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2016 SHOW DATES:

SATURDAY, September 17th,2016:  Final SHFF & SINCC Fundraiser and Film Festival at Alley Katz Citrus Heights.

FRIDAY, October 7th, 2016, SATURDAY October 8th, 2016:  The 10th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival.

SATURDAY, October 15th, 2016 - SUNDAY, October 16th, 2016:  Sinister Creature Con 2016

SATURDAY, October 29th, 2016 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

SATURDAY, Decemkber 10th, 2016 - FIGHT NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE with Kung Fury & Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World.  

  


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The Sacramento Horror Film Festival will soon be doing business as "Love Horror Events".  Currently, The Sacramento Horror Film Festival is comprised of much more than its titular 3 day event in October.  The Sacramento Horror Film Festival produces The Love Horror Short Film Festival, The Cult Classic Double Feature, Sinister Creature Con (an sfx and horror in culture convention), Sinister Summer (a film and performance revue summer series), Amber's Sweets The Rocky Horror Picture Show with LIVE Shadow Cast, Amber's Sweets REPO! The Genetic Opera with LIVE Shadow Cast, the Sacramento Horror Film Festival, and more.  In 2016, we are producing over 13 individual events.

 

If you are looking for guaranteed visibility for your brand, company, or project, consider advertising with the Sacramento Horror Film Festival.  For a small fee, your logo will be visible to all of our patrons throughout the evening.  Not only will your logo be seen slide show format as patrons enter the auditorium, but the image will also be seen before the start of the show as well as during intermission.  For an additional fee, we will play your commercial or trailer before the start of the film.  The Sacramento Horror Film Festival and Love Horror Events produce 10 to 15 film shows per year throughout all of the seasons.  

 

Email Tim@SacHorrorFilmFest.com today for details.

 

 


AMERICAN HORROR STORY REVUE & SHORT FILM FESTIVAL!  ALLEY KATZ CITRUS HEIGHTS...  SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2016 

 

THE FINAL FUNDRAISER FOR THE SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL OF 2016!

AMERICAN HORROR STORY THEMED REVUE & TRIBUTE!

Burlesque.  Stand-up.  Short Films.  Fire Performances.  Live Music.

Costume Contest!  Best AHS themed and Halloween themed dress awarded crummy prizes and a few cools ones too!

Free for the 21+!  Food and drink specials all evening.

*Just added*  We will be screening the Sacramento premiere of DOLLY DEADLY at midnight!

 

Facebook Event Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1617333718558738/


 10th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival


October 7th - 8th, 2016

Historic Colonial Theatre.  

3522 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA.

 

 

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of horror in the state capitol of California.

Two days of horror inspired performances, horror genre short films, feature films, documentaries, music videos, animated & experimental films, special programs, lectures, and more will grace the stage and screen of the 10th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival.

Do you love horor? The Sacramento Horror Film Festival is the place to be.

 

2 Day Passes

 

$30 Silver 2 Day Pass

Includes all events, performances, and screenings October 7th & 8th, 2016.

 

$45 Gold 2 Day Pass

Includes all events October 7th & 8th including a collector's badge, an 11"x17" exclusive "Horror Girl" print by Gianluca Mattia, and a NEW retro design SHFF t-shirt!

 

Single Day Passes

 

$20 Friday Pass

 

$25 Saturday Pass

 

Purchase your pass and reserve your seats to the show today!

We are celebrating 10 years of horror in Sacramento!

 

 

Program and Schedule TBA

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Sinister Creature Con: October 15th & 16th, 2016

Sacramento Horror Film Festival's very own horror and sfx convention has returned for 2016!

Sinister Creature Con takes place October 15th & 16th, 2016 at the Scottish Rite Center in Sacramento, CA.

General admission and VIP packages are available now! For further information please visit www.SinisterCreatureCon.com

 

 

Purchase your Sinister Creature Con tickets early and save!

 

 

 

 

 


ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW HALLOWEEN EDITION!  OCTOBER 29TH, 2019.  10PM.  Historic Colonial Theatre, Sacramento.

 

Don't dream it, be it!  Ghouls, goblins, transylvanians unite!  Dress in your best Halloween themed RHPS costume and win some crappy prizes and a few not so crappy ones too!  Showtime begins at 10PM.  No refunds.  No exchanges.

 

Venue approved prop kits are available for purchase.  If you assemble your prop kit from home, email us so you know what NOT to bring.  Some items are prohibited.  Why?  Because "traditional" prop kit items ruin theatres, hence why not many theatres allow RHPS in their venue anymore. We want to keep coming back to entertain so please, don't bring prohibited items into the building. 

 

Halloween VIP Packages and General Admission seats are available now.

 

 

 

 


 

 THE "FIGHT NIGHT" DOUBLE FEATURE!

KUNG FURY & SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD!

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH, 2016.  8PM SHOWTIME.

Special guest in attendance:  Andreas "THOR" Cahling from Kung Fury!

Special themed performances in tribute to both films!

 

Tickets on sale soon.

 

 


 

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING FILMS FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL!


THE 10TH ANNUAL SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE OCTOBER 7TH - 9TH, 2016 AT THE HISTORIC COLONIAL THEATRE IN SACRAMENTO, CA.

SUBMIT YOUR FILM USING THE FILMFREEWAY OR WITHOUTABOX LINKS BELOW.

 

 

 

 


 

The 4th Annual Love Horror Short Film Festival is now accepting short film entries!

The Love Horror Short Film Festival began as festival to celebrate the best short film selections from past editions of the Sacramento Horror Film Festival.  Now a summer staple of the arts, The Love Horror Short Film Festival is accepting new entries into programming!  Part horror inspired revue and variety show, part horror film festival, The Love Horror Short Film Festival is one of the most unique film festivals on the west coast.  Established in 2014 by the Sacramento Horror Film Festival.

 

The film entry process for The Love Horror Short Film Festival 2017 is EXCLUSIVE to FilmFreeWay.com.  Click the link below and enter your horror short film today!

 

 


 

 

2015 Official Award Winners 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival

 

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

In Violet – Entomophobia 4min

Entomophobia is the first music video for the London based band In Violet. It centres around the fear of insects and features tons of creepy crawlies, out to spook unsuspecting humans.

Directed by Robin Rippmann

 

THE "LOVE HORROR" AWARD Exceptional storytelling & creavtity in honor of the genre.

Night of the Slasher 11min

A 'shot-in-one-take' slasher film about a teenage girl who must commit horror movie sins by drinking alcohol, doing drugs, and having sex in order to lure a masked killer and defeat him.

Directed by Shant Hamassian 

 

BEST HORROR COMEDY

Bad Guy #2 10min

In this practical-effects driven splatter comedy one bad guy discovers that moving up in a crime ring has its downsides. Just as his new career starts, it might already be coming to an end. He'll either have to set an example or become one.

Directed by Chris McInroy

 

BEST OF FESTIVAL - ARTISTIC DIRECTION / SET DESIGN

The Pond 15min

The Pond is a poetic horror story, set in the early 1900’s, about a young girl, Kris (8), who tries to unravel the mystery of the dark pond behind her parents’ house…

Directed by Jeroen Dumoulein

 

BEST OF FESTIVAL - CINEMATOGRAPHY

Market St. 8min

On a seemingly ordinary commute in San Francisco, a woman finds herself on a journey of terror aboard a mysterious streetcar.

Directed by Carlos Baena

 

BEST OF FESTIVAL - ACTING

Landmine Goes Click  110min

Trapped on top of an armed landmine, an American tourist and his girlfriend are terrorized by a hunter and his dog.

 

BEST DIRECTION - SHORT FILM

Lapsus 30min

Terry is a psychologically disturbed predator whose sinister playground is a laundromat. Terry is a victim of an unknown phenomena that literature considers as a Lapsus memoriae -or a slip of memory.

Directed by Karim Ouaret

 

BEST OF FESTIVAL - SPECIAL EFFECTS

The Storyteller 96min

Dennis Peterson (Fred Koehler) encounters his evil reflection in an antique mirror. The reflection is stronger, smarter, more powerful than he is. Soon the reflection is telling him what to do, telling him to do bad things.


BEST OF FESTIVAL - FEATURE FILM

The Storyteller 96min

Dennis Peterson (Fred Koehler) encounters his evil reflection in an antique mirror. The reflection is stronger, smarter, more powerful than he is. Soon the reflection is telling him what to do, telling him to do bad things.

 

BEST OF FESTIVAL - SHORT FILM

The Boy 9min

When immigrant parents start to notice disturbing behavior in their only son, they call on a local tribal healer to rid him of the evil demon.

Directed by Cayman Grant

 


SHFF ANNOUNCES ITS INTENTION TO PRODUCE THE OFFICIAL GEORGE A. ROMERO'S NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD THEATRICAL STAGE PRODUCTION!

 

 

For Immediate Release. February 13th, 2015: The Sacramento Horror Film Festival's very own theatrical stage troupe BLOOD SOAKED SUGAR CUBES will debut in October 2016 with a 100% theatrical production of the OFFICIAL STAGE PLAY PRODUCTION of "George A. Romero's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD" at the Historic Colonial Theatre, in Sacramento, CA. This is NOT a shadowcast.

 

About the play: Night of the Living Dead Live is a fun and hilarious re-imagining of George A. Romero’s legendary classic. Set in 1968 and presented in all black and white, it literally feels like the film has been brought to life and placed on stage. The play lovingly examines the movie itself, the period in which it was made, and the film’s undying influence on the horror genre. 

Night of the Living Dead was produced at a time of incredible social and political upheaval. The Vietnam war; the civil rights movement; the collapse of the patriarchal, nuclear family; and growing mistrust of the government and media are just some of the themes that influenced both the filmmakers and their audience. The film itself was met with controversy for featuring an African American protagonist and realistic horror images; both ground breaking attributes for the time period. The gritty, black and white cinematography made the action seem more like television news footage than a Saturday matinee horror film. This made the images that much more “real” and frightening to an unsuspecting audience. And yet, possibly the most controversial element to The Night Of The Living Dead was the ending… Everybody dies! Even the hero doesn’t survive. That was unheard of for any movie at that time, and made the movie unpalatable to some and innovative and inspired to others. Even though it featured images of racial violence, cannibalism, and social anarchy, it was the grim, unhappy ending that stuck with people. It is a hallmark that has carried through the genre until today. No guaranteed survivors! Night Of The Living Dead Live is a theatrical tribute to all of the elements that make this cinematic masterpiece so endearing. More than just a recreation of the story, the play celebrates the history and influence of the movie. Done through a series of multiple endings, the characters are all faced with different issues and challenges desperately trying to survive the night. However, their contrasting personalities and agendas always seem to affect the group from working together which leaves us all wondering could anyone survive a Night of the Living Dead? 

 

If you are interested in participating in this production in any facet, please email Tim Meunier at tim@sachorrorfilmfest.com.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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