The annual RIP HORROR FILM FESTIVAL celebrates its fourth successful year in Los Angeles with plans to screen up to 70 new feature films and shorts during the epic four day festival. The festival will be held at the Vintage LOS FELIZ 3 CINEMAS and run November 10th through November 13th, 2016. The festival will feature special Q&A panel discussions, celebrity guest appearances, filmmaker parties, and a signature red carpet award ceremony. Micro shorts will screen on two additional dates at the Echo Park Film Center on September 30th and October 28th.
A special Filmmaker Spotlight will showcase L.A. independent film director Chris Morrissey and two of his recent films. Heavy Makeup will launch opening night of the festival with a celebrity red carpet premiere event at 8:00pm on Thursday, November 10th. Morrissey will introduce the film and participate in a Q&A with actress Share Cherrie. Heavy Makeup is a campy twisted thriller about a serial killer stalking Hollywood actresses. The film features a hot soundtrack by UK artist Joe Wheeler and stars indie scream queen Share Cherrie (Superstar Female Serial Killer, Jengo Hooper), Whitney Quinlan (Beverly Hills Ghost Club), Jessica Velle (It’s Not Me, It’s You!) and Belle Heflin (Class of Nuke ‘Em High 3).
Morrissey’s award-winning supernatural chiller Trick of the Witch will screen on Saturday, November 12th at 10:00pm with the director and cast members attending to introduce the film. Trick of the Witch centers on a group of fashion models fighting an evil witchcraft curse while stranded at a secluded mansion during a photo shoot. The film also stars Share Cherrie, Owen Alabado (Showtime’s Shameless) Suzy Cote (TV’s CSI, The Guardian) and Rebecca Da Costa (Mine Games). Trick of the Witch previously won the Best Horror Film Award and the Audience Award at the New York International Independent Film Festival in 2010 and had a limited theatrical run at the Laemmle Theatres.
Another festival highlight is Condo Hell, the directorial debut from actress Amy Wade (Special Dead). Condo Hell is a suspenseful, action-packed thriller starring Amy Wade, Gia Franzia (Trick of the Witch) and Wayne Stemmler. Condo Hell will have a special red carpet event screening on Friday, November 11th at 9:00pm. Wade and cast members from the film will introduce the screening.
RIP Horror Film Festival is one of the largest independent horror film festivals currently held in Los Angeles. The festival was established in 2012 and has since become recognized by the independent film industry as one of the leading horror film events on the Los Angeles festival circuit. The festival was established by local entertainment industry leaders working to represent and award legendary indie giants, the working filmmaker and future student filmmakers. Supporting, mentoring and representing the Indie community in all genres of filmography. The complete list of scheduled films in the festival will be announced after final selections in early October.
Advance Tickets for the RIP HORROR FILM FESTIVAL, Condo Hell, and Chris Morrissey’s two films are on sale now through Brown Paper Tickets. Special pre-sale ticket packages at a discount price are available for each day of the festival, specific films and a full festival ticket pass.
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For more information about the RIP HORROR FILM FESTIVAL and for filmmakers wishing to submit their films for consideration, please visit: http://riphorrorfilmfest.com
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