FILMS

 

 

 Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival Winners 2017

 

Best of the Festival

“Confessions of a Serial Killer” by John Dwyer in Horror

“Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom” by Sean Patrick O Reilly in Sci-Fi

“BUCKOUT ROAD” by Matthew Currie Holmes In Thriller

 

Best Feature Films

Best Horror Feature Film  “The Unwilling”  by Gianluca Bertone

Best Sci – Fi  Feature Film “Gnaw”  by Haylar Garcia

Best Thriller Feature Film The Atoning”  by Michael Williams

 

Best Short Films

Best Horror Short Film Alfred J Hemlock”  by Edward Lyons

Best Sci – Fi Short Film “The Servant”  by Farnoosh Abedi

Best Thriller Short Film THE ALSACE AXE MASSACRE”  by Olivier HANSZ

 

Best First Time Filmmaker Feature Horror Close Calls”  by Richard Stringham

Award of Excellence “Catching Upby Deborah Voorhees

Honorary Rising Director “The Rakeby Bob Sheen

 

Congratulations to all selected and film festival winners

 

 

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Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival Winners 2016

 

laureatfestBEST of  the FESTIVAL HORROR

“ABATTOIR” Directed by Darren Bousman
 (Feature) 

“GIRL # 2″  Directed by David Jeffery (Short)

 

BEST IN CATEGORY HORROR 

“KILD TV” Directed by William Collins Produced by Michael Muscal (Feature)                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr0KpCMN8GM 

“IDEAL”  Directed by Kevan Tucker
 (Short)

“PIGSKIN”  Directed by Jake Hammond (Student)

 

BEST IN CATEGORY THRILLER

“BEACON POINT”  Directed by Eric Blue  (Feature)           http://www.bluelanternfilms.com

“VOYEUR” Directed by Matthew Read (Short)

“All the Wrong Friends” Directed by Mark Kerins & Ryan Hawkins (Student) http://www.WrongFriends.com

 

BEST IN CATEGORY SCI FI

“Howard Lovecraft And The Frozen Kingdom”                                                    Directed by Sean Patrick O’Reilly (Feature)                                                                                                                                                         “Helio”  Directed by Teddy Cecil (Short)

“Yo Soy Pedro” Directed by Jordan Inconstant (Student)

BEST FIRST TIME FILMMAKER HORROR

“PITCHFORK”  Directed by Glenn Douglas Packard (Feature)  

“The Backpage” Directed by Brandon Lescure (Short)

 

Congratulations to all selected and film festival winners of 2016

 

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2015  BEST IN CATEGORY

LATE NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE
Directed by: Navin Ramaswaran
Directed by: Torin Langen
Directed by: Zach Ramelan
Submitted by: Kelly Michael Stewart
in category: Horror
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Bachelor Games
Directed by: Edward McGown
Submitted by: Georgina Edwards
in category: Thriller

LISTENING
Directed by: Khalil Sullins
Submitted by: Khalil Sullins
in category: Sci-Fi / Fantasy

Perfect Machine
Directed by: Jarrod Paul Beck
Submitted by: Jarrod Paul Beck
in category: Student

 

BEST of  the FESTIVAL

Lifeline Directed by: Jeffery Wang
Submitted by: Heather Wagner  Horror

La Ropavejera
Directed by: Nacho Ruipérez
Submitted by: Alicia Albares Martínez  Horror

Savageland
Submitted by: Phil Guidry, David Whelan. Horror

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2014 Festival

BEST IN CATEGORY

 

“Call Girl” Horror Produced by Jill Gevargizian

“Echoes” Thriller Produced by Nils Timm

‘Killer Kart’ Student Produced by James Feeney & Andrew Fairbank

“Dead Hearts” SCIFI Produced by Stephen W. Martin & Alex Glua

 

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BEST of the FESTIVAL

 

“TALES OF POE”  Horror Produced by Alan Rowe Kelly and Bart Mastronardi.

“Happy birthday Mr. Zombie” Horror Produced by David Leclercq

“Open House” Student Produced by Thomas Della Bella

“Hellyfish” Horror Produced by Patrick Longstreth

“I Owe You” Thriller Produced by Mike McNeese & Jason Tostevin

“Counter Parts” Horror Produced by Patrick Rea

“La Curée” Thriller Produced by Emmanuel FRICERO & Alexandre FRICERO

 

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Photos

 

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Directors Jeff Burr & Patrick Rea

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Bart Mastronardi and Director David Schmoeller

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Renae Geerlings and Tyler Mane

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Actor/Director Tyler Mane (HALLOWEEN, XMEN) & Fans

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Film Makers Panel

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Cinematographer Bart Mastronardi  & Actress Leslie Donaldson

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Horror Car with Alfred Hitchcock’s Camera Crane at HSHFF

 

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2013 Festival Winners Best of the Festival

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Best in Category

Horror: American Terror

Thriller: House of Good and Evil

Sci Fi: Bar Talk

Student Film: Little Goat

Arkansas Made: La Petite Mort

 

Honorable Mention: Catch of the Day

Lifetime Achievement Award Eileen Dietz

 

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HOT SPRINGS ARTS & FILM INSTITUTE & THE HOT SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FILMMAKERS, FRIENDS AND FANS OF THE FESTIVAL.