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My Bloody Valentine 3D has everything a slasher flick needs to get your heart pumping this Valentine’s Day. Snuggle up to your date, friends or come solo, grab your complimentary beer for ticket holders 21+ and enjoy the spectacularly gory murders all in glorious 3D. A Q&A with director Patrick Lussier and other cast tba.
Event Dec 22, 2022
Want to have a blast this January, Friday the 13th? Then join us at our Screamfest Fears & Beers screening of Friday the 13th Part III in 3D at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. This film is a total blast to watch with a crowd!!
Article Mar 28, 2022
You and a guest are invited to an in-person screening of YOU WON'T BE ALONE, which premiered to critical acclaim at this year's Sundance Film Festival
Article Nov 02, 2021
While I obviously didn't know who he was at the time, the first Wes Craven movie I ever saw was DEADLY FRIEND, thanks to frequent cable showings when I was about seven years old.
Event Oct 04, 2021
It's going to be groovy! Double feature screening of Evil Dead II and Army of Darkness. An in person Q&A with Bruce Campbell follows the Evil Dead II screening. Evil Dead II (1987)
Article Mar 18, 2021
Over the past decade, there has been a welcome shift in the use of CGI when it comes to low budget/independent genre films.
Event Dec 11, 2020
Silent Night Deadly Night & New Year's Evil! THURSDAY DEC 10TH, 2020 AT 7PM REGENCY THE PLANT DRIVE-IN - VAN NUYS
Event May 13, 2019
The FEARS & BEERS 20th Anniversary screening of Deep Blue Sea Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 7:30PM TCL Chinese 6 Theaters 6801 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
Event Mar 26, 2019
This Screeing is SOLD OUT!! Check out the PHOTOS from A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master screening! Are You Ready For Freddy? Join us for the Fears & Beers 30th Anniversary Screening of A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master.
Event Jan 07, 2019
Join us for the Friday the 13th: Part II screening on Jan 29, 2019 at 7:30PM. Purchase bottles of Crystal Lake wine online here for pick up at the event and have it signed by Adrienne King in person! Please order your wine by January 22nd to ensure shipping arrival time.
Event May 01, 2018
Just in time for prom season and back on the big screen for one night only in Los Angeles! Come celebrate the 10 year anniversary of DANCE OF THE DEAD on Saturday, May 19th 7:30PM with the cast & filmmakers. A Night to Remember prom party follows the screening! Dress in your zombie best! A winning prom queen and king will be crowned
Article Feb 27, 2018
There are countless, highly diverse horror films from across the globe that Screamfest has showcased at its festival events.
Event Jan 04, 2018
Join us January 12th, 2018 at 7:30PM for the 30th anniversary of cult classic Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988) Fears & Beers screening at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. Check out PHOTOS from the fun time we had at the 30th Anniversary screening!
Article Sep 14, 2017
In combination with the recent Screamfest announcement that we would be hosting the North American premiere of the much-anticipated Leatherface, and the recent and devastating loss of the great Tobe Hooper, this is the perfect time to honor the franchise that stemmed from his original masterpiece, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
Article Jun 08, 2017
The 1990’s are often thought of as having relatively little to contribute in the way of quality genre films. While I can see the truth in this, I think there were some very special and unique films to emerge from the decade, especially within the confines of the unique subgenres that emerged.
Event May 12, 2017
This past Saturday, May 6, Screamfest hosted our most recent Fears & Beers screening, a series of events and screenings sponsored by Shock Top where guests can enjoy a movie and a beer included in their ticket, often with special guest Q&As.
Article Mar 16, 2017
Often considered to be the master of “body horror”, David Cronenberg has spent the last four decades constructing a signature style that is often copied but rarely matched.
Article Feb 16, 2017
What’s better than a scary movie? A much shorter scary movie! Well okay, maybe not, but it will impinge on your highly coveted spare time much less. So, in honor of the weekly releases of short films on the Screamfest Youtube page, and of course Women in Horror month, here are five spine-tingling short films directed by women:
Event Sep 27, 2016
Got your ticket? Join us for a cocktail reception at Sid's Bar and good times with the Dead Right Horror Trivia Night gang! Meet Murdering Psychopath Mick Taylor at a Special Screening of Pop’s Wolf Creek, Inspired By The Cult Movie - Q&A moderated by the Festival Ambassador Lydia Hearst.
Festival Sep 07, 2016
HOLLYWOOD – Sept. 7, 2016 – America’s largest and longest running horror film festival, Screamfest Horror Film Festival, announces the first wave of its official 2016 film line up.
Festival May 25, 2016
Central Intelligence will open the 20th annual American Black Film Festival on June 15 in Miami.
HOLLYWOOD – Oct. 23, 2015 – We are pleased to announce the 2015 Festival winners at last night's Awards reception that took place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. The award winners were presented the coveted Screamfest Skull Award last night for winning in the following categories.
Festival Sep 03, 2015
SEPTEMBER 03, 2015 10:00am PT by Borys Kit from Hollywood Reporter. The scary movie will close out t
Festival Nov 20, 2014
We were fortunate to have many filmmakers of short films attend the 2014 festival. The quality of these short films is astounding! Click on the photo link to see photos of some of the amazing short filmmakers that attended the 2014 festival.
Festival Nov 06, 2014
"The Creep Behind the Camera" Premiere-- Black Carpet and Q&A on Sunday October 19th at Screamfest Horror Film Festival.
Festival Nov 03, 2014
"I Survived a Zombie Holocaust" Premiere-- Black Carpet and Q&A on Saturday October 18th at Screamfest Horror Film Festival.
Festival Nov 03, 2014
Screamfest celebrated the Los Angeles Premiere of Suburban Gothic on October 18th, 20146 at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Suburban Gothic is director Richard Bates Jr's second film following Excision, his gruesome horror about a disturbed teen's mental state.
"Wrong Turn 6 - Last Resort" Premiere-- Black Carpet and Q&A on Friday October 17th at Screamfest Horror Film Festival. Video courtesy of John Elfers. Wrong Turn 6 red carpet and Q&A photos by Angelica Ulloa.
Event Apr 25, 2014
What a wonderful evening we had at the FEARS & BEERS screening of Bride of Chucky with special guest Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif & Alexis Arquette, held at the sleek MGN Five Star Cinema in Glendale on April 24th.
Festival Oct 09, 2013
The feature film Beneath opened the 13th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival held October 8th, 2013 to a sold out crowd. Our Screamfest photographer Angelica Ulloa captured the excitement of Opening Night. Click on the link below to see all the festival photos.
Festival Sep 13, 2013
Hollywood, CA., September 13, 2013 – Screamfest®, the preeminent horror festival in the country, and what the LA Weekly calls “the best place to get a jump on tomorrow’s cult hits” kicks off its 13th annual event in Los Angeles on October 8 through October 17 at the Laemmle NoHo 7 (5240 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601). Screamfest Announces Competitive Short Films Hollywood, C
Festival Sep 07, 2013
Hollywood, CA., September 4, 2013 – Screamfest®, the preeminent horror festival in the country, and what the LA Weekly calls “the best place to get a jump on tomorrow’s cult hits” kicks off its 13th annual event in Los Angeles on October 8 through October 17 at the Laemmle NoHo 7 (5240 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601). Hollywood, CA., September 4, 2013 ? Screamfest?,
10 days of HORROR October 11th - 20th at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Los Angeles. Individual tickets and badges on sale now.