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

HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 2020 - HOLLYWOOD, CA

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35th Anniversary Fears & Beers Screening of GREMLINS on Thursday - DEC 5th at 7:30PM.

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Call for Entries

Submit your film here for the chance to win the prestigious Skull award designed by STAN WINSTON! #SFHFF20


Submit your Screenplay here for your chance to win the same amazing skull award & more!


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.

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SUBMIT YOUR FILM

Screamfest accepts feature & short films from around the world. The 2020 call for entries for film is OPEN.

SUBMIT YOUR SCRIPT

The 2020 call for entries for screenplays is OPEN. Click here for the submission guidelines.

ABOUT US

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

FESTIVAL INFO

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

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2019 FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

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2019 SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

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2019 SCREENPLAY COMPETITION FINALISTS

SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE 2019 SCREENPLAY COMPETITION FINALIST AND SEMI-FINALISTS.
THIS YEAR’S FINALISTS:

  • Bitterroot by Matthew Kaler
  • Decibel by Anna Megan Becker
  • Fang and Claw by Troy Sloan
  • Insatiable by Michael D Morra
  • Misfortune Cookies by Don Stroud

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2019 Second Wave Announced!

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SCREAMFEST ANNOUNCES ITS 2019 SECOND WAVE SCREENINGS AND CLOSING NIGHT FILM

For immediate release: (HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – September 25, 2019) The 2019 Screamfest Horror Film Festival unveils its second-wave of feature films lineup and will showcase new work from American and international independent horror filmmakers. The 2019 Screamfest Film Festival will take place October 8 - October 17, 2019 at the famed TCL Chinese 6 Theatres located in Hollywood, California.

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Check out the 2019 Brochure!

Screamfest 2019 Brochure


2019 Film Guide
2019 Festival Schedule
2019 Festival Calendar