SCREAMFEST | Discovering the New Blood of Horror and Honoring the Masters


OCTOBER 8 - 17th, 2019 - HOLLYWOOD, CA

Passes are on sale now! Individual tickets will go on sale soon!

Filmmakers are notified via email by SEPT 15TH. Screenplay finalists will be announced in an email sent to you from Screamfest and posted on the front page of the Screamfest website in October.

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Screamfest the largest and longest running horror film festival in the United States is accepting submissions of horror, sci-fi & thriller films and screenplays for the 19th annual Horror Film Festival taking place October 8-17th, 2019 in Hollywood, CA.

Screamfest is one of MovieMaker’s 30 Bloody Best Genre Fests in the World! Read all about it here



Screamfest Horror Film Festival is the largest and longest running horror film festival in the United States.


Come celebrate our 18th year in October with some of the best horror films from around the world!



Screamfest accepts feature & short films from around the world. The 2019 call for entries for film is CLOSED.



The 2019 call for entries for screenplays is CLOSED. Click here for the submission guidelines. Finalist will be notified in October.

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Opening Night Party


Join us for a full-blown Hollywood event as we kick off the 2019 SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL with the OPENING NIGHT PARTY. The Party, following the screening of EAT, BRAINS, LOVE will have it all, enjoy bites, beverages at the TBA venue. The Opening Night Party ticket is for the PARTY ONLY.

The Combo ticket includes admission to the Opening Night film EAT, BRAINS, LOVE and the OPENING NIGHT PARTY for $65.00. Must be 21+ to attend. Bring your mobile phone online receipt to the WILL CALL table located on the 3rd level to pick up tickets and a party band. Tickets are not refundable

Opening Night Combo ticket

Opening Night Party ticket only

Tickets are non refundable

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A Nightmare on Elm Street



FEARS & BEERS 35th Anniversary screening of A Nightmare on Elm Street

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 7:30PM

TCL Chinese 6 Theaters

6801 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028


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Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter


Please join us for the FEARS & BEERS 35th Anniversary screening of Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter in 35mm

Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at 7:30PM


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Ahrya Fine Arts by Laemmle
8556 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake.

Director: Joseph Zito
Writers: Victor Miller, Ron Kurz, Martin Kitrosser and Carol Watson
Stars: Kimberly Beck, Corey Feldman, Crispin Glover, Peter Barton, Ted White

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