Hollywood, you’ve got it all. The glitz, the glamour, and the girls! And the 2013 Viscera Film Festival is all about the ladies. An annual tribute to female horror filmmakers, the Viscera Film Festival is one not to be missed.
The festival will be held this Saturday, July 13th, at the Egyptian Theater (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood). Tickets can be purchased from Fandango. We’ve got all the celebrity guests and the full film lineup right here.
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From the Press Release
The Viscera Organization is pleased to reveal the celebrity guests and special events for the 2013 Viscera Film Festival, an annual celebration of female filmmakers in the horror genre this Saturday evening beginning at 5:00 pm. Co-presented by the American Cinematheque, the Viscera Film Festival’s gala festivities begin with a packed carpet ceremony featuring some of the biggest and brightest talents of the independent horror world. Following the VFF carpet ceremony, the festival will begin at 7 pm and feature 13 brand new short films by a talented group of emerging female horror directors from around the world, including the UK, Japan, Spain, Mexico, Canada, and the US. An awards ceremony sponsored by SoulFX Studio will cap off the Viscera Film Festival event.
Celebrity guests in attendance for the 2013 Viscera Film Festival include Denise Crosby (“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Pet Sematary), AJ Bowen (You’re Next), Brea Grant (“Dexter”), Juliet Landau (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Amber Benson (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Trent Haaga (Cheap Thrills), Anthony DiBlasi (Dread), Jeffrey Reddick (Final Destination), John Skipp (iconic horror novelist), Kristina Klebe (Rob Zombie’s Halloween), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider), Kevin Pereira (“Attack of the Show”), Darin Scott (Tales From the Hood), legendary Scream Queen Brinke Stevens, Drew Daywalt (Leprechaun’s Revenge), David DeCoteau (Rapid Heart Films), and Jessica Cameron (Truth or Dare).
Director Jennifer Lynch (Chained, Surveillance) will also be in attendance as she’s receiving the 2013 Inspiration Award from the Viscera Film Festival for her pioneering career as a female filmmaker during a special presentation on July 13th.
An after party will be held directly following the 2013 Viscera Film Festival at the legendary Hollywood hot spot and VFF sponsor Cat & Fiddle (6530 W.Sunset Boulevard).
The Viscera Film Festival will also be kicking off an international tour for the selected short films as well as a handful of tour selections that aren’t screening at the premiere event. This past year the Viscera Tour landed at over 20 venues around the world, ranging from independent movie houses to universities, screening an eclectic program of shorts that have been curated by the Viscera Organization since 2007. The tour provides an outlet for up-and-coming female filmmakers around the world to have their work shown on the big screen and to industry professionals.
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