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About the Sacramento Horror Film Festival

We genuinely thank all the talented


, our generous sponsors, and passionate


fans who have made the efforts of the Sacramento Horror Film Festival possible. Without your love for horror and your dedication to the


none of what we have accomplished could be possible. 

The Sacramento Horror Film Festival was created in 2007 with many purposes. The festival founder desired the festival to be a platform for the

horror filmmaker

while providing a satisfying and valued


going experience to the film patron. 

The SHFF screens more films over fewer days than any other horror film festival thus providing a greater chance for exposure for the horror filmmaker. We have a profound dedication to the

horror genre

. The festival screens all things horror including features, shorts,



music videos

, trailers, and animations. 

We do more than screen a series of films. We enhance the film going experience between film programs by inserting live music, performance art, interactive games, costume contests, and comedy all hosted by horror host personalities. The Sacramento Horror Film Festival is more than a festival- it is multi-faceted arts and entertainment event. 

We provoke filmmaker creativity by issuing annual film challenges open to all filmmakers across the world. The festival hosts educational workshops in various elements of the filmmaking process in order to educate the novice and experienced filmmaker alike. 

It is our mission to promote the

independent filmmaker

, his/her projects and talent therein, while offering an unique and entertaining cinematic experience to fans of the horror genre while further establishing Sacramento as a city of the arts. 

The SHFF was acclaimed for being "The Best Place for a Real Horror Show" in the "2008 Best of: Unauthorized" issue of the Sacramento News & Review. 

The festival chooses to utilize the Historic Colonial Theatre in Sacramento, CA. The Colonial Theatre doors first opened in 1939.

The festival director operates the festival with the support of its fellowship of

horror fanatics

and filmmakers. 

Founded in 2007 by Tim Meunier. 

SHFF attitude and mantra - "Love Horror."