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9 TH ANNUAL
MAY 11-17
2015
Announcing the 2015 Little Rock Picture Show

Announcing the 2015 Little Rock Picture Show

The Little Rock Picture Show presented by Kismet Entertainment will be held August 6-9 and feature the very best in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror films from all over the globe. The Opening Night film at the Ron Robinson Theater is Dude Bro Party Massacre III with special guests Alec Owen, Jon Salmon and Kelsey Gunn in attendance for a special opening night unlike any other. Then the festival moves to the Studio Theater, the Public Theater and Vino’s Brewpub for the rest of the weekend for films and fun. Passholders will have special discounts at Vino’s for the weekend. Special events include a FREE screening of Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, a live film score by Mainland Divide of the classic film Nosferatu, and panels and other events. The festival will close out with a special double feature of Boo and Dog Soldiers both produced by Arkansas native David E. Allen. FEATURES Dude Bro Party Massacre III The Last SurvivorsCapsule Jackrabbit Backyard Blockbusters Aura APT 3D Time Lapse The Divine TragediesSHORTS Recoil LiFi Martian American Sun Devil Metamorphosis Crash Course Blackout Emit Sleepworking Awakenings The Peripheral Separated What’s Eating Dad? Hadir and the Deepblack lullaby ARKANSAS MADE Twas the Night of the Krampus Spectre-O-Scope Sleep Nightmare Asylum Sassy & the Private Eye Vampire-Killing Prostitute Machined Infection Immaculate Elysian Equation Little Brother Silent But Deadly The Town Where Nobody Lives Rites Firefly War Dogs: The Bridge Surrounded by Love What Do You Do With a Red Right...
From Little Rock Horror Picture Show to Little Rock Picture Show

From Little Rock Horror Picture Show to Little Rock Picture Show

The third annual Little Rock Horror Picture Show wrapped up Sunday night with an awards ceremony featuring the music of Andy Warr. The big winners were: Best Arkansas Award Winner: One Please – The Film (Jesse Burks) Grand Jury Award Winner: PROXY (Zack Parker) Audience Award Winner: The Sacrament (Ti West) Best Director: Zack Parker (Proxy) World Short Grand Jury Award Winner: Green Eyed (Nathaniel Lindsay) Best Actor Grand Jury Award Winner: Joe Swanberg (Proxy) Best Actress Grand Jury Award Winner: Alexa Havins (Proxy) Best Scare: Delivery The festival was a huge success bringing films from all over the globe to Little Rock to scare fans and bringing filmmakers and actors to help educate aspiring Arkansas filmmakers and actors.  One of the highlights of the weekend was the Sound of the Mountain’s live score to Metropolis. Many people have said that it was one of the coolest events the Little Rock Film Festival had ever put on.  It was a not to miss event in the CALS Ron Robinson. Magician/Side Show perfomer Paul Prater entertained the crowd between films with tricks and sideshow bits involving a bed of nails, spikes, and a bear trap. Paul Morphis also entertained the crowds on Friday evening of the fest as they waited for films with cool spooky music. A special thanks to JP, CT, Cody, Levi and Mallory as well as all of the volunteers who helped make this happen. This event has been successful for three years and we will continue to grow it as we go. As a part of that growth we’ve made the decision to shorten the name a little bit in an effort to grow this...
LRHPS Comedy Events

LRHPS Comedy Events

The third annual Little Rock Horror Picture Show will be March 20-23. This year the festival is teaming up with the Arkansas Food Bank to “Take a Bite out of Hunger” because going hungry is a scary thing for too many families and children in the state of Arkansas. If you bring three or more non-perishable food items when you purchase tickets to LRHPS you’ll get $5 off the price of one full pass or $3 off the price of one day pass. LRFF programmer Levi Agee has a strong passion for comedy.  For this year’s Little Rock Horror Picture Show he has coordinated some special comedy events that include a special performance from Red Octopus Theater at the opening night festivities. This is a can’t miss event! Mockingbird Don’t Screen is the state’s only live comedic movie commentary troupe akin to Mystery Science Theater or Rifftrax. Mockingbird debuted years ago at the Little Rock Film Festival hosted by programmer Levi Agee and joined by members of Improv Little Rock, this time around the act will feature comedians Jason Thompson and Michael Brown in addition to riff master Agee. “I’m super pumped to bring back Mockingbird Don’t Screen back from the dead for the horror festival in addition to seeing Red Octopus perform opening night,” said Agee. “Aside from the amazing films the entertainment is top notch.” Mockingbird Don’t Screen will perform Saturday evening following Sound of the Mountain’s Live Score of...
Panels for Filmmakers and Actors at the Little Rock Horror Picture Show!

Panels for Filmmakers and Actors at the Little Rock Horror Picture Show!

The third annual Little Rock Horror Picture Show will be March 20-23. This year the festival is teaming up with the Arkansas Food Bank to “Take a Bite out of Hunger” because going hungry is a scary thing for too many families and children in the state of Arkansas. If you bring three or more non-perishable food items when you purchase tickets to LRHPS you’ll get $5 off the price of one full pass or $3 off the price of one day pass. The Little Rock Film Festival prides itself in providing educational opportunities for filmmakers from Arkansas and around the world. This year the Little Rock Horror Picture Show is continuing that tradition with three amazing panels. First we will be having a panel on acting featuring actors Brook Butler, Laurel Vail (Delivery) and Tom Williamson. They’ll discuss what it takes to be an actor today, what it is like to break into the industry amongst other topics. Perfect for anyone interested in becoming an actor. Second we will be having a panel on writing and directing with filmmakers Zack Parker (PROXY), Adam Schindler (writer of Delivery), and LRHPS alums Chad Crawford Kinkle (Jug Face) and Eric England (Madison County, Roadside). And third we will have a panel on special effects and movie makeup featuring local special effects artists Les Galusha and Stormy Marie. Get here early for all these panels they’re all going to be pretty amazing...
WORLD SHORTS at Little Rock Horror Picture Show!!

WORLD SHORTS at Little Rock Horror Picture Show!!

The third annual Little Rock Horror Picture Show will be March 20-23. This year the festival is teaming up with the Arkansas Food Bank to “Take a Bite out of Hunger” because going hungry is a scary thing for too many families and children in the state of Arkansas. If you bring three or more non-perishable food items when you purchase tickets to LRHPS you’ll get $5 off the price of one full pass or $3 off the price of one day pass. This year’s Little Rock Horror Picture Show is PACKED with shorts from all over the world! As always we have horror shorts, but this year we have quite a few animation shorts, science fiction shorts as well as a steam punk film. Make sure you get your passes soon because you don’t want to miss any of these films! Forest of Shadows – Jeanna Kim Edward the Damned – John Weckworth Flesh Computer – Ethan Shaftel Songs in the Key of Death – Edward Valibus Phillips What’s Left Behind – Dana Fytelson Phill Tippett’s MADGOD: Part 1 – Phil Tippett The Dark Walk Backward – Kris Phipps AM/FM – Carlos G. Gananian There’s an Octopus in Your Head – Ari Grabb Oculus – Gianni Carella The Carriage or: Dracula & My Mother – Ben Gordon Liebe – Cameron Macgowan Desert Road Kill – Michael Carreno Tunnels – David C. Thompson Arcane – Bastien Belvaux Something Wicked Dwells – Waide Riddle Green Eyed – Nathaniel Lindsay The Wars of Other Men – Mike Zawacki The Shooting of Barry Miller – C. Alec Rossel Lonely Hearts – Leon Chambers The Pallor...
Little Rock Horror Picture Show Opening Night Special Guests!

Little Rock Horror Picture Show Opening Night Special Guests!

The third annual Little Rock Horror Picture Show will be March 20-23. This year the festival is teaming up with the Arkansas Food Bank to “Take a Bite out of Hunger” because going hungry is a scary thing for too many families and children in the state of Arkansas. If you bring three or more non-perishable food items when you purchase tickets to LRHPS you’ll get $5 off the price of one full pass or $3 off the price of one day pass. Opening Night festivities include a special guests Brooke Butler and Tom Williamson, the stars of All Cheerleaders Die! The two will be on hand to take part in a special Q&A with festival goers following the film.   Following the film there will be a party in true LRFF Fashion at WT Bubba’s featuring music from Bonnie Montgomery and Nathan Howdeshell!...