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We already knew the Season Two premiere of "The Walking Dead" is kicking off AMC's 2011 Fearfest celebration, and we now have a few more details to share, including the fact that one of Dread Central's favorite directors, George A. Romero, is hosting the event!
From the Press Release:
AMC announces the launch of its annual AMC Fearfest, the most highly anticipated horror movie marathon of the Halloween season, on Sunday, October 16th. The 16-day virtual film festival, which kicks off with the 90-minute premiere of “The Walking Dead” Season Two at 9pm, celebrates the best in contemporary and classic horror genre films.
Hosted by “Master of Horror” George A. Romero, AMC Fearfest 2011 will introduce the AMC 14-part original mini-documentary series “American Haunters” and feature over 300 hours of Halloween-themed programming of more than 60 films, including the world television premiere of Romero’s own Survival of the Dead. In addition to the on-air festivities, »
- The Woman In Black
One of the most frequent questions in panels at Austin film festivals I've attended is, "What is available here for writers?" My advice on where to find the best content at a local film festival is the Austin Film Festival (Aff). Durng the mentoring sessions, roundtables and panels, emerging writers and filmmakers interact with veterans of the television and film industry.
You don't have to wait until Aff in October to catch great writers and filmmakers talking about their craft. Aff hosts Conversations in Film throughout the year. Their most recent event, "Words That Go Bump in the Night: Writing Horror Films," brought together screenwriters Tom Holland (Fright Night, Cloak and Dagger) and Alvaro Rodriguez (From Dusk Til Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter, Machete) to talk about how they started in the film industry and the state of genre filmmaking. The conversation turned into more of an interview of Holland by Rodriguez, »
- Debbie Cerda
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