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2015 SHOW DATES:
FRIDAY thru SUNDAY, October 9th - 11th, 2015: The 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival
SATURDAY thru SUNDAY, October 17th & 18th, 2015: Sinister Creature Con
FRIDAY, October 30th, 2015: Show To Be Announced
SATURDAY, October 31st, 2015: The Rocky Horror Picture Show "Halloween" Edition
THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR INDIEGOGO SUPPORTERS!
THANK YOU to all of the superstar individuals who contributed to our LSOH prop fund! Unfortunately we did not reach our intended goal. We do plan however on bringing the LSOH show to our roster in 2016. Thank you again!
Christa F Hodson
All others who contributed did not leave us a name to pimp out so thank you everyone!
The 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival is the place to be to explore your love and adoration of the genre. Over 50 independent short and feature films will grace the silver screen of the historic Colonial Theatre this fall.
The Sacramento Horror Film Festival has been voted "One of the Coolest Film Festival's in the World" by Movie Maker Magazine in 2013.
We are more than a horror film festival. We are a horror culture experience. Workshops, panel discussions, costume contests, stand up comedy, burlesque, performance art, puppetry, dark circus acts, and more can be experienced at the Sacramento Horror Film Festival.
This year's guests of honor: Master's of Horror creator Mick Garris, A Serbian Film Creator's Srdjan Spasojevik & Aleksandar Radivojevic, and sfx legend Alec Gillis!
Hosted by Jamie DeWolf & Sidney Sin.
Please note. Our screening of A SERBIAN FILM will be the first screening we enforce an 18+ policy.
The 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival will also feature a special 40th Anniversary Presentation of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, shadowcasted by SHFF's very own AMBER'S SWEETS Shadow Cast.
Tickets for the 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival will go on sale by 8/15.
9th ANNUAL SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL TICKETING OPTIONS:
SUPER PRESALE TICKET OPTION 1
9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival 3 Day Pass and Sinister Creature Con 2 Day VIP Pass Package: $40 plus processing fee.
This horror lover's package gives you access all 3 days to every event the 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival has to offer. Witness all the screenings, performances, panel discussions, workshops, competitions, Amber's Sweets Rocky Horror October 10th screening and performance, and more October 9th - 11th. THAT'S NOT ALL! You will also receive a coupon code valid for VIP entry to SINISTER CREATURE CON the following weekend October 17th & 18th, 2015 at the Scottish Rite Center in Sacramento, CA. What is Sinister Creature Con? Sinister Creature Con is the Sacramento Horror Film Festival's very own sfx, make-up, and horror in culture convention! Featuring Barry Bostwick, Patricia Quinn, Nell Cambell, Howard Berger, Kristin Bauer, and FaceOff Alumni! Once you confirm your combo purchase you will be emailed within 2 business days a coupon code good for VIP 2 Day Pass access to Sinister Creature Con 2015.
No combo sales will be allowed beyond October 1st. 3 Day SHFF Passes ala cart will be $50. VIP Sinister Creature Con 2 Day Pass standard price is $30 - while supplies last. This is a savings of $40! Because both of these events are SHFF events, we have the ability to offer this amazing deal but only for a limited quantity and for only a limited time! Super Presale Combo Deal ends October 1st.
You get with the 3 Day Pass/ VIP Sinister Creature Con Combo:
9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival Collector's Badge
Access to all screenings, workshops, events, and performances including Amber's Sweets Rocky Horror on October 10th.
A coupon code good for a VIP 2 Day Pass to Sinister Creature Con 2015. You will be emailed your code within 2 business days following purchase. Go to SinisterCreatureCon.com and find the tickets link and redeem your code at that time.
Purchase your pass as the button/link below for the 9th SHFF 3 Day Pass & Sinister Creature Con VIP Pass Combo.
SUPER PRESALE TICKET OPTION 2
9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival 3 Day Pass: $30 plus processing fee.
Super Presale Pricing ends October 1st. 3 Day Pass Standard Price $50.
The 3 Day Event Pass gives you access all 3 days to every event the 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival has to offer. Witness all the screenings, performances, panel discussions, workshops, competitions, Amber's Sweets Rocky Horror screening and performance, and more October 9th - 11th.
You get with the SHFF 3 Day Pass:
9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival Collector's Badge
Access to all screenings, workshops, events, and performances including Amber's Sweets Rocky Horror.
THE SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL PROUDLY BRINGS TO YOU...
SINISTER CREATURE CON
OCTOBER 17th & 18th 2015
THIS IS MORE THAN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA'S NEWEST HORROR CONVENTION!
SINISTER CREATURE CON IS A CONVENTION & EXPO CELEBRATING
MAKEUP ARTISTS, MASK MAKERS, SFX, CONCEPT ARTISTS &
THE ART OF THE CREATURE.
COMING TO THE SCOTTISH RITE MASONIC CENTER
6151 H Street, Sacramento CA 95819
Email TIM@SACHORRORFILMFEST.COM for Vendor, Exhibitor, Industry, & Artist Tables.
Email TIM@SACHORRORFILMFEST.COM for Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunties.
Amber's Sweets Rocky Horror Picture Show RETURNS for TWO special October events!
October 10th, 2015: Amber's Sweets 40th Anniversary Edition of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Exclusively during the 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival.
Receive access with your 3 Day 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival Event Pass. No VIP options for this show. Limited general admission tickets on sale. WE ARE TALKING LIMITED!
This event takes place Saturday, October 10th, 2015, during the 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival, at 10:30PM. 10:30PM Showtime. If you are already planning to attend the 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival then please purchase your 3 day pass as this special screening and performance is included. If you have no intentions of seeing any other screening during the 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival, please click the ticket purchase link below to reserve your seat to this special screening.
October 31st, 2015: Amber's Sweets Halloween Edition of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. 9:30PM.
Celebrate Halloween ROCKY HORROR style! See below for our various ticketing options!
ULTIMATE TRICK 'R TREAT VIP: ONE PASS FOR TWO PEOPLE! $200
Perfect for couple's, first date, best friends, etc! This pass is good for TWO people. Receive TWO exclusive VIP prints from Paul Allen celebrating Rocky Horror this Halloween, receive TWO venue approved prop kits, receive two reserved seats EXCLUSIVE to only YOU in our upstairs VIP viewing room overlooking the entire Colonial Theatre. This is arguably the best seat in the house! That's not all. You also have the CHOICE of playing Ralph and Bettie Hapshat in the shadowcast production! It's so easy and you don't even need a costume. Psst, no one to date has taken us up on this perk. Will you be the first? You'll also receive an assortment of your favorite candy, soda, and if you're 21+, alcoholic beverages! You receive access to the venue at 8PM.
TRICK 'R TREAT VIP $30
Reserve your seat to the show! This VIP pass will give you access to the venue before anyone else at 8:00PM. You'll receive a limited exclusive edition art print by SHFF artist, Paul Allen. You'll also receive a venue approved prop kit! Costume not required but encouraged!
GENERAL ADMISSION $20
Reserve your seat to the show! General admission guarantees that even if we sell out, your seat will be saved for you. Have a group, gathering, or business celebration you want to have at this event? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for bulk discounted rates of 10 or more! General admission receives access at 8:45PM.
Click the link below to purchase your choice of options for the Halloween Edition of Amber's Sweets THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. On Stage. On screen.
HORROR GIRL 2015 COMPETITION: VOTING IS COMPLETE!!!
ANY VOTES RECEIVED AFTER 12:01 WILL NOT BE COUNTED AND WILL BE REFUNDED
VOTING IS NOW OVER!!!JENNIFER H WINS HORROR GIRL 2015!
The winner will be illustrated by artist Gianluca Mattia and the artwork will be featured on all Love Horror Short Film Festival and 9th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival marketing, branding, promotional pieces, and merchandise for the duration of the 2015 season.
The winner received 50% of the total cash vote proceeds to benefit her selected charity of their choice, The Komen Foundation. The winner will also receive 2 free passes to every SHFF and Amber's Sweets event in Sacramento in 2015.
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 email@example.com.
2014 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival Award Winners
- Best of Festival Feature Film: "EAT" Directed by Jimmy Webber
- Best of Festival Short Film: "Pretty" Directed by Elysa Sardinha
- The "Love Horror" Award: "Dead Hearts" Directed by Stephen W. Martin
- Best of Festival Music Video: "Time is Crawling" Directed by Jamie DeWolf
- Best of Festival Animation: "Sebastian's Voodoo" Directed by Joaquin Baldwin
- Best of Festival Direction in a Short or Feature Film: "Deep Red Dandelions" Direced by Brendan Butler
- Best of Festival Artistic Design: "The Carriage or: Dracula & My Mother" Directed by Ben Gordon
- Best of Festival Cinematography: "Deep Red Dandelions" Directed by Brendan Butler
2007 Best of Festival Feature Film Winner: Beneath the Surface. Directed by Blake Reigle.
2008 Best of Festival Feature Film Winner: Bonnie & Clyde VS. Dracula
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