Have you shot a horror short lately? Have an idea for a horror short and you think you can finish it by August 22nd? Well, why not enter it in Dr. Gangrene's Heebie Jeebies Horror Short Film Fest? If you're interested, check out this press release that we found in our inbox!
Dr. Gangrene and
Culture Cringe Give You The Heebee Jeebees.
Horror Short Film Contest Set To Invade Bucket City
Murfreesboro, TN (07.24.2012) Nashville horror host Dr. Gangrene is teaming
with Culture Cringe for the First Annual Heebie Jeebies Horror Short Film
Festival. The one night event will showcase horror short films made locally in
the middle Tennessee area as well as around the globe.
Dr. Gangrene said of the festival, “I'm excited to partner with Culture Cringe
for the Heebie Jeebies film festival. They've been doing some exciting events
in Murfreesboro, and their energy and enthusiasm will help make this an
Films will be screened September 29th 2012 at 3 Brothers Deli and Brewhouse
located in the heart of Murfreesboro Tennesee, followed by an Award Scaremony
honoring the best of the festival. Awards will be given for Best Director,
Actor, Actress, Funniest Short, Scariest Short, Best Music Video, a best young
film maker award and the Grand Prize of the festival will presented with the
coveted Cringie Statue. Winners will also be included on a dvd release from
Shackle Island Studios and Culture Cringe and aired on THE CW on Dr. Gangrene
Presents television program.
Alongside Dr. Gangrene the festival is being curated by Benjamin Kaboom of
Culture Cringe and film maker Cameron McCasland. McCasland said of the films
being selected to screen, “I think everyone involved with Heebie Jeebies likes
the idea of No Budget Lo-Fi film making. People just picking up a camera and
shooting something that scares them, inspires them, makes them laugh, whatever.
We want something different. It doesn’t have to be slick to make a good movie.
I honestly just love the idea of friends running around in back yards and city
streets making monster movies for the hell of it. Thats the stuff I want to
Films must be 22 minutes in length or less, horror themed, and meet TV
decency standards. The contest is open to U.S. and Canadian citizens.
Submissions must be received by August 22, 2012 A full list of rules can be
found at http://heebiejeebiesfilmfest.blogspot.com
Culture Cringe is a label specializing in LO-FI media releases of indie musical
artists and films on cassette tape, vhs, and a handcrafted self published zine.
Culture Cringe podcast all things strange from Bucket City, Murfreesboro
TN, Culture Cringe continues to put on shows and events in offbeat places
with a focus on keeping things local and weird. For more information check out culturecringe.com
Larry Underwood is an award winning writer and television producer. Outside of
his role of Dr. Gangrene , he writes a regular column for Scary Monsters
Magazine and daily musings in his Tales From The Lab Blog at DrGangrene.com
Cameron McCasland is an Emmy nominated film maker from Edgewood Texas who has
called Nashville home since 2001. His work has been seen on MTV, CMT, The CW,
and film festivals around the globe. His upcoming feature film “The Lashman” is
due out later this year.
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