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October 2018

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2018 Opening Night Party

2018 Opening Night Party

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Please join us for our Opening Night Party at the unbelievable Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium located across from Hollywood & Highland at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028. Ripley’s, the only place in Hollywood where you’ll find shrunken heads, a 12ft tall Transformer sculpture made of scrap car parts, and an authentic vampire killing kit. Purchasing this ticket provides admission to the Opening Night Party at Ripley's.

Please bring your receipt via phone or printout to the Will Call table in the theater lobby to pick up your party bracelet. This amazing party includes eats - drinks & attraction. Must be 21 and over to drink.

Join us if you dare!

See photos from the party by clicking on the picture icon.

Tickets are non-refundable.

10/09/2018 - 9:30pm
 
 
 
 
Creating Creator Workshop

Creating Creator Workshop

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Middle school and Elementary students from LAUSD Local District Central, LAUSD Local District East, El Monte, Duarte Unified School District and SAUSD arrived at the TCL Chinese for a day of films and filmmaking workshops. The kids enjoyed screenings of the student film Alien Hunters Genesis, Totem and Attack of the Potato Clock with filmmaker Ji Young Na for a Q&A after the screening.

These talented 4th graders from Santa Ana Unified School District wrote, directed, acted, and produced their own movie, ‘Alien Hunters Genesis'. These young filmmakers were given the opportunity to screen their movie on the big screen at this years festival.

The busy day was spent with some students attending the film screenings, while other students participated in filmmaking workshops that included: screenwriting, make up, camera, sound, acting, and directing. The camera workshop in some cases was the first time some of these students had used a camera this way before. Students were challenged to write questions and interview other students, the filmmakers, and their teachers with encouragement to explore shots and perspective.

Students attending the directing workshop lead by Sam and Lee Boxleitner explored everything from shot lists to working with actors.

Composer and Sound engineer Andrew K Edwards worked with the students to create new sounds by using everyday sounds recorded by the students.

Special FX make-up with Hillary Hall was a popular workshop with the students. Simply using toilet paper to create a paper mâché with some makeup allowed the students to learn DIY FX skills. Check out the photos to see for yourself!
Due to the popularity, a second make-up workshop featured zombie creations of Hillary Hall with students of Duarte Unified School District , LAUSD Local District East and LAUSD Local District Central Obama MS.

The workshops at Screamfest covered many aspects of filmmaking but it all begins with a story. Screenwriter Jessica Galasso offered a roundtable where students explored the development of a story from the idea to the three acts on the page.

Special thank you to Creating Creators, the students and all the filmmakers that prepared workshops sampling their expertise for the students

Photo credit: Luis Horacio Pineda

10/12/2018 - 10:30am
 
 
 
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CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS RECEPTION

CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS RECEPTION

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Join us for CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS & RECEPTION as we celebrate the filmmakers of the 2018 SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL. The reception will commence at 9:30PM, enjoy bites & beverages at a location to be announced. This ticket includes admission to the CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS & RECEPTION only. Must be 21+ to drink alcohol. Bring your smartphone Screamfest or Paypal receipt to the WILL CALL table located in the lobby of the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters on the 3rd level to pick you your party band.

Filmmakers and full pass holders are admitted to the event. Please complete the rsvp list below to indicate that you will be attending. If you do not have a FILMMAKER BADGE or FULL PASS BADGE, you will not receive access to the party and will need to purchase a ticket.

Tickets are non-refundable

10/18/2018 - 9:30pm
 
 
 
 
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