One of the premier horror festivals in the country is the Los Angeles-based Shriekfest. This year Shriekfest enters its 12th season and has now dropped the deadline date for film entries. Filmmakers, read on for the details.
Shriekfest is held at the legendary Raleigh Studios, the largest independent studio operator in the country. If you’re planning on submitting a film to this year’s event, you must do so by JULY 10, 2012. Entry forms and additional information can be found at the official Shriekfest website. You can “like” Shriekfest on Facebook and follow Shriekfest on Twitter (@Shriekfest).
From the Press Release
Shriekfest, the Los Angeles Horror/SciFi Film Festival, continues its tradition as Los Angeles’ premier horror film event, presenting an exciting program of films each fall with beautiful Los Angeles as its backdrop. We offer filmmakers and film fans alike an ideal setting in a world-famous city.
Shriekfest draws in over 5,000 attendees each year. Both established and emerging filmmakers gain media exposure, connect with the region’s diverse audiences, and participate in an acclaimed event attended by industry professionals as well as horror and sci-fi fans. Over the past 12 years, Shriekfest has welcomed numerous indie icons into its family.
We are looking for new and original films and screenplays. We are accepting films/screenplays in seven categories: narrative feature, narrative short, narrative super short, webisodes, feature screenplay, short screenplay, and original song. We will be awarding prizes to the winning filmmaker in each category. The final deadline for the 2012 festival is July 12. Hurry! We look forward to seeing your film.
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