The Underground Film Festival

The Underground Film Festival A two-day indie film festival, featuring some of the boldest directors in underground horror. Presented by Horror Realm.

Horror Realm presents The Underground at The Hollywood September 18th & 19th $40 Weekend pass $25 Friday or Saturday pass $8 Per individual movie (available at the door) For tickets and hotel information, please visit: http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html Join us on Friday, September 18th for MASSACRE FEST666 Pre-party brought to you by Massacre Video Featuring rare 35mm presentations of: MUTANT WAR HACK-O-LANTERN MONDO MAGIC PLUS DIARY OF A DEADBEAT: THE STORY OF JIM VANBEBBER with director Victor Bonacore Then, join us on Saturday, September 19th for an all-day indie film festival featuring some of the biggest directors in underground horror. All directors are confirmed to be in attendance. More guests to be announced. RUN with Jason Hoover ArME with Keith Voigt Jr. INVALID with Dustin Mills MANNA with Michael Todd Schneider REVENGE IS HER MIDDLE NAME with Anthony Matthews HUNTERS with Adam Ahlbrandt AMERICAN GUINEA PIG: BOUQUET OF GUTS AND GORE with Stephen Biro And a TOETAG classic TBA with Fred & Shelby Vogel Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/769836906466033/

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03/17/2016

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The Underground Film Festival's cover photo
12/17/2015

The Underground Film Festival's cover photo

The Underground at The Hollywood fest begins tonight with the Massacre Fest666 pre-party. Expect tons of guests, buckets...
09/18/2015

The Underground at The Hollywood fest begins tonight with the Massacre Fest666 pre-party. Expect tons of guests, buckets of gore, and massive amounts of partying throughout the weekend!

https://www.facebook.com/events/769836906466033/

We will be holding raffles on Saturday for various prizes. Weekend and all-day pass holders will be eligible to win DVDs...
09/18/2015

We will be holding raffles on Saturday for various prizes. Weekend and all-day pass holders will be eligible to win DVDs from some of the attending directors, as well as this full sized poster by Ed Quillin... There is only one in existence, and it will be on display outside the theater during the festival.

Passes are available here:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

Massacre Video, Unearthed Films, and most of the attending directors will have a variety of movies and merch for sale in...
09/17/2015

Massacre Video, Unearthed Films, and most of the attending directors will have a variety of movies and merch for sale in the theater lobby this weekend - including several of the titles that we are screening.

TOETAG will have a selection of DVDs from the underground, along with their full catalog of depravity... Plus, if you buy a copy of MURDER COLLECTION V.1, you will get a free signed mini poster.

Massacre Video will have some out of print titles on DVD and VHS, as well as some rare goodies that you won't want to miss.

Michael Todd Schneider is offering his first 6 customers an exclusive cardstock lobby card (signed and numbered) that'll slip into a DVD case, along with an original magGot sketch... And possibly some other surprises!

Don't forget your wallet!
Support independent horror.

http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

The Underground at The Hollywood is only two days away... Most of the movies will be followed by a Q&A with the director...
09/16/2015

The Underground at The Hollywood is only two days away...

Most of the movies will be followed by a Q&A with the director and cast, Moderated by Art Ettinger of Ultra Violent Magazine. Be sure to stick around for these entertaining and informative panels!

Tickets and hotel info:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

This Friday, September 18th, is MASSACRE FEST 666 at The Hollywood in Dormont, PA! We will be showing THREE 35mm prints,...
09/15/2015

This Friday, September 18th, is MASSACRE FEST 666 at The Hollywood in Dormont, PA! We will be showing THREE 35mm prints, don't miss this rare opportunity to see such gems on film! Plus we will be showing DIARY OF A DEADBEAT: THE STORY OF JIM VANBEBBER, with director Victor Bonacore present!

The showing times will be the following..
5:00pm MONDO MAGIC(35mm)
7:00pm MUTANT WAR(35mm)
9:00pm DIARY OF A DEADBEAT: THE STORY OF JIM VANBEBBER
12:00pm HACK-O-LANTERN(35mm)

On Saturday we will be showing Adam Ahlbrandt's HUNTERS with most of the cast/crew present! HUNTERS goes on at 8PM, make sure not to miss it.

We will have a limited amount of these posters for sale at the event.

You can find the event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/769836906466033/

Tickets can be purchased here:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

We will have a limited number of these shirts available at the fest on Saturday. Many thanks to T-shirt Joe for cranking...
09/15/2015

We will have a limited number of these shirts available at the fest on Saturday. Many thanks to T-shirt Joe for cranking these out so quickly!

Shirts for Horror Realm presents The Underground at The Hollywood.

Don't miss the Massacre Fest666 pre-party at The Hollywood Theater this Friday! Massacre Video presents the Pittsburgh p...
09/15/2015

Don't miss the Massacre Fest666 pre-party at The Hollywood Theater this Friday! Massacre Video presents the Pittsburgh premiere of DIARY OF A DEADBEAT: THE STORY OF JIM VANBEBBER, followed by a Q&A with director Victor Bonacore... Plus 35mm presentations of MONDO MAGIC, MUTANT WAR and HACK-O-LANTERN!

5:00 MONDO MAGIC
7:00 MUTANT WAR
9:00 DIARY OF A DEADBEAT
12:00 HACK-O-LANTERN

For more info:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

09/14/2015

The Underground will take over The Hollywood Theater in five days!

There have been some changes to our guest list. INVALID's Joni Durian cannot attend, as she is currently shooting a new movie. Jason Hoover's appearance is now tentative. RUN will still be showing. If you missed our previous announcement, Adam Ahlbrandt is now confirmed as attending. We have also added more guests for ArME, MANNA, and REVENGE IS HER MIDDLE NAME.

See the full guest list below for details.
* indicates a change.

ArME (10:30 am)
Director Keith Voigt Jr.
* Shane Rowe (new)

RUN (11:00 am)
* Director Jason Hoover (tentative)

INVALID (1:30 pm)
Director Dustin Mills
* Joni Durian (not attending)
James Parker
Brandon Salkil
Corella Waring

MANNA (3:00 pm)
Director Michael Todd Schneider
David Graham
Autumn Cook
* Rachael Deacon (new)
* April Lynne Radzanowski (new)
* J. Wayne Clinton (new)
* Stephanie Bertoni (new)
* Chucky Hendershot (new)
* Johnny Sullivan (new)

REVENGE IS HER MIDDLE NAME (4:30 pm)
Director Anthony Matthews
Lissa Brennan
Douglass Bell
Paula Bellin
Michael Todd Schneider
Autumn Cook
* Donald Ribarchak (not attending)
* Nate Newell (new)
* Jerry Pietrala (new)

MURDER COLLECTION V.1 (6:30 pm)
Director Fred Vogel
Shelby Vogel
* plus surprise guests TBA

THE STRIPPER RIPPER (7:55 pm)
* Director Evan Makrogiannis (tentative)
* Director Brian Weaver (tentative)

HUNTERS (8:00 pm)
* Director Adam Ahlbrandt (confirmed)
J.D. Brown
Tina Krause
Haley Jay Madison
Loretta Vendetta
Dave Parker
Victor Bonacore
Jadie Marie
Kacie Marie
Anthony Curry
C.G Noir

AMERICAN GUINEA PIG:
BOUQUET OF GUTS AND GORE (10:00 pm)
BLOODSHOCK preview (11:15 pm)
Director Stephen Biro

Tickets and hotel info here:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

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09/12/2015

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We have confirmed that director Adam Ahlbrandt WILL indeed be attending The Underground at The Hollywood fest! Prepare t...
09/12/2015

We have confirmed that director Adam Ahlbrandt WILL indeed be attending The Underground at The Hollywood fest! Prepare to be violated next weekend, when we screen HUNTERS in the presence of the following cast and crew members:

Adam Ahlbrandt
J.D. Brown
Tina Krause
Haley Jay Madison
Dave Parker
Loretta Vendetta
Victor Bonacore
Jadie Marie
Kacie Marie
Anthony Curry
And C.G. Noir

Tickets and more info here:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

The fest is one week from tomorrow! Who's coming?Here is the full schedule... Friday:MASSACRE FEST666 PRE-PARTY5:00 Mond...
09/11/2015
Film Fest

The fest is one week from tomorrow!
Who's coming?

Here is the full schedule...

Friday:
MASSACRE FEST666 PRE-PARTY
5:00 Mondo Magic
7:00 Mutant War
9:00 Diary of a Deadbeat
12:00 Hack-o-Lantern

Saturday:
THE UNDERGROUND AT THE HOLLYWOOD
10:30 ArME
11:00 Run
1:30 Invalid
3:00 Manna
3:30 Intermission
4:30 Revenge is Her Middle Name
6:30 Murder Collection V.1
7:55 The Stripper Ripper
8:00 Hunters
10:00 Bouquet of Guts and Gore
11:15 Bloodshock (Extended Preview)

Tickets and hotel info:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

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We will have a limited number of t-shirts for sale at the fest. These are double-sided shirts,  with each movie's logo l...
09/04/2015

We will have a limited number of t-shirts for sale at the fest. These are double-sided shirts, with each movie's logo listed down the back. Please let me know your size, if you are interested (small-5x). I'm not taking pre-orders, I just want an idea of what to have available at the fest. They will sell for $20 each. See comments for bigger pics.

The Underground at The Hollywood fest is less than twenty days away! There are now only 13 rooms available at the Motel ...
09/01/2015

The Underground at The Hollywood fest is less than twenty days away!

There are now only 13 rooms available at the Motel 6 for Saturday the 19th. If you need to make reservations, don't hesitate...
Give them a call at: 412-343-3000

With only three weeks to go, we are pleased to announce that TOETAG will be showing MURDER COLLECTION V.1 with an exclus...
08/30/2015

With only three weeks to go, we are pleased to announce that TOETAG will be showing MURDER COLLECTION V.1 with an exclusive LIVE COMMENTARY at The Underground at The Hollywood fest. This will be a once in a lifetime event with audience participation for duration of the movie!

For tickets and hotel info, please visit :
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

With The Underground at The Hollywood fest being FOUR short weeks away, we thought it would be good idea to make a post ...
08/21/2015
Film Fest

With The Underground at The Hollywood fest being FOUR short weeks away, we thought it would be good idea to make a post compiling all current info for the event.

As you can see, our schedule is jam packed and we have an enormous list of guests. If you plan to attend, we urge you to get your passes and make hotel reservations before it's too late.

Please help us spread the word by liking and sharing our pages and posts. We truly appreciate your support!

Horror Realm presents
The Underground at The Hollywood
September 18th & 19th
$40 both days
$25 single day
$8 individual movie (at the door)

The Hollywood Theater is located at
1449 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH:
MASSACRE FEST666 pre-party
Doors open at 5pm

35mm presentations of
MUTANT WAR
HACK-O-LANTERN
MONDO MAGIC

Plus
DIARY OF A DEADBEAT
with director Victor Bonacore

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH
THE UNDERGROUND AT THE HOLLYWOOD FEST
Doors open at 10am

ArME
with director Keith Voigt Jr

RUN
with director Jason Hoover

INVALID
with director Dustin Mills
and special guests
Joni Durian
Dave Parker
Brandon Salkil
Corella Waring

MANNA
with director Michael Todd Schneider
And special guests
Autumn Cook
David Graham

REVENGE IS HER MIDDLE NAME
with director Anthony Matthews
and special guests
Lissa Brennan
Douglass Bell
Paula Bellin
Michael Todd Schneider
Donald Ribarchak
Jerry Pietrala
Autumn Cook

STRIPPER RIPPER
From the upcoming anthology
GRINDSPLOITATION: THE MOVIE

HUNTERS
with special guests
J.D. Brown
Tina Krause
Haley Jay Madison
Loretta Vendetta
Dave Parker
Victor Bonacore
Jadie Marie
Kacie Marie
Anthony Curry
C.G. Noir
Please note: Director Adam Ahlbrandt's appearance is currently tentative.

AMERICAN GUINEA PIG:
BOUQUET OF GUTS AND GORE
with director Stephen Biro
Plus a preview of
AMERICAN GUINEA PIG:
BLOODSHOCK

And a special TOETAG screening TBA
with Fred & Shelby Vogel

Website (tickets and hotel info):
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

page:
www.facebook.com/undergroundhollywood

Facebook Event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/769836906466033/

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HUNTERS will be violating The Underground at The Hollywood fest with a vengeance! The following guests will be joining u...
08/19/2015

HUNTERS will be violating The Underground at The Hollywood fest with a vengeance! The following guests will be joining us for the ultimate HUNTERS experience:

J.D. Brown
Tina Krause
Haley Jay Madison
Dave Parker
Victor Bonacore
Jadie Marie
Kacie Marie
Anthony Curry
And C.G. Noir

EDIT:
Just added - Loretta Vendetta

Please note that director Adam Ahlbrandt's appearance is currently tentative. If circumstances permit, he will be there, but we can neither confirm nor deny his appearance at this time.

Tickets and more info here:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

We are pleased to announce the addition of Evan Makrogiannis and Brian Weaver's THE STRIPPER RIPPER! This short film is ...
08/14/2015

We are pleased to announce the addition of Evan Makrogiannis and Brian Weaver's THE STRIPPER RIPPER! This short film is a segment from the upcoming horror anthology, GRINDSPLOITATION: THE MOVIE. See it first at The Underground at The Hollywood fest on Saturday, September 19th!

See our full lineup and purchase tickets here:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

08/04/2015
Jim Vanbebber: "Diary of a Deadbeat" Trailer

Join us on Friday, September 18th for Massacre Fest666! We will be showing DIARY OF A DEADBEAT: THE STORY OF JIM VANBEBBER with director Victor Bonacore. Check out the trailer below... You won't want to miss this!

That same evening, see rare 35mm presentations of HACK-O-LANTERN, MUTANT WAR, and MONDO MAGIC!

Visit our event page here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/769836906466033/

Watch in HD! "Diary of a Deadbeat" is a full length documentary on independent cult filmmaker Jim Vanbebber. Produced and Directed by Victor Bonacore Featuri...

We are proud to present Michael "MagGot" Schneider's MANNA at The Underground at The Hollywood fest. This short film was...
07/19/2015

We are proud to present Michael "MagGot" Schneider's MANNA at The Underground at The Hollywood fest. This short film was Michael's contribution to the long-awaited horror anthology, THE PROFANE EXHIBIT. Mr. MagGot will be present at the event, along with composer David Graham and Pittsburgh's Queen of Special Effects, Autumn Cook.

For tickets and more info, please visit:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

The Underground at The Hollywood fest is only nine weeks away! Here is the full lineup of movies and guests that have be...
07/17/2015
Film Fest

The Underground at The Hollywood fest is only nine weeks away! Here is the full lineup of movies and guests that have been announced so far...

Friday, September 18th:
"MASSACRE FEST666" pre-party

35mm presentations of:
MUTANT WAR
HACK-O-LANTERN
MONDO MAGIC

Plus the World Premiere of
DIARY OF A DEADBEAT:
THE JIM VANBEBBER STORY
with Victor Bonacore

Saturday, September 19th:
"THE UNDERGROUND AT THE HOLLYWOOD"

ArME
with Keith Voigt Jr

RUN
with Jason Hoover

INVALID
with Dustin Mills
Joni Durian
Dave Parker
Brandon Salkil
And Corella Waring

REVENGE IS HER MIDDLE NAME
with Anthony Matthews
Lissa Brennan
Douglass Bell
Paula Bellin
And Michael Todd Schneider

MANNA
with Michael Todd Schneider
David Graham
And Autumn Cook

HUNTERS
with Adam Ahlbrandt
Plus special guests TBA

AMERICAN GUINEA PIG:
BOUQUET OF GUTS AND GORE
Plus an extended preview of BLOODSHOCK
with Stephen Biro

Plus a TOETAG classic TBA
with Fred & Shelby Vogel
(details coming soon!)

Tickets and hotel info can be found here:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

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Be prepared for the grisly onslaught of AMERICAN GUINEA PIG! We are thrilled to announce that director Stephen Biro will...
07/11/2015

Be prepared for the grisly onslaught of AMERICAN GUINEA PIG! We are thrilled to announce that director Stephen Biro will be joining us for a special screening of BOUQUET OF GUTS AND GORE and an extended preview of BLOODSHOCK at The Underground at The Hollywood fest.

Tickets and more info here:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

We are honored to host the theatrical premiere of director Dustin Mills' new film INVALID at The Underground at The Holl...
07/03/2015

We are honored to host the theatrical premiere of director Dustin Mills' new film INVALID at The Underground at The Hollywood fest! The following cast members will be joining Dustin (who also appears in the movie) at the event:

Joni Durian
Dave Parker
Brandon Salkil
Corella Waring

INVALID is the story of a woman (Agnes played by Joni Durian) who is tasked with caring for her vegetative brother (Andrew played by Brandon Salkil). Things get strange when Agnes begins to hear her brother's voice in her head, and he demands blood. Its Maniac meets Psycho meets Patrick with camera work and lighting inspired by the Italian greats like Bava, Fulci, and Argento. Sleaze, art, and emotion collide in INVALID.

For tickets and info please visit:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

We are happy to announce that DIARY OF A DEADBEAT: THE STORY OF JIM VANBEBBER is the mystery title from Massacre Video! ...
07/01/2015

We are happy to announce that DIARY OF A DEADBEAT: THE STORY OF JIM VANBEBBER is the mystery title from Massacre Video! This will be shown on Friday at MASSACRE FEST666!

Director Victor Bonacore will be present at the screening, this will NOT be one to miss!

We are pleased to announce that the short film ArME will be joining Saturday's lineup at The Underground at The Hollywoo...
07/01/2015

We are pleased to announce that the short film ArME will be joining Saturday's lineup at The Underground at The Hollywood fest, with director Keith Voigt Jr. in attendance.

For more information, including tickets and hotel information, please visit:
http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

Tickets are on sale as of tonight. $40 Weekend pass$25 Friday or Saturday single day passEach pass will include a specia...
06/30/2015
Film Fest

Tickets are on sale as of tonight.
$40 Weekend pass
$25 Friday or Saturday single day pass
Each pass will include a special 11x17 and entry for raffle prizes.

Single movie passes will be available at the door for $8, as long as we don't reach max capacity (300) with advance ticket sales.

Hotel information can also be found at the link below. We recommend making your reservations as soon as possible. The Pittsburgh Steelers play a home game that weekend, and the hotels WILL sell out!

http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/FilmFest.html

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We are thrilled to announce that the following REVENGE IS HER MIDDLE NAME cast members are confirmed to appear at The Un...
06/27/2015

We are thrilled to announce that the following REVENGE IS HER MIDDLE NAME cast members are confirmed to appear at The Underground at The Hollywood fest:

Lissa Brennan
Douglass Bell
Paula Bellin
Michael Todd Schneider

These guests will join director Anthony Matthews for a special screening of the film followed by a Q&A panel on Saturday, September 19th.

https://www.facebook.com/events/769836906466033/

We are excited to show RUN on the big screen with director Jason Hoover at UHF (The Underground at The Hollywood Fest) o...
06/22/2015

We are excited to show RUN on the big screen with director Jason Hoover at UHF (The Underground at The Hollywood Fest) on September 19th at The Hollywood Theater in Pittsburgh.

The lineup also includes Invalid, Manna, Revenge is Her Middle Name, Hunters, and a special TOETAG movie TBA. Each film's director will be in attendance.

Ticket and hotel info coming soon.
Stay tuned for more announcements.

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1449 Potomac Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
15216

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