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Also announcing the 2nd annual Apocalypse Later International Fantastic Film Festival!
Filmmakers, submissions for horror and sci-fi shorts are open through Film Freeway.

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Tuesday, 18 July 2000

International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival 2010

The International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival is a sister festival to The Phoenix Film Festival. It's shorter, cheaper and more fun; and also naturally restricted to genre film, showing everything that range might suggest. There are classic films you've seen with guest appearances from some of the stars; new features, some in competition; plenty of short films from student, amateur or up and coming directors; and a few odd other gems thrown in too.

This year the festival reaches its sixth year, returning once more to MADCAP Theaters in Tempe. Special guests are Adam Busch with a screening of Drones; Charles Cyphers with The Fog; Lance Henriksen with Aliens; and Tiffany Shepis with Night of the Demons.

The people running this festival know precisely what they're doing and they're all major players in this local community. Check them all out if you're into film in Arizona, beginning with Chris and Jason and the folks at the The Phoenix Film Foundation. Andrea, the Midnite Movie Mamacita is the event director. Program directors are Danny and Brandon from I Can Smell Your Brains for horror; and science fiction writer Mike Stackpole for sci-fi.

Here are all the films showing this year, with film titles linking to my reviews and the IMDb pages added for reference. My reviews will fill in over the next week or so.

Rating System
1 - Abysmal | 2 - Bad | 3 - Poor | 4 - OK | 5 - Good | 6 - Excellent | 7 - Classic

Horror Features
Title Year H D Director(s) IMDb
Ashes 2010 5 4 Elias Matar IMDb
El Monstro del Mar! 2010 5 5 Stuart Simpson IMDb
Rage 2010 5 5 Christopher R Witherspoon IMDb

Sci-Fi Features
Title Year H D Director(s) IMDb
Everything's Eventual 2009 4 5 J P Scott IMDb
Lunopolis 2009 5 5 Matthew Avant IMDb

Showcase Features
Title Year H D Director(s) IMDb
Aliens 1986 6 7 James Cameron IMDb
Avé Maria 2009 5 5 Chris Aurilia IMDb
Closets 2010 4 5 Charles Peterson IMDb
Drones 2010 5 5 Amber Benson & Adam Busch IMDb
The Fog 1980 5 5 John Carpenter IMDb
Jim 2010 4 4 Jeremy Morris-Burke IMDb
King of Thorn 2009 5 5 Kazuyoshi Katayama IMDb
Night of the Demons 2009 4 4 Adam Gierasch IMDb
RoboGeisha 2009 2 2 Noboru Iguchi IMDb
Snuff 2010 3 3 Brian Skiba & Liam Owen IMDb
Suspiria 1977 6 5 Dario Argento IMDb
Zenith 2010 Vladan Nikolic IMDb

Horror Shorts A
Title Year H D Director(s) IMDb
Abra Cadaver 2010 4 4 Jay McBeth IMDb
The Furred Man 2010 5 5 Paul Williams IMDb
MutantLand 2010 5 6 Phil Tippett IMDb
Nice Guys Finish Dead 2010 5 5 Peter Binswanger IMDb
Recollection 2010 6 6 Federico D'Alessandro IMDb
Rise of the Appliances 2010 5 5 Rob Sprackling IMDb
The Zombie Monologues 2010 4 4 Andrew Lane IMDb

Horror Shorts B
Title Year H D Director(s) IMDb
Alice Jacobs is Dead 2009 6 6 Alex Horwitz IMDb
Beep 2010 5 4 Nicholas Militello IMDb
Cupcake: A Zombie Lesbian Musical 2010 5 6 Rebecca Thomson IMDb
DemiUrge Emesis 2010 5 5 Aurelio Voltaire IMDb
The Familiar 2009 Kody Zimmerman IMDb
The Midge 2010 Rory Lowe IMDb

Sci-Fi Shorts A
Title Year H D Director(s) IMDb
A Call to Arms 2008 4 4 John F McCarthy IMDb
Cockpit: The Rule of Engagement 2010 6 6 Jesse Griffith IMDb
Fallout 2010 5 5 Paul DeNigris IMDb
Lines in the Sand: Ties 2010 3 3 Justin Golightly IMDb
Radium 2010 4 4 Daniel Fallik IMDb

Sci-Fi Shorts B
Title Year H D Director(s) IMDb
The Adjustable Cosmos 2010 Adam Duncan IMDb
Alien Probe: The Musical! 2009 5 5 Mark Copley IMDb
Contact 2009 5 5 Anders Øvergaard IMDb
Get Out 2010 Alberto Corral IMDb
The Necronomicon 2009 Joseph Nanni IMDb
One Small Step 2010 Damien Slevin IMDb
Shaqani 2009 Robert Berg IMDb
SPAGHETT-1 2009 5 5 Adam Varney IMDb

Other Shorts
Title Year H D Director(s) IMDb
App of Time 2010 3 4 John D'Agostino IMDb
Lucid 2010 5 - Christopher Price IMDb
Peeping Tom 2010 5 5 Joe Russo IMDb
Zombie Team Building 2010 5 5 Nathan Blackwell IMDb

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