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Screamfest 2006 Info

HOLLYWOOD GETS SPOOKED BY SCREAM FEST 2006 ~ NOW IN ITS SIXTH YEAR
October 13th through October 22nd at Grauman’s Chinese Hollywood

September 7, 2006 Hollywood, CA -Quoted as the Sundance of Horror, now celebrating its sixth year, The ScreamFest LA Horror Festival, a non-profit is the largest genre film festival held in the U.S. It’s an internationally recognized showcase for independent filmmakers and writers of the horror, science fiction and fantasy genres. The festival takes place October 13th -22nd at the world famous Grauman’s Mann Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood at the Hollywood and Highland Center.

To kick off opening night, ScreamFest will be presenting the World Premiere of David Arquette’s directorial debut film THE TRIPPER featuring cameos of both David Arquette & Courtney Cox - Arquette. Founder & Director, Rachel Belofsky of ScreamFest is thrilled to have the Arquettes involved especially because this is a true independent horror film.

As an addition on the eve of ScreamFest Oct 12th, the STARZ NETWORK will do its world premiere for the documentary “Going To Pieces” produced by Rachel Belofsky & her production company Candy Heart. The after party follows immediately at the famous Hollywood Wax Museum.

The fest holds an Award Dinner Ceremony as part of the closing night festivities. Awards are honored in the following categories; Best Director, Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Horror Short, Best Student Horror Short, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Special Effects, Best Make Up, Best Musical Score, Best Animated Horror Short & Best Horror Documentary.

Judges for the competition have included such notable names as Academy Award ™ winning special effects master, Stan Winston; Sean Cunningham (Friday The 13th, Freddy vs Jason ), director Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poltergeist); Jeff Katz creative executive at New Line Cinema; development executive Michael Grady; Alex Franklin, Director of Development of Weinstein Co. Director David Ellis (Snakes On A Plane) and David Kopple, motion picture literary agent for the Gersh Agency.

ScreamFest has been highly publicized in the media by Time Magazine, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, On The Boulevard, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, local news and radio stations, just to name a few.

ScreamFest sponsors this year include Monster HD, Screenplay.com, IFilm, Hot Topic, Jewel Wine and Yes Vodka.

Check out the 2006 Brochure!

2006 Brochure

2006 Festival Winners

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2006 SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 23, 2006 – Screamfest Horror Film Festival's 5th annual festival awarded this year’s top movies, filmmakers, actors and screenplay Sunday during the fest’s closing night at Maggiano's. Director Sean S. Cunningham received a Career Achievement Award. Screamfest, which ran from Oct. 13 – 23, 2006 at the Mann Chinese Theater, has launched careers – providing a platform for filmmakers and actors to showcase their latest work to horror film enthusiasts and general audiences.

SEE EVENT PHOTOS

BEST SHORT:
Happy Birthday To You - David Alcalde

BEST EDITING:
Cameron Pearce -The Beach Party At The Threshold Of Hell

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS:
Fido Film AB & Ulitka Post Production- Frostbitten

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
David Perrault - The Marsh

BEST MAKEUP:
Fido Film AB - Frostbitten

BEST MUSICAL SCORE:
Anthony Lledo -Frostbitten

BEST ACTOR:
Marc Sentner- The Lost

BEST ACTRESS:
Essie Davis - Isolation

BEST SCREENPLAY:
Childish Things

HONORABLE MENTION:
The Tripper
The Beach Party At The Threshold Of Hell

BEST DIRECTOR:
Billy O'Brien - Isolation

BEST PICTURE:
Ruth Kenley-Letts, Ed Guiney & Bertrand Faivre - Isolation

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
Clive Barker

CONGRATULATIONS 2006 AWARD WINNERS!

TOP SEMI-FINALISTS

BLOODSUCKA JONES - by Justin Armao

BORDERLAND - by Ken Henderson

CHILDISH THINGS - Alex Greenfield

CODE OF THE HUNT - by by Terek Puckett & Andrew Copp

THE COLLECTOR - by Anne Sagel

DARK AGE - by Steve Hayes

THE DEAD - by Steve Hayes

DOUBLE-O-ZOMBIE - by Brad Lohan

DOWNPOUR by - Alex Simon

FIERCE BY - Terek Puckett

FIVE JAKES AND A TOM by - West Hyler

FRACTURE by - Terek Puckett

THE LAB by - Arkady Fridman

THE MARK by - Alexander Pajcin

MIDNIGHT by - Shane Hawks

MISCHIEF by - John Anthony Bruno & Josh Newell

THE NESTER by - Carolyn Haines & Sarah Bewley

PARAPHILIA by - Wendy Diane Miller

PERGATORY NEW MEXICO by - Shane Dax Taylor & George A. Maranville

THE SEA DEVILS by - Tom Cosgrove

SUFFER THE CHILDREN by - Michael Strode

A TASTE FOR BLOOD by - Victor Phan

UNDERTOW by - Jon Clark

WELCOME TO SALVATION by - Aaron Dent

ZOMBIE HIGH SCHOOL by - John Ross Bowie & Jamie Denbo

2006 Festival Schedule

This Sixth ‘night of horrors’ Screamfest Horror Film Festival occurred on October 13th - 22nd at the Mann Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA.

Saturday - Oct 14, 2006

2:30AM

The Tripper

7:00PM

Spirit Trap

9:00PM

Witchwise

9:00PM

The Faeries of Blackheath Woods

9:00PM

Happy Birthday To You

9:00PM

La Revell

9:00PM

The Bully Solution

9:00PM

Rogairi (Villians)

9:00PM

Shadow Within

9:00PM

Criticized

11:30PM

The Descendant

11:30PM

Headshot

11:30PM

Karma

11:30PM

The Legend of the Scarecrow

11:30PM

The Listening Dead

11:30PM

Sinistra

11:30PM

Curve Balls

11:30PM

Damnation

11:30PM

Watcher

Sunday - Oct 15, 2006

2:30AM

The Beach Party At The Threshold Of Hell

4:30AM

The Lost

9:00PM

Little Lise

9:00PM

Mime Massacre

9:00PM

Apartment G

9:00PM

My Ambition

9:00PM

The Chamber

9:00PM

Virus

Monday - Oct 16, 2006

12:00AM

Rest Stop

Special Sneak Peek

2:30AM

Frostbitten

4:30AM

Night of the Living Dorks

Tuesday - Oct 17, 2006

2:30AM

Fingerprints

4:30AM

The Hamiltons

After Dark Horror Fest

Wednesday - Oct 18, 2006

2:30AM

Slither

DVD Sneak Preview Screening w/James Gunn

4:30AM

Feast

Unrated Edition

Thursday - Oct 19, 2006

2:30AM

Snoop Dogg's Hood Of Horror

Red Carpet Premiere

4:30AM

Automaton Transfusion

Friday - Oct 20, 2006

2:30AM

The Gravedancers

After Dark Horrorfest

2:30AM

Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes

Special Theatrical Screening

Saturday - Oct 21, 2006

2:30AM

Driftwood

4:30AM

Isolation

7:00PM

Fallen Angels

Special Sneak Peek

Sunday - Oct 22, 2006

12:30AM

The Marsh

12:30AM

The Quick And The Undead

2:30AM

Hatchet

4:30AM

Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon

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