SCREENING ROOM : San Diego’s premiere film festival dedicated to macabre cinema and art is proud to present a gruesome treat for ScareLA audiences: Chomp | Cogas | Ghost Train | Howl of a Good Time | Lunch Hour | Mr. Denton | No Turning Back | Reborn (or The Young Woman and the Snail) | Sanguine Craving | We All Go The Same
SCREENING ROOM : Films of magic and mayhem. Here’s what’s brewing in the cauldron: The Golden Pen | Sparks | The Sweetmeat Boy | The Trials and Errors of Suzette Le’Ago and the Downstairs Neighbor (or Half Magic) | Witch’s Moon
SCREENING ROOM : Fun Size Horror is a collective of genre-loving filmmakers always on the search for new and exciting films. Enjoy their selection of original short films that explore horror from every angle; all made into bite size pieces. Like a bag of Halloween candy, Fun Size Horror is exciting, unexpected…and of course, a little dangerous. Parmanesia | Persephone | Pillow Fight | Prey | Trust
SCREENING ROOM : Shriekfest, the longest running indie horror film festival in Los Angeles is celebrating it’s 16th year this Oct 6-9! Enjoy a special curated selection of some of their best films only at ScareLA: Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse | Iris, Knock | The Man Who Loved Flowers | Peek A Boo… | The Smiling Man | Sweet Hollow (Shriekfest’s Founder and Festival Director Denise Gossett has been in the entertainment business for more than 20 years. She can be seen in the latest Tom Hiddleston movie “I Saw the Light”, with Morris Chestnut in “When the Bough Breaks” in the Mel Gibson movie “Get the Gringo”, “The Last Ride” with Dennis Hopper)
ScareLA’s first-ever Audience Award is presented with support by Shriekfest
SCREENING ROOM : Need we say more? Bring your brainz and indulge in some real rotten fun with some zombie comedy in: April, Grroaarrggll!! | Not the End of the World | The Spaghetti Massacre | A Zombie Next Door
SCREENING ROOM : Follow a group of people who discover the ultra-scary, psycho-sexual horror experience Blackout, and develop an obsession that hijacks their lives and blurs the line between reality and paranoid fantasy: In a culture that has embraced immersive theatre and interactive entertainment, the rise of extreme haunts such as the horror experience Blackout has become essential to an audience that hungers to test their limits. Rich Fox‘s otherworldly narrative-driven documentary seeks out the survivors of some of Blackout’s most intense simulations. Obliterating the line between real and imagined, this experiment dares its victims to stare into the hidden pleasures of a waking nightmare, and then it stares right back. Adult supervision advised.
SCREENING ROOM : Ten stories are woven together by their shared theme of Halloween night in an American suburb, where ghouls, imps, aliens and axe murderers appear for one night only to terrorize unsuspecting residents: Named “the best horror anthology since Trick ‘r Treat” by Fangoria, this critically acclaimed Epic Pictures film weaves together ten chilling tales from horror’s top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. (Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman “The Night Billy Raised Hell” | Axelle Carolyn “Grim Grinning Ghost | Adam Gierasch “Trick” | Andrew Kasch “This Means War” | Neil Marshall “Bad Seed” | Lucky McKee “Ding Dong” | Mike Mendez “Friday the 31st” | Dave Parker “Sweet Tooth” | Ryan Schifrin “The Ransom of Rusty Rex” | John Skipp “This Means War” | Paul Solet “The Weak and the Wicked”)
SCREENING ROOM : Bring the kids! ScareLA welcomes monsters and goblins of all ages – enjoy Hallween in the summer with the entire family this August: Beware of Bunny | The Creature at the Bates Motel | A Dark Night in the Wrong House | Fenrik the Troll | The Halloween Spirit | Happy Halloween with Dr. Gangrene PSA | Holidays of Terror: The Lonely Halloween | Klaazor | The Predators of Transylvania | Rotten Love | Squabblin’ Spooks
SCREENING ROOM : A Horror Anthology of super short horror films. Sometimes bloody. Sometimes creepy. Always Dark: Bloody Mary | In the Closet | Soul Taker | Static
SCREENING ROOM : Looking for love in all the wrong faces: Follow these party hosts’ and unsuspecting guests’ descent into the darkest nights of the year. Trick or treat! (Director, Linda Palmer) Enjoy a special meet and greet with indie Director and Producer Linda Palmer who has had two films as Oscar contenders. She wrote/directed HALLOWEEN PARTY, and OUR FATHER (starring Michael Gross and Michael Worth). The latter has been in 22 festivals and won 26 awards including: Audience, Director, Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Cinematic Achievement, and more.
SCREENING ROOM : Discovering the New Blood of Horror. Screamfest Horror Film Festival is the largest and longest running horror film festival in the United States. Paranormal Activity was discovered and premiered at the festival in 2007. Some of the largest horror online publications have called it the “Sundance of Horror”: The Bridge Partner | In Extremis | Market St. | Massacre in San Jose | Night of the Slasher | The Prey |Willa
SCREENING ROOM : Monsters come in many forms: Adam’s Bad Christmas | The Attic | Dinner | The Fisherman’s Wife | The Marshalls | The Monster | Monsters | Other Lily | Portal to Hell!!! | The Wind
SCREENING ROOM : Rodney Ascher’s documentary “The Nightmare,” explores the terrifying phenomena of sleep paralysis through the recollections of several people who suffer from it. Cutting between various chilling anecdotes of sinister late night visions and horrifying reenactments, “The Nightmare” manages a tricky balance of visceral fright and sincere investigation. It will freak you out!
SCREENING ROOM : Cult horror comedy classic coming to the ScareLA screen! Celebrate Elvira, official host of ScareLA 2016, and mingle with her creepiest of fans this August, only at ScareLA:
When her great aunt dies, famous horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight New England town Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house. But she get much more than what she bargained for, specifically – a witch’s cookbook and a punk rock poodle. Once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queen’s ample assets, all hell breaks loose. Can the Madonna of the Macabre find love with a studly cinema owner, avoid her creepy great uncle, titillate the town’s teens and become a Las Vegas dance sensation all without being burned alive at the stake?
MAIN STAGE : Exclusive screening of the acclaimed Sliders of Ghost Town documentary feature presented with a QA with Director Braedon Freeland and special guests: In 1973 the Halloween industry would be changed forever when Knott’s Berry Farm in CA, hosted their very first Halloween Haunt event. Years later, employees of the park known as “Street Monsters” developed a new scare tactic that involved sliding great distances across concrete and asphalt in order to surprise and scare event guests. Since then, sliding has become an all year round activity and can be seen all over the globe. Hear the stories of the monsters who invented or refined this skill into what it is today and see what it takes to be a true Street Monster!
Join the Official ScareLA after party for a spooky good time:
Saturday, August 6th
7:00pm till 2:00am
at The Rose in Pasadena, across from the Convention Center