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SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: http://www.shriekfest.com
Email: shriekfest@aol.com

Contact: Denise Gossett, Founder/Director
MovieBytes Interview: Denise Gossett

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 16    
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Objective

CALL FOR ENTRIES! Shriekfest, the Los Angeles Horror/SciFi Film Festival continues its tradition as Los Angeles' Premier horror film event, presenting an exciting program of films each fall with beautiful Los Angeles as its backdrop. Now, in its 17th year, Shriekfest takes place at the legendary Raleigh Studios, which is the largest independent studio operator in the country. We offer filmmakers and film fans alike an ideal setting in a world-famous city. SHRIEKFEST draws in over 5,000 attendees each year. Both established and emerging filmmakers gain media exposure, connect with the region's diverse audiences, and participate in an acclaimed event attended by industry professionals as well as horror and scifi fans. Join us for an opening night party on Thursday and then enjoy the fest the rest of the weekend! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more info: @shriekfest.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 07/10/2017

Notification: October 2017

Rules

Accepts shorts & features in the Horror/Thriller/Science fiction genres.

Awards

Cash, product awards, and trophies.

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: http://www.shriekfest.com
Email: shriekfest@aol.com

Contact: Denise Gossett, Founder/Director
MovieBytes Interview: Denise Gossett

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 16    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: http://www.shriekfest.com
Email: shriekfest@aol.com

Contact: Denise Gossett, Founder/Director
MovieBytes Interview: Denise Gossett

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 16    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Shriekfest Announces Award Winners

The 4th Annual Shriekfest Film Festival and Screenplay Competition has announced their award-winners:

Best Horror Feature Film: "Dead and Breakfast" directed Directed Matthew Leutwyler)

Best SciFi Feature Film: "Tales From Beyond" Directed by (Josh Austin, Nate Barlow, Eric Manning, Russell Scott)

Best Horror Short Film: "Roadside Attractions" Directed by (CJ Roy)

2nd place Horror Short Film: "A Visit From the Sergeant Major With Unintended Consequences" Directed by Don Hannah

3rd place Horror Short Film: "Husk" Directed by (Brett Simmons)

Best SciFi Short Film: "A Can of Paint" Written by (Winston Engle)

2nd Place SciFi Short Film: "Perfect Sec-Illusion" Directed by (Jeremy Pollack)

Best Super Short Film: "The G.I" Directed by Mike Nelson

2nd place Super Short Film: "Sawbones" Directed by Brad Palmer

Fan Favorite: "Roadside Attractions" Directed by (CJ Roy)

Shriekfest Award: James Kassier & his film "Deja Vu Deception"

Best "Under 18" Film: "Semi-Colon" Directed by Matt Porter

Best "Under 18" Screenplay: "Safe in the House" Written by Katherine Morton

Best Horror Feature Screenplay: "Retard" Written by (Christopher Alan Broadstone)

Best SciFi Feature Screenplay: "First Born" Written by (Michael C. McPherson)

2nd Place Horror Feature Screenplay: "Scary Larry" Written by Hamilton Underwood

2nd Place SciFi Feature Screenplay: "The Burnout" Written by Phil Clarke Jr.

Best Short Screenplay: "Still Life" Written by Charles Johnston

2nd Place Short Screenplay: "Outside the Lines" Written by John Sullivan

Updated: 10/26/2004
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SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: http://www.shriekfest.com
Email: shriekfest@aol.com

Contact: Denise Gossett, Founder/Director
MovieBytes Interview: Denise Gossett

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 16    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview: Denise Gossett

An interview with Denise Gossett regarding the Shriekfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 04/19/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter billan lee

An interview with screenwriter billan lee regarding the Shriekfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/23/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Joe Randazzo

An interview with screenwriter Joe Randazzo regarding the Shriekfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/11/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Michael McPherson

An interview with screenwriter Michael McPherson regarding the Shriekfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/28/2004
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