Three new festivals have opened their doors to our short film THE FAMILIAR. We are pleased as punch to be part of Maelstrom International Fantasy Film Festival (MIFFF) in Seattle, Washington, The Vampire Film Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana and the Eerie Horror Film Festival in Erie, Pennsylvania. Also official is The Familiar’s return to Europe in the Bram Stoker International Film Festival. Director/Writer Kody Zimmermann will be attending Seattle’s Maelstrom Festival on September 19th.
About MIFFF: The Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival(MIFFF), a three day international showcase of animation, fantasy, horror, and science fiction cinema, will take place September 17-19th, 2010 at the SIFF Cinema at McCaw Hall in Seattle, Washington USA. As a genre film festival in Seattle, MIFFF (www.mifff.org) is a unique entity. The Seattle Metropolitan Area is home to one of the largest film attending populations in the country. MIFFF is a venue that gives a voice to genre film fans through a wide spectrum of films and related programming. http://www.mifff.org
About Vampire Film Festival: The mission of the Vampire Film Festival is to showcase the artistry of filmmakers who work in this supernatural genre, to further the mythology and lore of vampires and share it with the mortal world. http://www.vampirefilmfestival.com
About the Eerie Horror Film Festival: Since 2004, the Eerie Horror Film Festival has screened hundreds of films at their annual event and have brought some of the most well known celebrities in the horror genre to the city of Erie, Pa. Past guests have included Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog/Escape from New York/Swamp Thing), Jason Mewes (Clerks/Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back/Dogma), Dee Wallace Stone (ET/Cujo/Rob Zombie’s Halloween), Sid Haig (House of 1,000 Corpses/The Devil’s Rejects), Tony Todd (Candyman/Final Destination), Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th Pt. 7 – 10), Gunnar Hansen (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974), Ed Neal (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974), PJ Soles (Halloween 1978), Nancy Loomis (Halloween 1978), Brooke McCarter (The Lost Boys), and many, many more… Their Expo room features vendors from all over North America, selling everything from horror related t-shirts to rare DVDs. Each season the Festival raises much needed funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and The Food Bank of NW Pa., and hosts year round events throughout Erie County. The 7th Annual Eerie Horror Film Festival & Expo takes place at the historic Warner Theatre in Erie, Pa, October 7 – 10, 2010. For more information, please visit the official website: http://www.eeriehorrorfilmfestiva
About Bram Stoker International Film Festival: The Bram Stoker International Film Festival established in order to provide more opportunities and exposure for filmmakers, screenwriters, sci-fi and games developers working within the horror, science fiction and suspense genres, as well as to draw more attention to Whitby by means of our annual Film Festival. Their international organization hopes to provide education and entertaining visual experience for the attendees of The Bram Stoker International Horror / sci-fi / Thriller Film Festival, which will showcase and celebrate the diversity of projects submitted to their competition year on year. www.bramstokerfilmfestival.com