ScreamFest Announces Contest Winners
Haunted High by MV Gerhard & Matt Verboys has been named the winner of the 2008 ScreamFest Sreenwriting Competition.
MV Gerhard & Matt Verboys
Three jaded travelers con their way into an isolated monastery that supposedly contains vast riches. Once inside, they discover that the monks have the power to tell them when they are going to die, and, caught plundering, they get thrown into a bizarre subterranean Hell.
An agoraphobic housewife is haunted by a serial killer's ghost.
Bobby Keagan of Philadelphia's Paranormal Crimes Unit must stop the vampire terrorist group ''Red Agenda'' before they kill the president.
Patrick Schiffrar & Eric Miller
It's Tommy Guns versus Tentacles as writer H.P. Lovecraft and detective Thomas Malone fight the horrific Elder Gods and their monstrous minions in Prohibition-era New York.
Alex Greenfield & Mike Eitelman
A team of mercenaries stumble across a ruin that hides an ancient, voracious evil. THE THING meets THE DESCENT.
SOLDIERS OF THE DEAD
Trapped in a Haitian voodoo crypt ... a Green Beret A-Team battles the "spiritual" undead, while trying to find escape through the crypt's labyrinthine passages.
Kevin Kolsch & Dennis Widmyer
A life-changing discussion about an unplanned pregnancy must be put on hold when young couple Rachel and Danny discover a kidnapped girl in the shed of the cabin they're staying in. This will lead to a terrible ordeal when the psychotic killer returns for his victim and Rachel finds herself fighting for her life and the child within her.
A Western hero's last stand, but when greed rules and the dead walk, can there be anything left worth defending?
A zombie outbreak on a luxury cruise liner leads a group of passengers into the heart of the ship to save a friend and fight for their lives.
A 16-year-old foster kid from an abusive background is drawn into the violent world of a charismatic stranger who promises he will never be a victim again.
THE THIRTEENTH MARY
A rebellious college freshman becomes the target of demonic assassins when she finds herself inexplicably pregnant with the Second Coming. Doubting her faith, and with no archangel to warn her, she goes on the run with a mysterious, brutal protector.
"Feuding lumberjacks and environmental activists are hunted by fabled creatures inhabiting the deep heart of an old growth forest in the Pacific Northwest."
THE EFFECTED aka FUBAR
A military teleportation project goes awry when the test subjects become soulless.
Located deep in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. Once a booming coal town... now just a sleepy village. Here the local sheriff gets caught up in a bizarre crime wave amid rumors of UFOs, doppelgangers, religious fervor, and other unearthly events.
Ryan Harris & Brian Lubocki
Years after his best friend goes missing in Haiti, a reporter must revisit the island nation, the mysterious roots of Voodoo and the people behind it when visions of his friend begin to haunt him.