Noted for being one of the best festivals in the region, HSHFF is a great place for aspiring, student, new and independent filmmakers to rub shoulders with horror icons and Hollywood filmmakers,
Festival directors Bill Volland and Tamara Glynn will be in attendance during their host and directing duties during this four day event. Volland has an eye for the exquisite. He has worked as an art director, set decorator and producer for over 25 years, most noticeably on the hit television series "Silk Stalkings." Glynn is an actress most known for playing Samantha Thomas in 1989's #1 movie Halloween 5: The Curse of Michael Myers. Her involvement with the festival, brings in fans and filmmakers from all over the globe. Tamara's most recent appearance was a lead role in Patrick Rea's award winning short Howl of a Good Time which garnered her a Best Actress award at the Cornwall Film Festival in 2015.
Volland and Glynn have also announced that this years festival will include at least two special guests:
Marlon Schulman, Founder and CEO of the Horror Equity Fund wii be discussing new rules which give filmmakers new ways to do crowd funding, tax incentives, and how to get distribution on Saturday September 24, at 2:30pm,
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At 7pm, on Saturday September 24th, noted film copmposer, sound designer and special audio effects wizzard Alan Howarth gives a special live performance.Howarth has collaborated with John Carpenter on the music from nearly all of his movies starting with ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK; he's provided sound design and effects for POLTERGEIST, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, all the STAR TREK movies, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, Coppola's DRACULA, TOTAL RECALL, and STARGATE, among others. As a composer, he's scored all or part of all the HALLOWEEN films, composed music for RETRIBUTION, THE DENTIST, and others.For his full resume, please visit: http://www.imdb.com/
Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival: is an independent film festival, conceived with the idea that "filmmakers know films." Talented filmmaking is not only amazing to watch, it's inspirational, educational and motivational. HSHFF recognizes and promotes a variety of films in the horror, thriller and scifi genres with categories for professional, and student. For a complete list of films, and teh schedule, including a special screening of the worldwide, critically acclaimed short film Night of The Slasher, which is It is currently opening for Lights Out in select theaters nationwide. at: http://www.hotspringshorrorfilmfestival.com/
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