Submissions Open for The Leglesscorpse Film Festival

Leglesscorpse Film Festival

Win $500 and a distribution option

LeglessCorpse Films has announced it’s first annual Film Festival. The festival will take place April 23-24 in Someverville, AL at the Somerville Playhouse. All accepted submissions will be screened in front of a live audience during the two-day event. The event will include special screenings of Nathan Thomas Milliner’s A Wish For The Dead, Stephen Folker’s The Orange Man, and the North American premier of 60 Seconds To Die. Special guests will be announced soon.

Prizes (and more to come), Best short film will win $500 and a chance for the film to be featured on an anthology BluRay/DVD and VOD release, along with four runner-up shorts distributed by LeglessCorpse Films.

Best feature will be offered a distribution option with LeglessCorpse Films with BluRay/DVD and Major VOD release.

All category winners will win an official LeglessCorpse Film Festival plaque engraved with the category, film name, and winners name.

Categories being judged:
Best Short Film
Best Short Film Director
Best Short Special Effects
Best Short Actor or Actress
Best Short Score

Best Feature Film
Best Feature Director
Best Feature Special Effects
Best Feature Actor or Actress
Best Feature Screenplay
Best Feature Score

Submission are only $10 for shorts and $20 for features.

Current sponsors include BrinkVision, CryptTV, and LeglessCorpse Films.

Filmmakers can submit their films on Film Freeway
or at


Join Golden State Haunts and Valley Investigators of the Paranormal for a special dinner/paranormal investigation February 20 at the haunted Cafe Hidalgo and California Hotel in Fullerton, California

Monsterpalooza is Coming to Put the Fear in Pasadena


Horror fans will gather in April to experience the spooktacular known as Monsterpalooza

From the Press Release:

After years of massive crowds, the world’s ULTIMATE monster show STOMPS into its NEW LOCATION at the Pasadena Convention Center April 22-24, 2016!

The Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, California 91101

Celebrate the Art of Monsters & Movie Magic at MONSTERPALOOZA!

Since its inaugural event in 2009, MONSTERPALOOZA has become internationally known as the place to be for fans and professionals of film, makeup, special effects, collectible toys, art, haunts, and monsters!

Meet the award-winning masterminds behind some of the greatest creatures ever created for feature films, television, and the haunt industry! Experience over 250 exhibitors selling one of a kind creations from props, makeup, masks, collectibles, toys, art, and much more!

Witness LIVE makeup demonstrations from the best in the business and much more only found at Monsterpalooza!

Enter the world famous Monsterpalooza Museum featuring full-sized creatures, hyper-realistic sculptures, screen-used props and animatronics from your favorite films and theme parks, as well as debuts of new creations from the world’s best special effects studios all in an atmospheric setting!

Each Monsterpalooza event features dozens of special celebrity guests from the worlds of Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy. Past guests have included actors from film franchises such as Alien, Fright Night, An American Werewolf in London, Godzilla, Ed Wood, Night of the Living Dead, Superman, and MANY MORE!

Some of 2016’s Special Guests Include:

  • Doug Bradley – Pinhead from Hellraiser
  • Ashley Laurence – Kirsty Cotton from Hellraiser
  • Haruo Nakajima – Godzilla suit actor from inception to 1972
  • David Naughton – American Werewolf in London
  • Dina Meyer – Starship Troopers, Saw II
  • Tom Savini – Master Makeup Artist, Actor, and Director
  • John Murdy – Universal Halloween Horror Nights
  • Nick Castle – Writer and Director, Original Halloween Michael Myers
  • Linda Blair – The Exorcist
  • Adrienne Barbeau – The Fog, Creepshow, Escape from New York
  • With MANY MORE to be announced!

Over 200 vendors! Special Presentations!! Monsterpalooza Museum!!!

Every year in the Monsterpalooza Theatre, unique panels and presentations are featured all weekend long spotlighting fan favorite films and attractions from the past, present, and future. Featuring the stars, directors, producers, and artists responsible for bringing your worst nightmares to life on the silver screen and beyond!

Monsterpalooza is a fan-friendly event that introduces attendees every year to new eye-popping exhibits, creators and innovators, products, art, and collectibles – You never know who you will bump into on the show floor!

Often imitated butt never duplicated, Monsterpalooza 2016 is the must see event in Southern California! Make sure to get your tickets in advance; you don’t want to miss it!

Social media:
official Monsterpalooza website
Monsterpalooza Facebook

Tickets are $30 a day or $70 for all three days

Hotel Reservations
The Westin Pasadena
191 North Los Robles
Pasadena CA 91101
(1) 626) 792-2727

Join Golden State Haunts and Valley Investigators of the Paranormal for a special dinner/paranormal investigation February 20 at the haunted Cafe Hidalgo and California Hotel in Fullerton, California

GUNS & ROSES! Valentines Day, Chicago style!


Ursula Bielski and Chicago Hauntings will be running 2 special editions of their famed dark history and hauntings tours show for you Valentines Day, Chicago style, including numerous stops, like the site of the St. Valentines Day Massacre….

3PM February 13th
Departs the haunted Congress Plaza Hotel. Complimentary moonshine on the bus. BYOB.

6PM February 13th
Departs the haunted Congress Plaza Hotel. Complimentary moonshine on the bus. BYOB.

Do one or both! Or book a room and stay all night in one of the world’s most haunted hotels!

For tour tickets

Join Golden State Haunts and Valley Investigators of the Paranormal at a special dinner/paranormal investigation February 20 at the haunted Cafe Hidalgo and California Hotel in Fullerton, California

Golden State Haunts Launch Party Dinner/Investigation Cafe Hidalgo Featuring The Black Rose Phantoms, The Rundown Kreeps and Tres Muertos


Join Erik Vanlier (Haunted History, Haunted Encounters, My Ghost Story, Ghost Adventures) for the website launch of  (your source for horror, Halloween, paranormal and metaphysical news, events and reviews) February 20th from 7pm until 1am for an exclusive dinner/investigation of the very haunted Cafe Hidalgo AND Hotel California in Fullerton, California located at the infamous Via Del Sol (305 N Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92832). There will be special guests, contests, a pychic an a live, intimate performance by The Black Rose Phantoms, Tres Muertos, as well as The Rundown Kreeps.

Live Psychic – Jennifer Phillips
Jennifer Phillips is an International Evidential Medium, Psychic and tarot reader. She has been a practicing Reiki Master and energy healing professional for almost 20 years. Jennifer is a clairvoyant, clairaudient, clairsentient and empathic. She is naturally gifted and has studied with Sandra Anne Taylor, International Mediums Sharon Klingler, Janet Nohavec, and many more teachers to further develop and understand her gifts. Jennifer has been a frequent visiting medium at the Spiritualist community in Lilydale, NY.  She is currently part of the monthly, “Psychic Stand-Up” show at Flappers in Burbank and provides private readings and gallery readings providing Messages from the Other Side. Upcoming events are scheduled for the West Los Angeles, and Orange County areas.

Special Guests:
Ace Jordan (director of the critically acclaimed horror movie Silent Retreat)
Trista Robinson (award winning actress – Silent Retreat, (the upcoming) Asmodeus, The Human Race, Jurassic City)
Russ McKamey (owner of the nation’s most controversial extreme haunt McKamey Manor which has an over 30,00 person waiting list)
Adrian Marcato – Founder Heretic Horror House (Adrian was born on Friday the 13th, 1977 in Los Angeles, California.  Marcato is a California native that has worked in and around the film industry since 2004.  Initially became a monster at Knott’s Scary Farm in 2005 and continued to make short films while taking film and screenwriting classes at UCLA.  He also works in the F/X world and it was in 2012 that he began an experiment of combining his years of production experience and F/X that HERETIC was born).

Live Intimate Acoustic Performances:
The Black Rose Phantoms (Based out of Long Beach, CA The Black Rose Phantoms formed in late 2002.  With only a short 8 months the band was asked to join Hellcat Record’s very own Nekromantix as they ventured on a West Coast Tour.  They have performed with world famous groups such as Tiger Army, The Transplants, L.A. Guns, and The Quakes.  Their music features a broad variety of genres such as Metal, Melodic Punk, Psychobilly and Country.  They’re releasing a new album March 26th followed by a European Tour).
The Rundown Kreeps (The Rundown Kreeps is a three piece Ska/Pop-Punkabilly band from Los Angeles.  The groups is a direct product of backyard shows, parking lot mosh pits & drunken acoustic jam sessions after 2am.  With a nice blend of upbeat loud drums, punk rock distortion under technical melodies, a non-stop bass line & honest relatable lyrics; Rundown Kreeps offers a unique sound that music lovers of all genres can appreciate).
Tres Muertos (Tres Muertos is a three-piece psychobilly band that has played with many famous bands at different well-known venues).

We will have full access not only to the restaurant, but also the building that was also the former California Hotel. After hours access to the building is EXTREMELY rare. The California Hotel is 92 years old and used to house a brothel. Cafe Hidalgo is haunted by a spirit named Chuck as well as those of the prostitutes and people who used to stay at the hotel. There are at least four reported suicides including a construction worker who jumped from the third floor in the 1970’s.  The tickets includes an all you can eat past bar,  beverage, tax and tip.  Alcohol and certain menu items (i.e. filet mignon) are an extra charge. We will be investigating util 1am in the morning.


Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 7:00 PM Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 1:00 AM (PST) Add to Calendar
Cafe Hidalgo – 305 North Harbor Boulevard Fullerton, CA 92832


Country’s Biggest Pagan Gathering and Convention Starts Next Friday


Pantheacon, which is expecting more than 2,000 attendees and kicks of February 12, is a weekend long Pagan gathering and convention held in San Jose, CA.

From the website:
Join our huge and varied Pagan, Heathen, Wiccan, Reconstructionist, Indigenous, spiritual and magical groups in education and celebration. As usual we fill the whole hotel with over 14 function rooms for workshops, rituals, and presentations including 4 ballrooms for Vendors along with open house parties.

Notable attendees will be Orion Foxwood, T. Thorn Coyle, Raven Grimassi and Christopher Penczak.

When: February 12-15
Where: San Jose California
Fees: 80 bucks for all four days, day passes (40 bucks) and evening passes (20 dollars) also available.

Visit the Pantheacon website for more information

If You’re a Horror Filmmaker Then Shudder Labs is Looking for You


Shudder Labs is looking to reward selected genre filmmakers with a $5,000 grant plus a year-long mentorship with a Masters-In-Residence.  The event will take place June 13-18 in New Paltz, NY and will feature guest filmmakers, producers, makeup artists and keynote speakers.  Applicants must have completed at least one short film or micro-budget feature to be considered.  There will be ten inaugural Shudder Fellows chosen at the end of April.  Sam Zimmer, a curator for Shudder stated, “We’re looking for exciting perspectives and a desire to do exhilarating things within the genre.”  “The ideal Shudder Labs filmmaker is simply a filmmaker with provocative creative instincts that we feel we can support, develop and strengthen.”

Shudder Labs is an on-demand horror streaming service backed by AMC Networks.

Details and applications are available at


Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group Presents Year of the Monkey


Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group proudly presents their all-new theatrically-immersive world premiere spectacular celebrating the fire, magic, love and ambition of 2016’s infamous Chinese Zodiac, as the passionate yet ferociously stubborn primate battles the fearsome Dragon to unshackle its chains of bondage!  Featuring Jennifer Ashe, Jeannie Hudak, Stepy Kamei, Gerald McGrory, Olivia M. Powell, Dale Sandlin, Elif Savas, Anastasiya Serada, Adam Shows, Kevin Van Cott and Roger K. Weiss.  Directed by Zombie Joe.

(4) Weekends Only!  Opens FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5 @ 8:30pm
FEBRUARY 5 – 27, 2016

ZJU Theatre Group, 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
Tickets Only $15.
For Reservations Call:  818-202-4120
Advance Tickets On Sale for All Performances at