Homemade Horror: Filmscene and Bijou to host a night of amateur fright films

Boo! Skulls!
This weekend at FilmScene: Amateur horror on the local screen. — photo by Ian Wilson

This Sunday at 6 p.m, FilmScene is hosting “Homemade Horror,” the second installment of the Bijou Open Screen fall series. Prizes will be given to those who have the scariest films, as voted on by the audience.

The event will have a similar format to an open mic night; anyone can come watch, and there will be a first-come-first-screened sign-up sheet available one hour before the event at 5 p.m. for those who want to share their videos.

Clips must be horror-themed, not exceed 10 minutes and can be anything from heavily edited class-produced works to a rough home video. All submissions must be burned to a DVD or Blu-Ray, and should auto-play without a menu interface.

The final Bijou Open Screen event will take place on Nov. 16 with a music video theme.

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