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2020 FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

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2020 SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

VAN NUYS, Calif. – Oct. 15, 2020 – America’s largest and longest running horror movie festival, Screamfest, awarded this year’s top movies, filmmakers, actors and screenplay Thursday during the fest’s closing night at The Screamfest Drive-In. Screamfest, which ran from Oct. 6 – 15, 2020 at the Regency Theater Plant Drive-In in Van Nuys, has launched careers – providing a platform for filmmakers and actors to showcase their latest work to horror film enthusiasts and general audiences.

Screamfest 2020 winners:

Best Cinematography -Tim Tregoning - Sweet River

Best Editing -Baptiste Rouveure - Anonymous Animals

Best Special Effects Makeup - Geir Njarðarson -Thirst

Best Visual Effects -Atli Þór Einarsson -Thirst

Best Musical Score -Damien Maurel - Anonymous Animals

Best Short -Vikaari

Best Comedy Short -Kalley's Last Review

Best Student Short -The Rule of Three

Best Screenplay -Bloody Mary by Dan Ast and John C. Thursby

Best Actor - MacLeod Andrews - A Ghost Waits

Best Actress -Lisa Kay - Sweet River

Best Picture -A Ghost Waits

Best Director -Adam Stovall - A Ghost Waits

2020 Festival Schedule

The 20th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival was held at The Regency Plant Drive-In - October 6th till October 15th, 2020.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 7:00pm

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 7:00pm
Books of Blood

Books of Blood

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

Human Trash

Screens with Halloween 2

Hansel

Hansel

Screens with Halloween 2

Sins of a Werewolf

Screens with Halloween

Michael Myers

Halloween (1978)

Q & A w/ cinematographer Dean Cundey + Screens with the following short film: Sins of a Werewolf.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 9:45pm

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 9:45pm
Halloween 2

Halloween 2 (1981)

Halloween 2 Screens with the following short films: Hansel & Human Trash.

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 7:00pm

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 7:00pm
Jason

Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 9:00pm

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 9:00pm
Lindsay LaVanchy

Initiation

Screens with the Following Horror Shorts: Axe To The Face | Guest | The Last Man on Earth | Regret

The Last Man on Earth

The Last Man on Earth

Screens with INITIATION and the following short films: Axe To The Face | Guest | The Last Man on Earth | Regret

Guest

Guest

Screens with INITIATION and the following short films: Axe To The Face | Guest | The Last Man on Earth | Regret

Regret

Regret

Screens with INITIATION and the following short films: Axe To The Face | Guest | The Last Man on Earth | Regret

Axe to the Face

Axe to the Face

Screens with INITIATION and the following short films: Axe To The Face | Guest | The Last Man on Earth | Regret

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 7:00pm

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 7:00pm
Klaus Eats Butterflies

Klaus Eats Butterflies

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

An Ideal Host

An Ideal Host

Screens with the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley | Klaus Eats Butte...read more

MURDER FOR DUMMIES still

MURDER FOR DUMMIES

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

Mime

Mime

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

Circle of Stone

Circle of Stone

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

Into the Uncanny Valley

Into the Uncanny Valley

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

Good Head image

Good Head

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

RAINY SEASON

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

Fucking Ghosts

Fucking Ghosts

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

"The Appointment," 2019, written & directed by Alexandre Singh

The Appointment

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

My Victims of True Crime

My Victims of True Crime

Screens with An Ideal Host and the following short films: The Appointment | Circle of Stone | F*cking Ghosts | Good Head | Into the Uncanny Valley ...read more

Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 6:30pm

Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 6:30pm
A temporary void of reason

A temporary void of reason

Screens with anonymous animals and the following short films: Clean | The Creeping Darkness | Facelift | Psycho Therapy | Temporary Void of Reason ...read more

Psycho Therapy

Screens with anonymous animals and the following short films: Clean | The Creeping Darkness | Facelift | Psycho Therapy | Temporary Void of Reason ...read more

Zwart film still

Zwart

Screens with anonymous animals and the following short films: Clean | The Creeping Darkness | Facelift | Psycho Therapy | Temporary Void of Reason ...read more

FACELIFT

FACELIFT

Screens with anonymous animals and the following short films: Clean | The Creeping Darkness | Facelift | Psycho Therapy | Temporary Void of Reason ...read more

walking in the desert

The Creeping Darkness

Screens with anonymous animals and the following short films: Clean | The Creeping Darkness | Facelift | Psycho Therapy | Temporary Void of Reason ...read more

anonymous animals

Anonymous Animals

SCREENS WITH HORROR SHORTS: Clean | The Creeping Terror | Facelift | Psycho Therapy | Temporary Void of Reason | Woodland Cemetery

Woodland Cemetary Film still

Woodland Cemetery

Screens with anonymous animals and the following short films: Clean | The Creeping Darkness | Facelift | Psycho Therapy | Temporary Void of Reason ...read more

Brian Pope as Howard in the short film 'Clean'. Written & Directed by Frank H. Woodward

Clean

Screens with anonymous animals and the following short films: Clean | The Creeping Darkness | Facelift | Psycho Therapy | Temporary Void of Reason ...read more

Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 9:00pm

Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 9:00pm
You and Me film still

You and Me

Screens with Caveat and the following short films: Day 14 | Hellevate | Hostile | The Little One | A Night at Camp Heebie Jeebie | Sclera Absentia ...read more

The Little One

The Little One

Screens with Caveat and the following short films: Day 14 | Hellevate | Hostile | The Little One | A Night at Camp Heebie Jeebie | Sclera Absentia ...read more

The Monster Comes.

A Night in Camp Heebie Jeebie

Screens with Caveat and the following short films: Day 14 | Hellevate | Hostile | The Little One | A Night at Camp Heebie Jeebie | Sclera Absentia ...read more

CAVEAT

CAVEAT

Screens With The Following Horror Shorts: Day 14 | Hellevate | Hostile | The Little One | A Night At Camp Heebie Jeebie | Sclera Absentia | You and...read more

DAY 14

DAY 14

Screens with Caveat and the following short films: Day 14 | Hellevate | Hostile | The Little One | A Night at Camp Heebie Jeebie | Sclera Absentia ...read more

Hellevate elevator

Hellevate

Screens with Caveat and the following short films: Day 14 | Hellevate | Hostile | The Little One | A Night at Camp Heebie Jeebie | Sclera Absentia ...read more

Hostile film still

Hostile

Screens with Caveat and the following short films: Day 14 | Hellevate | Hostile | The Little One | A Night at Camp Heebie Jeebie | Sclera Absentia ...read more

Sclera Absentia

Sclera Absentia

Screens with Caveat and the following short films: Day 14 | Hellevate | Hostile | The Little One | A Night at Camp Heebie Jeebie | Sclera Absentia ...read more

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 6:30pm

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 6:30pm
The Rule Of Three Axe

The Rule Of Three

Screens with these short films: The Chairmaster | The History of Monsters | I Love Eve | Let The Ghost Pass | Necro-Men | Out of Order | The Rule o...read more

Necro-Men (OV) floating

Necro-Men (OV)

Screens with these short films: The Chairmaster | The History of Monsters | I Love Eve | Let The Ghost Pass | Necro-Men | Out of Order | The Rule o...read more

Let the Ghost Pass Film Still

Let the ghost pass

Screens with these short films: The Chairmaster | The History of Monsters | I Love Eve | Let The Ghost Pass | Necro-Men | Out of Order | The Rule o...read more

The History of Monsters

Screens with these short films: The Chairmaster | The History of Monsters | I Love Eve | Let The Ghost Pass | Necro-Men | Out of Order | The Rule o...read more

The chair film still

The Chair-Maker

Screens with these short films: The History of Monsters | I Love Eve | Let The Ghost Pass | Necro-Men | Out of Order | The Rule of Three | Stalkers...read more

Stalkers Film Still

Stalkers

Screens with these short films: The Chairmaster | The History of Monsters | I Love Eve | Let The Ghost Pass | Necro-Men | Out of Order | The Rule o...read more

Out of Order

Out of Order

Screens with these short films: The Chairmaster | The History of Monsters | I Love Eve | Let The Ghost Pass | Necro-Men | Out of Order | The Rule o...read more

I love Eve

Screens with these short films: The Chairmaster | The History of Monsters | I Love Eve | Let The Ghost Pass | Necro-Men | Out of Order | The Rule o...read more

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 9:00pm

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 9:00pm
The Haunted Swordsman film still

The Haunted Swordsman

Screens with The Brain that Wouldn't Die and the following shorts: A Wake | Becky | The Haunted Swordsman | The Infiltration | Make A Wish | The Po...read more

BECKY

BECKY

Screens with The Brain that Wouldn't Die and the following shorts: A Wake | Becky | The Haunted Swordsman | The Infiltration | Make A Wish | The Po...read more

The Teachers

The Teachers

Screens with The Brain that Wouldn't Die and the following shorts: A Wake | Becky | The Haunted Swordsman | The Infiltration | Make A Wish | The Po...read more

Popcorn

The Popping

Screens with The Brain that Wouldn't Die and the following shorts: A Wake | Becky | The Haunted Swordsman | The Infiltration | Make A Wish | The Po...read more

awake

A Wake

Screens with The Brain that Wouldn't Die and the following shorts: A Wake | Becky | The Haunted Swordsman | The Infiltration | Make A Wish | The Po...read more

Make A Wish Film still

Make A Wish

Screens with The Brain that Wouldn't Die and the following shorts: A Wake | Becky | The Haunted Swordsman | The Infiltration | Make A Wish | The Po...read more

The Brain That Wouldn't Die

The Brain That Wouldn't Die

Screens with Horror Shorts: A Wake | Becky | The Haunted Swordsman | Infiltration | Make A Wish | The Popping | The Teachers

The Infiltration

Screens with The Brain that Wouldn't Die and the following shorts: A Wake | Becky | The Haunted Swordsman | The Infiltration | Make A Wish | The Po...read more

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 6:30pm

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 6:30pm
Ten Shots man shooting gun

Ten Shots

Screens With Sanzaru and the following short films: Hammurabi | In the Mirrors | Meat Lovers | The Mime | Sound of Silence | Ten Shots

Hammurabi film still

Hammurabi

Screens With Sanzaru and the following short films: Hammurabi | In the Mirrors | Meat Lovers | The Mime | Sound of Silence | Ten Shots

Sanzaru film still

Sanzaru

Screens the following short films: Hammurabi | In the Mirrors | Meat Lovers | The Mime | Sound of Silence | Ten Shots

Meat Lovers film still

Meat Lovers

Screens With Sanzaru and the following short films: Hammurabi | In the Mirrors | Meat Lovers | The Mime | Sound of Silence | Ten Shots

In the Mirrors Film Still

In the Mirrors

Screens With Sanzaru and the following short films: Hammurabi | In the Mirrors | Meat Lovers | The Mime | Sound of Silence | Ten Shots

SOUND OF SILENCE

Screens With Sanzaru and the following short films: Hammurabi | In the Mirrors | Meat Lovers | The Mime | Sound of Silence | Ten Shots

The Mime

Screens With Sanzaru and the following short films: Hammurabi | In the Mirrors | Meat Lovers | The Mime | Sound of Silence | Ten Shots

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 9:15pm

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 9:15pm
Sweet River film still

SWEET RIVER

Screens with the following short films: A Strange Calm | Fragile.com | Kalley's Last Review | We All Scream

A Strange Calm

A Strange Calm

Screens with Sweet River and the following short films: A Strange Calm | Fragile.com | Kalley's Last Review | We All Scream

We All Scream

Screens with Sweet River and the following short films: A Strange Calm | Fragile.com | Kalley's Last Review | We All Scream

Kalley's Last Review

Kalley's Last Review

Screens with Sweet River and the following short films: A Strange Calm | Fragile.com | Kalley's Last Review | We All Scream

Fragile

Fragile.com

Screens with Sweet River and the following short films: A Strange Calm | Fragile.com | Kalley's Last Review | We All Scream

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 7:00pm

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 7:00pm
Mr. Mercedes

MR MERCEDES - FREE SCREENING

Post-screening Q&A with director Jack Bender, stars Justine Lupe, Breeda Wool and Scott Lawrence moderated by Brian Collins follows the screeni...read more

Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Depression

Screens with A Ghost Waits and the following short films: BOS | Feed Your Muse | Masterpiece | Mourn | Theourgia | Things We Dig | Seasonal Depression

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 9:00pm

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 9:00pm
BOS woman in the woods

BOS

Screens with A Ghost Waits and the following short films: BOS | Feed Your Muse | Masterpiece | Mourn | Theourgia | Things We Dig | Seasonal Depression

Lucretia and Kuni are ready for business!

Things We Dig

Screens with A Ghost Waits and the following short films: BOS | Feed Your Muse | Masterpiece | Mourn | Theourgia | Things We Dig | Seasonal Depression

Theourgia

Theourgia

Screens with A Ghost Waits and the following short films: BOS | Feed Your Muse | Masterpiece | Mourn | Theourgia | Things We Dig | Seasonal Depression

A Ghost Waits Film Still

A Ghost Waits

Screens with the following short films: BOS | Feed Your Muse | Masterpiece | Mourn | Theourgia | Things We Dig | Seasonal Depression

Lynne Griffin (Black Christmas [1974]) stars in 'Mourn'

Mourn

Screens with A Ghost Waits and the following short films: BOS | Feed Your Muse | Masterpiece | Mourn | Theourgia | Things We Dig | Seasonal Depression

Feed Your Muse

Feed Your Muse

Screens with A Ghost Waits and the following short films: BOS | Feed Your Muse | Masterpiece | Mourn | Theourgia | Things We Dig | Seasonal Depression

Masterpiece

Masterpiece

Screens with A Ghost Waits and the following short films: BOS | Feed Your Muse | Masterpiece | Mourn | Theourgia | Things We Dig | Seasonal Depression

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 7:00pm
Alvin

Alvin

Screens with Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Halloween4

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Q & A with Danielle Harris follows the screening

Screens with the short film Alvin

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 9:45pm

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 9:45pm
Abracitos by Tony Morales

Abracitos

Screens with Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers and the short film Teething

Halloween 5

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

Screens with the short Abracitos and Teething.

John calls 911

Teething

Screens with Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers and the short film Abracitos

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 7:00pm

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
Miniature film still

Miniature

Screens with Thirst and the following short films: Warm Blood | The Last Leaf | Metavision | My Mother Mary | Miniature | Vikaari | You Wouldn't U...read more

The Last Leaf

The Last Leaf

Screens with Thirst and the following short films: Warm Blood | The Last Leaf | Metavision | My Mother Mary | Miniature | Vikaari | You Wouldn't U...read more

MetaVision

MetaVision

Screens with Thirst and the following short films: Warm Blood | The Last Leaf | Metavision | My Mother Mary | Miniature | Vikaari | You Wouldn't U...read more

An Angelic Guy (Jacob A. Ware) introduces himself

You Wouldn't Understand

Screens with Thirst and the following short films: Warm Blood | The Last Leaf | Metavision | My Mother Mary | Miniature | Vikaari | You Wouldn't U...read more

Thirst still

Thirst

Screens with the following short films: Warm Blood | The Last Leaf | Metavision | My Mother Mary | Miniature | Vikaari | You Wouldn't Understand

Warm Blood film still

Warm Blood

Screens with Thirst and the following short films: Warm Blood | The Last Leaf | Metavision | My Mother Mary | Miniature | Vikaari | You Wouldn't U...read more

Vikaari

Vikaari

Screens with Thirst and the following short films: Warm Blood | The Last Leaf | Metavision | My Mother Mary | Miniature | Vikaari | You Wouldn't U...read more

My Mother Mary

My Mother Mary

Screens with Thirst and the following short films: Warm Blood | The Last Leaf | Metavision | My Mother Mary | Miniature | Vikaari | You Wouldn't U...read more

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Books of Blood Poster
10/06/2020 - 7:00pm
10/07/2020 - 7:00pm
Hansel Poster
10/07/2020 - 7:00pm
Sins of a Werewolf Poster
10/07/2020 - 7:00pm
halloween poster
10/07/2020 - 7:00pm
Halloween 2 Poster
10/07/2020 - 9:45pm
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10/08/2020 - 7:00pm
Initiation INTL Teaser Poster
10/08/2020 - 9:00pm
The Last Man on Earth film poster
10/08/2020 - 9:00pm
10/08/2020 - 9:00pm
10/08/2020 - 9:00pm
Axe to the Face
10/08/2020 - 9:00pm
Klaus Eats Butterflies Poster
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
An Ideal Host Poster
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
MURDER FOR DUMMIES poster
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
Mime Poster
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
Circle of Stone
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
Into the Uncanny Valley Poster
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
Good Head poster
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
Rainy Season
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
Fucking Ghosts
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
"The Appointment" Poster
10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
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10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
A temporary void of reason poster
10/10/2020 - 6:30pm
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Anonymous Animals
10/10/2020 - 6:30pm
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Clean - A Short Film
10/10/2020 - 6:30pm
You and Me Poster
10/10/2020 - 9:00pm
The Little One
10/10/2020 - 9:00pm
10/10/2020 - 9:00pm
CAVEAT
10/10/2020 - 9:00pm
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Necro-Men (OV) Poster
10/11/2020 - 6:30pm
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Out of Order
10/11/2020 - 6:30pm
I Love Eve poster
10/11/2020 - 6:30pm
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awakeposter
10/11/2020 - 9:00pm
Make a Wish - Official Poster
10/11/2020 - 9:00pm
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10/11/2020 - 9:00pm
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10 Shots Poster
10/12/2020 - 6:30pm
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A Strange Calm
10/12/2020 - 9:15pm
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Kalley's Last Review
10/12/2020 - 9:15pm
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Mr Mercedes poster
10/13/2020 - 7:00pm
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Things We Dig film poster
10/13/2020 - 9:00pm
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Mourn (2020)
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Alvin Poster
10/14/2020 - 7:00pm
Halloween 4 poster
10/14/2020 - 7:00pm
Abracitos by Tony Morales
10/14/2020 - 9:45pm
Halloween 5
10/14/2020 - 9:45pm
Teething Poster
10/14/2020 - 9:45pm
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The Last Leaf
10/15/2020 - 7:00pm
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You Wouldn't Understand
10/15/2020 - 7:00pm
Thirst Poster
10/15/2020 - 7:00pm
Warm Blood Poster
10/15/2020 - 7:00pm
Vikaari
10/15/2020 - 7:00pm
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