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HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 2021 - LOS ANGELES, CA

2021 Call For Entries: Screenplays & Films

Submissions are open! Submit your screenplay or film now HERE.


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 21st annual Horror Film Festival taking place October 2021 in Los Angeles, CA.

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

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SUBMIT YOUR FILM

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

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

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A Tribute to Christopher Plummer

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Ever since Ridley Scott made the unprecedented decision to replace Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer in All The Money in the World (just three weeks before the film premiered!), there have been countless jokes about the latter filling in for whatever performer was being unceremoniously removed from this or that film. Like most things, Twitter ran it into the ground, but it was still amusing in small doses; in fact it was only a week or so ago that someone joked he could replace Marilyn Manson on an episode of Creepshow.

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Come On Ride The TERROR TRAIN

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Jamie Lee Curtis made three slasher films immediately after HALLOWEEN'S success in 1978 and 1979. The first was PROM NIGHT, a very dated and poorly paced movie that has more ironic fans (thanks, disco dancing Leslie Nielsen!) than legitimate ones. The most famous is probably 1981's HALLOWEEN II, which picked up directly after the events of the first film, which meant she spent most of the movie in a hospital bed. And then in the middle is TERROR TRAIN, probably the least seen of the trio but also - in my opinion - the best of them as well.

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Screamfest World’s 50 BEST Genre Fests

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Screamfest has been named one of the World’s 50 BEST Genre Fests by MovieMaker Magazine for 2021!

Check out the full article here: https://www.moviemaker.com/best-genre-festivals-2021/6/

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