Los Angeles: Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton was a huge success!
Shriekfest took place on Sept 29-Oct 2nd at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened almost 40 films and had 40 screenplay finalists & 9 original song finalists. “Absentia” directed by Mike Flanagan took the Grand Jury prize for Best Horror Feature Film, “Pig” directed by Henry Barrial took the Best SciFi Feature Film award, “Isle of Dogs” directed by Tammi Sutton took the Best Thriller Feature Film award, “The Dead Inside” directed by Travis Betz took the Best Supernatural Feature Film Award. “Negative Image” directed by Karl Holt took the Best Short Film prize, and “Certified” directed by Luke Asa Guidici took the best Super Short Film Award.
The winner of the Best Horror Feature Screenplay went to “Shut In” written by T.J. Cimfel and David White and the winner of the Best Sci-Fi Feature Screenplay goes to “Time Wreck” written by Larry Whatcott. For a complete list of all of the winners please go to www.shriekfest.com