Building on the incredible success of last year, we are excited to welcome special guests Directors Adam Greenand Joe Lynch hosting a live edition of their popular podcast, The Movie Crypt, The Generation Why? Podcast which delves into the macabre of true crime in a presentation style live event.
In addition to these special events, for the first time we are introducing awards including; Best Director, Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Short Film and Audience Choice Feature Film.
“We are thrilled to reveal the film line-up for 2018, as we were bombarded with exciting new films from all over the world. We truly believe this is the most solid film line-up we’ve had to date” said Adam Roberts, co-founder of the festival and owner of Screenland Armour.
This years festival will feature over 20+ new Horror, Thriller and Science Fiction films as well as two short film showcases.
“We really wanted to take a big step forward in becoming the forefront for emerging films and filmmakers in these genres.” said Tim KC Canton, co-founder of the festival and founder of DownrightCreepy.com.
In addition to the films, the festival features vendors from all over the country with the Phantom Podcast Network hosted live events.The 2018 Panic Film Festival runs from Jan. 26th – Feb 1st 2018 at Screenland Armour Theatre in Kansas City, MO.
Panic Fest is sponsored by Screenland Theatres, Downright Creepy, Boulevard Brewing Company, IFC Midnight and Film Society KC.
Lowlife (Special Guest: Director Ryan Prows + Nicki Micheaux )
Mom and Dad
Mohawk (Special Guest: Director Ted Geoghegan)
They Remain (Special Guest: Philip Gelatt)
Scary Stories (Documentary)
Vidar the Vampire (Dread Central Presents)
Birdboy: The Forgotten Childern
Mayhem + Zom-B-Movie Director’s Cut (Special Guest: Joe Lynch)
Victor Crowley (Special Guest: Adam Green)
MidnightersTigers Are Not AfraidTerrifier (Dread Central Presents)Imitation Girl (Dread Central Presents)
Short Film Showcase Block #1
Short Film Showcase Block #2
An American Werewolf in London presented by Boulevard Brewing Company with a special TAP.
The Movie Crypt Podcast (Adam Green & Joe Lynch)
Generation Why Podcast