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The Awesome Fest Celebrates the Glory Days of 1980’s & 90’s Television, Monday Nights at The Foundry!

Posted by Josh on 12/08/2015 - 3:01am.

-Featuring a nostalgic overload of curated sitcoms, commercials, oddities, rarities, VHS movies, sweatpants & TV dinners!-

Thank God it’s Monday! Beginning December 28th, The Awesome Fest rewinds time to showcase the big hair, loud colors, and neon grandeur of a bygone era when TV families & aliens from planet Melmac ruled the evenings. The weekly curated program will be featured at The Foundry, located inside The Fillmore - Philadelphia's new state-of-the-art music venue. All shows will be completely free of charge to attend.

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Contest: Win a Limited Edition Sylvester Stallone Poster!

Posted by Josh on 11/10/2015 - 3:24pm.
What happens when you put Stallone & Rodriguez in a room together for The Director's Chair on the El Rey Network? Well, for one, we get to give away a few badass limited edition Sly posters from artist Paul Shipper (paulshipperstudio.com). Want one? Cool. Just send us an e-mail to contests@theawesomefest.com with your shipping address & we'll randomly pick some winners. Oh, and as if we really needed to tell you...check out the interview here for free! It rules.
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DANGEROUS MEN "The Holy Grail of Holy F***ing S**t " - In glorious 35mm!

Posted by Josh on 10/20/2015 - 3:24pm.

In 1989, Iranian filmmaker John S. Rad moved to the U.S. to shoot his dream project, a rampaging gutter epic of crime, revenge, cop sex and raw power. Just 26 years later, he completed an American action film masterpiece that the world is still barely ready for today: DANGEROUS MEN.

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The Awesome Fest & Philadelphia Film Society Present: A Very Scary Sleepover: Wes Craven's Halloween Nightmare

Posted by Josh on 10/03/2015 - 11:33am.

Join The Awesome Fest & Philadelphia Film Society as we pay homage to the late writer & director Wes Craven during A VERY SCARY SLEEPOVER: WES CRAVEN'S HALLOWEEN NIGHTMARE.

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Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival Adds TURBO KID to Chicago Festival; Announces Short Films!

Posted by Josh on 08/13/2015 - 4:35pm.

The second annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival presented by Wizard World, running August 20 - 23 at the Muvico Theater in Rosemont, Illinois (9701 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont), is proud to announce the Chicago premiere of Turbo Kid to the festival lineup. Additionally, the Festival announces the short films selected for presentation.

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JUST ANNOUNCED! Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival adds Two More Premieres to Schedule.

Posted by Josh on 08/06/2015 - 12:33pm.

JUNE and JERUZALEM To Premiere at Chicago Festival

The second annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival presented by Wizard World, running August 20 – 23 at the Muvico Theater in Rosemont, Illinois (9701 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont), is proud to announce the addition of two more films to the already bursting schedule.

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Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival Announces 2015 Lineup!

Posted by Josh on 07/01/2015 - 3:44pm.

The second annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival presented by Wizard World, running August 20 – 23 at the Muvico Theater in Rosemont, Illinois (9701 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont), promises thrills, chills, guests and surprises to Chicago’s legions of horror fans. The four-day event, programmed by The Awesome Fest, will coincide with Wizard World Chicago and offers convention-goers and ticket holders a chance to sit back, relax, and lose their minds.

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The Awesome Fest Announces Outdoor Summer Film Series at Liberty Lands!

Posted by Josh on 06/04/2015 - 9:41am.

Philadelphia, PA – June 4th, 2015 – The Awesome Fest is excited to announce the first program of their 6th annual outdoor summer series, sponsored by Vitaminwater. Every Friday at sundown, beginning June 26th & running through August 14th, the festival will showcase a lineup of cutting-edge independent film premieres at Liberty Lands, in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. As the result of a grant from Penn Treaty Social Services District, all outdoor screenings will once again be free to attend!

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An All Night Outdoor Horror Movie Marathon In the Woods (at a Summer Camp)!

Posted by Josh on 09/10/2014 - 10:09am.

Philadelphia, PA – On Friday, September 12th, The Awesome Fest will return to Adventureland Day Camp in Bensalem for the 2nd annual Summer Camp Sleepover, an overnight horror film festival outdoors in the woods, at a summer camp! From Dusk ‘til dawn, The Awesome Fest will screen 6 movies while offering the usual summer camp activities including campfires, food trucks, horror themed vendors, marshmallow roasts, games, as well as many surprises! “Campers” are even encouraged to BYOB and BYOT (bring your own tent)!

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Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival Announces Full lineup, including U.S. Premiere of WOLFCOP!

Posted by Josh on 08/07/2014 - 1:15pm.

Rosemont, IL – August 7th, 2014 – The first ever Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival, running August 21-24, 2014 in Rosemont, IL is excited to announce the full lineup of screenings, special guests, panels, and events, The four-day festival, presented by The Awesome Fest, will coincide with Wizard World Chicago Comic Con and will feature the best (and bloodiest) in independent horror cinema.

Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival is thrilled to kick off the festival with the U.S. Premieres of both Lowell Dean’s hilarious & crowd-pleasing WOLFCOP & Director Richard Bates Jr’s (Excision) haunted house comedy, SUBURBAN GOTHIC! The festivities come to a close on a much darker note, Sunday, August 24th with the Chicago premiere of the brutally awesome supernatural revenge tale SAVAGED, from local filmmaker Michael S. Ojeda.