Scare-A-Con includes more than the opportunity to meet and great some of your favorites in the industry, there will also be film screenings, in part in association with SRS Cinema (who we discuss regularly in our news section)! SRS Cinema is a go to spot for eclectic cult and hard to find horror films for the collector. We are happy to be bringing this latest announcement from these two well know Horror Houses for our readers!
SRS Cinema LLC and SCARE-A-CON are proud to announce this year’s finalist in their “Empire State of Dead” contest. They are as follows:
-“Occupied” – dir. Georffrey Orlowski
-“Necropath” – dir. Joshua Reale
-“Revenant” – dir. David Royal & Andrew Peters
-“Fresh Meat” – dir. Chad Foster
-“Blessed are the Meek” – dir. Matthew Peters
-“Zombie Hipsters from Upstate” – dir. Stephen Long
-“Fodder” – dir. David Dollard
-“What’s the Matter with Allison” – dir. Alexander Bell
These entries will compete for top honor at this year’s SCARE-A-CON event Sept 12th-14th at The Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY. The top short, as announced at the event, will receive $500 in prize money and a potential development deal with SRS/SAC. All 8 of these shorts will also come out as part of a feature length movie called “Empire State of Dead” sometime in the near future.
In addition, ALL entries in the contest will screen as part of the festivities at SCARE-A-CON.
A schedule of showings, which includes additional film fest entries and underground features, will be posted to the site soon. Swing by www.scareacon.com for continual updates, ticket information and all the convention events.