FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 1, 2012
Film Festival Presents Bite-Sized Chunks of Horror
Festival confirms Veronica Cartwright, Tara Cardinal and Drew Daywalt
HOLLYWOOD, CA – October 1, 2012 – Filmmaker Alex Bram presents the most promising new voices in horror at the third annual Carnival of Darkness Film Festival. The most haunting and disturbing horror/sci-fi short films from across the world will be presented on a THX Authorized, state-of-the-art screen at LA Film School this October 24th.
“This is more than just a screening of a bunch of films;” said Festival Director Bram. “It’s going to be the most thrilling theater-going experience of the year.”
The theater lobby will be set up like a twisted art gallery and horror related collectibles, graphic novels, DVD’s and T-Shirts will be available. Attendees will enter a funhouse of mysterious events and surprises, freaks, performers and artists.
Selected filmmakers and casts will get to walk the “Blood Red Carpet” along with industry heavyweights and notables from the horror/sci-fi communities. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the Red Carpet starts at 7:00 p.m.
Live Industry Panel for Carnival of Darkness 3
“Carnival of Darkness is extremely proud to be able to welcome true master actor Veronica Cartwright to this year’s festivities,” said Bram. “Alternating between television and big screen movies, Veronica has appeared in such films as the remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and the horror classic Alien (1979).
“Tara Cardinal is the daughter of a psychic and a musician,” said Bram. “She frequently appears in horror and fantasy films and likes to perform her own stunts. Look for her film Legend of the Red Reaper, (2012) coming soon. Cardinal is currently filming, Spreading Darkness, (2013) and has several projects in the works.
Drew Daywalt’s first Online horror short film Bedfellows earned a million viewers with a week of its launch. Later, the world’s leading short horror film creator, enjoyed millions of hits to his 2010 horror web series Camera Obscura. Most recently Daywalt directed three episodes of MTV’s new horror comedy TV series Death Valley, and wrote the screenplay for the remake of Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things for George Romero, now set up at Anchor Bay.
Carnival of Darkness 3
LA Film School
6363 Sunset Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
$12.00 General Admission
$ 6.00 Facility Parking