Tuesday, September 20, 2022

2022 AWARD NOMINEES

 We're pleased to present the nominees for the 2022 Magic of Horror festival. Winners will be announced on November 6, 2022 at the live event and on the awards video online.


BEST FILM NOMINEES

Attack of the Cat People

Larvae

Last Orders

Shut

Upstairs

 

BEST VIRGINIA FILM NOMINEES

Ba’al Out

Just Take One

Late Night Family Reunion

Sutherland

 

BEST DIRECTOR NOMINEES

Free Range

Larvae

Shut

The Witch’s Bargain

Upstairs


BEST ACTOR NOMINEES

Gone, Fishing - Michael Das

IVI ELV - Corrado Bega

Old Time Radio - Paul Giamitti

Shut - Jack Wouterse

The Terrible Old Woman - Angel Ramirez 

 

BEST ACTRESS NOMINEES

Ba’al Out - Jessica Felice

Cameo - Sarah Schoofs

House of the Unholy - Fu Mei

The Witch’s Bargain – Sara Webb 

Tiny Shaman - Molly Sparaco


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY NOMINEES

Upstairs

Shut

Just Take One

Larvae

Last Orders 

 

BEST COSTUMES NOMINEES

Attack of the Cat People

House of the Unholy

Larvae

Just Take One

Old Time Radio 

 

BEST EDITING NOMINEES

Attack of the Cat People

Shut

Tiny Shaman 

The Witch’s Bargain

Upstairs


BEST MUSIC SCORE NOMINEES

Attack of the Cat People

Closed

House of the Unholy

Old Time Radio

Robocall


BEST SETS NOMINEES

House of the Unholy

Last Orders

The Witch’s Bargain

Old Time Radio

Shut


BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS NOMINEES

Gone, Fishing

Larvae

Old Time Radio

The Door

Tiny Shaman

 

BEST FILM TRAILER NOMINEES

A Town Full of Ghosts

I Was A Teen-Aged Space Man From Space

Staycation

The Cartoonist

The Day “IT” Came 

 

 


 

Thursday, September 8, 2022

TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

 Come join us for two days of horror at the Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, VA.

November 5-6, 2022


CLICK HERE FOR TICKET INFORMATION

 

 

 

Sunday, September 4, 2022

2022 Magic of Horror Festival Line-Up!

 The Magic of Horror festival will be held on November 5-6, 2022 at the Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, VA.  


This year we've got a lot of great films to please all kinds of genre fans... from the dark and creepy to the downright hysterical! 

SEE THE 2022 SELECTIONS!



 
 

 


Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Special Hotel Rates for Magic Of Horror!

 Planning to go to the Magic of Horror festival this year and looking for a hotel? We've partnered with the Courtyard by Marriott to get special rates for attendees!


CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE INFO!

 

 

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Congratulations to the 2021 Winners!

 


The wait is over... the winners were announced tonight both at the live festival and the online awards show.

SEE WHO WON

 

Awards Show Video Tonight

 Be among the first to see the results of the 2021 season from the comfort of home (or wherever you happen to be) at 7:30pm (EST).


You can also join us for a live chat on YouTube during its debut with many of the filmmakers.


Friday, October 29, 2021

2021 MAGIC OF HORROR FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

The Magic of Horror festival will be held on November 13-14, 2021 at the Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, VA. You can get ticket information HERE.


SATURDAY - NOVEMBER 13

Q&A Sessions with attending filmmakers, writers, and artists will be held at the end of each screening block before intermission.


SAT BLOCK ONE  (12:00 noon - 2:10pm)

FILMS:  Snow White, It Whispers, Virtual Wraith, Judith Basin, Mommy's Little Monster, The Funhouse Waltz, and Uncle Daddy.

TRAILERS: Volkov Origin

SPECIAL INTEREST: Movie Poster Art Displays 


SAT BLOCK TWO  (2:20pm - 4:15pm)

FILMS: Lonely Hearts, The Killer of Grassy Ridge, You Up?, Closure, The Barber, Cemetery Tales: The Tale Of Two Sisters, The Hollow Hours, Good Man, and The Collector's Chest.

TRAILERS: Mang Xia and I Scream On The Beach

SPECIAL INTEREST:  Movie Poster Art Displays


SAT BLOCK THREE  (4:30pm - 6:30pm)

FILMS: Power of Prayer, Abscessed, Jac Kessler's Popsy, Swipe, and Night Of The Fluffet. 

TRAILERS: The Last Blockbuster

SPECIAL INTEREST: Script Talk with 2020 Screenwriters.

SPECIAL CONTEST: "Give Us Your Worst" finalist films: Eazy Prey, In The Witch House, and Reaper Island Redux.  Followed by a short message about bad film-making from the winner.


SAT BLOCK FOUR (6:40pm - 8:45pm)

FEATURE FILM - The Whooper Returns

SPECIAL INTEREST: 2020 Jury Awards Recap and Audience Choice Awards.

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SUNDAY - NOVEMBER 14

Q&A Sessions with attending filmmakers, writers, and artists will be held at the end of each screening block before intermission.


SUN BLOCK ONE  (12:00 noon - 2:20pm)

FILMS:  Don't Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, Belfast 1912, Sibilum, Pastiche, Payback, Dedication, You're It, you Don't Have To Take Orders From The Moon

TRAILERS: Rum Go!

SPECIAL INTEREST: Movie Poster Art Displays

 

SUN BLOCK TWO  (2:30pm - 4:45pm)

FILMS: Last Day, The Darkness Before Me, Hide Or Seek, Mossoid, Strigoi, Hold Your Breath, Grimoire Box Of Triangles

TRAILERS: Ash and Bone, Searchers Believe

SPECIAL INTEREST: Movie Poster Art Displays

 

SUN BLOCK THREE  (5:00pm - 7:15pm)

FILMS:  The Last Leaf, Woodland Cemetery, Grime Scene Z11, Scribbler

TRAILERS: The Last Wolves, Merge

FEATURE FILM FINALIST TRAILERS: Decline, ReSet, Sleep Walk Kill, The Whooper Returns, Young Always

SPECIAL CONTEST: Horror-Themed Music Videos:  Bound, DDD, and Gholu

SPECIAL INTEREST: Horror Art With A.M. Ewings

SPECIAL INTEREST: Script Talk with 2021 Screenwriters.


SUN BLOCK FOUR - 2021 AWARDS SHOW (7:30pm - 8:45pm)

Winners of the 2021 competitions announced, along with the result of the Audience Choice awards.

 

 

Can't make the live festival? The 2021 Awards Video will also premiere on Nov. 14th at 7:30pm EST on our Youtube Channel.