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2015 SHOW DATES:

Crispin Hellion Glover's BIG SLIDE SHOW EVENT has been rescheduled. 

2016 SHOW DATES:

SATURDAY, February 13th, 2016:  The Rocky Horror Picture Show "Valentines" Edition

FRIDAY, June 24th, 2016:  The Love Horror Short Film Festival 3

SATURDAY, June 25th, 2016:  The Rocky Horror Picture Show

SATURDAY, July 11th, 2016:  The Cult Classic Double Feature w/ Hocus Pocus & The Lost Boys

FRIDAY, October 7th, 2016 - SUNDAY, October 9th, 2016:  The 10th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival.

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

 

 


 

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 LOVE HORROR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS! 

THE 3RD ANNUAL LOVE HORROR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE FRIDAY, JUNE 24TH, 2016!

**NEW**  FOR THE FIRST TIME WE ARE ACCEPTING -NEW- FILMS INTO THE LOVE HORROR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL!  NO ENTRY FEE!  5 MINUTE HORROR SHORT FILMS.

RULES:  

Enter your film ONLINE by the FilmFreeway link below.  THERE IS NO COST TO ENTER.  

SEE!  All new BEST OF selections for 2016 from past editions of the Sacramento Horror Film Festival!

SEE!  BRAND NEW selections for the Love Horror Short Film Festival 2016!

SEE!  Horror Inspired Performance Art!

 

What:  The Love Horror Short Film Festival 2016

When:  Friday, June 24th, 2016.  8PM Show Time.

Where:  Historic Colonial Theatre, 3522 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento.

 

Your Hosts, Jamie Dewolf & Sidney Sin

 

 

Event link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/461310177405726/

Tickets... TBA

 


 

Amber's Sweets Rocky Horror Picture Show Valentine's Day Edition!!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Valentine's Day Edition. Saturday, February 13th, 2016. Showtime at 10PM! Don't dream it, be it!

Whether you are single or a couple, celebrate Valentine's in style with the cast of Amber's Sweets! On Stage. On Screen! General admission, VIP, and Couple's VIP packages are available! This show WILL SELL OUT! Purchase your tickets in advance and reserve your set to the show today!

This is a shadowcasted event. The film plays on screen as actors perform on stage.

 "Love Horror Events" will read on your bank or credit card statement.

General Admission

 

Standard VIP

 

Couple's VIP (30 Packages Available)  SOLD OUT

 

Ultimate Couple's VIP (Only One Package Available)  SOLD OUT

 

Tickets will NOT be mailed out. There is NOT a print at home option! Your tickets will be held at Will Call at the Colonial Theatre on February 13th after 6PM.

*For Couple's Photos, you must arrive between 8PM and 8:45PM to receive your photos. If you arrive after 8:45PM we cannot honor this perk.

*For Couple's Packages, you must respond to our email (check spam)or directly send us your Valentine's message (no longer than 3 sentences) in order to receive this perk of this package.

 

Please read above for access times for the ticketing packages available.

The Colonial Theatre Box Office opens at 6pm the day of the show!

Love Horror Events will read on your bank or credit card statement.  No refunds.

Historic Colonial Theatre located at 3522 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95820.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

BRIEFS 2016

 

BRIEFS 2016 is the East Bay Express’ 5th annual Erotic Short Film Competition showcasing works by amateur and professional filmmakers from around the world. The one night screening will explore the limits of erotic filmmaking in a liberating and entertaining format ideal for sex-positive film lovers of every gender and orientation.

This festival has no entry or submission fees.

A cash prize of $500 is awarded for the Judges Choice and $1000 for the Audience Favorite. Winning film teams will also walk away with bundles of sizzling goodies from local retailers.

The festival takes place Thursday, February 11th, in Oakland, CA.

Click one of the links below to submit your film today.

 

 

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/BRIEFS/Page

 

 

https://filmfreeway.com/festival/BRIEFS2016EroticShortFilmCompetition

 

 


 

 

 
 

 HORROR GIRL 2016 COMPETITION IS NOW OVER!  WHAT A FIERCE COMPETITION!CONGRATS TO WINNER AUDREY VON PRICE!

 

   


CLICK BELOW TO VOTE FOR AUDREY VON PRICE



AUDREY VON PRICE


Top 3 Favorite Horror Films:

  • 1. Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • 2. Scream
  • 3. Sinister

3 Elements of a Horror Film:

  • 1. Suspenseful and unique plot lines
  • 2. Something gruesomely taboo
  • 3. A story line that makes your skin crawl

Hails from: Sacramento, CA

Charity of Choice: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East - UNRWA

Every Dollar equals one vote. Vote as much and as many times as you'd like.

   

 VOTING ENDS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH @ 8PM.  VOTES CAST AFTER 8PM WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

 

STANDINGS AS OF 11/28/15  08:00pm.

1.  LADY JAY:  85

2.  LOLA EBOLA:  1

3.  SPOOKY GIRL:  157

4.  ALEXANDRA:  1

5.  JACQUELINE:  2

6.  GLORIFICUS:  1

7.  LAURA:  3

8.  EVIL ASH:  3

9.  SALEM:  6

10.  JENNA JEZEBEL:  7

11.  AUDREY VON PRICE:  810

12.  BUNNETRON:  242

13.  SIDNEY SIN:  9

14.  MIYABI:  676

 


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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