AMERICAN MARY Pierces The Competition And Wins Big At Screamfest


The 12th Annual Screamfest® Horror Film Festival ended its ten-day run with the winners of the famed “Skully” Award announced at the closing night party held at Trader Vic’s in the Downtown LA Live complex.

Right on the heels of the news that Anchor Bay has picked up distribution rights for the film, AMERICAN MARY went on to win multiple Skully awards including Best Picture and Best Director. Check out our review of AMERICAN MARY here.

All Skully-winning films will be shown Sunday at the LA Live Regal theater. The complete list of winners is below.

BEST PICTURE: American Mary

BEST DIRECTOR: Jen & Sylvia Soska – American Mary

BEST ACTRESS: Katharine Isabelle – American Mary

BEST ACTOR: Pierre-Francois Legendre – Fear of Water

BEST HORROR – COMEDY: Killer Kart

BEST MUSICAL SCORE: Jamie Blanks – Crawlspace

BEST STUDENT SHORT: Eaglewalk

BEST ANIMATED SHORT: Post Human

BEST SHORT: Incident on Highway 73

BEST MAKEUP: MastersFX – American Mary

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Brian Pearson– American Mary

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS: Justin Dix – Crawlspace

BEST SCREENPLAY: The Gaslamp Horror/ Jeremy D. Christensen

BEST EDITING:  Marc Steinicke – On Air


As always, check the Screamfest website for today’s encore screenings schedule and ticketing information.