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World Genre Film Festival Calendar for 2011

Movie by Joey Paur

For those of you who are looking for all of the genre film festivals that take place all over the world, here's a great calendar that gives us all of these genre film festivals in one place. The calendar was created by Isaac Alexander who was "tired of trying to find out when all these genre film festivals worldwide were taking place, and no where online to find them all." So this weekend he complied the following list for all of you:

AFRICA/ASIA/AUSTRALIA

Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival

Yubari, Japan Feb 24-28 2011

http://yubarifanta.com/

 

A Night of Horror International Film Festival

Sydney, Australia Mar 31-Apr 8, 2011

http://www.anightofhorror.com/

 

Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival

Taipei, Taiwan Apr 1-10, 2011

http://www.ghfff.org.tw/

 

Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival

Seoul, South Korea June 2011

http://www.msff.or.kr/

 

Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival

Puchon, South Korea Jul 14 - 24 2011

http://www.pifan.com/

 

Celludroid Film Festival

Cape Town, South Africa July 2011

http://www.celludroid.net/

 

Fantastic Planet: Sydney Science Fiction & Fantasy Film Festival

Sydney, Australia Oct 2011

http://www.fantasticplanetfilmfestival.com/

 

Icon Fantastic Film Festival

Tel-Aviv, Israel Oct 2011

http://www.icon.org.il/2010/

 

Korean International Science Fiction Film Festival

Gwacheon, South Korea Oct 2011

http://www.isff.kr/

 

South African HorrorFest

Cape Town, South Africa Oct 2011

http://www.horrorfest.info/

 

The X Fest

Cape Town, South Africa (date pending)

http://www.xfest.org/

 

Busan International Film Festival: Midnight Passion

Busan, South Korea  Oct 6-14, 2011

http://www.biff.kr/

 

Hello Darkness Film Festival

Melbourne, Australia Nov 2011

http://www.hellodarkness.com.au/

 

Indonesia International Fantastic Film Festival

Jakarta, Indonesia Nov 2011

http://www.inafff.com/

 

EUROPE

Le Festival International du Film Fantastique de Gérardmer

Gérardmer, France January 26-31, 2011

http://www.festival-gerardmer.com/

 

Athens International Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival

Athens, Greece March 10-16, 2011

http://sffrated.wordpress.com/

 

Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival

Brussels, Belgium Apr 7-9 2011

http://www.festivalfantastique.org/festival/

 

IMAGINE: Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival

Amsterdam, The Netherlands Apr 13-23 2011

http://www.imaginefilmfestival.nl/

 

Sci-Fi-London: London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film

London, UK Apr 23-May 2 2011

http://www.sci-fi-london.com/

 

Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival

Happsalu, Estonia Apr 29 - May 1, 2011

http://www.hoff.ee/

 

FANT, Fantasy Film Festival

Bilbao, Spain May 2-8, 2011

http://www.fantbilbao.net/

 

Dead by Dawn Horror Film Festival

Edinburgh, UK May 5-8, 2011

http://www.deadbydawn.co.uk/

 

Weekend of Fear Film Festival 

Erlangen, Germany May 6-7, 2011

http://www.weekend-of-fear.de/

 

Festival de Cannes

Cannes, France May 11-22, 2011

http://www.festival-cannes.com/

 

Fanta Festival

Roma, Italy Jun 7-19

http://www.fanta-festival.it/

 

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

Neuchâtel, Switzerland Jul 1-9, 2011

http://www.nifff.ch/

 

CryptShow Festival 

Barcelona, Spain July 6-10, 2011

http://www.cryptshow.com/

 

Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival

Ljutomer, Slovenia Jul 25 - 30 2011   

http://www.grossmann.si/

 

Fantasy Film Nights

Berlin, Germany August 16-24, 2011

http://www.fantasyfilmfest.com/

 

Espoo Ciné International Film Festival

Espoo, Finland Aug 19-28 2011

http://www.espoocine.fi/index

 

FrightFest

London, UK Aug 25 - 29 2011   

http://www.frightfest.co.uk/

 

MOTELx

Lisbon, Portugal Sep 7 - 11 2011   

http://www.motelx.org/

 

Riga International Fantasy Film Festival

Riga, Latvia Sep 10-18 2011

http://www.arsenals.lv/

 

Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival

Strasbourg, France Sep 10-18, 2011

http://www.spectrefilm.com/

 

Lund International Fantastic Film Festival

Lund, Sweden Sep 22-Oct 1 2011

http://www.fff.se/

 

Grimm Up North!

Machester, UK Oct 2011

http://www.grimmfest.com/

 

Horrorthon Film Festival

Dublin, Ireland Oct 2011

http://www.horrorthon.com/

 

Mayhem Horror Fest

Nottingham, UK Oct 2011

http://www.mayhemhorrorfest.co.uk/

 

Slash Film Festival 

Wien, Austria Oct 2011

http://slashfilmfestival.com/

 

Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya

Sitges, Spain Oct 6-16 2011

http://sitgesfilmfestival.com/ 

 

The Golden Blasters Film Festival

Dublin, Ireland Oct 15-16, 2011

http://www.saltyhorrorfilmfestival.com/

 

Celluloid Screams: Sheffield Horror Film Festival

Sheffield, UK Oct 21-23 2011

http://www.celluloidscreams.co.uk/

 

Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival

Brugge, Belgium 29 Oct - 5 Nov 2011

http://www.RRFFF.be/

 

San Sebastian Horror and Fantasy Film Festival

San Sebastian, Spain Oct 29 - Nov 4 2011   

http://www.donostiakultura.com/terror/2010/en/index.php

 

Black Nights Film Festival

Tallinn, Estonia Nov 2011

http://www.poff.ee/

 

Utopiales - Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes

Nantes, France Nov 2011   

http://www.utopiales.org/

 

Trieste International Science Fiction Film Festival

Trieste, Italy Nov 2011

http://www.scienceplusfiction.org/

 

Leeds International Film Festival: Fanomenon

Leeds, United Kingdom Nov 3-20 2011

http://www.leedsfilm.com/

 

Abertoir Horror Festival

Aberystwyth, Wales Nov 8 - 13 2011

http://www.abertoir.co.uk/   

 

FanCine Málaga - Festival de Cine Fantástico

Malaga, Spain Nov 24 - Dec 1 2011

http://www.fancine.org/

 

NORTH AMERICA

B-Fest

Evanston, Illinois January 28-29, 2011

http://www.b-fest.com/

 

Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival

Seattle, Washington Jan 28, 2011

http://www.empsfm.org/filmfestival

 

Boston Sci-Fi

Boston, Massachusetts Feb 11-20

http://scifi.vintagelinux.com/

 

Indy Horror Film Festival

Dekalb, Illinois March 5, 2011

http://www.indyhorrorfilmfest.com/

 

SXSW Midnighters & SXFantastic

Austin, Texas Mar 11-20, 2011

http://sxsw.com/

 

Boston Underground Film Festival

Boston, Massachusetts March 24-31, 2011

http://www.bostonunderground.org/

 

International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival

Scottsdale, Arizona Apr 1-6 2011

http://www.horrorscifi.com/

 

ActionFest

Asheville, North Carolina April 7-10, 2011

http://actionfest.com/

 

Calgary Underground Film Festival

Calgary, Alberta Apr 11-17, 2011

http://www.calgaryundergroundfilm.org/

 

Philadelphia Cinefest! Danger After Dark

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Apr 7-14, 2011

http://www.dangerafterdark.com/

 

Famous Monsters of Filmland: Imagi-Movies Film Festival

Los Angeles, California Apr 8-10, 2011

http://www.imagimovies.com/

 

Tromadance Film Festival

New York, New York April 8-9, 2011

http://www.tromadance.com/ 

 

The Science of Horror Film Festival

Brooklynn, New York May 13, 2011

http://dedpro.com/horror/

 

Seattle International Film Festival: Midnight Adrenaline

Seattle, Washington May 19-Jun 12, 2011

http://www.siff.net/

 

Ohio 24 Hour Science Fiction Marathon

Columbus, Ohio May 21-22, 2011

http://www.scifimarathon.com/  

 

Phoenix Fear Film Festival

Phoenix, Arizona May 21, 2011

http://phxfearfilmfestival.com/

 

New York Asian Film Festival 

New York, New York June 2011

http://www.subwaycinema.com/

 

Another Hole in the Head 

San Francisco, California June 2nd-16th 2011

http://www.sfindie.com/

 

Pittsburgh Horror Film Festival

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Jun 3-5, 2011

http://pittsburghhorrorfilms.com/

 

Geek Film Festival

Miami, Florida Jul 1-4, 2011

http://www.geekfilmfest.com/

 

QFest! Danger After Dark

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jul 7-18, 2011

http://www.dangerafterdark.com/

 

Fantastia Festival

Montreal, Canada Jul 14 - Aug 7 2011      

http://www.fantasiafestival.com/

 

Viscera Film Festival

Los Angeles, California July 17, 2011

http://www.viscerafilmfestival.com/

 

Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival

San Diego, California Jul 21-24, 2011

http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_iff.php

 

Action On Film Festival

Pasedena, California  Jul 22-30, 2011

http://www.aoffest.com/ 

 

Fright Night Film Festival

Louisville, Kentucky Jul 22-24, 2011

http://frightnightfilmfest.com/

 

Renovation Independent/Fan Film Festival

Reno, NV. August 18, 2011

http://www.renovationsf.org/filmfest.php

 

MACABRO Mexico City International Horror Film Festival

Mexico City, Mexico August 19-30, 20

http://www.macabro.mx/

 

Horrific Film Fest

San Antonio, Texas August 25-28, 2011

http://www.horrificfilmfest.com/

 

Dragon*Con Film Festival

Atlanta, Georgia Sep 2-5, 2011

http://filmfest.dragoncon.org/

 

Toronto International Film Festival: Midnight Madness

Toronto, Canada Sep 8-18, 2011

http://tiff.net/

 

H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival

San Pedro, California Sep 16-17, 2011

http://www.hplfilmfestival.com/  

 

Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival

Seattle, Washington Sep 16-18, 2011

http://www.mifff.org/

 

Fantastic Fest

Austin, USA Sep 22 - 29 2011   

http://www.fantasticfest.com/

 

Tulsa International Film Festival: Nightmare Division

Tulsa, Oklahoma Sep 22-25, 2011

http://www.tulsafilmfestival.org/

 

B Movie Celebration

Franklin, Indiana September 23-25, 2011

http://www.bmoviecelebration.com/

 

Chicago Horror Film Festival

Chicago, Illinois Sep 23-25, 2011

http://chicagohorrorfest.com/

 

Morbido Film Festival

Mexico City, Mexico Oct 2011

http://www.morbidofest.com/

 

Oklahoma Horror Film Festival

Tulsa, Oklahoma Oct 2011

http://www.tulsafilmfestival.org/ohff/

 

Post Mortem Fest

Aguascalientes, México Oct 2011

http://www.postmortemfest.com/

 

Tri-City Independent/Fan Film Festival

Tri-Cities, WA  Oct 2011

http://www.tcif3.com/

 

Vampire Film Festival

New Orleans, Louisiana Oct 2011

http://www.vampirefilmfestival.com/

 

Eerie Horror Film Festival

Eerie, Pennsylvania Oct 6-9, 2011

http://www.eeriehorrorfest.com/  

 

Freak Show Horror Film Festival

Orlando, Florida Oct 7-9, 2011

http://www.freakshowfilmfest.com/

 

Mile High Horror Film Festival

Denver, Colorado Oct 7-9, 2011

http://www.milehighhorrorfestival.com/

 

Dark Bridges Film Festival

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Oct 13-16, 2011

http://www.darkbridges.com/

 

Royal Flush Festival

New York, New York Oct 13-17 2011

http://www.royalflushfestival.com/

 

Spooky Movie - The Washington, D.C. International Horror Film Festival

Washington, D.C. Oct 13-16, 2011

http://www.spookyfests.com/

 

Screamfest LA

Los Angeles, USA Oct 14 - 23 2011

http://www.screamfestla.com/

 

Telluride Horror Show

Telluride, Colorado Oct 14-16, 2011

http://www.telluridehorrorshow.com/

 

Toronto After Dark Film Festival

Toronto, Ontario Oct 20-27, 2011

http://torontoafterdark.com/

 

Dark Carnival Film Festival

Bloomington, Indiana Oct 21-23, 2011

http://darkcarnivalfilmfest.com/

 

Thriller! Chiller!

Grand Rapids, Michigan Oct 21 - 23 2011

http://www.thrillerchiller.com/

 

Midnight Black International Film Festival

Los Angeles, California Oct 27-31, 2011

http://www.midnightblackinternational.com/

 

Fear Fete Horror Film Festival 

New Orleans, Louisiana Oct 28-30, 2011 

http://www.fearfete.com/

 

New Orleans Horror Film Festival

New Orleans, Louisiana Oct 28-30, 2011

http://neworleanshorrorfilmfestival.com/

 

Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival

Buffalo, New York Nov 2011

http://buffaloscreams.com/

 

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival

San Diego, California Nov 2011

http://www.horribleimaginingsfilmfest.com/

 

Killer Film Fest

Boston, Massachusetts Nov 2011

http://www.killerfilmfest.com/

 

Salty Horror Film Film Festival

Salt Lake City, Utah Nov 2011

http://www.saltyhorrorfilmfestival.com/

 

Buried Alive Film Fest

Atlanta, Georgia Nov 10-13, 2011

http://buriedalivefilmfest.com/

 

ShockFest Film Festival

Hollywood, California November 12-13, 2011

http://www.shockfilmfest.com/

 

SOUTH AMERICA

Fantaspoa - International Fantastic Film Festival of Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre, Brazil July 1-17, 2011

http://www.fantaspoa.com/  

 

RIO Fan

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Jul 19-24, 2011

http://www.riofan.com.br/ 

 

Cinefantasy

São Paulo, Brazil Aug 29 - Sep 11, 2011

http://www.cinefantastico.com.br/

 

Buenos Aires Rojo

Sangre Buenos Aires, Argentina Oct 2011

http://rojosangre.quintadimension.com/

 

FIXION-SARS, Festival de Cine Fantástico y de Terror de Santiago

Santiago, Chile Oct 2011

http://www.fixionsars.com/

 

Montevideo Fantastico

Calonnes, Uruguay Oct 2011

http://www.montevideofantastico.com.uy/

 

Compiled by:

Isaac Alexander

Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival

Director of Publicity

http://www.mifff.org

http://twitter.com/mifff

http://www.facebook.com/mifff

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