Brian — Mon, 2014-10-06 20:35
Check out our new trailer for a sneak peek at some of this year's films. There are over 30 short films and 2 features playing this weekend, including award winning films from all over the world!
In addition to amazing independent films like Chrysalis (winner of the Orson Welles Award for Innovative Filmmaking), "The Stomach" (Best Horror Short Film at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX), "Stella Buio" starring Linnea Quigley (Return of The Living Dead), "Employé du Mois" starring Catriona MacColl (The Beyond), and a special presenation of vampire feature Chimères, which Fangoria called "a potential re-definition of the genre", you'll also get to talk to attending filmmaker guests Shane Nasmith, Ross Williams, and Lori Bowen, and enjoy a short presentation on "Monsters with meaning" by Scott Alan Woodard from the G2V podcast. Get your ticket now and spend your weekend getting spooked with us!
The City of Portland doesn't want you to know this one ridiculously easy trick to have an amazing Halloween!
Brian — Mon, 2014-10-06 21:25
Do you want to have the best Halloween ever? Get yourself in the mood by spending this weekend in a dark movie theater filled with things that go bump in the night! The movies are neat too. Vengeful spirits, séances, vampires, ghostly children, zombies, and voodoo. You'll see over 30 independent horror movies from some of the most creative and skilled filmmakers in the genre. You can't see these movies on Netflix or on YouTube. They're fresh, scary, funny, and innovative... and they'll make your Halloween season a screeeeam! Zompire takes place Oct 11-12 at the Clinton St. Theater, 2522 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR.
Things get steamy... er, sticky, in ground breaking vampire feature film, Chimères
Catriona MacColl (Fulci's The Beyond, House By The Cemetery, and Richard Stanley's "Mother of Toads") stars in Employé du Mois.
Monster Mash was made in only 48 hours and is a hilarious commentary on speed dating.
Linnea Quigley in "Stella Buio"
"Say What!?" is Shane Nasmith’s writing, directing and acting debut. As an independent filmmaker Shane has also produced the short “Two Guys and a Gun.”
A big fan of genre movies, B-movies, zombies, sci-fi and musicals, Shane wants to focus on writing in the near future.
During the Great Depression, a penniless migrant worker finds shelter in an abandoned house that may be haunted by its former owner. As the night goes on, she hears the cries of young women trapped in the house and must decide whether to trust a total stranger to protect her until morning.
This ghoulish festival bumper, shot from first person POV, will get you in the right mood!
Two sisters sit down to enjoy dinner, but one doesn't like what's on the menu.
Alex asks his father to tuck him in, but that's not the only thing he asks for.
This comedy short is an ad for deodorant for zombies.
Many years after the end of the world, the zombies are starving.
A small group of human survivors struggle to keep themselves safe. Newcomer Tyler has all the answers but conflicts arise within the group. When they are suddenly faced with a new enemy, to survive they will have to work together.
Commander Betran is on charge of the mission. He storms with other two survivors of the special forces 'Los elegidos' into the target building with the order to secure the scientist who can stop the spread of the mutant virus. But behind the walls lurks the unpredictable.