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2008 Screamfest Awards

2008 SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED
“SPLINTER” & “El rey de la montaña” Among Top Winners

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Oct. 19, 2008 – America’s largest and longest running horror movie festival, Screamfest, awarded this year’s top movies, filmmakers and actors Thursday during the fest’s closing night. Screamfest, which ran from Oct. 10 – 19, 2008 at the TLC Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, has launched careers – providing a platform for filmmakers and actors to showcase their latest work to horror film enthusiasts and general audiences.

Best Picture: Splinter

Best Directing: Toby Wilkins

Best Short: Detour

Best Student Short: Citizen

Best Editing: Splinter

Best Special Effects: Splinter

Best Cinematography: El rey de la montaña

Best Makeup: Splinter

Audience Choice Best Documentary: Spine Tingler!! The William Castle Story

Best Musical Score: Splinter

Best Actor: Leonardo Sbaraglia (El rey de la montaña)

Best Actress: María Valverde (El rey de la montaña)

Best Screenplay: Haunted High

Audience Choice Award: Trick 'r Treat

Honorable Mention: Dance of the Dead

Boost Mobile's Best of the Next in Horror: Clown





2008 Screenplay Award Winner & Finalists

BEST SCREENPLAY

Haunted High by MV Gerhard & Matt Verboy


TOP FIVE SCREENPLAYS

Haunted by Ryan Gilmore
Haunted High by MV Gerhard & Matt Verboy
The Monastery by Simon Birrell
Red Agenda by William Prystauk
The Unnameables by Patrick Shiffrar & Eric Miller


SCREENPLAY TOP SEMI FINALIST

Deep Woods by Jason Carreiro
Fubar by Adam Wolfe
Grimm Valley by Dennis Shutty
Haunted by Ryan Gilmore
Haunted High by MV Gerhard & Matt Verboy
The Monastery by Simon Birrell
The Mornngstar by Timothy Cairo
The Plantation by Ryan Harris & Brian Lubocki
Red Agenda by William Prystauk
Red Rover by Phil Landa
Remake by Jason Contino
Shed by Kevin Kolsch & Dennis Widmyer
Soldiers Of The Dead by Paul Fusco
The Temple by Alex Greenfield & Mike Eitelman
The Thirteenth Mary by Michael Strode
The Unnameables by Patrick Shiffrar & Eric Miller
Zombie Cruise by Josh Burnell

2008 Festival Schedule

The 8th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival was held at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - October 10 - 19th, 2008.

Friday - Oct 10, 2008

Friday - Oct 10, 2008

7:30PM

Trick 'r' Treat

Saturday - Oct 11, 2008

Saturday - Oct 11, 2008

12:00PM

Anyone There?

12:00PM

Butchers Hill

12:00PM

Eel Girl

12:00PM

Circulation

12:00PM

Fold

12:00PM

Harvest Moon

12:00PM

Violeta

12:00PM

Thermae 2'40"

12:00PM

Detour

12:00PM

A Break In The Monotony

2:30PM

Snip

2:30PM

Highway 191

2:30PM

Langliena

2:30PM

Les Inhumains/Unhumans

2:30PM

Sandman's Box

2:30PM

Martians Go Home

2:30PM

The Shadow of the Night

5:00PM

Verboten

5:00PM

100 Feet

7:30PM

The Burrowers

9:30PM

Feast 2: Sloppy Seconds

Sunday - Oct 12, 2008

Sunday - Oct 12, 2008

12:00PM

Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story

2:00PM

The Tale of Haunted Mike

2:00PM

El Rey de la Montana (King of the Hill)

4:00PM

Fun On Earth

4:00PM

Dante 01

6:00PM

Citizen

6:00PM

Acolytes

7:00PM

The Disappeared

8:00PM

Burying The Ex

8:00PM

The Gates Of Hell

9:00PM

Dance Of The Dead

Monday - Oct 13, 2008

Monday - Oct 13, 2008

7:00PM

Quietus

Tuesday - Oct 14, 2008

Tuesday - Oct 14, 2008

7:00PM

Welcome Home

7:00PM

Keepsake

9:30PM

The Season

Wednesday - Oct 15, 2008

Wednesday - Oct 15, 2008

7:00PM

Splinter

Thursday - Oct 16, 2008

Thursday - Oct 16, 2008

7:00PM

The Collective

9:00PM

Train

Friday - Oct 17, 2008

Friday - Oct 17, 2008

7:00PM

Parasomnia

9:30PM

Clown

9:30PM

Tour de Fright

9:30PM

Eden Lake

Saturday - Oct 18, 2008

Saturday - Oct 18, 2008

1:00PM

Night of the Living Jews

1:00PM

Zombie Gets A Date

1:00PM

Marvel Zombies The Movie

1:00PM

Zombiemania

1:30PM

Boogeyman 3

3:00PM

Let The Right One In

5:00PM

The Alphabet Killer

9:30PM

Martyrs