We just got word that Cali horror fans will get a brand new Indie horror film fest called CINEMAYHEM FEST. Read below for more info!
We are happy to relay announce to our loyal readers that there’s a new Independent Horror Film Festival coming to Thousand Oaks, California the first weekend of March. Our friend, Heather Wixson, will be debuting her first CineMayhem Festival March 2nd and 3rd of this year. We have the inside scoop from Heather herself, and we’d love to share it with you.
As the event approaches, we will keep you up to date on all other press releases, announcements, and other CineMayhem news!!!
FROM THE PRESS RELEASE:
(February 6, 2013)—Today, the first-ever CineMayhem Film Fest was announced by founder Heather Wixson, producer and horror journalist with DreadCentral.com. Created as a launch event to kick-off Dread Central’s third annual Indie Horror Month this March, CineMayhem will celebrate the past, present and future of independent genre filmmaking at the Muvico Theaters in Thousand Oaks, California on March 2nd and 3rd.
Created as a way to pay homage to and celebrate the spirit of independent filmmaking and those unafraid to take risks with their storytelling, CineMayhem’s diverse line-up includes advanced screenings of two highly anticipated genre projects including Magnet Releasing’s visceral horror anthology THE ABC’s OF DEATH and Breaking Glass Pictures’ mind- bending drama K-11 directed by Jules Stewart (CRANK: HIGH VOLTAGE, MORTAL KOMBAT).
CineMayhem is also thrilled to announce that it will also be hosting the World Premieres of ROADSIDE directed by Eric England (MADISON COUNTY) and the latest short film from Ryan Spindell (KIRKSDALE), THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM as well as the West Coast Premieres of two other short films- Paul Davis’ (BEWARE THE MOON: REMEMBERING AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON) HIM INDOORS and SPLIT THE CHECK by Patrick Rea (NAILBITER).
Other feature films currently selected for the CineMayhem Film Fest include BREATH OF HATE by Sean Cain (SILENT NIGHT, ZOMBIE NIGHT), COLDWATER by Dave Parker (THE HILLS RUN RED) and THE SLEEPER by Justin Russell. CineMayhem will also be screening several other award-winning short films including FAMILIAR by Zach Green, KILLER KART by James Feeney and FOXES by Lorcan Finnegan as well as a few retro indie horror screenings to be announced soon.
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