Colorado’s TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW Announces First Wave of Titles, Guests; All Going Down This October!!

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Colorado’s Telluride Horror Show (running October 14-16) has quickly become one of the year’s most loved film festivals, and it seems like that tradition is set to continue, with the announcement of this year’s first wave of films and guests. Films like Richard Bates, Jr.’s festival darling TRASH FIRE, the AWESOME ANOTHER EVIL (review) and […]

Jay Kay Talks Five Years & Under Film Festivals Across the United States (Part 1)

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The first five years of any film festival is so crucial for variety of reasons. Developing a reputation for the event, staff, and organizers. The foundation of technology and promotion for the film festival. The dynamic of a home for the film festival within a city and venue. The focus of the film selections (short […]

INTERVIEWS: Horror Film Festival Promoters Of The Northeast – PART 3

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Putting together a film festival of any type takes time, commitment (or committed), a reliable team, a diverse lineup, luck plus so much more. We sat down with four of the most well established genre film festivals that have survived & thrived for over five years in the northeast part of North America. These four […]

Interviews: Horror Film Festival Promoters of the Northeast – Part 1

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Putting together a film festival of any type takes time, commitment (or committed), a reliable team, a diverse lineup, luck plus so much more. We sat down with four of the most well established genre film festivals that have survived & thrived for over five years in the northeast part of North America. These four […]

Australia’s MONSTER FEST Opens Submissions for Short, Long or Extended Form Projects!

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Australia’s premier Cult, Horror and Fantastical-based event MONSTER FEST is set to return for its sixth year, when it runs from November 24-27, 2016 at the Lido Cinemas in Melbourne, with help from the gang at Screen Australia. Cool to not only attendees, but aspiring filmmakers as well, the Australian event has now opened up film […]

Michigan Fiends Set to Face Their Fears At Newly Announced PHOBIA FEST; Meg Foster, Courtney Gains Among The Guests

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March 12th and 13th is looking pretty spooky, with the recently announced, Michigan-based PHOBIA FEST. Taking place inside Tory, Michigan’s Motion Picture Institute (a 20,000 ft. production facility with soundstages and various other areas), the Fest focuses on what scares the living hell out of genre fans, as well as hosting over 12 Midwest premieres, a “Miss […]

Kurt Russell, Refn and An Impressive First Wave of Programming Coming to This Year’s Fantastic Fest!!

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Fantastic Fest is one hell of a film festival. Each year, the lineups are impressive and entertaining, the events are fun, and there’s just something wild and unpredictable about the Austin, TX-based Fest. Making sure that this year’s upcoming FF (running from September 24 – October 1, 2015) isn’t going to disappoint whatsoever, the lineup […]

Fantasia Review: CREEP

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Horror comedies can be quite the odd combination at times. When a film focuses too much on one over the other, it runs the risk of pushing certain fans away. Throw the found-footage/POV angle into the mix, and well, the odds are almost against you from the get-go. Luckily, the Patrick Brice/Mark Duplass collaboration CREEP […]