Grindhouse Room: This theater of cinematic gluttony will feature films hand-picked by festival co-founder Philip H. Anselmo himself! We’ll combine some of his favorite classics along with our stellar 2015 submissions to make this room THE DESTINATION for anyone wanting to get inside the mind of the man himself!

Zombie Room: Want to keep your finger on the pulsating organ of all that is new in the world of horror? Well, this is the room for you. Showcasing world premieres and cutting edge submissions, the films in this room will leave you talking (and checking under the bed) for days.

VHS Vomitorium & VHS Swap Meet: A VHS horror-lovers dream come true! Curated by HHF Cellulord Justin Giallo, this room will screen rare, hand-picked tales of the macabre that you’ve probably never heard of. Campy? Obscure? Gruesome? We’ve got it covered. Looking to weed out your VHS collection and pick up some new treasures? Stop by this room to watch a film, bring your old VHS to trade, and walk away feeling….complete.

2015 FILMS

****NOTE: We are no longer accepting submissions for the 2015 season. The complete film schedule will be announced in October.*****

American Guinea Pig: Bloodshock – Q&A with director Stephen Biro

Baba Yaga

Cannibal Man

Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things – Q&A with actors Alan Ormsby and Anya Cronin

Coffin Joe Born Again – Video intro by Jose Mojica Marins and Q&A with Marcelo Colaiacovo

Dawn of the Dead – live score with Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin

Dead And Buried

Deathdream – Q&A with screenwriter Alan Ormsby


Deranged: The Confessions of a Necrophile – Q&A with director and screenwriter Alan Ormsby

Diary Of A Deadbeat: The Story of Jim Vanbebber

Don’t Torture A Duckling

Evil Dead

God Told Me To

Hairmetal Shotgun Zombie Massacre – Q&A with director Josh Vargas


Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

House by the Cemetery

I Am Thor – Q&A with Jon Mikl Thor

Mark Of The Devil

Rock N’ Roll Nightmare – Introduction by Jon Mikl Thor

Saga – Video intro by Ted Skjellum and Q&A with Director Jorn Steen

Secret Screening hosted by GWAR’s Sleazy P. Martini

Shockwaves – Introduction by Alan Ormsby

Skulhedface with live commentary by GWAR’s Sleazy P. Martini

The Factory

When Blackbirds Fly

Zombie Nightmare – Introduction by Jon Mikl Thor

Many more to be announced in the coming weeks!