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8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival Official Schedule Below!

PURCHASE YOUR 3 DAY PASS NOW!  SAVE $$$ AND BUY IN ADVANCE.  SPECIAL $50 3 DAY PASS PRE SALE SPECIAL ENDS *SOON*.  Ala carte tickets available for Troll 2 & REPO!/The Devil's Carnival as well.

 

2014 SHOW DATES:

OCTOBER 2nd:  Blue Lamp Pre-Party

OCTOBER 9th:  Monster's Ball at the Crocker

OCTOBER 10th - 12th:  The 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival

OCTOBER 10th:  Zombie, Creature, & Monster Costume, Makeup, & Character Pageant

OCTOBER 10th:  Amber's Sweets Troll 2

OCTOBER 11th:  Amber's Sweets REPO! The Genetic Opera & The Devil's Carnival

OCTOBER 31st:  Special Halloween Screening Of *MOVIE TBA*

OCTOBER 31st:  Amber's Sweets The Rocky Horror Picture Show

 


 

 

 

8th Annual SHFF 3-Day Pass Presale

This pass includes all events that take place during the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival. Tickets will not be mailed. Tickets will be held at Will Call.

 

Purchase your pre-sale pass today and save!

 

 

 


 

 

8th Annual SHFF 1-Day Passes

 

Friday Day Pass

Includes all events that occur on the schedule for Friday, October 10th, 2014 including Troll 2. No Refunds or Exchanges. Tickets held at Will Call.

 

 

 

Saturday Day Pass

Includes all events that occur on the schedule for Saturday, October 11th, 2014 including REPO! The Genetic Opera with The Devil's Carnival.

No Refunds or Exchanges. Tickets held at Will Call.

 

 

 

Sunday Day Pass

Includes all events that occur on the schedule for Sunday, October 12th, 2014 including The Zoopy Monsters performance.

No Refunds or Exchanges. Tickets held at Will Call.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the official pre-party of the 8th Annual SHFF!

Thursday, October 2nd, at the Blue Lamp for the 21+.

Show begins at 8pm. Entry is only $4!

 

 

 

 


 

 

The 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival

October 10-12, 2014

 

 

DAY 1:  Friday, October 10th, 2014


 

4PM:  Shorts & Feature Program 1

 

TextWisely  7min

 

 

 

 

Rainy Nights  3min

 

 

 

 

The Things That I Dread  1min 30sec

 

 

 

 

The Zombie's Trip  1min 32sec

 

 

 

 

EAT  98min

 

 

 


 

7PM:  Shorts Program 1 & Zombie, Creature, & Monster Costume, Character, & Makeup Competition (Formerly the Zombie Beauty Pageant)

 

 

 

“The Evil Dead” inspired performance by Jezebelle's Army

 

Performer/Performance TBA

 

 

 

Ticket to the Haunted Mansion  13min

 

 

 

Party Slashers  8min

 

 

 

 

The Burner  3min

 

 

 

 

Creeper  6min

 

 

 

 

Semblance  4min

 

 

 

 

Happy Birthday Mr. Zombie  7min

 

 

 

 

The Carriage or:  Dracula & My Mother  15min

 

 

 

 

The Zombie, Creature, & Monster Character, Costume, & Makeup Competition! 

 

 

 


 

10PM:    Troll 2:  On Stage.  On Screen.  120min

 

Witness the “best worst movie” as you've never seen it before.  For the first time in history, Troll 2 will be shadow casted by a live theatre troupe.  Performance by Amber's Sweets.

 

Film Directed by Claudio Fragasso.  Amber's Sweets directed by Tim Meunier.

 

 

DAY 2:  Saturday, October 11th, 2014

 

2PM:  Shorts & Feature Program 2


Open House  13min

 

Call Girl  6min

 

Dys-  100min

 


5PM:  The Horror that Horror Has Become:  A panel discussion concerning the current state of the horror genre hosted by master sculptor and concept artist Jordu Schell



Jordu's credits include: “Avatar”, “300”, “Hellboy”, “Aliens vs. Predator – Requiem”, “Men in Black”, “The Mist”, “Batman Returns”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Alien: Resurrection”, “The X-Files Movie”, “Predator II”, “Galaxy Quest”, “Babylon 5-The Series” (on which he designed an emmy award-winning creature make-up and the first fully digital creature for a television series), and many more.

Panel participants include Gavin (The Wake Up Call), Brian Jones, (Beers N Fears), and more TBA.

 


7PM:  Shorts Program 2

 

Performances by Jenna Jezebel & Hunny Bunnah.

 

Deep Red Dandelions  10min

 

U-Turn  5min

 

Heels  13min

 

Silk  14min

 

Dead Hearts  16min

 

Pretty  19min

 

The Body  17min

 

 


9:45PM:  Amber's Sweets Presents REPO! The Genetic Opera blended with The Devil's Carnival  120 mins


Preshow performances by Croalia and Christa Quinn.

For the first time, Darren Lynn Bousman's horror musicals will be combined into one film for a mash-up  experience fans of both films will never forget.  On Stage.  On Screen. 

 

Films directed by Darren Lynn Bousman.  Amber's Sweets directed by Christa Quinn & Alia Omran.

 

 

DAY 3:  Sunday, October 12th, 2014

 

1:30PM:  Shorts Program 3


Time is Crawling  6min25sec

 

Edward the Damned  15min

 

Out of One's Misery  15min

 

R'ha  7min

 

One More for the Road  12min

 

Carolina Parakeet  15min

 

 


3:30PM:  Makeup & FX Tutorial by Collin Riley MUA


In this special demonstration, learn about product knowledge, using mixing mediums, painting and brush technique, skin and gore fx, beauty makeup tips, camera ready tips, and finishing touches (costume/accessories).

 


5:30PM:  Shorts Program 4


Cold Turkey  14min

 

The Stomach  15min

 

Umbilical  9min

 

Forever  14min

 

Lucid  19min

 

Massacre Lake  20min

 


8:30PM:  Closing Night Festivities.  Animated Shorts, Live Action Shorts, & Performances.

 

Performances by The Sizzling Sirens

Musical Performance by The Zoopy Monsters

 

The Mighty Antlers  4min

 

Vampire's Crown  3min

 

Sebastian's Voodoo  4min

 

The Guardian's Tale  8min

 

PostHuman  5min

 

Miracle on Metal Street  14min

 

Lazy Boys  20min

 

 


 

 

 Attention Selected Filmmakers!

 Download the 2014 SHFF Laurels here! 

 

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Formerly known as only the "Zombie Beauty Pageant"

It's not just for zombies any more!

 

All are welcome to compete in this unique costume, make-up, and character competition on opening night of the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival.

 

Sign-Ups Begin September 1st. Stay tuned to www.SacHorrorFilmFest.com for all the rules and guidelines to participate.

 

Special Guest Judges Include...

 

Hosted by Jamie DeWolf & Sidney Sin!

Special "The Evil Dead" inspired performance by Jezebelle's Army.

 

Opening night. October 10th, 2014. Time TBD.

Historic Colonial Theatre. 3522 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, CA.

 

Purchase your 3 day pass in advance and save $25.

 

 

 

 


 THANK YOU!

 

 

We want to offer a very special thanks to the following individuals who helped us achieve our 2014 Amber's Sweets Prop & Set fundraising goal on IndieGoGo.

 

 

 


 

 

  

 

 


 

 

      

Guest of Honor JORDU SCHELL confirmed to appear at the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival!

 

Jordu Schell, sculptor and Master Concept Designer, Schell Sculpture Studio, has taught around the world, and at some of the most prestigious companies in the industry, including Industrial Light and Magic, Tippett Studio, Blizzard Entertainment, Blur Studio, Millennium Effects, Dreamworks and many more.

He and his studio have been providing concept art in the industry for over ten years, while Jordu has been in the film and television industry since 1987. His talent as a designer and sculptor is world renowned, and his credits include: “Avatar”, “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”, “300”, “Hellboy”, “Aliens vs. Predator – Requiem”, “Men in Black”, “The Mist”, “Batman Returns”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Alien: Resurrection”, “The X-Files Movie”, “Predator II”, “Galaxy Quest”, “Evolution”, “Babylon 5-The Series” (on which he designed an emmy award-winning creature make-up and the first fully digital creature for a television series), and many more. Schell Sculpture Studio is a full service sculpture and design facility with a wealth of talent, specializing in creature and character design, props, prototypes for toys and model kits, general special effects work, and creature design classes.

Biography source: https://www.stanwinstonschool.com

 

 


 

 

     

Special Guest RYAN FRANCIS is confirmed to appear at the 8th Annual SHFF!

 

Star of the cult hit THANKSKILLING will be in attendance during the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival!

Catch THANKSKILLING on Netflix today!

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

TROLL 2:  THE SHADOW CAST!

OCTOBER 10th, 2014.  Opening Night of the 8th Annual SHFF.

That's right. We are crazy enough to do this: Troll 2. The Shadow Cast!  October 10th, on opening night of the Sacramento Horror Film Festival, Amber's Sweets presents TROLL 2:  On Stage.  On Screen!

 

Special Guests Include...

Darren Ewing (OH MY GOD!) Deborah Reed (Troll2Queen)

 

 

Tickets are on sale NOW for the first EVER Troll 2 Shadow Cast! Purchase this ticket if you ONLY intend on attending Troll 2 and not the other festivities at the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival. Purchase the festival 3 Day Pass if you want to experience everything! This is a general admission ala carte October 10th, 2014 Troll 2 ticket only.  Buy this ticket if you have no intention of buying the 3 Day or Single Day pass.

 

 

 

Email Tim@SacHorrorFilmFest.com for details. This is a shadow cast event.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Coming to the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival, October 11th, 2014...

Amber's Sweets Presents: REPO! The Genetic Opera featuring The Devil's Carnival

On Stage. On Screen. Witness REPO! as it has never been seen before with scenes from The Devil's Carnival blended into the show for the most unique goth opera shadow cast experience ever presented.

 

Special Guests of Honor Include:

 

Tickets are on sale NOW for Amber's Sweets presentation of REPO! The Genetic Opera featuring The Devil's Carnival!

Purchase this ticket if you ONLY intend on attending REPO! The Genetic Opera w/ The Devil's Carnival and not the other festivities at the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival. Purchase the 3 Day Pass if you want to experience everything! This is also included with the Saturday 3 Day Pass!  This is a general admission ala carte October 11th, 2014 Amber's Sweets REPO! The Genetic Opera featuring The Devil's Carnival ticket only.

 

 

TESTIFY!!!

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

THE ZOOPY MONSTERS return to the Sacramento Horror Film Festival October 12th!

 

"Part puppet show, part rock band and part burlesque, The Zoopy Show’s characters come adorned in Muppets-from-hell costumes, supplemented by their own troupe of go-go dancers called the Zoopy Girlz. Comprised of gigantic monster musicians born 8,000 years ago on the other end of the universe, Fartfire the Dragon, Dancing Piggy Boy and Slee-nard serve up electronic, dancy punk that occasionally breaks into lounge territory—music supposedly taught to them by a drug-addled, womanizing puppet named Zappato. Described by the band as “live Japanimation,” The Zoopy Show is as much a carnival sideshow as it is a live concert performance; it’s also the subject of an upcoming graphic novel called They Came to Earth." —MATT SULLIVAN (http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashville/our-critics-picks/Content?oid=1194897)

 

 


 

 

 

Amber's Sweets presents The Rocky Horror Picture Show HALLOWEEN EDITION!

Don't dream it, be it on the spookiest of holidays with us, Amber's Sweets, this October 31st, 2014! This show is intended for mature audiences. Costumes are STRONGLY advised!

 

 

When?   Halloween 2014. Friday, October 31st, 2014. 10:15 PM.

Where?   Historic Colonial Theatre, 3522 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento.

Who?   With Amber's Sweets shadow cast!

Tickets?   Available now! See below!

 

 

TRICK 'R TREAT GOLD VIP PACKAGE: $60

Early Entry at 9PM

RHPS Prop Kit

Exclusive RHPS Halloween art print SIGNED by artist Paul Allen

Photo (with your own camera) with Amber's Sweets Cast

Back Stage Tour of the Colonial Theatre

Play TRICK 'R TREAT with our cast! Win horrifying prizes!

 


 

VIP Ticket: $35

Early Entry at 9:30PM

RHPS Prop Kit

Amber's Sweets promotional poster

 


 

General Admission Ticket: $20

Admission at 10PM

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets will not be mailed. Tickets will be available at Will Call on the date of the show. No Refunds. No exchanges.

 

This show is all ages but parental discretion is highly advised. Prop kits are allowed but please, no water, newspaper, rice, open flames, or bad attitudes.

 

Prop kits will be available for sale at the venue. Questions? Email tim@sachorrorfilmfest.com.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

Sean Thorpe Reviews "Great Horror Camp Out 2014: Sacramento"

 

Read the review...

 

 


 

 

Are You Addicted to Fear?

 

Do you love horror? Are you curious how the genre effects the mind? Read our latest article... Horror Films and the Mind – Are You Addicted to Fear?

 

 


 



Movie Maker Magazine lists the SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL as one of "THE COOLEST FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD" for 2013!

 

Read the article here, and thank you to everyone who voted and has supported the Sacramento Horror Film Festival over the last 7 years!

 

 


 

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2014 Festival Dates: October 10th - 12th

 Historic Colonial Theatre.

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

We welcome our newest sponsor Tipps and Shakes Deli!

 

Tipps and Shakes serves Deli fare which include sandwich classics such as grilled cheese and pastrami on sourdough. We're popular for our burgers, sandwiches as well as our milkshakes menu - you can mix your own flavors for 50c each!

 

Tipps and Shakes also has a good selection of beer and is a great spot to hangout with friends or family. You can also order ahead through our online menu and choose to either dine in or take out.

 

Support our sponsor and tell them you heard about them from the Sacramento Horror Film festival!

 

http://tippsandshakes.com

 

 




 

The Sacramento Horror Film Festival proudly announces its newest sponsor:  Metropolis Comix!

Metropolis Comix has been gracious enough to sponsor gift and prize packs for the Sacramento Horror Film Festival and Amber's Sweets events!  Please visit and support the best comic book shop in Sacramento!  Love Metropolis Comix today!  http://metropoliscomix.com