Nothing beats a hot girl in a Freddy Krueger outfit (maybe it's some Freudian thing), and we at Dread Central saw plenty of 'em when Universal Studios Hollywood held the casting call for "Freddy's Fly Girl Dancers" to kick off the festivities at this year's Halloween Horror Nights.
Pit of Horror and Dread Central regretfully announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances Fear Fest 3 is being rescheduled to February 20th-22nd, 2009. Thank you to everyone who was planning to attend and we apologize for any inconvenience. We will update everyone on the NEW and IMPROVED guest list as it solidifies.
If you're in Hollywood on September 25th, why not stop by the Virgin Megastore on Hollywood Blvd. where the lovely ladies of Wicked Lake (review) and Ministry's Al Jourgensen will be hanging out?
Monster Mania 11 is just around the corner (August 22-24th to be precise) in Cherry Hill, NJ, so it’s time to show you what Dread Central is bringing to the table ... physically more than metaphorically! Every Monster Mania, Dread sets up shop just within the show's entrance to dish out free swag to the attendees from companies cranking out the bloody best and beyond. Here’s what’s on tap...
I keep hearing about Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet in that strange way that a film’s title will become implanted in your brain without you really understanding why. So I guess it was inevitable we mention it in these pages, eh?
Growing up in the South, I never saw horror fests or film fests anywhere near me. But nowadays the lucky folks in Louisville, Kentucky, have the Fright Night Film Fest to enjoy.
Been holding out on getting your script, short or feature length film submitted for this year's Screamfest? Then it's time to get your ass in gear because the deadline to have your submission postmarked is TOMORROW, August 15!
This is one thing I love about our genre; if a horror film is popular enough with fans, you can make almost any merchandise related to it and have a built-in consumer base.
Just a quick reminder; the competition to have your short film seen by thousands at Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights will officially be closed on September 3rd! Visit the Halloween Horror Nights “Where Nightmares Come Alive” page for all the details on how to enter and possibly win $1,000!
Californians and fans willing to travel have to ask themselves this question -- "What's cooler than seeing Phantasm up on the big screen?" The answer? Seeing it on a big screen in the middle of a cemetery! Click here for details on an event you do not want to miss!
We are pleased to reveal the next batch of guests confirmed for this year's Rock and Shock, which takes place in Worcester, Mass., October 10th-12th.
Oh, man, another short film competition. Though this one is definitely cooler than most as Unviersal is putting it on to coincide with this year’s Halloween Horror Nights. Uni have announced a new short film competition called “Where Nightmares Come Alive”, inviting perspective filmmakers to submit their shorts ranging in runtime from 90 seconds to three minutes. Certainly not a lot of time to get your story told, is it?
Massachusetts' biggest horror gathering and one of our absolute favorite shows adds a bit more meat to the bones of their fifth show, which will be taking place on October 10th-12th in Worcester, MA. As per usual we've got the early word for you!
If you've been thinking about attending the 2008 Twin Peaks Festival, a bit of news that crossed our desk might help make that decision easier. Piper Laurie will be joining the festivities this year for the first time!
You've all seen the photos in our gallery of folks having a great time and hobnobbing with the stars at conventions. Most of them come with a pretty hefty price tag. Usually convention-goers can expect to pay between $20 and $45 for a weekend filled with vendors, celebs, panels, etc.