LA Shriekfest 2011 International Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival Announces Official Line-Up

Can you smell it, kids? It's the faint aroma of fall all around us; the kids are back to school, the days are shorter and the nights are longer which all indicate one thing- Halloween, our favorite time of the year, is fast approaching!

Rejoice, fiends!

And if you live in the Los Angeles area, one of the best ways to kick off the Halloween season every year is definitely Shriekfest: The Los Angeles International Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival & Screenplay Competition, created by co-founder Denise Gossett in 2001 and recently heralded as "L.A's most successful and entertaining horror film festival" by LA Weekly.

Celebrating some of the finest filmmakers, writers and in the independent horror world, Shriekfest is slated to run this year from September 29th through October 2nd at the Chaplin Theater located at Raleigh Studios (5300 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA) in Hollywood.

This year, Shriekfest kicks off with a party (location TBA) on Thursday, September 29th with the actual film festival slated to begin on Friday night (the 30th) and will continue running up until the awards ceremony on Sunday night at 10 pm.

And while we the screenplay contenders have not been officially announced yet, we do have for you below the full Shriekfest schedule and the first look at this year's slate of indie horror goodness. Some of this year's Shriekfest selections are highlighted with performances from several noteworthy performers working in the genre world including Robert Englund, John Savage, Patrick Fabian, Doug Jones, Brooke Lewis and more!

Read on for the full Shriekfest film line-up and look for more updates on the indie horror fest soon!

Friday September 30, 2011

Feature 1: 7:00 PM - 8:28PM

Feature 2: 8:45 PM - 9:56 PM
The Feed

Feature 3: 10:15 PM - 11:44 PM
The Millennium Bug with a Q&A

Saturday October 1, 2011

Short Program 1: 12:00 PM - 1:40 PM

- Send Me To Babylon
- "31"
- Murderabilia
- Zomb-EZ!
- The Ghost
- Zombie
- Death Angel
- Divination
- Summer of the Zombies

Feature 4: 2:00 PM - 3:36 PM
The Moleman of Belmont Avenue

Feature 5: 4:00 PM - 5:25 PM

Feature 6: 5:45 PM - 7:13 PM
The Hike

Feature 7: 7:30 PM - 8:49 PM
Isle of Dogs with Q&A

Feature 8: 9:30PM - 11:09PM
The Dead Inside with Q&A

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Short Program 2: 12:00 PM - 1:41 PM

- Molly & the Masked Storm
- Cabine of the Dead
- The Living Want Me Dead
- Last Seen on Dolores Street
- Profile
- Hawkins Hill
- Nobody But Her
- Sadness
- Rotting Hill

Short Program 3: 2:00 PM - 3:42 PM

- Impostor
- Certified
- Sprinkles
- Confined
- Negative Image
- Road Rage
- St. Christophorus: Roadkill
- My Undeadly

Feature 9: 4:00 PM - 5:23PM
The Orphan Killer with Q&A

Feature 10: 6:00 PM - 7:29 PM
Pig with Q&A

Feature 11: 8:00 PM - 9:31 PM

Awards Show: 10:00 PM

For more information on how to get tickets for the 11th Annual Shriekfest Film Festival (or for info in general), check out the Shriekfest Official Site.

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