SCREAMFEST EVENTS

Gremlins holiday horror

at Screamfest Fears & Beers Gremlins screening.

The Fears & Beers Bride of Chucky Screening with special guest Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, & Alexis Arquette.

Chucky in attendance

at Screamfest Fears & Beers Bride of Chucky screening.

Screamfest blood drive with the Red Cross in Hollywood, CA

Mixer at Skinny's bar in North Hollywood.

Mixer at Te'kila in Hollywood.

Mixer at Te'kila in Hollywood.

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Screamfest Horror Film Festival offers audiences 10 days of horror films in an extraordinary festival experience. In addition to showcasing the best of horror from around the world, Screamfest features almost monthly industry mixers for great networking opportunities.

We have added special screenings of classic horror films to the mix. These screenings are themed with beer drinking games, horror themed prizes and if we are lucky, special guests of the film in attendance. We work with partners to provide you with free screening opportunities as well. Photo galleries are posted a few days after each event in our blog.

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SCREAM Fears & Beers

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 7:30pm

Boozing it up at bars is fun and all, but even that can get boring after awhile. The antidote is the Fears & Beers 20th Anniversary screening of SCREAM on Thursday December 8th at 7:30PM at the TCL Chinese Theatres 6 in Hollywood & Highland. Join us for a fun evening of SCREAM trivia with PRIZES!! A Q&A with David Arquette follows the screening.

FUN FACTS

The original title of the film was Scary Movie, but it was changed to Scream by the Weinstein brothers—then the heads of the film’s production company, Miramax—in the middle of production. They allegedly decided on the change because Harvey Weinstein was listening to the Michael Jackson song “Scream” in his car with his brother Bob. They both liked the title for a horror movie.

Screenwriter Kevin Williamson was partially inspired by a real life series of student murders in Gainesville, Florida in 1990, perpetrated by killer Danny Harold Rolling who was later dubbed “The Gainesville Ripper.” Williams was also inspired by John Carpenter’s 1978 horror classic, Halloween, his favorite movie.

The sleepy little town of Woodsboro just woke up screaming. There's a killer in their midst who's seen a few too many scary movies. Suddenly nobody is safe, as the psychopath stalks victims, taunts them with trivia questions, then rips them to bloody shreds. It could be anybody...

Tickets are $16.00 and includes a complimentary beer for guest who are 21+. Purchase your tickets by clicking the ticket link. Trivia game with Prizes! A Q&A will follow the screening with Deputy Dewey, actor David Arquette. Let the SCREAMS begin!

SEE PHOTOS OF THE SCREENING HERE.

Past Events

FEARS & BEERS >>BRIDE OF CHUCKY SCREENING!

SCREAMFEST & MGN FIVE STAR CINEMA presents FEARS & BEERS with a special screening of Bride of Chucky with special guest Don Mancini, Corey Sienega, Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif & Alexis Arquette, held at the sleek MGN Five Star Cinema in Glendale on April 24, 2014 at 8PM.

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Screamfest June Mixer

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What a great time we had at our mixer at Delphine in Hollywood, CA Thursday night. Check out our photos from the mixer and see all the fun we were having. If you couldn't make it, be sure to join us next time. Like us on Facebook or Check back on our site for the next date.

Some highlights of the evening: Ashley C. Williams from The Human Centipede was in attendance representing her new neon noir revenge thriller Julia screening in October. Actor Carter Roy was representing his film Refuge which will be premiering at Screamfest in October as well. Naked Zombie Girl (Instant Cult Classic! ) director Rickey Bird and producer Nick Reisinger joined the good times. Don't miss their short film in October.

We love seeing our Screamfest family: Ray McDermott of Film Radar, Sean Decker of Dread Central,
Victor Phan, Ryan Amendt & friends, Lydelle Jackson, Cezil Reed, Phyllis Kemp, Bill Millsap, Angelica Ulloa (Our Kick Ass photographer!), Drina Durazo and meeting new friends.

It was great to see our friends Gavin Hignight and Luke LaBeau from Fearnet & Icons of Fright hanging out and our previous alumni. Alumni sightings: Justin Dix director of the award winning film Crawlspace at our 2012 festival. Actress Bel Delia from the award winning film The Tunnel from our 2011 festival. John Michael Elfers director of Finale premiered at our 2009 festival. Micah Delhauer the writer of The Edge of Oblivion won the Best Screenplay award at our 2013 festival. Michael Strode director of the student short Black Gulch from our 2003 festival. Christian Ackerman, short film director of The Summoners featured at our 2013 festival.

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