The 2019 festival season is ramping up to be a killer one! Beloved of the west-coast genre scene is the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, which will descend on Brooklyn, NY for its fourth year, October 17th-24th, 2019! In addition to announcing festival dates, the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival is now open for film entries, selling festival badges, and has announced a new partnership with Gunpowder & Sky’s horror brand Alter! Read on for full details.


From the Press Release:

Following the festival’s biggest year yet, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival will return October 17-24, 2019, for its fourth edition. Submissions are now open via FilmFreeway and Withoutabox for short and feature films, and badges are on sale via the official website, making for the perfect stocking stuffer!

BHFF will once again grow in 2019 with the addition of Cobble Hill Cinemas as one of our primary screening locations. The festival will continue our engagements with Nitehawk Cinema, Made in NY Media Center at IFP, and various locations throughout Brooklyn, confidently bringing together the dynamic cinephile culture that sets the borough apart.


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The festival is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Gunpowder & Sky’s recently launched horror brand, ALTER. Selected short films will be eligible for review for distribution on the platform. “ALTER has quickly established itself as a premium platform for emerging, diverse, and established filmmakers and we couldn’t be more excited to help them discover the great talent we have at the festival.” said Festival Director Justin Timms.

Brooklyn Horror announces new staffing changes as Montreal-based Vanessa Meyer, Programming Manager for the Frontières Co-Production Market, joins the programming team, Development Manager Jackie Goldstein will be promoted to Director of Development, and Wynton Wong comes on as Festival Operations Manager.

The 2019 edition of the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival runs October 17th-24th. Grab your badges now, and keep your eyes glued on Nightmare on Film Street for additional festival coverage as the date draws closer!

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