Horror Film Festivals 2018-01-15T01:02:13+00:00

Horror Film Festivals

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival announces 2018 films

January 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Returning for the second year the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival brings women directed horror and gore to the forefront February 1st - 3rd! Back again is one of our favorite new festivals, the 3rd [...]

THE BROOKLYN HORROR FILM FESTIVAL 2018 is now open for film submissions

December 25th, 2017|Comments Off on THE BROOKLYN HORROR FILM FESTIVAL 2018 is now open for film submissions

Since having a successful inaugural year and second edition, The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival will be growing once again in 2018.  The festival has established as a premier East Coast genre festival as because of this [...]

SHRIEKFEST is looking for original Films and Screenplays!

December 12th, 2017|Comments Off on SHRIEKFEST is looking for original Films and Screenplays!

Shriekfest is Los Angeles' Premier horror film event of the year. Every fall they present an exciting program of films with beautiful Los Angeles as its backdrop. The festival is in its 18th year and [...]

The Stephanie Rothman Fellowship For Women Film Launched

December 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on The Stephanie Rothman Fellowship For Women Film Launched

The Shockwaves Podcast and Etheria proudly announced the formation of the Stephanie Rothman Fellowship for women film students who are, or want to, make horror, science fiction, action, fantasy, and thriller films. The fellowship is [...]

The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival Partners With Żubroffka Film Festival

November 29th, 2017|Comments Off on The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival Partners With Żubroffka Film Festival

The wonderful Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival has decided to partner with the Żubroffka Film Festival for a chill December event in Poland! Żubroffka, a thriving and passionate event dedicated to the diversity and [...]

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Announces Awards and Highlights from the Second Annual Edition!

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Announces Awards and Highlights from the Second Annual Edition!

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival has announced their 2017 award winners following the close of another successful year bringing the best in horror to NYC’s coolest borough. The second edition of the festival closed with [...]

Tragedy Girls First Los Angeles Premiere at Screamfest 2017!

October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Tragedy Girls First Los Angeles Premiere at Screamfest 2017!

Social media takes a deadly turn in Tragedy Girls, a film by director/co-writer Tyler MacIntyre that screened at Screamfest 2017 in the famed Grauman's Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd. Despite it being an independent horror [...]

Dead Ant Red Carpet Coverage from Screamfest 2017

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Dead Ant Red Carpet Coverage from Screamfest 2017

DEAD ANT had its World Premiere on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival. We were on the blood red carpet ready to chat [...]

THE FINAL GIRLS Berlin Film Fest Opens Submissions for 2018

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on THE FINAL GIRLS Berlin Film Fest Opens Submissions for 2018

FGBFF showcases horror cinema that’s directed, written, and/or produced by women. The festival is committed to carving out space for female visions in horror, whether monstrous, heroic or some messy combination of the two. They place priority [...]

THE BASEMENT Dives Deep Into a Serial Killer’s Demented Soul

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on THE BASEMENT Dives Deep Into a Serial Killer’s Demented Soul

The Basement has been compared to other thrillers such as Silence of the Lambs and Split. It's easy to compare serial killer movies to each other, but The Basement is a unique beast. Some may look at it as [...]

Dead Ant Premieres at Screamfest 2017

October 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Dead Ant Premieres at Screamfest 2017

When the "one-hit-wonder" glam-metal band "Sonic Grave" embark on a trip to coachella in hopes of a comeback, their peyote trip pit stop in Joshua Tree incites an "unworldly" viscous attack, and they must "rock" [...]

Shriekfest 2017 Opening Night Party is a Bloody Good Time

October 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Shriekfest 2017 Opening Night Party is a Bloody Good Time

Nestled between Hollywood staple-bar Boardners and a souvenir shop is a quaint-looking hallway that eventually leads to the courtyard and entrance to Hollywood's premiere goth club Bar Sinister. Tonight, it was where the red carpet [...]

SHRIEKFEST Unveils its 2017 Official Trailer!

September 21st, 2017|Comments Off on SHRIEKFEST Unveils its 2017 Official Trailer!

  SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to share the OFFICIAL TRAILER of the festival featuring clips from many of the selected films. The SEVENTEENTH annual horror film festival, returns to Raleigh Studios [...]

Ithaca Fantastik Announces First Wave And Retrospective Spotlight for 2017 Edition!

September 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Ithaca Fantastik Announces First Wave And Retrospective Spotlight for 2017 Edition!

 The Ithaca Fantastik (IF) festival returns to Ithaca, New York, November 3-12, 2017 with a carefully curated selection of new and classic genre films. With less than a month and a half to go, IF [...]

The Basement to Premiere at Shriekfest 2017 and You Can Go

September 14th, 2017|Comments Off on The Basement to Premiere at Shriekfest 2017 and You Can Go

Conley Entertainment Group has announced that the World Premiere of their feature independent horror/thriller ‘The Basement,’ will be held at the awesome Shriekfest Film Festival on Saturday, October 7th at 8:15PM at Raleigh Studios, in Hollywood, [...]

Shriekfest Film Festival Unveils Short Film Selection

September 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Shriekfest Film Festival Unveils Short Film Selection

Shriekfest Film Festival has revealed the official selection of short films for their 17th edition of the festival.   Thirty-Five extraordinary short films will grace the 2017 line up!  The films come from different countries including [...]

Early Bird Passes On Sale for BLOOD IN THE SNOW 2017

September 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Early Bird Passes On Sale for BLOOD IN THE SNOW 2017

Early bird festival passes for the 2017 Blood in the Snow Canadian Film are now on sale at http://www.universe.com/bitsff . The festival will have three types of passes available include our VIP Festival Pass, our regular Festival [...]

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival returns to New York City October 12th

September 4th, 2017|Comments Off on The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival returns to New York City October 12th

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival returns to New York City October 12th till the 15th, bringing with it more ghouls and ghosts than ever before. BHFF is proud to present more than twice as many [...]

Screamfest Horror Film Festival Returns Oct. 10-19

August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Screamfest Horror Film Festival Returns Oct. 10-19

One of our favorite film festivals is returning this fall! America’s largest and longest running horror film festival, Screamfest Horror Film Festival, is proud to announce the first wave of its official 2017 film line [...]

Fantastic Festival’s Line-Up is here and it’s Brilliant!

August 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Fantastic Festival’s Line-Up is here and it’s Brilliant!

"Yalla!" is Fantastic Fest's rally cry for the festival! Alamo Drafthouse is known for its descent into chaos and carnage and this year, being their thirteenth, will not disappoint. The rally cry which loosely translates to "Let's go," is influenced by the Arabic theme that will engulf the festival [...]

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68 KILL Makes for One Psychotic Night at Fantasia 2017

August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on 68 KILL Makes for One Psychotic Night at Fantasia 2017

Scraping by flushing septic systems is not his vision of a perfect life, but Chip (Matthew Gray Gubler) is a simple guy and he’s got a great girlfriend in Liza (AnnaLynne McCord). Sure, she supplements their income with [...]

TRAGEDY GIRLS is a Fantastic Find at Fantasia 2017

August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on TRAGEDY GIRLS is a Fantastic Find at Fantasia 2017

Tragedy Girls, a twist on the slasher genre following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small mid-western town into a frenzy and cement their legacy as [...]

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THE LAPLACE DEMON Brings Back Horrors of Old at Fantasia 2017

July 25th, 2017|Comments Off on THE LAPLACE DEMON Brings Back Horrors of Old at Fantasia 2017

Eight people are imprisoned in a secluded mansion on an uninhabited island. After waiting in vain for  the  host,  they  find  a  model  with  eight  self-propelled  pawns  that  reproduces  the  movements  of each group member [...]

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DEAD SHACK is a Fun Mix of Horror and Comedy at Fantasia 2017

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on DEAD SHACK is a Fun Mix of Horror and Comedy at Fantasia 2017

On a weekend getaway at a rundown cottage in the woods a precautious 14-year-old teen, his crude best friend, and his best friend’s fearless older sister will have to grow up, work together, and save their hard-partying [...]

Documentary 78/52 takes In-depth Look at Psycho Shower Scene at Fantasia 2017

July 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Documentary 78/52 takes In-depth Look at Psycho Shower Scene at Fantasia 2017

78/52 refers to the 78 setups and 52 cuts in one of cinema's most iconic scenes, Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho shower scene. Filmmakers, writers, composers, editors, and more, like Guillermo del Toro, Danny Elfman, Mick Garris, Walter Murch and many others, breakdown [...]