Screamfest Horror Film Fest Unveils Winners for 2023

Screamfest announced their 2023 winners.
Formed in August 2001 by film producer Rachel Belofsky, Screamfest Horror Film Festival is a female-run 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that gives filmmakers and screenwriters in the horror and science fiction genres a venue to have their work showcased in the film industry.
Screamfest hosts monthly screenings year-round such films include “Mom and Dad” starring Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair and many retrospective screenings.

Short Film Audience Choice Award: Red Velvet

Best Screenplay: Fragments by Jake Moses

Best Student Short – Voyager dir. Pablo Pagan

Best Animated Short Film – Lands of Steel – directed by Cyril Vrancken

Best Short Film – The Looming – directed by Masha Ko

Best Actor – Victor Clavijo for La Espera (The Wait)

Best Actress – Jennifer Kim for Somewhere Quiet

Best Musical Score – Darren Lim for You’ll Never Find Me

Best Special Effects Makeup – The Deep Dark

Best Special Effects – The Deep Dark

Best Editing – Sofi Marshall for Somewhere Quiet

Best Cinematography – Alain Duplantier for The Deep Dark

Best Director – Olivia West Lloyd for Somewhere Quiet

Best Picture – The Deep Dark dir. Mathieu Tur

Among the numerous films that have been discovered and/or premiered at the festival include “Tigers Are Not Afraid.”, “The Wretched”, “We Summons the Darkness”, “Pledge”, “The Master Cleanse’, “Tragedy Girls”, “American Mary”, Paranormal Activity,” “30 Days of Night,” “Trick ‘r Treat” and “The Human Centipede.”

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