img_7935Los Angeles, Oct 10th, 2016 


For Immediate Release

Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton was a huge success! Denise Gossett, festival director, once again hosted Shriekfest Oct 6-9th at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened 52 films and had 30 screenplay finalists.

Gossett says “I’m so very proud of all of these talented people.  It is an honor to know them.”

“The Cleansing Hour” directed by Damien LeVeck took the Best Horror Short Film Award, “FlySpy” directed by Daniel M Smith won the Best SciFi Short Film Award and “The Maiden”  directed by Michael Chaves took the best Super Short Film Award.

The winner of the Best Horror Feature Screenplay went to “Wolves at the Door”  written by Pardeep Aujla,  the winner of the Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Feature Screenplay goes to “The Conspiracy Smith”  written by Chad Allan Jones, and the winner of the Best Thriller Feature Screenplay goes to “The Bride in the Box” written by Doug Bost. For a complete list of all of the winners please go


Denise Gossett

Festival Founder/Director

Shriekfest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition(our 16th year!!)

2013 Movie Maker Magazinevoted 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 Magazinetop 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

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