The 2018 Portland Horror Film Festival Awards were presented at the traditional Wrap Party at Sam’s Hollywood Billiards after the last screening of the festival on June 16th. The film lineup this year was impressive! From a massive pool of submissions, we had to narrow down the program to 16 […]

The 2018 Award Winners Are…!


Pacific Northwest Monster Kids rejoice! The World Premiere of BIG LEGEND, the new heart-pounding sasquatch movie, will open the Portland Horror Film Festival™ on June 13th. Fans of the Big Man definitely want to see this on the 60-foot screen at the historic Hollywood Theatre! Kevin Makely stars as an […]

Big Legend World Premiere will open the Portland Horror Film ...


Great news for the “team Barbara” fans out there – Barbara Crampton is attending Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich on Friday, June 15th with a Q&A afterwards! Our Patron of Horror ticket holders are invited to a pre-show Happy Hour Meet & Greet with the legendary horror icon. Crampton made […]

Barbara Crampton at Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich!



The 2018 “Patron of Horror” Ticket package is on sale now! This is a discounted 4-day festival package that includes: Entry all 4 days of the festival Exclusive 2018 “Bonemask” T-shirt Hand-made wooden “Hand of Glory” Talisman Translucent Horror Access Card on a lanyard, which grants you access to the festival and early entry […]

Patron of Horror Ticket Packages on sale now!


We are so excited for this year’s Portland Horror Film Festival™ that we can’t wait until June to share some of the great films in store for you, so we’re not going to! Join us on Monday, May 21st from 7:30-10:30 pm at the Hollywood Theatre for an evening of […]

On May 21st, Get Ready for SATANIC PANIC!


PORTLAND, ORE – With the final submission deadline looming, Portland Horror Film Festival announced the first wave of 13 early film selections in its 2018 program. A broad mix of classic monster mayhem, blood and guts, vintage homages, and terrifying glimpses into netherworlds, this is a small taste of what […]

Announcing the First Wave of Films, A Devil’s Dozen!



February is Women in Horror Month, and Portland Horror Film Festival™ is once again supporting it by waiving film submission fees for women directors all month long. The work of women filmmakers is historically underrepresented in the horror industry. “There have always been a ton of talented women working in […]

No Submission Fees for women directors during Women in Horror ...


Portland Horror Film Festival is expanding to 4 days of independent Horror Films for its third annual event, June 13-16, 2018 at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd). The 2016 and 2017 festivals unearthed a ravenous hunger for independent horror films in the Pacific NW, serving near sell-out crowds […]

2018 Festival Expands to 4 days of Terror!


The 2017 Portland Horror Film Festival Awards were presented at the Wrap Party after the last screening of the festival on June 10th. Year 2 was an impressive lineup of short and feature films from all over the world, from every sub-genre, and picking the winners was a task our […]

…And the Award Goes To…



Last Saturday, I sat down with Trevyn Savage, who works on OPB’s “State of Wonder” series, for an interview on women filmmakers at Portland Horror Film Festival. Trevyn interviewed directors Monica Demes (Lilith’s Awakening), Izzy Lee (“For a Good Time, Call”), and Tara Price (“Earworm”) for their perspective on horror films. The […]

OPB’s “State of Wonder” Highlights Women Directors at Portland Horror ...


One of our main goals at Portland Horror Film Festival™ is to showcase international independent films that push the boundaries of horror cinema. We take the job of selecting a wide variety of films, in a wide variety of styles, from all parts of the world, very seriously, and earnestly […]

Horrors upon horrors: Festival trailer! Behold the schedule!


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Before the dawn of time, before the schedule, before all films were announced, and before the days of True Horror, our demonic savior “Bonemask,” the Wanderer of the Nighttime Woods, howled into creation the Patron of Horror Ticket package. Suitable only for the most fearless among you, your courage in […]

Patron of Horror Ticket Packages now available!