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Scumdance Film Festival wants your Horror Movie Submission

Scumdance Film Festival – It’s for those who want an alternative to the same old boring festival circuit,  Scumdance is a Film Festival with the volume turned all the way up to exploding head levels. They are specializing in Underground, Horror, Splatter, Grindhouse, Exploitation, Punk, Hot-Rod, Rock and Roll, and Biker shorts and feature length films. Submission guidelines:

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New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival September 2017 Tickets on Sale Now

Bringing Filmmakers and Celebrities Together in an Awesome, Three-Day Event Held Twice a Year The New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival premiered in March in Edison, NJ. It will be held again in Central New Jersey and is set to be an even bigger event than the first. For starters, among the personalities scheduled to appear are a reunion …

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Official Schedule Wizard World Horror Fest 2017- Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA —A landmark appearance by NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS director Chuck Russell plus special screenings of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER with special guest Kristy Swanson, THE MONSTER SQUAD with stars Andre Gower & Ryan Lambert highlight the schedule as the lineup of films featured in next month’s Wizard World Horror Fest in Philadelphia has been set. Russell, …

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Zarjaz! An Art Tribute to 40 Years of 2000 AD!

Vice Press teams with 2000 AD and Thought Bubble Festival to celebrate 40 Years of the Galaxy’s Greatest comic with a Thrill-Powered gallery exhibition in Leeds featuring work by Earth’s mightiest artists and designers from comics and pop culture! Throughout September at The Gallery at Munro House on Duke Street, Leeds, Vice Press present a truly staggering display of original …

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The First Annual MegaCon Orlando Saints & Sinners Film Festival 2017

MegaCon Orlando in association with Fandomonium in Tampa Bay present the first annual MegaCon Orlando Saints & Sinners Film Festival, showcasing the very best domestic and international horror, science-fiction, and fantasy short films and features of the year!  Festivities begin on Saturday, May 27th at Noon in Room N319 at the Orlando Convention Center.   As a centerpiece of Saints …

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2017 Niagara Falls Comic Con / Falls Horrorfest Induces Rapid Eye Movement

The Falls Horror Fest takes place inside Niagara Falls Comic Con June 2-4, 2017, in Niagara Falls, Canada, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre! Featuring over 5,000 square feet of horror exhibitors, a replica of the Munster Koach, the Walking Dead photo op experience, a graveyard photo op experience and Bill Diamond Productions, featuring screen used and replica props from Dark …

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The inaugural Wizard World Horror Fest is coming to Philadelphia

Wizard World Horror Fest kicks off in Philadelphia, June 1-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Wizard World Horror Fest weekend all access passes are now available at a cost of $50 at http://wizd.me/WWHFPhila with individual screenings and ticket prices to be announced later. Additionally, all Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia weekend (4-day) and VIP ticketholders will have full access to …

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SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival 2017 Launches its Landing in London on 27th APRIL – 6th MAY

UK: London, Thursday 6th April 2017 – Today the SCI-FI-LONDON FILM FESTIVAL 2017 launches its astronomical 17th annual programme which will run from the 27th April until the 6th May 2017 across London with ten days of amazing film, live music, immersive experiences and more. It will showcase a fantastic lineup with 6 world film premieres, 13 UK film premieres, …

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Stranger With My Face International Film Festival Announces Key 2017 Titles and Guests!

Retrospective of New Zealand filmmaker Gaylene Preston with a screening of her two ‘genre’ titles Tasmanian premiere of the all-female anthology XX with filmmaker Roxanne Benjamin in person Retrospective screening of The People Under the Stairs with cinematographer Sandi Sissel The 5th edition of Stranger With My Face International Film Festival will take place in Hobart from 4-7 May, with …

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Rachele Royale headlines at Endless Night Vampire Ball

Sirius XM recording artist Rachele Royale is bringing her darkest, sexiest and most sensual songs to the Endless Night Vampire Ball’s Los Angeles debut. Los Angeles — Sirius XM/CPG Music recording artist Rachele Royale will headline the globally successful Vampire Ball, “Endless Night” which debuts in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 20th. Royale, who is on the heels of appearing and performing in Antoine …

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MidWest WeirdFest announces Full Festival Program

MidWest WeirdFest announces its full 2017 program today. The inaugural film festival – a cinematic celebration of of all things fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird – will take place March 3-5, 2017 at the Micon Cinemas Downtown in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. “MidWest WeirdFest’s programmers have put together a world class program of genre and underground cinema”, says festival …

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EVIL DEAD IN CONCERT – A Halloween Experience in DTLA

On Tuesday, October 25, the Gothic 1920’s movie palace The Theatre at Ace Hotel will be transformed to celebrate Halloween with the World Premiere of  THE EVIL DEAD IN CONCERT / LIVE TO FILM: A HALLOWEEN THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE. This event, hosted by Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell, will include LA’s wild Up chamber orchestra performing a re-imagined score of Sam Raimi’s classic horror film live to picture. …

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HORROR-RAMA Returns for 3rd HORRIFYING YEAR Oct 15-16

Horror-Rama, Toronto’s only all-horror movie culture party and convention, screams to life for its third horrifying year at The Hyatt Regency on King St. The show will open its bloody gates on October 15th – 16th and a star-studded roster of genre stars and filmmakers are set to attend. Toronto’s premier event for fans of all things horror and macabre …

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Thankskilling the Musical Taking the stage in Columbus, OH October 21-30

Leading up to their beloved Halloween season, Thankskilling the Musical will be taking the stage in Columbus, OH October 21-30 at the Garden Theater. Based on the cult B-horror film ‘Thankskilling’) which garnered attention of horror fans worldwide, ‘Thankskilling the Musical’ re-creates the atmosphere of the original film and brings so much more to the table! The film was made …

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The Monster Channel Hosts Philadelphia’s Newest and Most Dangerous Film Festival!

On October 17th, Philadelphia’s film underground will reach out to the world via PUFF: The Best of the Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival 2016, a half-hour anthology of short horror films, airing exclusively on The Monster Channel (monsterchannel.tv). Produced by PUFF co-directors Madeleine Koestner & Alex Gardner, in partnership with Dan Persons of the Philly video boutique Upstart Company, PUFF: The …

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Stanley Kubrick’s Horror Film ‘The Shining’ Returns to the Big Screen for Two Days Only This October

Stanley Kubrick’s Horror Film ‘The Shining’ Returns to the Big Screen for Two Days Only This October The Haunting Classic Will Screen at Movie Theaters Nationwide on October 23 and 26 DENVER – October 4, 2016 – “Heeeere’s Johnny!” … back on the big screen just in time for Halloween. Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Warner Bros. Entertainment invite …

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Alice Cooper, Twisted Sister, and Hailstorm headline Rock Carnival in Lakewood, NJ

HorrorNews.Net proud to partner with Adrenaline PR this 9/30 to 10/2 in Lakewood, New Jersey for ROCK CARNIVAL featuring Alice Cooper, Twisted Sister, and Hailstorm. With less than two weeks remaining until the kick-off of the second annual ROCK CARNIVAL, the official day-to-day carnival and festival schedule has been released. See below for a full schedule of all activities taking …

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Oaxaca FilmFest Announces Great Genre Movies for 2016 Official Selection

Oaxaca FilmFest announced the details of its Seventh Edition that will take place in Oaxaca, Mexico, from the 8th to the 15th of October 2016. Oaxaca FilmFest just announced the 2016 Official Selection at its annual press conference in Mexico City at the Centro Cultural de España. The Official Competition includes most awaited films like Elvis and Nixon (Liza Johnson, USA), …

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Toronto After Dark Film Fest – FIRST 10 Films Announced!

Toronto After Dark Film Festival is thrilled to officially unveil its first wave of exciting film announcements for 2016! Included in the lineup are some of the most critically acclaimed and eagerly anticipated new horror, sci-fi, action and cult films from this year’s international film festival circuit.  These 10 new movies will all screen at Toronto After Dark Film Festival …

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