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HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 12-21, 2021 - LOS ANGELES, CA

2021 Festival

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Closing night film & awards ceremony - Thursday Oct 21st - 7PM FILMMAKERS RSVP or buy tickets here.

What are we doing to keep you safe?

In addition to following LA County's requirements for masks indoors and to protect you and other guests, proof of vaccination or negative Covid test within 72 hours along with a temperature check WILL be required for Entry. Hand sanitizer stations are placed throughout the theatre and lobby with special cleanings in between screenings. Use this list to find free Covid test sites in Los Angeles here. Patrons are asked to stay home if you have any symptoms like a fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, or other symptoms that could be related to COVID-19.


SUBMIT YOUR FILM

Screamfest accepts feature & short films from around the world. The 2021 film submission period is OPEN.

SUBMIT YOUR SCRIPT

The 2021 submission period for screenplays is CLOSED. Click here for the submission guidelines.

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2021 SCREENPLAY COMPETITION FINALISTS

Screamfest Horror Film Festival is pleased to announce the 2021 screenplay competition finalists, semi-finalists and quarter-finalists.

TOP 5 FINALISTS:

Boys by Michael Klug
Hangman by Paul Petersen and J.C. Doler
Moving On by John Bruno
Paragon by Erik Michael
Where Shadows Live by Grace Presse

SEMI-FINALISTS:

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The Future is Fungus

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Any time a major historical event takes place, it is not unusual to see a wave of predictions from the horror media and fanbase regarding the next trend in content.

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THE DEAD ZONE Was An Anomaly, But A Good One

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One of the many things I learned thanks to the two historian commentary tracks on Scream Factory's blu-ray of THE DEAD ZONE is that the 1979 novel was Stephen King's first one to hit the New York Times Bestseller list. Since the book followed the likes of THE SHINING and THE STAND, I was surprised and even kind of charmed to see that DEAD ZONE was the one to break that barrier for the author, as it is barely a horror story and - forty years and over fifty books later - remains one of his more atypical selections.

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