One of the film festivals I became immediately impressed with when I moved to Los Angeles was the Shriekfest Film Festival. Being unfamiliar with a lot of the more genre-focused festivals, I found Shriekfest and festival founder Denise Gossett’s passion for supporting independent filmmaking refreshing amidst a city filled with people who generally are motivated by their own selfishness.
Now in its 10th year, the Shriekfest International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival took place this past weekend at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Celebrating the independent spirit of filmmaking, the festival screened 36 films and had 32 screenplay finalists and 12 original song finalists.
It's that time once again! Another one of our favorite film festivals, Shriekfest 2010, has unveiled its first round of films for you lovers of indie terror out there, and we got the scoop on what to expect!
Tired of sitting back and watching everyone around you doing all of the heavy lifting in the film industry? Have a gazillion and one ideas for a movie but just can't catch a break? Thanks to a new short film competition put together by our very own Heather Wixson, that break could be a lot closer than you think!
Horror activist and Repo enthusiast Spooky Dan Walker carved his way through this year's annual Shriekfest 2009 film festival, and has brought back with him a cool video that encapsulates the event's many sights and sounds.
This past weekend the independent spirit of horror filmmaking descended on Los Angeles in the form of the Shriekfest Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival. Now in its ninth year, the festival offered up plenty of scares with both the full-length features that played as well as a collection of fantastic short films.
Filmmaker Robert Beaucage’s feature film Spike (which won "Best of the Fest" at 2008’s Edinburgh International Film Festival) is set to have its West Coast premiere on Saturday, October 3, at 3:30 pm as part of Shriekfest 2009.
The 2009 Shriekfest Film Festival has released an update to its recently announced list of film and screenplay finalists; this time, it's a rundown of some of the talent scheduled to be involved in the event in order to represent their films.
It's time to see if your shorts and features made the cut - Shriekfest 2009, which runs October 1st-4th, 2009, has released the titles of those films that have made its 2009 Finalists list.
Have a screenplay you’re just itching to get out and have read? Now’s your chance! The 9th annual Shriekfest is currently accepting submissions for its yearly international horror, thriller, science fiction, and fantasy screenplay competition based in Los Angeles, California.