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The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Adds Five More Fearsome Features

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Adds Five More Fearsome Features

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival is thrilled to announce five more features joining our 2018 lineup. Our bonus wave of international horror perfectly rounds out the fest and includes the North American Premiere of Paulo Leite’s supernatural thriller INNER GHOSTS and Danishka Esterhazy’s dystopian women-led satire LEVEL 16 (co-presented by The Future of Film is Female), and more!

Shudder Goes Big at Fantastic Fest with New Short-Form Original Series and 3 Acquired Features

Shudder Goes Big at Fantastic Fest with New Short-Form Original Series and 3 Acquired Features

Shudder, AMC Networks' premium streaming service for thriller, suspense and horror, has announced its impressive lineup of originally produced and acquired films and series to be featured at this year's Fantastic Fest, held in Austin, Texas, from September 20–27.

Fantastic Fest 2018 Announces Final Wave of Programming Including Closing Night Film

Fantastic Fest 2018 Announces Final Wave of Programming Including Closing Night Film

Fantastic Fest promises an explosive grand finale with the Texas Premiere of Drew Goddard's outrageously entertaining mystery-thriller BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE. Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell. Jeff Bridges, Chris Hemsworth, Jon Hamm, Dakota Johnson and Cynthia Erivo lead an all-star cast in BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE .

Knoxville Horror Film Festival Announces 10 Year Anniversary

Knoxville Horror Film Festival Announces 10 Year Anniversary

The Knoxville Horror Film Fest (KHFF) is celebrating ten years of fears on October 18 - 21, 2018 at Central Cinema and Regal Cinemas Downtown West 8. Dedicated to bringing the genre film festival experience to East Tennessee, KHFF 2018 will once again pack the weekend with independent, classic and short-form horror films, along with themed parties, trivia contests and a live podcast from Shock Waves!

Ithaca Fantastik Announces First Wave of Films

Ithaca Fantastik Announces First Wave of Films

Ithaca Fantastik is proud to announce the first wave of programing for the 7th edition of our upstate NY celebration of genre film, electrifying music and dynamic art. Returning to our homebase at Cinemapolis, IF embarks on our 10-day event October 26th - Nov 4th.

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Unveils Full Line-Up for 2018 Edition

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Unveils Full Line-Up for 2018 Edition

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival unveils the remainder of our massive line-up for the third edition, now larger than ever before and spanning from October 11th - 18th with screenings and events across BK. The festival is thrilled to return to Nitehawk Cinema, Syndicated, LIU Kumble Theatre, Videology, and the Wythe Hotel Cinema. This year we’ll also be invading IFP’s Made in NY Media Center with our unique brand of bloody fun. 

Beyond Fest Announces 'Cronenberg with Cronenberg: A Retrospective of the New Flesh' With David Cronenberg in Attendance

Beyond Fest Announces 'Cronenberg with Cronenberg: A Retrospective of the New Flesh' With David Cronenberg in Attendance

Beyond Fest, the highest-attended genre film festival in the U.S., is excited to announce Cronenberg with Cronenberg: A Retrospective of the New Flesh - an exhaustive, 13-film celebration of the legendary autuer's career. Returning to Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, David Cronenberg will be in attendance for three, special event screenings at the legendary Egyptian Theatre where he will be joined by actors, collaborators, and guest moderators. 

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Announces Two Special Panels

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Announces Two Special Panels

Horrible Imaginings 2018 Film Festival opens this Friday night at the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, California. Full and single-day festival passes are still available at release time. Horrible Imaginings presents eleven full-length features and nearly 50 short films over three days of showings.

Fantastic Fest 2018 Announces Second Wave of Programming Including Opening Night Film

Fantastic Fest 2018 Announces Second Wave of Programming Including Opening Night Film

Blasting off the festival in its 14th year will be the U.S. Premiere of David Gordon Green's razor-sharp new contribution to the HALLOWEEN canon with legendary actor Jamie Lee Curtis-along with HALLOWEEN producers Malek Akkad, Jason Blum and Bill Block in attendance! Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Announces First Wave of Titles for 2018 Edition

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Announces First Wave of Titles for 2018 Edition

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival returns to bring the best and most provocative of horror cinema to local screens and we’re thrilled to announce wave one of our program today! Join us October 11th - 18th in venues across Brooklyn as we screen films from around the globe, along with our brand new HEAD TRIP block spotlighting films that push the boundaries and expectations of the horror genre as part of our most expansive and diverse curation yet.

Horrible Imaginings Announces Bonus Night Presentation of NIGHT OF THE DEMONS

Horrible Imaginings Announces Bonus Night Presentation of NIGHT OF THE DEMONS

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival will add a special bonus night to their already packed festival lineup on Labor Day Weekend. Director Kevin Tenney will make a guest appearance at The Frida Cinema on Thursday, August 30th at 8:00 PM for a special 30th Anniversary presentation of his cult classic film NIGHT OF THE DEMONS. Entrance will be included for all Horrible Imaginings passholders. 

Philadelphia Unnamed Film Fest Announces 2018 Line-Up

Philadelphia Unnamed Film Fest Announces 2018 Line-Up

The Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival is once again ready to unleash the finest independent genre cinema upon the City of Brotherly Love. Returning to the Proscenium Theater at the Drake in Center City Philadelphia from Wednesday, September 5 to Sunday, September 9, PUFF is back for its third annual edition, with an extended feature program, special presentations, and much more.

CORVIDAE, starring Maisie Williams, To Premiere at FrightFest London 2018

CORVIDAE, starring Maisie Williams, To Premiere at FrightFest London 2018

Cat and Weasel Films and Wolfheart Productions are pleased to announce that their latest short film CORVIDAE starring Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones, Doctor Who) will premiere this month in London at the annual FrightFest Film Festival on August 27th 2018.

Fantastic Fest Announces First Wave of Films

Fantastic Fest Announces First Wave of Films

Entering its 14th year of celebrating offbeat and brilliant cinema, this installment sees Fantastic Fest bring the very best in mind-melting mayhem and madness from all corners of the globe, which also includes a cinematic trip back in time to South Korea, highlighting a period of filmmaking that was mad, bad and dangerous to know!