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AUGUST 9th:  StocktonCon "The Cosplay Horror" Filmmaker Challenge Screening at Stockton Arena

OCTOBER 10th - 12th:  The 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival

OCTOBER 10th:  Amber's Sweets Troll 2

OCTOBER 11th:  Amber's Sweets REPO! The Genetic Opera & The Devil's Carnival

OCTOBER 31st:  Amber's Sweets The Rocky Horror Picture Show




The StocktonCon & Sacramento Horror Film Festival NO ENTRY FEE Filmmaker Challenge!

All suitable entries will be screened at StocktonCon August 9th at the Stockton Arena at 4pm.


The top 3 entries will receive prize bundles as well as official program placement in the 2014 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival (includes IMDB credit).

The theme for this challenge.... THE COSPLAY HORROR.


Download the PDF. Follow the rules. Make film no longer than 5 minutes in length (including credits). Submit your film to us online and mail or scan to us your entry form. If you're under 18 you need a parent or guardian to sign!

Download the entry form here.


Download the official August 2014 StocktonCon Flyer here.




This flyer is a required prop for your film!


Filmmakers of ALL skill levels are welcomed to participate. There is NO entry fee. We will only screen your film if your film is family friendly and if you follow the rules and guidlines.


All entries are due by 10pm, August 1st, 2014.

Don't hesitate! Make your film TODAY! LOVE HORROR!!!






We want to offer a very special thanks to the following individuals who helped us achieve our 2014 Amber's Sweets Prop & Set fundraising goal on IndieGoGo.












Former WWE talent AL SNOW will appear at the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival October 10th - 12th, 2014!






Guest of Honor JORDU SCHELL confirmed to appear at the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival!


Jordu Schell, sculptor and Master Concept Designer, Schell Sculpture Studio, has taught around the world, and at some of the most prestigious companies in the industry, including Industrial Light and Magic, Tippett Studio, Blizzard Entertainment, Blur Studio, Millennium Effects, Dreamworks and many more.

He and his studio have been providing concept art in the industry for over ten years, while Jordu has been in the film and television industry since 1987. His talent as a designer and sculptor is world renowned, and his credits include: “Avatar”, “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”, “300”, “Hellboy”, “Aliens vs. Predator – Requiem”, “Men in Black”, “The Mist”, “Batman Returns”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Alien: Resurrection”, “The X-Files Movie”, “Predator II”, “Galaxy Quest”, “Evolution”, “Babylon 5-The Series” (on which he designed an emmy award-winning creature make-up and the first fully digital creature for a television series), and many more. Schell Sculpture Studio is a full service sculpture and design facility with a wealth of talent, specializing in creature and character design, props, prototypes for toys and model kits, general special effects work, and creature design classes.

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Special Guest RYAN FRANCIS is confirmed to appear at the 8th Annual SHFF!


Star of the cult hit THANKSKILLING and director of Troma's THE BIKER WARRIOR BABE vs. THE ZOMBIE BABIES FROM HELL will be in attendance during the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival!

Catch THANKSKILLING on Netflix today!









OCTOBER 10th, 2014.  Opening Night of the 8th Annual SHFF.

That's right. We are crazy enough to do this: Troll 2. The Shadow Cast!  October 10th, on opening night of the Sacramento Horror Film Festival, Amber's Sweets presents TROLL 2:  On Stage.  On Screen!


Special Guests Include...

Darren Ewing (OH MY GOD!)  

Deborah Reed (Troll2Queen)  


Email for details. This is a shadow cast event.






Coming to the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival, October 11th, 2014...

Amber's Sweets Presents: REPO! The Genetic Opera featuring The Devil's Carnival

On Stage. On Screen. Witness REPO! as it has never been seen before with scenes from The Devil's Carnival blended into the show for the most unique goth opera shadow cast experience ever presented.


Special Guests of Honor Include:

Tickets, Showtimes, and additional details TBA.








THE ZOOPY MONSTERS return to the Sacramento Horror Film Festival October 12th!


"Part puppet show, part rock band and part burlesque, The Zoopy Show’s characters come adorned in Muppets-from-hell costumes, supplemented by their own troupe of go-go dancers called the Zoopy Girlz. Comprised of gigantic monster musicians born 8,000 years ago on the other end of the universe, Fartfire the Dragon, Dancing Piggy Boy and Slee-nard serve up electronic, dancy punk that occasionally breaks into lounge territory—music supposedly taught to them by a drug-addled, womanizing puppet named Zappato. Described by the band as “live Japanimation,” The Zoopy Show is as much a carnival sideshow as it is a live concert performance; it’s also the subject of an upcoming graphic novel called They Came to Earth." —MATT SULLIVAN (





Are You Addicted to Fear?


Do you love horror? Are you curious how the genre effects the mind? Read our latest article... Horror Films and the Mind – Are You Addicted to Fear?






Read the article here, and thank you to everyone who voted and has supported the Sacramento Horror Film Festival over the last 7 years!






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2014 Festival Dates: October 10th - 12th

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The Sacramento Horror Film Festival proudly announces its newest sponsor:  Metropolis Comix!

Metropolis Comix has been gracious enough to sponsor gift and prize packs for the Sacramento Horror Film Festival and Amber's Sweets events!  Please visit and support the best comic book shop in Sacramento!  Love Metropolis Comix today!

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