Flashback Weekend 2016 – Schedule & Updates



August 5-7, 2016
Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare – Rosemont, IL 60018

Flashback Weekend is proud to announce an amazing celebrity guest and
special event line-up for 2016!

Scroll down for Flashback Weekend 2016 updates and info

TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT www.flashbackweekend.com

Professional celebrity photo-ops are available from Celeb Photo-ops. Book your photo-ops now at www.celebphotoops.com


MAJOR Celebrity Guests including…

“SCREAM” (1996) 20th anniversary reunion
Neve Campbell (Sydney Prescott),
Matthew Lillard (Stu Macher),
Skeet Ulrich (Billy Loomis)

Horror Legends
Malcolm McDowell (“A CLOCKWORK ORANGE”)
Don Coscarelli (“PHANTASM”)
Robert Kurtzman (FX Master, KNB co-founder, Creature Corps)

“THE CRAFT” (1996) reunion
Neve Campbell,
Rachel True
Skeet Ulrich

Rob Zombies “31” Reunion
Malcolm McDowell
Meg Foster
Judy Gees
Pancho Moler
David Ury

Ted Raimi (“ASH VS. EVIL DEAD” Season 2);
Jill Marie Jones (“ASH VS. EVIL DEAD” Season 1);

Neve Campbell (“SCREAM”)
Adrienne King (“FRIDAY THE 13th)
Amy Steel (“FRIDAY THE 13th PART 2”)
Sharni Vinson (“YOU’RE NEXT”)
Melanie Kinnaman (“FRIDAY THE 13th: A NEW BEGINNING”)
Kathleen Kinmont (“BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR”, “HALLOWEEN 4”)
Tiffany Helm ((“FRIDAY THE 13th: A NEW BEGINNING”)

Julian Sands (“WARLOCK 1 + 2”)
Andrew Divoff – “Djinn” (“THE WISHMASTER 1 & 2”)
Chris Durand – Michael Myers (“HALLOWEEN H20”) & Ghostface, (“SCREAM 2”),
Tom Morga “Jason” (“FRIDAY THE 13th: A NEW BEGINNING”) & Michael Myers (“HALLOWEEN 4”),
Bob Elmore “Leatherface” (“TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2”)
Ted Raimi (“Henrietta” “EVIL DEAD 2)
Eugene Clark (“”Big Daddy” “LAND OF THE DEAD”


“THE MYSTERY MACHINE” from “SCOOBY DOO” (on loan from Volo Auto Museum) on display in the vendor room all three days!
Special photo-op with Matthew Lillard (“Shaggy”) and The Mystery Machine!
Photo-op tickets available at www.celebphotoops.com

Flashback Weekend event schedule and show hours at http://www.flashbackweekend.com/schedule.html

Wes Craven’s “SCREAM” (1996) at the Drive-In – Neve Campbell, Matthew Lillard, and Skeet Ulrich host an outdoor showing of “SCREAM” (1996) on a giant screen on Saturday, August 6, 2016 including an extended discussion as they share their experiences making “SCREAM”.

Advance “SCREAM” tickets at www.flashbackweekend.com


Special Advance Screenings hosted by Don Coscarelli
Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention presents Special Advance Screenings of the eagerly awaited 4K digital restoration of Don Coscarelli’s 1979 Horror Classic “PHANTASM”.

In addition to “PHANTASM: REMASTERED” in a stunning 4K process and remixed 5.1 stereo sound introduced in person by Don Coscarelli, each showing will be also include an extended trailer for “PHANTASM V: RAVAGER”.

“PHANTASM: REMASTERED” screenings at the
Carmike Muvico Rosemont 18
9701 Bryn Mawr Ave. Rosemont, IL 60018
Just a short walk from the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare.

Located in Rosemont off of River Road and 294, the Carmike Muvico Rosemont 18 features elegant stadium seating, state of the art Sony 4K digital projection, and Bogart’s; a full service bar and restaurant. Phantasm fans will be able to enjoy their favorite alcoholic beverages during the movie.

“PHANTASM: REMASTERED” Show-times Fri. Aug. 5, 2016 – 10:00PM
Sat. Aug. 6, 2016 – 11:30PM

“PHANTASM: REMASTERED” tickets now on sale at www.carmike.com or at the theater box-office.


Sinister Visions 11th annual costume contest hosted by Chicago Horror Host legend Svengoolie (Rich Koz) on Sat. Aug. 6, 2016 at 4:15PM. All ages welcome! This event is sponsored by Sinister Visions Inc.
SVENGOOLIE at Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention
SVENGOOLIE (TV Legend Rich Koz) will appear two-days for twice the Scary Fun!
Saturday, August 6 – Svengoolie autographs & photos & Svengoolie hosts the Sinister Visions Costume Contest
Sunday, August 7 – Svengoolie live on stage and “ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN” – Svengoolie‘s 2 hour stage show / movie screening will include audience participation and many surprises!
Celebrity Guests – Huge Horror Vendor Room – and much more!!
For full details, schedule, tickets www.flashbackweekend.com


Special Event Flashback Weekend 2016 Only!
The Krueger Costume Contest
Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention
Saturday Aug. 6, 2016 at 1:00PM

The grand prize winner of each category will win two (2) VIP Ultimate Passes for Flashback Weekend 2017 and a special meet and greet with the Man of your Dreams, Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger)*

* Meet and Greet to be held during Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention 2017**

*Robert Englund’s 2017 convention appearance subject to his availability.
**Contestants will be pre-selected and notified in advance.

There are two (2) categories in the contest:

1. Freddy-ette

Freddy-ettes have become one of the most popular costumes at conventions and during Halloween.
Freddy-ettes are more than a fashion statement. They are showing that they’re not afraid of Freddy. They’re taking his power and using it!

A “Freddy-ette” is a woman (must be age 18 or older) who dresses in a Freddy Krueger style. There are many variations, but a Freddy-ette starts with a sexy red and green sweater and mini-skirt, a Freddy Fedora, and Freddy glove. From there, the design may have variations including:

· Torn opera hose, nylons or leggings,
· Freddy’s boots or stilettos,
· Sometimes no Freddy burn make up at all or sometimes just half of the face is done as Freddy,
· Some may wear press on nails on one hand,
· Strategic tears and slits in the mini skirt and sweater, some of which might reveal their waist and side cleavage.

2. Freddy

Freddy has had many looks over the years. It’s up to you to decide upon the “freshly burned” Freddy of “A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET” (1984), or the transformative healing scab and pus Freddy look “A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2” or the Freddy in his prime look of ELM STREET 3 + 4. There is also the “weakened Freddy” look of ELM STREET 5 + 6, or the Demon Freddy of “NEW NIGHTMARE”. Your costume must include the traditional red and green sweater, boots and fedora, and glove. Contestants must be 18 years or older.

ENTRY for the Krueger Costume Contest
Potential contestants will pre-register by completing the official entry form and sending a current photo of them in their Freddy-ette or Freddy look. Flashback Weekend will pre-select 8 contestants in both the Ms. Flashback Freddy-ette and the Mr. Flashback Freddy categories.

E-mail photos and submission forms to
Subject – Flashback FREDDY Contest submission

Entry must be received no later than Sunday July 24, 2016
Selected contestants will be notified via email by Thursday July 27, 2016

Visit www.flashbackweekend.com or call (847) 647-3124 for updates!

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