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Welcome to OMINOUS EVENTS

The Horror Fests and Cons Database

Ominous-Events.com is a free resource for independent filmmakers and fans alike.

Looking for a place to screen your backyard masterpiece? Want to get an autograph from your favorite cinematic boogeyman? Consult the database to find a celebration of the macabre in your area.

Remember, information listed here is subject to change. Be sure to check each event’s official website for up-to-date info.

 

Crypticon Kansas City - August 21-23, 2015 - Kansas City, Missouri

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Horror Guests! Independent Film Fest! Vendors! Costume Contests!

Find out more at http://www.crypticonkansascity.com/

The Golden Rake Award for Indie Horror Ceremony streaming online February 20

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What is the Golden Rake Award for Indie Horror? 30 indie horror films from all over the world. All under $100k in budget, all over 60 minutes in length. Only 3 winners.

This event will take place on February 20th at 9 pm est. You can tune in by going to http://www.younow.com/TheBloodShed.

RSVP by going to https://www.facebook.com/events/319186584958239/

More info at:

http://www.theblood-shed.com/the-golden-rake-award-for-indie-horror-ceremony-co-hosted-by-the-soska-sisters/

New Orleans Horror Film Festival - September 24-25, 2015

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NOLA HORROR FILM FEST is a horror film festival created by horror filmmakers for horror fans.

It’s no small wonder & no great surprise that so many of today’s top directors got their start in “low budget horror”.

With determination & imagination, these artists have created some truly memorable work that has encouraged & inspired a new generation of filmmakers. The NOHFF is committed to celebrating the craft & the art of genre filmmaking at its best. And who knows, maybe discovering “Horror’s Next Big Thing”.

http://neworleanshorrorfilmfestival.com/

NecronomiCon Providence - August 20-23, 2015

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NecronomiCon Providence is a many-faceted convention and academic conference exploring the life and works of Howard Phillips Lovecraft and fellow creators of weird fiction, past and present, as well as the myriad Lovecraftian authors, artists, and academics who carry on.

What to expect:

  • Academic talks on various topics that inform our view of Lovecraft and his works, and all aspects of his life
  • A symposium of new research on Lovecraft-related topics
  • Panels discussing all manner of topics from critical analysis to pop culture
  • Author readings by top-tier weird fiction authors
  • Vendors selling weird books and art, rare and new
  • Art, Theater, and Film inspired by Lovecraft
  • The best in weird gaming, run by many of the top names in the field
  • Social events such as the dreaded Cthulhu Prayer Breakfast and the Eldritch Ball – Historic walking and bus tours of Hoary Providence
  • Lovecraft en Español
  • Singular community events that will immerse visitors in Providence

http://necronomicon-providence.com

SXSW 2015 Announces Midnighters Lineup

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The Midnighters horror line-up of  features at the 2015 SXSW Festival:

The Corpse of Anna Fritz (Spain)
Director: Hèctor Hernández Vicens, Screenwriters: Hèctor Hernándes Vicens, Isaac P. Creus
Anna Fritz, a famous and beautiful actress, has died recently. Three young men sneak into the morgue to see her naked. Fascinated by her beauty, they decide to become the last people to have sex with her. Cast: Alba Ribas, Cristian Valencia, Bernat Saumell, Albert Carbó (World Premiere)

Deathgasm (New Zealand)
Director/Screenwriter: Jason Lei Howden
New kid in town Brodie and bad-boy Zakk quickly bond over their mutual admiration of heavy metal. But when these two metal thrashing losers unwittingly summon malevolent forces, their dreams of stardom may just have to be put on hold. Cast: Milo Cawthorne, James Blake, Kimberley Crossman, Stephen Ure (World Premiere)

The Diabolical
Director: Alistair Legrand, Screenwriters: Alistair Legrand, Luke Harvis
When a single mother and her two young children are tormented by an increasingly strange and intense presence, she turns to her science teacher boyfriend to help take on the violent forces that paranormal experts are too frightened to face. Cast: Ali Larter, Arjun Gupta, Max Rose, Merrin Dungey, Chloe Perrin, Kurt Carley, Patrick Fischler, Wilmer Calderon, Tom Wright, Laura Margolis (World Premiere) 

Excess Flesh
Director: Patrick Kennelly, Screenwriters: Sigrid Gilmer, Patrick Kennelly
Obsessed with her sexy roommate, Jill violently imprisons Jennifer in their apartment in a twisted attempt to bring them closer together. Cast: Bethany Orr, Mary Loveless, Wes McGee, Sheresade Poblet, Jill Jacobson, Dana L. Wilson, Kristin Minter, Robert Maffia, Jules Bruff, Juan Riedinger (World Premiere) 

HANGMAN
Director: Adam Mason, Screenwriters: Adam Mason, Simon Boyes
Returning from vacation, the Miller family find their home has been broken into. After cleaning up the mess they continue with their lives, shaking off the feeling of being violated. But little do they know the nightmare has just begun. Cast: Jeremy Sisto, Eric Michael Cole, Kate Ashfield, Ty Simpkins, Ryan Simpkins, Amy Smart, Ross Partridge, Vince Ventresca, Bruno Acalinas, Ethan Harris-Riggs, Jamie Lee (World Premiere)

He Never Died
Director/Screenwriter: Jason Krawczyk
Jack is a man battling his eternal struggle with cannibalism. There are very few reasons to live when you can’t die. Cast: Henry Rollins, Steven Ogg, Kate Greenhouse, BooBoo Stewart, Jordan Todosey (World Premiere)

The Invitation
Director: Karyn Kusama, Screenwriters: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi
While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intention for their guests. Cast: Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard, Michiel Huisman, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Lindsay Burdge, John Carroll Lynch, Mike Doyle, Michelle Krusiec, Karl Yune, Jordi Vilasuso (World Premiere)

The Nightmare
Director: Rodney Ascher
The Nightmare is an original horror documentary from the Oscar winning producer ofUndefeated, the producer of Jiro Dreams of Sushi, and the producer of The Pact and is directed by Rodney Ascher, the acclaimed director of the Room 237.

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Director/Screenwriter: Mickey Keating
A family intervention goes horrifically awry within the snowy confines of an isolated lake house. Cast: Lauren Ashley Carter, Dean Cates, Brian Morvant, Larry Fessenden, John Weselcouch (World Premiere)

Turbo Kid (Canada / New Zealand)
Director/Screenwriter: RKSS Collective
In a post-apocalyptic future, The Kid, a young solitary scavenger obsessed with comic books must face his fears and become a hero when he meets a mysterious girl named APPLE.
Cast: Michael Ironside, Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Edwin Wright, Aaron Jeffrey

We Are Still Here
Director/Screenwriter: Ted Geoghegan
In the cold, winter fields of New England, there sits a house that wakes up every 30 years and demands a sacrifice. Cast: Barbara Crampton, Andrew Sensenig, Larry Fesseden, Lisa Marie, Monte Markham (World Premiere)

 

Read the full article at http://deadline.com/2015/02/sxsw-midnighters-2015-jeremy-sisto-1201370482/