SHOCKFEST WEBSITE NOW ONLINE!
The website for September's SHOCKFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL is now online. You'll find guest photos, film screening info and more when you check out the new site at www.lathamweb.com/clients/shockfest.
SHOCKFEST is a one-day festival that combines an Italian horror triple feature, horror make-up demonstrations, , dealer tables, autograph signings and more. The spotlight of SHOCKFEST will be a salute to the late Italian directors Joe D'Amato and Antonio Margheriti with screenings of two of their
Taking place at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cookeville, Tennessee on Sunday, September 28, 2003, SHOCKFEST will be highlighted by film screenings of Joe D'Amato's DEATH SMILES ON A MURDERER (starring Klaus Kinski and Ewa Aulin) and Antonio Margheriti's rarely-seen KILLER FISH (starring Karen Black and Margaux Hemingway). Capping off the festival's Italian horror marathon will be a screening of Italian director Armando (AUTOPSY) Crispino's THE DEAD ARE ALIVE starring Samantha Eggar, plus 30 minutes of rare 16mm horror and exploitation trailers.
Guests at SHOCKFEST will include:
* Jonathan Thornton - special make-up effects creator for Herschell Gordon Lewis' BLOOD FEAST 2, EIGHT-LEGGED FREAKS and the upcoming stomach-twister HOME SICK (which reteams 'House of 1000 Corpses' stars Bill Mosley and Tom Towles). Jonathan will display and demonstrate many of the elaborate props from his films.
* Donald Farmer - director of AN EROTIC VAMPIRE IN PARIS, RED LIPS, VAMPIRE COP, CANNIBAL HOOKERS and SCREAM DREAM. As an actor, Farmer's credits include George Romero's DAY OF THE DEAD, Brett Piper's THEY BITE, the Cinemax film COMPELLING EVIDENCE (co-starring with Dana Plato and Brigitte Nielsen), and the lead role in Tim Ritter's DIRTY COP 2.
* Phillip Newman - indie horror actor whose credits include SAVAGE VENGEANCE (starring with Camille 'I Spit On Your Grave' Keaton), VAMPIRE COP (starring with Mal 'Blood Feast' Arnold), DEMENTED (starring with Jim Van Bebber and Michelle Bauer), and 2003's BODY SHOP MASSACRE.
* Fanny Terjeki - this Hungarian E.I. Seduction Cinema actress just co-starred with Misty Mundae in AN EROTIC VAMPIRE IN PARIS
* Nelson S. Ryder - the operator of Mammoth Studios, Nelson is one of the leading horror make-up and mask makers in the Southeast. For samples of his work, visit Nelson's site at www.mammoth-studios.net.
SHOCKFEST doors will open at 1 p.m., and the Italian horror film marathon begins at 6 p.m. All all-day pass, including admission to all three movies, is $5.00. The Veterans Memorial Building is located at 90 E. Spring Street, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501.
* Ticket Information: Tickets can be bought at the door or ordered in advance via Paypal. Just go to www.paypal.com and credit a $5.00 payment for each ticket to: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also send a $5.00 check or money order (made out to Video Euro) to this address: Video Euro, 23 Big Spring Circle, Cookeville, TN 38501. Please include a stamped self-addressed envelope for your tickets.
* Directions to SHOCKFEST: Cookeville, Tennessee is located on Interstate 40, approximately midway between Nashville and Knoxville.
If you are traveling on Interstate 40 East from the direction of Knoxville, go to I-40 Exit 287 (Cookeville-Sparta Exit) and turn right on South Jefferson Ave. Go exactly 1.7 miles to the Courthouse Square. Turn left on Spring Street and go 0.2 miles. The Veterans Memorial Building will be on the right at 90 E. Spring Street. There is an American flag flying directly in front of the building.
If you are traveling on Interstate 40 West from the direction of Nashville, go to 1-40 Exit 287 (Cookeville-Sparta Exit) and turn left on South Jefferson Ave, then follow the above directions.
* Dealer Tables: Dealer tables are available for $25.00 each. To reserve a dealer table, go to www.paypal.com and credit a $25.00 Paypal payment to: email@example.com. You can also send a $25.00 check or money order (make out to Video Euro) to this address: Video Euro, 23 Big Spring Circle,
Cookeville, TN 38501.
* SHOCKFEST Updates: To receive regular updates on SHOCKFEST, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to Jackie