Texas Frightmare Weekend 2016: Full Schedule, New Screening Announced!


With another week passing, fright fans are another week closer to Texas Frightmare Weekend, invading the Hyatt Regency DFW from Friday, April 29th to Sunday, May 1st. And while the Southwest’s Premiere Horror Convention has announced enough guests, events and opportunities to satisfy even the most jaded horrorhead, FANGORIA has yet another slew of announcements this week for Texas Frightmare Weekend 2016!

First up, FANGORIA is excited to announce that Texas Frightmare Weekend will be screening DAYLIGHT’S END, the latest fright film starring the one-and-only Lance Henriksen and BLACK HAWK DOWN actor Johnny Strong! Directed by William Kaufman (JARHEAD 3 / THE MARINE 4) and co-starring Louis Mandylor (SORORITY PARTY MASSACRE), Gary Cairns (MALIGNANT) and Chelsea Edmundson (BLOODSUCKA JONES), this post-apocalyptic siege movie joins the wicked roster of macabre movies screening at Texas Frightmare Weekend. Stay tuned for times and details on the DAYLIGHT’S END screening at TFW 2016’s Schedule Page HERE.

Next up, Texas Frightmare Weekend and FANGORIA are proud to be teaming up for the very first installment of Twisted Trivia! That’s right: FANGORIA’s Ken W. Hanley and Madeleine Koestner will host ten rounds of terrifying team trivia with petrifying prizes at stake! FANGORIA has exciting prizes from Troma Entertainment, Vinegar Syndrome, Glass Eye Pix, RLJ Entertainment, Diamond Select Toys, XLrator Media, Sacred Bones Records, Dallas Sonnier, MVD Entertainment and more! Stay tuned for registration news and more!

Lastly, Texas Frightmare Weekend has announced their full 2016 convention schedule, complete with panels, events and screening details. Panels and presentations currently include:

    • “Rockin’ Your Horror Film Sound” with Scorpion Sound Design’s Lauren Comele Morris
    • Film Production: A Conversation with BONE TOMAHAWK producer Dallas Sonnier
    • The 2016 Texas Frightmare Dark Art Exhibit, curated by Theresa Jara
    • Mask Making with Darek A. Sanchez
    • “So You Wanna Make Horror Movies?” with “Bloody” Billy Pon, Chuck & Tim Norfolk, and Courtney Sandifer
    • First-Time, First-Hand Feature Filmmaking with LAST GIRL STANDING’s Benjamin & Rachel Moody
    • Creepy Crypt Art Boxes with Andrea Ramos
    • Art Interpretation Using Horror Stories & Nightmares with Katie Urbanovsky
    • Creature Drawing with Theresa Jara
    • Televised Terror: Then and Now with Sarah Wayne Callies, Mitch Pileggi, Lance Henriksen, Samantha Mathis and John Carroll Lynch. Moderated by FANGORIA’s Ken W. Hanley.
    • FANGORIA: The Past, Present & Future with Editor-in-Chief Michael Gingold & Managing Editor Ken W. Hanley
    • Remembering Wes Craven with Robert Englund, Amanda Wyss, Heather Langenkamp, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich, Matthew Lillard, Mitch Pileggi and Miko Hughes. Moderated by FANGORIA’s Ken W. Hanley.
    • Fatal Femmes with Traci Lords, Danielle Harris, Meg Foster, Nora Hewitt and More. Moderated by FANGORIA’s Madeleine Koestner.
    • RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD Panel with Jewel Shepard, Allan Trautman, Beverly Randolph, and Thom Mathews. Moderated by Brian Steward.
    • SCREAM: THE TV SERIES Panel with Bex Taylor-Klaus and Carlson Young. Moderated by FANGORIA’s Madeleine Koestner.
    • HALLOWEEN II Panel with Dick Warlock, Lance Guest, Nancy Stephens, Leo Rossi, Pamela Susan Shoop, and Ana Alicia. Moderated by Alamo Drafthouse’s James Wallace.
    • Rags, Records and Blu-rays: The Importance of Physical Media in Horror with guests from Severin Films, Alamo Drafthouse, and Vinegar Syndrome. Moderated by FANGORIA’s Ken W. Hanley
    • DAY OF THE DEAD Panel with Tom Savini, George A. Romero and Howard Sherman. Moderated by Brian Steward.




Other events at Texas Frightmare Weekend 2016 include SCARY-oke, Friday Night HALLOWEEN Party, VIP Party, Repertory Screenings and more. This schedule is tentative and subject to change; you can find times, updates and more information at the Schedule Page HERE. Tickets are still available for Texas Frightmare Weekend HERE, and stay tuned for more announcements here at FANGORIA.com!

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