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Hey Portland. Get ready to celebrate indie film!!! From Aug 29 - Sept 5, we have movies, workshops, classes, parties and more at Laurelhurst Theater. Download: #PDXFF16 program | #PDXFF16 one-sheetPurchase: VIP, all-access and industry passes on sale now. Tickets: Buy individual tickets by clicking on the movie, workshop or class below.

All shows starting after 5:00pm are strictly 21 and over.
For shows before 5:00pm, minors are welcome when accompanied by a parent. Thank you.
 
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Friday, September 2 • 9:15am - 10:25am
SCREENWRITING: From Fright Night to Frankenstein's Army: Horror's Evolution

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Horror films have always been a staple of cinema, but horror keeps evolving. The tongue-in- cheek horror comedies of the 80’s have given way to grisly gore-fests and more Zombie films than anyone thought possible. Demented filmmakers must unearth new strategies to bring their undead sagas to life in the New Millenium. Screenwriter Miguel Tejada-Flores discusses his own films - “Fright Night II” - “Screamers” - “Beyond Re-Animator” - and an in-depth discussion of “Frankenstein’s Army”, of which Fangoria said: “all a viewer can do is hang on and wonder what berserk turn the action is going to take next.”


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Miguel Tejada-Flores

Miguel Tejada-Flores is a screenwriter whose first produced script, ‘Revenge of the Nerds’, became both a commercial success and a cult classic. His film writing credits range from comedy to dark epic science-fiction (‘Screamers’) to psychological suspense (‘The Unsaid’) to horror (‘Frankenstein’s Army’,‘Fright Night II’, “Beyond Re-Animator”). Miguel has created... Read More →


Friday September 2, 2016 9:15am - 10:25am
Laurelhurst Theater 2735 E Burnside St, Portland OR 97214


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