Scriptwriters Network @ Shriekfest Film Festival



Scriptwriters Network will be attending the Shriekfest Film Festival

in Los Angeles.


**Scriptwriters is sponsoring and presenting the “best thriller feature screenplay”

award Sunday night, September 29th at 

Raleigh Studios Hollywood
5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038


We hope you will be able to attend this film festival.

You can find out more information by clicking here.


Festival Dates:

September 26 – 29, 2019

Shriekfest Film Festival to screen the U.S PREMIERE of PORTAL Starring Ryan Merriman (Final Destination 3, Pretty Little Liars), Jamie Tisdale (From Dusk Till Dawn: The series), Myk Watford (True Detectives, The Kitchen), Najarra Townsend (Contracted), Reynaldo Zavarce (Hotel Du Loone), and Heather Langenkamp (Nightmare on Elm street series).  Directed by Dean Alioto, Written by Peter Dukes and Dean Alioto.
PORTAL is an original fun supernatural horror film with an amazing cast featuring scream queen Heather Langenkamp (The Nightmare on Elm Street franchise).  When an ambitious ghost hunter performs a risky ritual, opening a portal to “the other side”, he and his team quickly find themselves way in over their heads in a fight for survival against an ancient demonic force.

The annual Los Angeles competition will kick off with an opening night gala September 26

See the trailer:

PORTAL will screen On Friday September 27th at 9:00PM

To purchase tickets!

In addition to 10 features, the festival will also screen more than 35 outstanding and diverse international short films, covering just about every aspect of horror, sci-fi, and fantasy.

The Shriekfest Film Festival runs September 26-29, 2019. An opening night party will take place at Boardners/Bar Sinister in Hollywood; the rest of the festival will be at the iconic Raleigh Studios on Melrose Ave.Shriekfest, now in its 19th year, was created in July 2001 by Denise Gossett and has grown into the longest-running and one of the largest horror and sci-fi film festivals in the country.  Shriekfest is a  bi-coastal festival with Shriekfest Orlando on November 2nd.  Since its inception, Shriekfest has offered young and upcoming writers, actors, and producers a chance to have their work screened and rated by peers.

For more information on the Shriekfest Film Festival, sponsorship opportunities, schedules, and more, visit or contact festival founder and director Denise Gossett at Shriekfest is also on Twitter and Facebook

~ 2013 Movie Maker Magazine voted one of the Coolest Film Festivals in the WORLD! and in the Top 5 Coolest Horror/SciFi Film Festivals in the WORLD!
~ Declared “LA’s Most Successful & Entertaining Horror Film Festival” by LA WEEKLY
~ 2011 Movie Maker Magazine top 13 film festivals to die for!
~ 2010 Movie Maker Magazine top 25 film festivals worth the entry fee!
~ Founder Denise Gossett voted number 5 out of 13 Most Influential Women In Horror History and voted 2016’s Most Influential Women In Genre!
~ 2017 Denise Gossett was voted Most Influential Horror Film Festival Director 



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