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Dead in Decatur International Film Festival

Dead in Decatur International Film Festival

November 1st - 2nd, 2019
Location: Madden Arts Center
Friday, 6 pm - Midnight
Saturday, Noon - Midnight
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Screening five feature films and nearly 60 short films selected from more than 240 submitted from around the world.  Friday night and early Saturday films are considered PG-13, while films screened after 3 p.m. will contain Rated: R material.

  • For a detailed schedule of the event (titles and times), download the document at the bottom of this page.

Advance weekend pass: $20 PER PERSON 
Click HERE to order your tickets.
At the Door (single-day pass); $10 Fri. / $15 Sat.

Saturday Presentations:

  • 1-2 pm - Special Effects Make-Up Demonstration - Jake Mckinney-Schmidt
  • 2-3 pm - Horror in Gaming - Zach Applebee
  • 4-5 pm - The Art of Cinematography - Tim Lynn, Heroic Age Studios
  • 6-7 pm - The Art of Acting in a Genre Film - Dixon Vicci
  • 7-8 pm - Distribution & Technology: How to Get Your Project Seen - Ash Hamilton
  • 8-9 pm - Regional Horror and the Lost Art of the Local Favorite - Marc Girdler

Weekend Activities:

  • Special Effects Make-Up Tutorial - Jake Mckinney-Schmidt
  • Various of board games to play - provided by “Games for Troops”
  • Game Evennt Sat., Nov. 2 - Hosted by “Writermonkey Games”
  • Vender Tables; Rusted Icon Designs, Christopher R. Mihm (filmmaker), Dark Soul Studios, Derek Huey (cinematographer & podcast host)



Arts in Central Park 2020 (Virtual)

September 18th - October 16th, 2020
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