Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival Taking Submissions

Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival Taking Submissions

The 2nd Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina October 26-28, 2017, featuring independent films of all genres from around the world, followed by the 4th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade on Sunday, Oct. 29, where all attending filmmakers are invited as guests of honor. Original independent film submissions are now being accepted digitally through Film Freeway, the leading online film festival platform (click here to submit now). The final Last Call Deadline for submissions is July 20. Films can be submitted in the Short Film category if 50…

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Watch Epic Short Film ‘Reverie’ from UNC Filmmakers

Watch Epic Short Film ‘Reverie’ from UNC Filmmakers

While North Carolina struggles to lure the Hollywood film industry back, the state’s independent film scene remains as active as ever with highly imaginative and creatively realized features and shorts, like the epic Reverie. Writer and director Alexander Thompson shared his short film with us recently, and we wanted to pass the experience on to you, along with its accompanying message of encouragement to the other independent filmmakers of North Carolina. Created by a group of NC-based filmmakers, all of which are either graduates of the UNC School of the…

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Outer Banks, NC To Host Halloween International Film Festival

Outer Banks, NC To Host Halloween International Film Festival

HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, North Carolina just got a whole lot bigger with the addition this year of the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival, presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment over three days in October, featuring independent films submitted from around the world. In addition to the Official Selections chosen from among the entries in the short film and feature film categories, to be screened in competition during the Festival, each night will conclude with a Featured Selection screening of special showcased independent movies that celebrate the theme and mission of the…

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Civil War Drama ‘Union Bound’ Now Playing in Theaters

Civil War Drama ‘Union Bound’ Now Playing in Theaters

Filmed in Raleigh, Durham, and Edenton, North Carolina, the acclaimed Civil War drama Union Bound officially opens in theaters nationwide today (April 22).   Union Bound stars Sean Stone (son of famed director Oliver Stone) as real life soldier Joseph Hoover, an unlikely survivor of the Underground Railroad who receives the help of freed slaves on his journey back to the Union. The inspiring film from Uptone Pictures, Moving Box Entertainment and Weathervane Productions and distributed by Hannover House/Medallion Releasing/Universal, is based on the actual diaries of Joseph Hoover. Directed…

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Greensboro 48 Hour Film Project Registration Now Open

Greensboro 48 Hour Film Project Registration Now Open

Registration is now open in Greensboro, North Carolina for the annual 48 Hour Film Project, where interested filmmakers from all over the Greensboro area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against entries from around the world at Filmapalooza 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017 Court Métrage. Registration is now officially opened, and you can register now online here. The early bird entry fee…

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Charlotte Thriller ‘Fare’ Premiering at Newport Beach Film Festival

Charlotte Thriller ‘Fare’ Premiering at Newport Beach Film Festival

Filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina, the independent thriller Fare will have its world premiere screening this month at the Newport Beach Film Festival.  Fare takes place entirely inside a taxi cab, where the main character, the driver, goes about his day, until an unexpected passenger changes everything and the evening takes a dark turn. Bad Theology Pictures is excited to announce the world premiere of Thomas Torrey’s Fare. The tense thriller will screen for the first time at the 17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival, at 8:30pm on Tuesday, April…

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Asheville 48 Hour Film Project Registration Now Open

Asheville 48 Hour Film Project Registration Now Open

Registration is now open in Asheville, North Carolina for the annual 48 Hour Film Project, where interested filmmakers from all over the Asheville area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against entries from around the world at Filmapalooza 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017 Court Métrage. Registration officially opened today, and you can register now online here. The early bird entry fee of…

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‘Honeyspider’ Wins Best Horror Film At Mad Monster Party

‘Honeyspider’ Wins Best Horror Film At Mad Monster Party

Filmed in and around Hillsborough, North Carolina, the Halloween themed independent movie Honeyspider was awarded the top prize of “Best Horror” at the Mad Monster Party Film Festival this past weekend in Charlotte. The 4th Annual Mad Monster Party horror and pop culture convention returned to Charlotte, North Carolina March 27-29 with another killer lineup of genre favorites, including Batman and Robin icons Adam West and Burt Ward, as well as Tobin Bell (Saw), Danny Trejo (Machete), Gunnar Hansen (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), and many more. Share:

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‘Dark Awakening’ Premiering at Cannes Film Market

‘Dark Awakening’ Premiering at Cannes Film Market

Filmed in Graham and Yanceyville, North Carolina and set in the fictional town of Cedar Rock Falls, North Carolina, the horror thriller Dark Awakening will have its world premiere screening this weekend at the prestigious Cannes Film Market in France. You can view two official trailers below, and then scroll down to read the full press release and check out the teaser poster! Share:

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