News and announcements on important upcoming horror events

WINNING, Hyaena Style! Original Horror Art Event At The Hyaena Gallery In Burbank, CA

In a grand effort to Plan Better, Hyaena is proud to announce “WINNING: the Charlie Sheen Exhibit.” Running from April 1 – April 15, this is no April Fool’s joke. It is a bold exploration of pop culture and our concept of celebrity, revolving around America’s favorite Troll-Hunting Warlock.

Love him or hate him, Sheen is captivating our media and collective consciousness. In the face of scandal, he avoided the emasculation of apology that … Continue reading

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PHOENIX FEARCON IV – Film Festival and Convention

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“Summer Frights”
Phoenix FearCON IV Film Festival and Convention announces the USA Premiere of “Uwe Boll presents Eaters”

MADCAP Theaters
730 South Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281.
Saturday,May 21st 2011 — Noon-after midnight.
Showcasing the best horror cinema from around the world

Presented by
Trash City Entertainment
Tickets $15 Advance $20 Day of Event
SPECIAL VIP TICKETS: $35.00
(VIP will include special VIP seating at all screenings, … Continue reading

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Theatrical Screening of all five Damn Dirty Ape movies

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In July Exhumed Films Wants You to GO APE!
Sunday, July 31 — Show starts at 11:00 am — Tickets: $20

Exhumed Films proudly presents one of the greatest sci-fi series of all time: all five PLANET OF THE APES films, together for one special screening! The 1968 original-starring Charlton Heston and written by “Twilight Zone” creator Rod Serling-changed the face of science-fiction forever, and spawned four sequels – as … Continue reading

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Saturday Nightmares Horror and Sci-Fi Expo

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JCTC Presents: Saturday Nightmares Horror & Sci-Fi Expo – June 3 – 5, 2011, Sheriton Meadowlans Hotel, East Rutherford, NJ  

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
 
FRIDAY JUNE 3rd, 2011
5 PM SN EXPO DOORS OPEN
5PM – 11PM VENDOR TABLES
5PM – 11PM CELEBRITY AUTOGRAPHS
5PM -11PM PSYCHIC READINGS
5PM -11PM SPECIAL MAKEUP EFFECTS SESSIONS
5PM- 7PM FACE PAINTING FOR KIDS
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“Science of Horror” Film Fest, call for entries!

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DecadesOut, Inc., a nonprofit organization that develops and promotes programs that examine the intersection of the arts and science, and nonprofit film and theater production company EdibleBrains Productions announce the call for entries for the first international Science of Horror Film Festival in New York, highlighting the role of women in the horror and science fiction filmmaking process.

Eligible films can be of any budget, must be under 25 minutes long, have a connection with … Continue reading

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Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival 2011 Call for Entries

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2nd Annual Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival

Buffalo, New York – The 2nd Annual Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival is calling for entries for its 2011 edition. Based on the success of the inaugural event, co-founders Gregory Lamberson and Emil J. Novak have expanded the programming from four nights to five: the festival will run in late October, with dates to be announced. The deadline for submissions is September 15th, 2011.

“We’ve replaced our … Continue reading

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CROCALOCTOPUS takes over Wonder Con Beginning – April 1, 2011

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Official Press Release:

Birmingham, Al. February 28, 2011- On April 1st Brian Shirley from GeekTyrant.com will once again unleash his Crocaloctopus, the first time was in t-shirt form and now it’s come back as a comic book and will take over Wonder Con 2011 to an estimated attendance of 40,000 screaming fans.

Brian shares a little about the comic saying, “You can expect 24 full color pages of mutated creature carnage … Continue reading

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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and Lee Rudniki to sign at Dark Delicacies

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On Sunday March 12th at 2:00 p.m. Dark Delicacies will host a vampire author day.

Horror Grand Master Chelsea Quinn Yarbro will be signing her latest Count Saint-Germaine novel An Embarrassment of Riches. First time novelist Lee Rudnicki who is signing his vampire novel My Immortal: The Vampires of Berlin will be joining her.

Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 and can be reached for more information at (818) … Continue reading

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Fantasycon 2011 – special guests announced

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FantasyCon 2011’s first Special Guest is multiple award-winning author Brian Aldiss. Author of more than eighty novels, both mainstream and science fiction, including Frankenstein Unbound,The Helliconia Trilogy and Harm to name just a few; and innumerable short stories, including ‘Super-Toys Last All Summer Long,’ which was filmed as A.I. Brian has also edited many anthologies, acted in performances of his plays, and is also an artist.

Brian will be attending on the Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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Trick of the Witch: Makes debut MARCH 4th, 2011

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Chris Morrissey’s campy supernatural thriller Trick of the Witch will kick off its theatrical release with preview Midnight screenings at the Laemmle Sunset 5 Theatres in West Hollywood on March 4th and 5th — Followed by an expanded release on March 25, 2011 at the historic Vine Theater in Hollywood. New York and other cities will follow.

Fresh off of two “standing room only” sold out screenings as the opening and closing … Continue reading

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The 2011 Indy Horror Film Festival – 3.5.11 – tons of new indie horror debuts!

The Indy Horror Film Festival returned from the dead in 2010 with hopes of swallowing mortals whole and filling their souls with a thirst for blood and horror. In 2011 we return with more gore for your starving hearts! The Indy Horror Film Festival screens films from all over the world and brings the best of blood, gore and horror to the Egyptian Theatre’s big screen for you to enjoy.

This festival is about more … Continue reading

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AFTER DARK ORIGINALS: HORRORFEST – COMES TO THE UK IN 2011

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After 4 hugely successful years in the US, AFTER DARK: HORRORFEST comes to EMPIRE CINEMAS with the AFTER DARK ORIGINALS; a horror festival weekend around the UK through UK distributor G2 PICTURES – famous for providing cutting edge genre films.

Starting Friday 4th March through to Sunday 6th March horror fans in key cities in the UK and Ireland will get 7 brand new original horror films and enjoy the opportunity to get dressed … Continue reading

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Exhumed Films – A NIGHT OF MENACING MONSTERS AND MAYHEM!

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Exhumed Films Presents: A NIGHT OF MENACING MONSTERS AND MAYHEM!

Friday, March 25, 2011
Doors: 7:30 PM
Show: 8 PM
Admission: $10 

Gargoyles

(35mm / 1972 / US / Bill L. Norton / Approx 74m)
Many people fondly remember the horror TV movies from the ’70s such as Duel, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark and Bad Ronald, but with its creepy creatures (done by a young Stan Winston), Gargoyles ranks … Continue reading

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Women In Horror Month Celebration At Dark Delicacies – Feb 12th 2011

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This year we are excited to announce
THE SECOND ANNUAL WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH CELEBRATION

At Dark Delicacies In Burbank, CA
February 12th, 2011

This year Dai Green and Reyna Young, in partnership with Dark Delicacies in Burbank, CA, will be hosting an event for WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH.

WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH was founded last year by writer Hannah Neurotica (Ax Wound Magazine) as a way to get women in the horror industry … Continue reading

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The Horror Community Gives Back – Comic Book Divas, Aid For Aiden, and Toys For Tots

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There are a few stories that come out of our community that make my little Grinch hear swell three times the size and this is one of them.

Comic Book Divas have come out with a few awesome ways to give back this season.

Aid For Aiden is a campaign for a little boy who has been affected by lukemia and has used his love of horror characters to help pay for his medical bills. … Continue reading

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Event Coverage: NYC Horror film festival – Day 3 – Awards

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The Black Saint is bloodied & bruise but still kicking ass & taking names here at the end of the 9th annual NYC Horror Film Festival! It’s been a brutal 4 days & 43 (!) films, both features & shorts, that we sat through. In between films we all would run to the bar & imbibe mightily for an hour or so & then go right back to the theatre to watch some more kick … Continue reading

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Event Coverage: NYC Horror film festival – Day 2

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It’s the second night of the NYC Horror Film Festival & Your favorite deity is a bit bloody but unbowed from last night. The Black Saint has strapped on his gloves again & is ready for another round in the ring with some more Horror films to tell you about. I’m doing all of the dirty work so you won’t have to unless you want to. But I have to say that Festival Director Michael … Continue reading

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Exhumed Films – Mischievous Monsters

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Exhumed Films Presents:

A Family Friendly Evening of Mischievous Monsters

Friday, Dec 17th, 2010
Doors: 7:30 PM
Show: 8 PM
Admission: $10

Advance Tickets are Available Now for $11 Each

Troll 2 (35mm / 1990 / Italy / Claudio Fragasso / Approx 95m)

NILBOG!!! For those of you that come to the 24 hour fest every year, you know that there is always one film that … Continue reading

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Fangoria Annual Horror Movie Prop & Costume Auction

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IT’S TIME FOR THE FRIGHT OF YOUR LIFE 

HALLOWEEN AND HORROR THEMED PROPS AND COSTUMES UP FOR BID ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 IN EL SEGUNDO, CA 

SPONSORED BY PREMIERE PROPS, BEBO, FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT, SCREAMFEST, AFTER DARK FILMS AND SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM  

EL SEGUNDO (OCTOBER 7, 2010) – Premiere Props announced today they will be showcasing over 500 never-before-seen Halloween and horror props with Fangoria Entertainment as part of Fangoria’s Annual Horror Movie Prop and Costume Live Auction … Continue reading

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Artist/Illustrator Bill Plympton to sign at Dark Delicacies

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On Sunday October 31st at 2:00p.m. Dark Delicacies will hold a signing for award-winning Illustrator Bill Plympton.

Bill will be speaking along with signing posters for his new film Idiots and Angels.

Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 and can be reached for more information at (818) 556-6660 or via the website at http://www.darkdel.com

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Abertoir Horror Festival Announces Fifth Birthday Schedule

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Wales’ National Horror Festival, Abertoir has announced its 2010 line up.

The festival which runs between Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 November at Aberystwyth Arts Centre will show more than twenty films, including UK premieres, cult screenings and classics from around the world, as well as a whole host of special guests, talks, masterclasses, live music and theatre events. Enthusiastic fans will flock to the seaside town for a programme that is guaranteed to be … Continue reading

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