The Los Angeles Horror/SciFi Film Festival continues its tradition as Los Angeles’ Premier horror film event, presenting an exciting program of films each fall with beautiful Los Angeles as its backdrop.

Now, in its 17th year, Shriekfest takes place at the legendary Raleigh Studios, which is the largest independent studio operator in the country.

They offer filmmakers and film fans alike an ideal setting in a world-famous city. Both established and emerging filmmakers gain media exposure, connect with the region’s diverse audiences, and participate in an acclaimed event attended by industry professionals as well as horror and sci-fi fans. Over the past Sixteen years, Shriekfest has welcomed numerous indie icons into its family.

They are looking for original films and screenplays. Accepting films/screenplays in five categories: narrative feature, narrative short, narrative super short, feature screenplay, and short screenplay.

They will be awarding prizes to the winning filmmaker in each category. Festival Founder and Director Denise Gossett says “We are already planning some exciting things for our Sexy & 17th year!”.

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Denise Gossett

Last year’s festival was a great success. We had our biggest audience yet, with a 20% increase over the previous year and more than 35 filmmakers in attendance.

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Press Release Source: Shriekfest


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