Monday, November 18, 2019

2019 Finalists!

Finalists were nominated for one or more of the award categories. 

The winners will be announced during the awards ceremony at the Magic of Horror Film Festival.  Get information on the event here!

Of course, we have lots of great films to offer this year. Check out the Official Selections!

And the nominees are...


BEST FILM
Cardinal
Guest House
Here Comes Eddie

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
"Mi Carino"  by Christian Jacob Ramon
"Strigoi"  by Adam Lapallo
"Zombie Corp"  by Montgomery Burt

BEST TRAILER
The Collector
Unknown Visitor
Volkov

BEST ACTOR
Cardinal - Peter Bryce
Guest House - Mark Lawrence
The Rehearsal - Jackson Tindall

BEST ACTRESS
Guest House - Sheila Moylette
Here Comes Eddie - Lalla Meera 
The Exorcist Book - Abby Fedorowicz

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Cardinal
Cernunnos
Guest House
Terrordactyl

BEST DIRECTOR
Cardinal - Todd Densmore
Guest House - Dave Thorpe
Here Comes Eddie - Christopher Schrack

BEST EDITING
Cardinal
Cernunnos
Terrordactyl
The Exorcist Book 

BEST MUSIC SCORE
Cardinal
Cernunnos
Terrordactyl  

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
Cernunnos
Five Course Meal
Terrordactyl
The Conduit 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Get Your Tickets!



WHEN:  
December 7, 2019. Doors open at 2:00pm

WHERE:  
Firehouse Theatre 
1609 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23220

PRICING:
$15 in advance
$20 day of show

ADVANCED TICKETS:
Call the Firehouse Theatre at
804.355.2001

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

2019 Submissions Closed

A special THANK YOU! to all the film-makers who submitted their work for our 2019 festival.  Official selections will be announced in a few weeks.

Tickets to The Magic of Horror Film Festival are available for sale now through the Firehouse Theatre.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

We ended up getting more time than we'd expected from the festival venue, so we're extending our submission period for two more weeks!

The absolute final deadline is OCTOBER 14TH

Use this entry deadline waiver code at checkout on Film Freeway:  MOHDEADLINE2019 

 


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

2019 Magic Of Horror Competitions



We are thrilled to announce that the 2019 competition will include a live screening event on December 7, 2019 at the historic Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, VA!

This year we are focusing on short films, short screenplays, and film trailers. Finalists will compete against each other at the festival.

Submit your short film, film trailer, or short screenplay! Submissions open February 7th and final deadline is September 30th!



Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Best of Series 2017-2018 Winners!

Congratulations to the Best of Series winners for the 2017-2018 edition of The Magic of Horror contests!


Best Feature Film
Lost in Apocalypse by Sky Wang

 Best Short Film
 "Doris" by Hayder Hasen


Best Feature Screenplay   
The Killer John Bidwell by Travis Lemke


Best Short Screenplay 
Abandon All Hope by Maximilian Federman and Ian Sutherland

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Feature Film Finalist - Lost in Apocalypse

Lost in Apocalypse by Sky Wang 

This terrific film also won the Spotlight Award for Music Score, so congratulations to the composer Jason Gertel!

Trailer on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/skywang/liatlr1