Eric Roberts; Announces Free Sunday Admission for Servicemen and Women

We've got some new updates coming out of Rock and Shock. One story involves a new celebrity guest, and the other concerns a promotion for servicemen and women, including police officers, firefighters and EMTs, attending the festival.

LA's Screamfest Horror Film Festival Taps The Collection for Opening Night Movie

Celebrating its twelfth year in operation, the Screamfest Horror Film Festival will be kicking off 10 days of horror on October 12… and organizers have chosen The Collection to be the opening attraction.

2012 San Diego Film Festival Adds Horror Component; Full Lineup Announced

With Dread Central headquarters being located in San Diego, we're happy to be able to report on a local event that isn't Comic-Con! The 2012 San Diego Film Festival kicks off soon and will include some really good stuff!

2012 Screamfest L.A. - First Wave of Films Announced - The Factory, American Mary, Thale, and More!

It's that most wonderful time of the year again! Screamfest L.A. has announced its first wave of films including the highly anticipated John Cusack flick The Factory! Speaking of which, we have the first three stills from that for you right here. Dig it!

Rock and Shock 2012 Announces Contests that Focus on the Fans

Rock and Shock 2012 is less than a month away, and organizers are hard at work to make the festival the rockingest and shockingest ever. We've just gotten word on some contests that can win you admission tickets and passes to see Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson. Dig it!

UK's Celluloid Screams Festival Unveils Full Program

On October 26-28 Celluloid Screams, the Sheffield Horror Film Festival, will be delivering its fourth year of thrills, spills and chills at Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema. The folks behind Celluloid Screams have lifted the curtain on just which twisted delights are in store for the weekend. Dig in!

Fantastic Fest 2012: Short Film Lineup Announced

The official lineup of short films playing this year's Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, has been announced, and let's just say that there are lots of reasons why you should be packing your bags and heading to the Longhorn State!

Infected, the Newest Offering from Woodhaven Films, to Hold World Premiere at Rock and Shock

More great news for horror fans in the Massachusetts area! In addition to all the great guests already announced for Rock and Shock, the world premiere of Infected will be held on Saturday night!

Film4 FrightFest Reminds You to Silence Your Phones in the Most Not Safe for Work Way Possible!

Need another reason to love the folks who put on the Film4 FrightFest? Boy, have we got another one for you! One that will make you never even look at your cell phone again while in a theatre. Not that you should anyway, you inconsiderate douche.

2012 Killer Film Fest Announces Lineup

The Killer Film Fest is happening November 1-3, 2012, in Somerville, Massachusetts, and the official feature and short film selections have been announced. It's a pretty impressive group so if you live in the area, definitely mark your calendar now!

Massive Film4 FrightFest 2012 Image Gallery and Final Wrap-up!

August is gone, and along with it goes 2012’s Film4 FrightFest. Step right up for a gallery of snaps that we grabbed during the festivities, giving you guys who couldn’t make it a glimpse at the glamour, glitz and guests surrounding another fantastic year of terror in Leicester Square.

Full Grimmfest 2012 Schedule Now Available; Preview Night Details

After teasing us with the first six films in the Grimmfest 2012 lineup, the powers-that-be have now released the fest's preview night info and complete schedule, which is full of impressive entries. If you'll be in or near Manchester, UK, from October 3rd-7th, you won't want to miss it!

Toronto After Dark 2012: First Ten Films Announced; See the Special Fest Trailers for All Ten

The Toronto After Dark film festival has unveiled its first wave of film announcements for 2012, and included in these ten films are some of the most critically acclaimed and eagerly anticipated horror, sci-fi, action, and cult films from this year’s international film festival circuit.

The Full Cast of Holliston and Tyler Mane Coming to Rock and Shock

The big names keep coming! Rock and Shock, the kick-ass Worcester, Mass., horror/music festival, has just announced that the entire cast of FEARnet's show "Holliston," as well as actor Tyler Mane, have been added to the guest list for this year's festival.

Fantastic Fest 2012: AMD Next Wave Filmmaker Spotlight; Bumper Contest Details Announced

More details have been announced for the upcoming Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, including the 2012 AMD Next Wave competition films and the event's bumper contest, where filmmakers are invited to create outrageous and entertaining 30-second videos.