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Online sales have ENDED for THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW and BRIDE OF CHUCKY.  We are *NOT* sold out... yet.  Approx 40 general admission tickets are left for ROCKY HORROR.  Tickets will be on sale at the Colonial Theatre Box Office FRIDAY, October 31st, at 6PM.  We are NOT sold out... but we expect to by the time the show starts! 

INFO FOR ROCKY HORROR PRESALES TICKET HOLDERS

 

INFO FOR TICKET HOLDERS:

GENERAL ADMISSION

Pick up your tickets from WILL CALL anytime after 6PM.

Stand in the GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET HOLDER line to the left of the entrance.

You get entry to the theatre at 10PM.  It is expected to rain so bring an umbrella!

 

VIP

Pick up your tickets from WILL CALL anytime after 6PM.

Stand in the VIP line to the right of the theatre entrance.

You receive entry to the theatre at 9:30PM. 

 

TRICK OR TREAT PACKAGE

Pick up your tickets from WILL CALL anytime after 6PM.

You stand in the VIP ticket line to the RIGHT of the theatre entrace.  Look for the sign.

You receive entry to the theatre at 9:00PM.

You receive your cast photos and trick 'r treat perks between 9:00PM and 9:30PM.  If you are LATE we cannot honor the perks and we offer no refunds.

 

 

 

 

2014 SHOW DATES:

OCTOBER 31st 7pm:  Special Halloween Screening Of "Bride of Chucky".

OCTOBER 31st 10pm:  Amber's Sweets "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".

 


 

 2014 8th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival Award Winners

 

 


 

 

 

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

Online sales have ENDED for THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW and BRIDE OF CHUCKY.  We are *NOT* sold out... yet.  Approx 40 general admission tickets are left for ROCKY HORROR.  Tickets will be on sale at the Colonial Theatre Box Office FRIDAY, October 31st, at 6PM.  We are NOT sold out... but we expect to by the time the show starts! 

 

INFO FOR TICKET HOLDERS:

GENERAL ADMISSION

Pick up your tickets from WILL CALL anytime after 6PM.

Stand in the GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET HOLDER line to the left of the entrance.

You get entry to the theatre at 10PM.  It is expected to rain so bring an umbrella!

 

VIP

Pick up your tickets from WILL CALL anytime after 6PM.

Stand in the VIP line to the right of the theatre entrance.

You receive entry to the theatre at 9:30PM. 

 

TRICK OR TREAT PACKAGE

Pick up your tickets from WILL CALL anytime after 6PM.

You stand in the VIP ticket line to the RIGHT of the theatre entrace.  Look for the sign.

You receive entry to the theatre at 9:00PM.

You receive your cast photos and trick 'r treat perks between 9:00PM and 9:30PM.  If you are LATE we cannot honor the perks and we offer no refunds.

 

 

 

 

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?   Online sales have ENDED for THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW and BRIDE OF CHUCKY.  We are *NOT* sold out... yet.  Approx 40 general admission tickets are left for ROCKY HORROR.  Tickets will be on sale at the Colonial Theatre Box Office FRIDAY, October 31st, at 6PM.  We are NOT sold out... but we expect to by the time the show starts! 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Bride of Chucky Pre-Sale Special

$6 Presale. $10 on the day of the show.

Buy now and save!

 

Bride of Chucky

October 31st, 2014

Halloween Costume Contest with Prizes sponsored by SHFF & Metropolis Comix.

7PM. Historic Colonial Theatre.

Online sales have ended.  Tickets will be available at the door.  You must exit the theatre after the screening. 

 

 


 

 

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

 

 

 Samurai Dead  5min

 

 

 

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.

 

 

How to I Compete? What is Expected?

Arrive in make up & costume before 7pm for the 7pm Short Film Program.

Purchase your Ala Carte ticket ($10) or present your Friday Day Pass or 3 Day Pass for access.

We will have someone in the lobby & theatre gathering your names for the contest.

At approximately 8pm, be ready in the theatre for your names to be called to the stage.

You will be judged on your costume, your character, & makeup craftsmanship.

All are welcome to compete. All ages. All genders. All monters, zombies, creatures!

There will be a process of elimination.

At the end of the evening we will present 3rd, 2nd, and 1st place winners.

 

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 7PM.  8PM Pageant/Competition.

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.

 

 

 


 

 

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