The Eerie Horror Film Festival will once again have its annual film and screenplay competition where they will accept submissions from students and amateurs from all around the world.
For the past 12 years the Eerie Horror Film Festival has provided young filmmakers and screenwriters the opportunity to showcase their talent in the genres of horror, science fiction, and suspense.
The 3-day festival will take place on October 17-19 at the Erie Warner Theater.
Submissions for the film and screenwriting competition are open, with the regular deadline for submissions being on March 1 and the late deadline on June 1.
Entrants can submit films in various categories: Horror Feature, Horror Short, Science Fiction Feature, Science Fiction Short, Suspense Feature and Suspense Short.
There is a special discount for students aged 10 to 17.
Since its inception in October of 2004, the Eerie Horror Film Festival has screened over 400 movies and attracted thousands of fans from all around the world to Erie.
This 3-day festival celebrates independent cinema within the horror, science fiction, and suspense genres.
The festival will feature celebrity guests and industry professionals, along with movie screenings and film workshops.
The goal of the festival is to build relations between aspiring filmmakers and screenwriters with those working in the industry.
Forums for filmmakers will be established where both beginners and veterans will have the chance to network and learn from each other.
Since 2004, the film festival has counted with the appearance of various celebrity guests which include Norman Reedus from the “Walking Dead”, Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco from “The Boondock Saints”, Jason Mewes from “Clerks”, C. Thomas Howell from “The Outsiders”, Kane Hodder from “Friday the 13th”, Richard Hatch from “Battlestar Gallactica”, Ken Foree from “Dawn of the Dead”, among others.
They have also counted with rock and roll artists such as Alice Cooper, Nine Inch Nails, The Misfits, Judas Priest, Heaven & Hell, Motorhead, Adam Lambert and various more.
The Eerie Horror Festival expects to bring many more celebrities and artist for the upcoming festival that have yet to be announced.
For more information about the competition and the festival, visit the Eerie Horror Film Festival website at http://eeriehorrorfilmfestival.com.