Film Festivals

Boston Underground Film Festival Unleashes First Round Of Titles

The Boston Underground Film Festival returns for its 19th year to Harvard Square to kick off New England’s Spring festival season, bringing with it a smorgasbord of phantasmagoria, dark comedy, thrillers, killers, and chillers to the Brattle Theatre and Harvard Film Archive from March 22nd through the 26th. This year’s schedule boasts an eclectic selection of weird, wonderful programming packed wi...[Read More]

ATTN Women Filmmakers: Stranger With My Face International FF Submissions Open

Tasmania’s Stranger With My Face International Film Festival will return this spring for its 5th edition, and submissions are now officially open! Named after a Young Adult novel by LoisDuncan, StrangerWithMyFace focuses on female perspectives in genre film, with an emphasis on showcasing the work of women directors. Held over four days in Hobart, Tasmania’s capital city, the festival hosts screen...[Read More]

Australia’s Monster Fest Announces Travelling Sideshow and Submissions Open

If you’ve ever wanted your film to make it across the globe, now is your chance. Monster Fest announces it’s seventh year, and submissions are currently open! Check out all the info in the press release below. Monster Fest, Australia’s premier genre film festival celebrating cult, horror and the fantastic, returns for its seventh edition November 22-26, 2017 at the Lido Cinemas in Melbourne, mount...[Read More]

Shirekfest Open For Submissions!

Calling all filmmakers, one of the prime October Los Angeles Horror Film Festivals, Shriekfest, has opened their gates for all film submissions. Coming off the heels of a successful 2016, 2017 will be even bigger and better. Heading into its 17th year, Shriekfest will be continuing the long-standing tradition of happening at the legendary Raleigh Studios, the largest independent studio operator in...[Read More]

WIHFF Announces Author Mylo Carbia Book Signing In Person!

The Women in Horror Film Festival is still months away, but they are announcing a great list of guests that will be attending the festival. Recently added to said list is bestselling horror author Mylo Carbia, who will be hosting a book signing for her #1 bestselling novel The Raping of Ava DeSantis. Take a look at this snippet from their press release below for all the information. Don’t forget t...[Read More]

WIHFF Submissions Now Open

The newest female-driven horror film festival has recently opened up for early bird submissions. The Women In Horror Film Festival, or WIHFF is a unique festival dedicated to showcasing and celebrating female writers, directors, producers, cinematographers, make-up artists, actors and composers who have dedicated their craft to the horror genre. The festival will be coming to the community of Litt...[Read More]

The Women In Horror Film Festival Opens In 2017

It’s been no secret that film and horror can be a boys club. On most sets, there may be a few women on set working in various departments, but crews tend to be mostly men. If this a leftover from a simpler time, or do women still have a battle to fight in work equality? The answer is probably a little of both, but it is important to support those women who choose a life of film, and The Women in H...[Read More]

Monster Fest 2017 Announces Dates and Submissions Info

Film festivals are the driving force of indie horror. It is an opportunity to get the hard work of a short or feature shown in front of a new audience and allows for great opportunities to network. Over the course of this past year, We Are Indie Horror has shared with you many festival announcements and reviews from said festivals. One that completely caught our attention was the Australian genre ...[Read More]

‘Brooklyn Horror Film Festival’ Wants Your Short Films for 2017

If you have a horror film or short that you want to be seen, then now is your chance! The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival is excited to announce that submissions are open for the second edition of the festival. The first deadline to submit your horror features and shorts is January 15th, 2017 and the final deadline to submit for programming is August 15th, 2017. Submissions are now open. In its firs...[Read More]

Attn Filmmakers: First Annual IIPMF Taking Submissions for 2017

The first annual International Independent Permanent Memories Festival (IIPMF) has opened up its film submissions for upcoming filmmakers. As of November 15, 2016, filmmakers can be begin submitting their projects (shorts and features) to IIPMF.  The festival and awards gala will run from June 8 through 11, 2017 in Ancona, Italy. The opportunities are for new and emerging filmmakers where winners ...[Read More]

Monster Fest Rolls Into Australia, Here’s The Lineup

Australia’s premier genre festival is getting ready to bask in the glow of the post-Halloween season as they roll into Melbourne on November 24-27. The team of features programmers – which includes festival director Kier-La Janisse, Monster Picturesco-founder Neil Foley, Boston Underground Film Festival Director of Programming Nicole McControversy and writer/programmer/punk legend Chris D. – vette...[Read More]

Ithaca Review: Argentinian ‘Terror 5’ Compelling and Confounding

Part of this year’s Ithaca Fantastik Film Festival, Terror 5 is Argentina’s confounding and enigmatic political and cultural horror film that depicts people as the ultimate source of terror. Terror 5 screened this past Saturday, November 12 in Ithaca, New York. Terror 5 is not an easy film to pinpoint. Although it seems to fit a narrative structure at first, everything that transpires in the film ...[Read More]