Press Release: Women in Horror Film Festival Update

Press Release: Women in Horror Film Festival Update

Meet Horror Icon Lynn Lowry at the Women in Horror Film Festival!
Lynn Lowry, the iconic horror actress from films such as George A. Romero’s “The Crazies” (1973), David Cronenberg’s “Shivers” (1975), and Paul Schrader’s “Cat People” (1982), will be in attendance at this year’s Women in Horror Film Festival! Lynn also recently starred in the indie horror hit, “Model

Lynn also recently starred in the indie horror hit, “Model Hunger” (2016), directed by Debbie Rochon.
The Women in Horror Film Festival, which will take place from September 21 – 24 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Peachtree City, GA, will be a great opportunity for horror fans to come and meet this special guest. Lynn Lowry will be selling autographed posters, photos, DVDs and Blu-Rays at the event.
Tickets can be purchased in advance via the Women in Horror Film Festival website. The Women in Horror Film Festival is also currently accepting film and screenplay submissions. Films and screenplays may be submitted via the Women in Horror Film Festival FilmFreeway page.lynn-lowry-135677
All finalists in all categories will receive a complimentary VIP pass to the festival. Winners in all categories will receive a custom designed trophy from genre sculpture artist Karl Libecap of Monster Dork Studio. Feature film finalists will be considered by international distributor, Terror Films, for distribution and the winning feature film will be featured in a 2-page spread in Dead,Buried and Back.

Screenplay winners will receive prizes from Inktip, Screenwriters University, The Writers Store, and Jungle Software. The best student film will receive a filmmaking grant, as well as a session with Mark Simon, who has worked in the industry for over three decades on major motion pictures such as One Missed Call, Nightmare On Elm Street 3, The Breakfast Club, Risky Business, and more. There will be even more prizes for winners and finalists TBA! The Women in Horror Film Festival also currently has table reservations available for genre artists, vendors, authors, and performers. Tables are limited, and may be reserved at www.wihff.com.

Press Release : The Women in Horror Film Festival Announcement

wihff-logo The Women in Horror Film Festival is excited to announce that the best-selling horror writer, Mylo Carbia, will be in attendance at the festival, which will take place from September 21-24 in Atlanta, Georgia. Mylo Carbia will be hosting a book signing at the festival for her #1 bestselling horror novel, “The Raping of Ava DeSantis,” which has been acclaimed by several prominent publications, including The Boston Globe, Examiner.com, Scream Magazine, and Reuters News.

A poor college student, brutally attacked by three wealthy fraternity brothers, seeks revenge against their families decades later.therapingof

 

The novel focuses on Ava’s revenge, and has been lauded as a nail-biting revenge thriller. More information about Mylo Carbia (@MyloCarbia) and The Raping of Ava DeSantis can be found at http://therapingofavadesantis.com/. The Women in Horror Film Festival is a one-of-a-kind film fest dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the talented women behind the scenes and starring in horror films, as well as the many creative women horror screenwriters. The Women in Horror Film Festival is open to submissions of feature films, short films, student films, short screenplays, feature screenplays, and television pilots. Submissions can be made at https://filmfreeway.com/festival/WIHFF via FilmFreeway. A custom Women in Horror Film Festival trophy will be given to all winners in each of our 19 categories. Feature film finalists will be sent to horror distributor Terror Films for consideration. Screenplay winners will receive a copy of StoryO software from Jungle Software, and all feature screenplay finalists will receive a copy of The Hollywood Screenwriter’s Directory from the Writer’s Store. Other awards will be announced soon! Women in Horror Film Festival is proud to announce that it is sponsored by Terror Films, Minutemen Press, Jungle Software, The Writers Store, and Dead, Buried, and Back!