June 5, 2011 Event: Summer Scares!
Our Women of Horror event is back and better than ever! Genre stars Heather Langenkamp and Lucky McKee join us for live appearances, as well as rapper Lil' Zane!
Come see the west coast premier of I AM NANCY, produced and starring Heather Langenkamp, and directed by Arlene Marechal. The documentary follows Heather's journey to five horror conventions, interacting with fans who've loved A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET for twenty-five years and discovering we all have a little Nancy inside of us.
Writer-actor-director and Master of Horror Lucky Mckee receives the coveted Inanna Partnership Award for his full-bodied portrayals of female characters we love! Lucky will answer questions about his controversial new feature THE WOMEN, releasing in theatres this fall.
Comedian Candice Rankin returns for the second part of the exclusive sneak peak of her one woman show UNDER THE HOOD.
The shorts program will feature nine horror shorts by women. Filmmaker, alumna, and festival programmer Lori Bowen flies in from Florida to world premier A HAMMER FELL IN JERUSALEM: AND BE AT REST. Alumna Cindy Baer world premiers her frightening SLASHDANCE, which was shot on location at Sundance Film Festival. BleedFest co-founders Elisabeth Fies and Brenda Fies give sneak peaks of two of their new horror shorts, HARD TO DO written and starring Kit Williamson, and COLLEGE GIRLS ROAD TRIP introducing newcomers Casey Whalen and Sarah Walsh. Elegaic WE'RE JUST LIKE YOU makes its Southern California debut, and the majority of the crew will be in attendance including director Chelsea Christer, producer Amber Lammon, cinematographer Katherine Brennan, and writer Steve Romanko. Husband and wife team Stephen Johnson (Fewdio, G4) and Robyn Simms pop their BleedFest cherry screening the subversive short NEIGHBORS.
Come promote yourself and your projects on our Red Carpet! Walk with Hollywood VIPs like rapper Lil' Zane and scream queen Tara Cardinal. Red Carpet interviews conducted by Bzzzline.com and INdTV. Red Carpet photos will be taken by celebrity photographer Winston Burris and featured on PRphotos.com and Exposay.com
The Open Bar includes Bloody Mary's and Mimosas, and amazing networking opportunities with a roomful of working industry professionals!