Screamfest: Poster Debut for Parlor

Parlor is a new thriller making its world premiere at Screamfest in October and, today, we have a look at the festival one-sheet. The film follows six young college hopefuls vacationing and partying in Eastern Europe who get more than they bargained for when they unwittingly get caught up in a maniacal tattoo artist

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Screamfest Announces Its First Wave of Titles

Screamfest returns to Los Angeles this October and its taking up residence in its old location after departing for downtown Los Angeles last year. The 14th annual event is being held at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres (6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA) October 14th – 23rd. Here’s the breakdown of the first wave of titles joining this year’s programming.

Indie Film ‘Found’ By XLrator Media

XLrator Media has acquired North American distribution rights to the award-winning horror film found-dvdFound by first-time director Scott Schirmer.

The film has played more than 40 horror film festivals across the globe where it won 15 Best Feature Film awards and multiple Best Actor awards for both of its young stars, Gavin Brown and Ethan Philbeck.

Screamfest: The Trailer, Poster for Australia’s Crawlspace, Produced By Greg…

One of the film’s making their North American premiere at Screamfest here in Los Angeles is the Australian thriller, Crawlspace, produced by Wolf Creek helmer Greg McLean.

Written and directed by Justin Dix, the film follows a group of elite soldiers who infiltrate Australia’s top secret underground military compound. They quickly discover all is not as it seems and the facility is a testing ground for something far more sinister.

After the jump, you can find the trailer as well as the cool illustrated poster.

The Collection to Kick Off L.A.’s Screamfest

Screamfest kicks off its 12th annual festival on Friday, October 12th at 8:00 p.m. with the opening night horror The Collection, directed by Marcus Dunstan.

Screamfest runs October 12th through October 21st  at LA Live Regal Cinemas (1000 West Olympic Blvd., LA, CA).  You can read our review of The Collection via this link.

Directed by Dunstan and starring Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick and Christopher McDonal, the film centers on a traumatized man forced to help rescue a beautiful woman who has become the latest obsession of a crazed killer who

The Highs and Lows of Screamfest 2011

This month, Screamfest invaded Los Angeles and Shock was there to get an early look at the sundry horrors lingering on the release horizon. While I, sadly, didn’t have time to see everything at the festival (the small price to pay when you run all aspects of a genre site), I did catch a handful of films which I weigh in on below!