News and announcements on important upcoming horror events

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Kurtzman’s MAD FX LAB And Robert Englund Interview

On Tuesday October 29th 2013 I was given the Halloween treat of a lifetime. The amazing Robert Kurtzman was kind enough to invite me over to his studio in Crestline Ohio for one of the coolest events I have ever had the honor to attend.

First, a little back story as this year Robert kicked off what is hopefully going to be a Halloween tradition here in Northeast Ohio, Robert Kurtzman’s Mad FX … Continue reading

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First person View – Insidious Chapter 2 Premier

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Taking a long drive through Los Angeles traffic during rush hour usually sucks. But when your about to visit your first premier you could care less. Thanks to “Film District” I was doing just that. We parked our rental at “Universal’s City Walk” and proceeded down towards a crowds frenzied roar. There it is, “The Red Carpet”. Picked up my movie tickets at a booth and walked right up to some very big security guards. … Continue reading

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Halloween HorrorNights 23 Review

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Cabin in the woods 5/5
This house was epic! First house of the night an it blew me away. They stuck to the movies plot and scenery flawlessly and didn’t miss an opportunity for a scare. There was big unexpected scares in this one that had me literally backed into a wall at one point. It’s a win win for me since the house is as badass and intense as its film. This … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th Summer Camp Sleepover

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Friday the 13th Summer Camp Sleepover

Fri, 09/13/2013 – 4:00pm – Sat, 09/14/2013 – 1:00pm

-The 1st Ever Outdoor Overnight Horror Film Festival at a Summer Camp -

On Friday, September 13th, The Awesome Fest will take over Adventureland Day Camp in Bensalem for the 1st ever Summer Camp Sleepover, an overnight horror film festival outdoors in the woods! From Dusk ‘til dawn, The Awesome Fest will screen 6 movies while offering … Continue reading

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Premiere: Plan 9 (2013)

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With the post production for Plan 9 almost complete, Darkstone Entertainment held its first private cast and crew screening August 24th, 2013 at the Grandin Theater, located in Roanoke, Virginia where the film was shot. Now that director John Johnson film has successfully launched with its first screening, Plan 9 will be going to market, shopping for distribution to find it the proper home.

The film played to a … Continue reading

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Monster-Mania Con XXV coming Aug 16 – 18

The August Monster Mania always feels like the unofficial kickoff to the Halloween season. It’s a great way to finish off the summer and start the scary early by collecting your favorite genre stars autograph and nabbing a copy of your favorite DVD or movie poster. This year is no exception to greatness as MM guests include Carrie Fisher, Christopher Lloyd, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, and of corpse The Godfather of Zombie, George Romero. … Continue reading

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Event Report: Boston Comic Con 2013

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2013 was not an easy year for the Boston Comic Con. The sixth annual event was originally planned for April, the same weekend that the the Boston marathon bombers ended up being caught. The promoters were forced to make the last-minute decision to postpone the event. Although many guests and attendees were already scheduled to fly into the city, safety rightfully came first. In the end, the postponement proved to be largely beneficial. … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary Screening of They Live w/ Rowdy Roddy Piper

The Awesome Fest presents They Live w/ Special Guest Rowdy Roddy Piper

Limited edition print by Ralph Stollenwerk (Awesome Dudes Printing) for our 25th Anniversary screening of They Live with Rowdy Roddy Piper in attendance. Tickets are on sale now at www.thetroc.com .

You can get more information at http://www.theawesomefest.com/

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Into the Labyrinth and Mind of Guillermo Del Toro

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A Tribute Art Exhibit to Del Toro’s Films

 Hyaena Gallery – Burbank, CA
Curated by Chogrin

July 1 through July 31, 2013

Opening Night Reception on July 6th

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Exhumed Films Motorcycle Double Feature

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Upcoming Shows

FINAL FRIDAY FILMS AT THE MAUSOLEUM

A new monthly 16mm double-feature from Exhumed Films and Cinedelphia.com

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25th Anniversary screening of Child’s Play with Tom Holland

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Academy Award winning composer Joe Renzetti (Child’s Play, Frankenhooker, The Buddy Holly Story) will be joining Director Tom Holland for our 25th Anniversary screening of Child’s Play this Saturday, June 22nd at Parx Casino! Spread the word, tell your friends (’til the end), this is one event you surely won’t want to miss!

These AWESOME Limited Edition Silk Screen Prints for our 25th Anniversary screening of Child’s Play (designed by Ralph … Continue reading

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SCAREANORMAL: Horror, Paranormal, Pop Culture Expo – Fresno June 28-30.

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Scareanormal: Fresno, a 3 day convention/exposition event celebrating the Worlds of Horror and Cult cinema, Paranormal Investigations and exploration, Comics, Science Fiction and Pop Culture will invade Fresno on June 28-30.  The event will feature dozens of celebrities from these Worlds, participating in signings, meet and greets and interactive panels, as well as vendors, film screenings, and additional  activities.

Scareanormal boasts a huge celebrity talent list capped off with Fresno native and horror … Continue reading

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Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Programming Schedule 2013

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NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2013 – Interactive Q&A sessions featuring celebrities Stan Lee, William Shatner, Henry Winkler, John Barrowman, Manu Bennett and stars of “Charmed” and “Firefly,” a full slate of comics-themed panels, evening parties and movie screenings are some of the highlights of a comprehensive schedule of programming at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

DON’T FORGET HORRORNEWS.NET IS STILL … Continue reading

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Ticket Giveaway for Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con !

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Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
May 30 – June 2, 2013
Pennsylvania Convention Center

HorrorNews.net will be at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia and we want YOU to be there too.  We have (2) passes for the 2013 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Thursday, May 30 – Sunday, June 2, 2013.  For a chance to win, please email joyhorror@horrornews.net and put “Wizard World” … Continue reading

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21 Day Filmmaking Competition

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Submit Your Film!
Now accepting international animated and live-action shorts, features, and webseries in student and adult categories! We are an IMDB-qualifying festival!

Make a short in 21-Days, Received a Theatrical Exhibition!

Think you can create an original short in 3 weeks and take home the trophy after a weekend of amazing theatrical screenings?

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Vintage Toys Pop Culture Auction – April 28

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Blacksparrow Auctions is pleased to announce the Vintage Toys & Pop Culture Auction, to be held at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) on April 28, 2013. The live auction features over 250 artifacts from popular culture as depicted in television, film, comics and children’s literature. A select variety of toys, comics and artwork from the auction catalog will be on display at C2E2.

The featured items in the sale include the original … Continue reading

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