Shriekfest Independent Horror Film Festival

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ShriekFest 2017
Call for entries is OPEN!

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  • 1st Deadline: Feb 1st
  • 2nd Deadline: May 1st
  • 3rd Deadline: July 1st
  • Final Deadline: July 10th

October 6th - 9th, 2016
Call for entries has closed.

Thank you to all filmmakers, screenwriters, sponsors, staff, volunteers & attendees!

View the 2016 Shriekfest Winners here!

SyFy Wire and
honor 2016's Most Influential Women in Genre!

2016's Most Influential Women in Genre!


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January 5th: No Show
January 12th: Doug Bost
2016 WINNER Best Horror Screenplay with "The Bride in the Box"
January 19th: TBD
January 26th: TBD


Founder Denise Gossett voted number 5 out of 13 Most Influential Women In Horror History

Declared "LA's Most Successful & Entertaining Horror Film Festival" by LA WEEKLY

2010 Movie Maker Magazine top 25 film festivals worth the entry fee!

2011 Movie Maker Magazine top 13 film festivals to die for!

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