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Shriekfest LA was a HUGE success!

Thank you to all the filmmakers, screenwriters, sponsors, press, and fans! Click this link to view the winners!

Shriekfest Orlando Schedule
is posted

OCTOBER 21st 2:00PM-10PM

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Shriekfest Los Angeles Schedule
is posted

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Clear your calendars!

The 17th Annual Shriekfest is Oct 5-8th in Los Angeles BOOK NOW!

2017 Call for entries is CLOSED!

Shriekfest Los Angeles Oct 5-8

Shriekfest Orlando Oct 21

(One submission gives your film the opportunity to screen in TWO cities!)

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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October 5th: Shriekfest Opening Night Party, NO SHOW
October 12th: NO SHOW
October 19st: NO SHOW
October 26th: TBD


2017 Denise Gossett was voted Most Influential Horror Film Festival Director

2016 Denise Gossett voted Most Influential Woman in Genre

2013 Movie Maker Magazine voted one of the Coolest Film Festivals in the WORLD and in the Top 5 Coolest Horror/SciFi Film Festivals in the WORLD!

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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