Coming our way October 15th and 16th in Tempe, Arizona, is the 10th annual Phoenix FearCon Film Festival and Horror Convention. Held at Sun Studios of Arizona, FearCon X is a one-stop shop for Valley area horror fans wanting to interact with writers, filmmakers, vendors, artists, and celebrities in a more intimate setting.
This year’s guest list for FearCon X has a solid assortment of talented genre contributors and, of course, icons. Troma Entertainment’s founder, Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger, Terror Firmer), along with his wife, producer, and former New York State film executive, Pat Swinney Kaufman, will be in attendance. Also making the trek out to the desert will be fan favorites Reggie Bannister (Phantasm franchise, Bloody Bloody Bible Camp), Fred Williamson (From Dusk till Dawn, V.F.W. ) Terry Alexander (George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead), and Bill Oberst Jr. (Circus of the Dead, DIS).
Celebrated and award-winning writers, producers, film festival founders, actors, and more will be featured during the two day event at Sun Studios. Workshops, live performances, and panels will be held throughout this salute to horror. The listing is impressive and includes John Skipp, Thommi A’mal, Marcus Slabine, Owl Goingback, Craig Chenery, Vincent Vena Cava, Dinetta Williams-Trigg, Rollin Jewett, Brett R Myers, Sarah Schultz, Elizabeth Piper Schlitt, and Dr. Britt Rhuart.
But FearCon X isn’t stopping there. An exciting lineup of films from all over the world will be screening at the film festival including the World Premiere of the Last American Horror Show: Volume II starring Lynn Lowry (Shivers, The Crazies), Helene Udy (My Bloody Valentine, The Embalmers), indie mainstay Maria Olsen (All the Creatures Were Stirring, Starry Eyes) and more.
A complete listing of films, events, panels, performances, and guests for Phoenix FearCon X can be found HERE.