2008 Screamfest Awards | SCREAMFEST

“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