MANIAFEST LAUNCHES THIS WEEK
There are a lot of genre festivals coming this fall! One of the first will be the brand new ManiaFest, running September 18-21 and backed by Mania Entertainment, publisher of Cinescape magazine and producer of the Cinescape Saturn Awards. Highlights of the schedule include a ?Masters of Horror? panel with Clive Barker, Wes Craven, George Romero, Stuart Gordon, Eli Roth and Tobe Hooper; the West Coast premiere of BEYOND RE-ANIMATOR, with actors Jeffrey Combs and Enrique Arce and writer Miguel Tejada-Flores on hand; the world premiere of Lions Gate?s thriller MONSTERMAN, attended by writer/director Michael Davis and the cast; a screening of the original FRIDAY THE 13TH with actresses Adrienne King and Robbi Morgan and filmmaker Sean S. Cunningham, who will make ?a special announcement regarding the future of the franchise?; a HILLS HAVE EYES screening with Wes Craven and actors Robert Houston, Susan Lanier and Janus Blythe; a ?Comic Books to Film? panel with Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Russell, Stan Lee and others; an amateur filmmaker competition and closing night awards party; and numerous other film screenings.
Courtesy of Fangoria