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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.

Friday - Oct 13, 2006

Friday - Oct 13, 2006

7:30PM

The Tripper

Saturday - Oct 14, 2006

Saturday - Oct 14, 2006

12:00PM

Spirit Trap

2:00PM

The Bully Solution

2:00PM

Rogairi (Villians)

2:00PM

Shadow Within

2:00PM

Criticized

2:00PM

Witchwise

2:00PM

The Faeries of Blackheath Woods

2:00PM

Happy Birthday To You

2:00PM

La Revell

4:30PM

Sinistra

4:30PM

Curve Balls

4:30PM

Damnation

4:30PM

Watcher

4:30PM

The Descendant

4:30PM

Headshot

4:30PM

Karma

4:30PM

The Legend of the Scarecrow

4:30PM

The Listening Dead

7:30PM

The Beach Party At The Threshold Of Hell

9:30PM

The Lost

Sunday - Oct 15, 2006

Sunday - Oct 15, 2006

2:00PM

The Chamber

2:00PM

Virus

2:00PM

Little Lise

2:00PM

Mime Massacre

2:00PM

Apartment G

2:00PM

My Ambition

5:00PM

Rest Stop

Special Sneak Peek

7:30PM

Frostbitten

9:30PM

Night of the Living Dorks

Monday - Oct 16, 2006

Monday - Oct 16, 2006

7:30PM

Fingerprints

9:30PM

The Hamiltons

After Dark Horror Fest

Tuesday - Oct 17, 2006

Tuesday - Oct 17, 2006

7:30PM

Slither

DVD Sneak Preview Screening w/James Gunn

9:30PM

Feast

Unrated Edition

Wednesday - Oct 18, 2006

Wednesday - Oct 18, 2006

7:30PM

Snoop Dogg's Hood Of Horror

Red Carpet Premiere

9:30PM

Automaton Transfusion

Thursday - Oct 19, 2006

Thursday - Oct 19, 2006

7:30PM

The Gravedancers

After Dark Horrorfest

7:30PM

Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes

Special Theatrical Screening

Friday - Oct 20, 2006

Friday - Oct 20, 2006

7:30PM

Driftwood

9:30PM

Isolation

Saturday - Oct 21, 2006

Saturday - Oct 21, 2006

12:00PM

Fallen Angels

Special Sneak Peek

5:30PM

The Marsh

5:30PM

The Quick And The Undead

7:30PM

Hatchet

9:30PM

Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon

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