Elvira’s Horror Hunt 2012 Announces Finalists to Be Screened at HorrorHound Weekend in September


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Last May “Elvira’s Horror Hunt” began searching for features and shorts to be screened at the September HorrorHound Weekend with grand prize winners to be announced by Elvira herself during the con. Seven features and 13 shorts have been selected, and we have all the details here.

From the Press Release:
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, is excited to announce the films which have been selected for the 2012 edition of “ELVIRA’S HORROR HUNT,” a horror film festival and competition presented in association with “Stan Lee’s Comikaze” and HorrorHound Magazine. The Festival, hosted in person by Elvira and Peaches Christ, is taking place in Indianapolis, Indiana, September 7th-9th.

Three (3) features and three (3) short films will be selected and presented to an all-star jury which includes Sybil Danning (Reform School Girls, Grindhouse), Bill Moseley (Texas Chainsaw Massacre II, Repo! The Genetic Opera), film writer and personality Job Bob Briggs, Elvira (Elvira’s Movie Macabre), and co-“hostess” Peaches Christ (All About Evil). To end HorrorHound Weekend on a high note, the winners for Best Feature and Best Short will be revealed by Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark) and Joshua Grannell (Peaches Christ) at a special September 9th Awards Ceremony.

Winners for Best Feature and Best Short will be whisked away to Hollywood, California, for a red carpet premiere on September 13th at the historic Vista Theatre, followed by a special screening during “Stan Lee’s Comikaze” on Saturday, September 15th, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Tickets and event information are forthcoming.

Caesar and Otto’s Dead Xmas (2012, Dave Campfield)
Dead Weight (2012, Adam Bartlett, John Pata)
Dear God No (2011, James Bickert)
Found (2012, Scott Schirmer)
Nailbiter (2012, Patrick Rea)
The Awakened (2012, Lou Simon, Douglas Villalba)
The Wicked (2012, Peter Winther)

“A Fly in the Room” (2012, Joseph L. Blackburn)
“An Evening with My Comatose Mother” (2011, Jonathan Martin)
“Babysitting” (2011, Sam Hoare)
“Bad Moon Rising” (2012. Joe Begos)
“Burn” (2012, Hunter Perschbacher)
“Dark Vessel” (2012, Rocky Curby)
“Divination” (2011, J.T. Seaton)
“Doll Boy” (2010, Billy ‘Bloody Bill’ Pon)
“Nusery Crimes” (2010, L. Whyte)
“Other” (2012, Daniel DelPurgatorio)
“Pervula” (2002, Armando Muñoz)
“Teddy” (2012, Brad Henderson)
“Vadim” (2012, Peter Hengl)

Other guests appearing during HorrorHound Weekend include Linda Hamilton, Lance Henriksen, Timothy Balme from Dead Alive, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Biehn and Jennifer Blanc-Biehn, Heather Langenkamp, Edward Furlong, and lots, lots more.

For more info visit ElvirasHorrorHunt.com.

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