Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 – Following the second edition in October 2017, where the festival nearly doubled in size from the first year, The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival will be expanding drastically once again in 2018.
Already rooted and established as a premier East Coast genre festival, they are ecstatic to announce they will now go for eight days, from October 11-18, 2018. As a result, adding four more days to the schedule will mean they now have the ability to screen more of the best independent genre film from around the globe.
Submissions for The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2018 are now open on FilmFreeway & Withoutabox for shorts and features in the horror genre and more.
The first submission deadline is January 20th and the final deadline is August 13, 2018.
In addition, Horror Buff Badges (12 film choices) and Splatter Packages (6 film selections) are currently on sale at early bird prices, so we suggest that you act now before they quickly sell-out! Both of these specials offer pre-selection before individual tickets go onsale to the public and include access to the annual pre-fest kick off event!
In addition, they are extremely excited to be partnering with Nitehawk Cinema in 2018 which will become one of our primary screening venues, including Opening and Closing Night.
The festival will maintain its tradition of extending a reach to old and new venues across Brooklyn, bringing together the culture that sets the borough apart. Stretching eight days the festival will also offer the majority of its screening and events on the weekend, while the weekday schedule will be alot lighter.
For the third edition they are also excited to introduce that the annual HEAD TRIP shorts program, which has spotlighted films that helped pushed the boundaries and expectations of the horror genre, will now be expanding to its own sidebar and will include features as well.
The HEAD TRIP program will accept horror films that play with all genres, from sci-fi to fantasy and documentary to (weird) drama!