Hot Springs Horror Film-2

October 23rd-26th 2014

at the Historic Central Theater 

in Hot Springs National Park, AR.

The Hot Springs Arts & Film Institute   

Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival



   Click on logo for 2014 festival information


The HSHFF CREW would like to thank all the guests, sponsors and everyone who helped support the Festival in 2013. 


In 2013 the first annual Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival made a positive impact on hundreds of filmmakers, while entertaining audiences and inspiring community participation. The festival screened incredible films in the Horror,Thriller and Sci-Fi genres and brought together Filmmakers, Fans & guests including : Actor Tyler Mane, known for his roles as “Michael Myersin Rob Zombieʼs “HALLOWEEN” films and “Sabertoothin the “Marvel Comicʼs Movie X-MEN.” Actress Eileen Dietz known for her roles in “THE EXORCIST,”PLANET OF THE APES,” HELTER SKELTER,” and “CONSTANTINE.” Horror film Director Jeff Burr, directed films like “LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III,” “STEPFATHER II,” and “PUMPKINHEAD II.” Writer/Director David Schmoeller, with credits that include “CRAWLSPACE,” “GHOST TOWN,” “CATACOMBSand the cult classic “PUPPETMASTERfor Paramount Pictures. Arkansas own Eric England Writer/Director, his recent films include “CONTRACTED” and “MADISON COUNTY,” The list of amazing guests in 2013 went on and on…


…thank you sponsors from 2013 the American Red Cross, FEARNET, Daufenbach Camera, FILM-COM, sCare foundation 


Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival 2014

The 2nd annual Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival is set to bring together filmmakers, fans and horror fanatics for a fright-festive 4 days packed full of films from all over the world. Hot Springs rich history makes it a popular tourist destination for most of the year, but from October 23rd through the 26th, it will be host to insidious indie films, blood spattered scream queens and movie monsters.

Hosted by filmmakers for filmmakers, the festival is dedicated to helping promote aspiring and talented filmmakers. HSHFF offers film screenings, educational panels, networking opportunities, workshops, celebrity guests and more… (filmmakers enter your film on

The institute’s mission is to inspire, educate, & promote talented filmmakers & artists from around the world while providing opportunities fornetworking, exhibition, and a unique venue for the public to experience films on the “Big Screen.”








Dare to experience the THEATER of HORROR Designed by Scareologist John Burton & Art Director Bill Volland.

This “hybrid of a horror amusement” is part Movie, part Play, and part “walk through” Haunted Attraction.

THEATER of HORROR in October 2014. (Theater of Horror is a fundraiser for the Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival) toh_logo2

Hot Springs Arts & Film Institute is a non profit Institute.


To enter your film click here :


 Ticket Prices

  • 25.00 Full Day pass  at the door good for entry to all films (1 Day) on that day.
  • 75.00 Full Festival pass at the door good for entry to all films (4 days) during festival hours
  • Filmmaker Pass (free to filmmakers who’s film screens) entry to all (4 days) films during festival
  • 100.00 Festival VIP Pass at the door good for entry to all (4 days) filmmaker reception, films, workshops and the VIP seating and lounge areas during regular festival hours
  • Studio Executive Pass for Sponsors all inclusive
  • 15.00 THEATER of HORROR (October 16th – November 2nd. Every Thursday – Sunday, See the TICKETS or EVENTS page for showtimes.

The International Hot Springs Horror Film Festival or HSHFF is an independent film festival was conceived with the idea that “filmmakers know films and that edgy talented filmmaking will inspire, amaze and educate. We recognize and promote a variety of films in the “Horror” genre. HSHFF will screen and honor some amazing films in the horror genre, it’s fantasy and thrills mixed with intrigue and slashers will keep you on the edge of your seat…



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HSHFF by filmmakers for filmmakers…