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SHFF Film Entry

Call for Entries is now open!

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SHFF Film Challenge

Become part of of Sacramento Horror Film Festival history.

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2014 SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL FILMMAKER CHALLENGE

 

Make a horror film. Win $250. The Horror Filmmaker Challenge... RETURNS!

 

Download the rules and entry form today!

 

 


 

 

 

 

GENERAL ADMISSION PRE-SALE SPECIAL: $10

 

 

Ticket price increases to $15 on June 27th!

 

The Sacramento Horror Film Festival lives and breathes the mantra of LOVE HORROR. Witness an evening of short films from over the last 7 years that YOU the audience have told us you absolutely loved and have demanded that these films grace the silver screen of The Colonial Theatre once more!

 

See! Blood soaked celluloid!

See! Blood soaked burlesque!

See! Side show freaks!

See! A sneak preview of the 8th Annual SHFF!

See! Our inaugural horror host challenge!

SEE! The 2014 Sacramento Horror Film Festival Horror Filmmaker Challenge "Slasher Vs. Zombie"

 

Films: TBA! Keep checking back!

 

Witness budding horrors host compete for the prize of becoming one of the newest hosts of the 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival!

 

Do YOU love horror?

When: FRIDAY, June 27th, 2014. 9PM

Where: Historic Colonial Theatre, Sacramento, CA.

Why: For the LOVE of -original- HORROR!

 

Sponsored by Callson Manor & Metropolis Comix

 

 


 

 

SACRAMENTO! AMBER'S SWEETS AND THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW RETURNS THIS SUMMER!

 

 

THE PLATINUM PASS (limited quantity): $60

 

 

Includes 9 PM early access, photo with select members of our cast on our stage, cast autographed poster, a backstage tour, and a prop kit.

  

 

 

VIP PASS: $26

 

 

Includes 9:45 PM early access, small poster, and a prop kit.

  

 

 

GENERAL ADMISSION: $15

 

 

Access at 10 PM. Show begins at 10:15 PM.

  

ON STAGE! ON SCREEN! Do the time warp with us again! Saturday, June 28th, 2014, 10 PM at the Historic Colonial Theatre located at 3522 Stockton Blvd in Sacramento, CA.

 

We have improved our ticketing system. We will have a will call booth which will be separate from the box office the weekend of the show for you to use to pick up your pre-sale tickets. We will have volunteer staff that will be available outside of the venue to guide you to your proper line (platinum pass, vip, and general admission). Tickets will not be mailed. Pick up your tickets the weekend of the show at the will call booth located directly next to the box office. Thank you!

 

No more standing in line with those who didn't plan ahead! This show is all ages however parental discretion is advised! As always, costumes are STRONGLY encouraged!

 

NEW...Rice, Water, and Newspaper are banned from this show! Do not bring it in! If you do you will be asked to leave our awesome show! Don't leave our awesome show!

 

Doors Open at 9 for Back Stage Pass ticket holders.

Doors Open at 9:30 PM for VIP ticket holders.

Doors Open at 10:00 PM for general admission.

The Show begins at 10:15 PM!

 

Amber's Sweets ROCKY HORROR

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Historic Colonial Theatre, Sacramento

3522 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA

Tickets on sale SOON!

 

 

 


 

 

 

TROLL 2:  THE SHADOW CAST!

That's right. We are crazy enough to do this: Troll 2. The Shadow Cast! We are casting for a variety of roles for a June "One Night Only" performance. Many of the original film cast is expected to attend.

You must be at least 18 years of age to participate. No experience is necessary (but if you are a ham it helps!). Join us... Email Tim@SacHorrorFilmFest.com for details. This is a shadow cast event.

 

 


 

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!

 

 


 

NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES FOR 2014!

 

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2014 Festival Dates: October 10th - 12th

 Historic Colonial Theatre.

 


 

THANK YOU!  Thank you to every filmmaker, performer, sponsor, Indiegogo supporter, media affiliate, staff, tech crew, our hosts, our Zombie Beauty Pageant Judges, and most importantly YOU the horror film fan for your help in making 2013 the best festival to date!

 

 


 

MEET YOUR HOSTS FOR THE 2013 SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL!

 

Bloody Bethy

Robert Berry

John Ross

 





PRESALE TICKETS

All tickets will be held at will call during the weekend of the event. Tickets will not be mailed. Bring your paypal receipt, your I.D., to the box office during the weekend of the show to receive your tickets. There are no refunds or exchanges. If you have any questions please email the festival director Tim@SacHorrorFilmFest.com

 

 


 

 

      

 

BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON

The 7th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival is proud to present a very special screening of the 2006 cult hit BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON.

 

A very special appearance by our guest of honor for the evening, star of BEHIND THE MASK... NATHAN BAESEL!

 

Event day and Time TBD.






2013 SCHEDULE

 

Click Here for a Full Color Program!

 

Friday, October 11th, 2013

 

Operation Thriller MJ:  A Very Special Michael Jackson Zombie Tribute


5:30PM Shorts & Feature Program 1

 

The Horror 4 min.

 

Out There 17 min.

 

Lonely Hearts 11 min.

 

An American Terror 84 min.

 

8:30 PM Opening Night

 

Performance by The Shadow Circus Creature Theatre with special guest Jay Siren.

 

7th Annual Zombie Beauty Pageant

 

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon 92 min.



Saturday, October 12th, 2013

2:00 PM Shorts & Feature Program 2

 

The Guest 5 min.

 

Pieces of Talent 93 min.



4:00 PM Shorts Program 1

 

Candy Hearts 15 min.

 

Plush 11min

 

One Last Kiss 15min.

 

Torturous 6 min.

 

Breakaway 18 min.

 

CZ-918 20 min.

 

She's Having a Baby 15 min.

 

Survivor Type 32 min.



7:00 PM Shorts Program 2

 

Special Performance by noted ecdysiast Hunny Bunnah

 

Territorial 11 min.

 

The Summoners 6 min.

 

Jinn 12 min

 

Luna 12 min.

 

Girl at the Door 12 min.

 

JackenJill 23min.

 

The Dark 16 min

 

Mirror Lake 18 min

 

Horizonte 23 min

 

Killer Kart 15 min.

 

 

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

 

12:00 PM - Family Program

 

PARANORMAN 92 min.

 

2:00 PM Shorts & Feature Program 3

 

Plug & Play 20 min

 

On Air 96 min.



4:30 PM Shorts Program 3

 

Casting Call 2: Actress Wanted 15 min.

 

Kiddy Kiddy Bang Bang 10 min.

 

Muertas De Asco 18 min.

 

Night Out 13 min.

 

New 2 Me 5 min.

 

Il Filo D'Arianna 16 min.

 

2 Hours 25 minutes



7:00 PM Shorts Program 4

 

 

Special Aerialist performance by Alia Omran

 

The Regret 5 min.

 

Lone 5 min.

 

Corvus 10 min.

 

The Photograph 5 min

 

Game 9 min.

 

Sweet As Candy 15 min.

 

Stop 2 min

 

The Tailypo 11 min.

 

Transcendent 35 min.

 

Next Exit 13 min






THANK YOU TO OUR INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS!






 

 

7TH ANNUAL ZOMBIE BEAUTY PAGEANT

 

"My career was at a dead end. I was falling apart in my life now as an undead beauty I fall apart on stage!"

 

-Kelley Brainz
-Zombie Beauty contestant 2010

 

Your mind is a blank but you still have so much to offer the world - but how? Each year young women just like you choose to compete in the Zombie Beauty Contest at the Sacramento Horror Film Fest. That's right! Rule the living and join the legion of the undead.

 

Until there is a cure for the Z Virus, the Sacramento Horror Film Festival has an opportunity that will help bring you closer to achieving your goals. To become Miss Zombie Queen 2014, a contestant must decorate themselves in their best zombie make up, provide themselves with a hot zombie costume, add whatever accessories that you desire, sign up with the Sacramento Horror Film Festival, Be present opening night at the Colonial Theater in Sacramento and, of course, win the Sacramento competition as determined by the panel of judges and the audience. Be sure to bring your creativity, personal commitment, hard work and talent.

 

Former finalists and winners are invited to compete again. Twelve to Twenty young women participate each year in this event. A diverse and dead-icated assortment of sponsors and volunteers organize this competition, promoting horror community involvement. All you need is commitment, perseverance, talent and ambition.

 

 

    

 

Your 2013 Zombie Beauty Pageant Special Guest Judges


Wednesday Mourning (Oddities: San Francisco) Nathan Baesel (Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon) Gavin (Wake Up Call, 107.9)

 

 

RULES, GUIDELINES, & MORE!

Becoming a Contestant Fast Facts. To compete you must:

 

The Night of Competition:

8:00PM - 8:30PM Zombie Contestants arrive 8:00PM - 8:30PM.

8:00PM Doors Open at 8:00PM.

8:00PM - 8:30PM Contestants meet with event hosts (Bloody Bethy & Robert Berry) to undergo evaluation and top zombies will receive a number*.

8:30PM Show begins at 8:30PM.

 

*Numbered contestants wait to be called to compete on stage. Not everyone who arrives in zombie make up and costume will get to compete.

 

Where?

 

PRIZES from our sponsors:

Metropolis Comix.
Side Show Studios.
Bird on a Wire Framing.
Reclamare Tattoo Gallery.
Rain's Embellishments.
Dead Regal.
Miss Martha's Corset Shoppe.
Trash Film Orgy.
Cinema Insomnia.
Hot Zombie Chicks.
Scary-Art.com.
Horror Host Miss Misery.
From the Land Beyond.
Apprehensive Films.
Callson Manor.
Paul Allen.
Jared Konopitski.
Gianluca Mattia. & More!

This event is all ages but parental discretion is highly advised.

 

After the contest enjoy a screening of the cult hit BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON with film actor NATHAN BAESEL in attendance.

 

Ala cart tickets for this event will be 12 dollars. This event is included if you purchase a 3 day festival pass. No refunds or exchanges.

 

Ala Carte tickets are not available online at this time. 3 Day Passes can be purchased here.

 

Questions? Email Tim@SacHorrorFilmFest.com

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 


 

SOON TO BE ACCEPTING ENTRIES FOR 2014!

Submit today via withoutabox!  Or download the PDF entry form!

 

 




 

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