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Women in Horror Film Fest prepares for a star studded event

Women in Horror Film Fest prepares for a star studded event

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Festival Directors and horror filmmakers Samantha Kolesnik and Vanessa Ionta Wright are thrilled to welcome some amazing guests, panelists and guest judges to the 2017 Women in Horror Film Festival! Guest judges and panelists Marianne Maddalena (Producer of Scream 1,2,3 & 4, The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the left), Heather Langenkamp & Amanda Wyss (A Nightmare on Elm Street).  A panel with Jen & Sylvia Soska (Hellevator, American Mary, Dead Hooker in a Trunk).  Appearances by Lynn Lowry (The Crazies, Shivers, Cat People) and Sonya Thompson (The Walking Dead, Zombieland).

WIHFF is proud to support and showcase female filmmakers and screenwriters from around the world.  When asked what prompted the launch of the festival, Vanessa said, “I think this is an opportunity to celebrate women in film and the integral role that we play both on and off the screen.”    Samantha added, “As a huge fan of genre films, and as someone who really enjoys working with diverse creative teams, I’m excited to launch this festival to celebrate and honor the tremendous work being produced by talented women creatives and their colleagues.” 

WIHFF is offering opportunities for small business owners & artists to display and sell their work by reserving vendor space at the fest.  More information can be found on the festival website at www.WIHFF.com/tickets.html

The festival will be coming to the beautiful Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Peachtree City, GA September 21-24, 2017.  Tickets are available at www.squareup.com/store/women-in-horror-film-fest.

WIHFF will be hosting a VIP party Thursday September 21, 2017 for all film and screenplay finalists where they can mingle and meet each other.  Press will be there to put the spotlight on the finalists and celebrity guests will be there to meet and greet the attendees.  A limited amount of exclusive passes will be sold for this event so be sure to keep an eye out and join us on the red carpet!

For more information on the fest and how to get involved, please visit us online at www.WIHFF.com or on Facebook & Twitter @WIHFF.

SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival 2017 Awards – Winners Announced!

SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival 2017 Awards – Winners Announced!

As another successful SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival draws to a close this Saturday (6th May) we are excited to announce 2017’s festival award winners. This year’s competitions included the extremely popular ’48 Hour Film Challenge’ which requires all entrants to create a short film in just two days. The £500 prize & £10,000 in camera and… Continue Reading

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The Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Event in May

The Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Event in May

The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival has announced the full schedule for its fifth anniversary event from May 25-30, 2017. The program showcases over 100 films, premieres, panels, virtual reality demonstrations and celebratory gatherings as the festival continues its salute to the master of science fiction, Philip K. Dick. Highlights include the world… Continue Reading

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Meet Horror Icon HEATHER LANGENKAMP at the Women in Horror Film Festival!

Meet Horror Icon HEATHER LANGENKAMP at the Women in Horror Film Festival!

Heather Langenkamp, the iconic horror actress from Wes Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Street franchise will be in attendance at the 2017 Women in Horror Film Festival, which will take place from September 21-24, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Peachtree City, GA. The hotel is conveniently located just minutes from Atlanta… Continue Reading

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Women in Horror Film Festival Announces New Prizes & New Venue

Women in Horror Film Festival Announces New Prizes & New Venue

Samantha Kolesnik and Vanessa Ionta Wright, life-long fans of the horror genre, have launched The Women in Horror Film Festival, a grand celebration and showcase of the talented women in genre filmmaking and screenwriting. The festival will take place at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Peachtree City, GA. The fest will… Continue Reading

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The Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival Debuts Friday!

The Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival Debuts Friday!

This Friday marks the inaugural launch of The New York Science Fiction Film Festival, a new cinematic event debuting January 20-22, 2017 with a highly acclaimed lineup of science fiction, horror, supernatural and fantasy films and virtual reality entertainment. Valuing the importance of filmmakers from all walks of life, the festival presents to audiences modern… Continue Reading

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The Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival Launches in January 2017

The Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival Launches in January 2017

We are culture. We are exploration. We are The New York Science Fiction Film Festival. The city’s newest platform for independent science fiction cinema arrives on the scene with a lineup that revolutionizes the core values of film and imagines new paths in the art of storytelling. Valuing the contributions of innovative filmmakers, the event… Continue Reading

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Bruce Campbell is NOW CASTING HORROR FANS!!!

Bruce Campbell is NOW CASTING HORROR FANS!!!

NOW CASTING HORROR FANS!!! Are you a proud horror fanatic with the credentials to back it up? A major cable network in conjunction with BRUCE CAMPBELL is now casting for the most dedicated, expert, obsessed and experienced fans of the horror genre. **Must be over 18 to apply. US Citizens Only.** Click the Link to… Continue Reading

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HorrorHaus Film Festival This Weekend!

HorrorHaus Film Festival This Weekend!

LOCATION: Cupcake Theater, 11020 Magnolia Blvd., N. Hollywood (at Vineland) SCHEDULE: Saturday November 5, 2016 BLOCK #1: 11:30 AM Dark and Stormy Night (Short) The Werewolf’s Greatest Hit (Short) The Plague Doctor (Short) Painkiller (Short) Sleep Tight (Short) Bullied (Short) Mother (Short) Nanna (Short) Awakenings (Short) The Thin Place (Short) Fair Chase (Short) Chateau Sauvignon:… Continue Reading

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Third Annual Art of Fear Event at the Heroic Age Art Center

Third Annual Art of Fear Event at the Heroic Age Art Center

Heroic Age Studios presents the Third Annual Art of Fear at the Heroic Age Art Center October 8th from 10:00AM‐6:00PM at 135 N. Henderson St. Mt Zion Illinois in the Old Mt. Zion Grade School. The event features Celebrity Guests, a Frightful Themed Gallery Show, Art Activities, Vendors, Face Painting, Raffle, After Hours Event, Food… Continue Reading

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