Come on up and strut your decayed stuff on our stage. Dress as your favorite undead character, or something completely original, but remember... this is a horror film festival, not an anime convention!
Guest judges include Portland's own Living Dead Girls and the organizer of the Portland Zombie Walk.
This music video from the "Back in Blood" album by Finnish band The 69 Eyes takes us from convenience store to a gothic retreat, courtesy of a classic Cadillac and a group of Vampiric vixens.
Festival Director — Wed, 2013-09-18 21:44
Zompire: The Undead Film Festival
October 4-5, 2013
Clinton St. Theater
2522 SE Clinton St.
Portland, OR 97202
Two nights of independent short and feature films of the Undead!
Featuring the US Premiere of Eiji Uchida's feature-length Dead Banging! An all-girl Heavy Metal band (played by real life Japanese all-girl rock band "Gacharic Spin"), martial artist schoolgirls, a mad General, a gun-toting monk, and a head-banging Zombie make this film an awesome romp that you don't want to miss!
Also, Dead Meat Walking - A Zombie Walk Documentary stars Norman Reedus (AMC's The Walking Dead), Tom Savini (makeup artist on Romero's Dead movies), screenwriter John Russo (Night of The Living Dead), and more!
Come see short films from the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Japan, S. Korea, all featuring a unique spin on the Undead. Click here to see the complete list of films.
Not just movies! In addition to all the great films, we're hosting a costume contest with tons of prizes, a keynote speech on the future of horror in comics by Dark Horse Editor-in-Chief Scott Allie, Zombie preparedness with Adam Scott Glancy (Publisher of Delta Green), and more fun than you can shake a decapitated head at!
From Los Angeles to Pittsburgh to Toronto and around the globe, they stagger through the streets... gory, rotting spectacles on an endless search to quell their insatiable hunger for human brains and flesh. Zombies walk among us in Dead Meat Walking, a spellbinding, visually horrific, and decadently delightful documentary from dog walker turned documentarian Omar J. Pineda.
Just how much can Mr. Nakamura tempt himself before he looses control and succumbs to his addiction?
Gabriel is a man who once had a normal life and a family, now he seeks revenge for the death of his son by a group of vampires that roam the night stalking the inhabitants of Tijuana, Mexico. He now lives his days hunting what he calls 'leeches' every night, without knowing that his revenge will bring serious consequences for him and his wife.
A night of rough sex with a beautiful woman turns into something much more sinister and supernatural.
Abby is going through something that will transform her life forever. Can she keep her identity and be happy in a harshly judgmental society? Created as part of the Reel Grrls (http://www.reelgrrls.org/), an award-winning non-profit media arts and leadership training program for girls ages 9 - 19.
Six years after the apocalypse, George and his daughter live at a secluded old farm in a attempt to hide from roving creatures, militant survivors, as well as their own past. A stranger's unexpected appearance will bring them out of hiding and face to face with all of the terrifying danger they have spent years avoiding.
The brief tale of a monster and his confrontation with two children and a toy on a chilly and foggy night.