Brian Callahan







Portland Horror Film Festival™ is not just a bunch of horror movies… it’s a bunch of horror movies you probably haven’t seen before (and might not again). We’ve scored a serious number of films which will be making their premiere right here in Portland. 11 Pacific Northwest Premieres! Not even […]

Be the first to witness these horrors!






There are a few ways to keep in touch with happenings at the upcoming Portland Horror Film Festival (like our mailing list), but one of the easiest ways is to join the official Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/742789839189868 . We’ll announce films there as they’re selected and keep you up to […]

Join the Official Facebook Event



Submissions are now open for Portland Horror Film Festival™! Calling all independent filmmakers of the dastardly and spooky, we want your movies. Submitting is easy with FilmFreeway, our preferred submission platform. FilmFreeway celebrates independent film, is inexpensive for filmmakers, and embraces new technologies that give us the tools we need to […]

Call for entries. Submissions OPEN!


Whoa, what is this? A horror film festival in Portland? Indeed! Portland Horror Film Festival will be the first independent horror film festival of its kind in the spooky Northwest city of Portland, OR. Our goal is to foster the next generation of innovative horror and dark fantasy, and drive amazing […]

True Horror is Born in Portland


We’ve booked the amazing Hollywood Theatre to host the 1st Annual Portland Horror Film Festival™ on June 1st and 2nd. As the venue for the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival®, which we have directed since 2011, the Hollywood Theatre is the perfect location for horror. Built in 1926, and featuring […]

Festival booked at Hollywood Theatre