Overlook Film Festival 2024 Celebrates Horror Favorites ‘Oddity’ and ‘Some Day All This Will Be Yours’

New Orleans, Louisiana – The Overlook Film Festival has announced the winners of its 2024 audience and jury awards for horror films. Among the top honorees are Damian Mc Carthy’s “Oddity” and Cricket Arrison’s “Some Day All This Will Be Yours.” The eighth annual Overlook Film Festival took place from April 4-7, welcoming 90 filmmakers and attracting approximately six thousand audience members, the highest attendance in the festival’s history. The event featured 36 sold-out screenings, showcasing a diverse range of horror films. The Audience Award for Feature Film went to “Oddity,” directed by Damian Mc … Read more

Emerging Filmmaker Daniel Byers Wins Top Horror Prize at Austin Film Festival with ‘Paradise’ Screenplay

Columbia, Missouri – Daniel Byers, a talented writer and director, has emerged as the winner of the Austin Film Festival Jury Prize for Horror. His feature screenplay, titled “Paradise,” claimed the prestigious award among more than 11,000 submissions this year. Byers’ gripping tale revolves around a young mother’s struggle against a coal company after her husband mysteriously disappears in a mine. As she ventures deep into the mountain, she unearths a monstrous presence fueled by unbridled greed. Byers has long harbored a passion for horror, science fiction, and fantasy. His directorial debut, “Eradication,” garnered significant … Read more