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The Nightmare Emporium Film Festival (Seattle)

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The second annual Nightmare Emporium Festival is here again in Seattle and features an original score by Salo for the film Loop by Matt Dy. (There are multiple screenings, but the Loop film will be showing on Tuesday October 30th.)

Information from the Festival Page


The Nightmare Emporium

The Nightmare Emporium

This Halloween, we invite you to attend the second annual NIGHTMARE EMPORIUM -- a Seattle-based film festival of independently produced horror shorts.

Every Halloween season, 'The Shopkeeper' amuses himself by satisfying your thirst for the macabre -- presenting a glimpse into the bizarre and terrifying history of a few of the items in his mysterious curiosity shop: 'The Nightmare Emporium'. Each year, daring filmmakers choose an artifact from among the many oddities that haunt the store's shelves, and recount its terrifying history in a short film. 

In our second year, participating filmmakers have nearly TRIPLED in number, necessitating the creation of three separate anthology films. 

We have scheduled TWO screenings per anthology, playing on THREE consecutive nights. Each anthology will showcase the work of a different set of filmmakers, and their own unique take on the artifact they've chosen. 

October 28th 
ANTHOLOGY 1 screens exclusively at: 
Central Cinema - 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM

October 29th
ANTHOLOGY 2 screens at TWO venues:
Northwest Film Forum - 7:00 PM 
Central Cinema - 9:30 PM

October 30th
ANTHOLOGY 3 screens exclusively at:
Northwest Film Forum - 7:00 PM; 9:30 PM

Tickets for screenings are available via the links below:

Central Cinema screenings:

Northwest Film Forum's screenings: 

Please come out to support local filmmakers! 

Our sincere thanks to Central Cinema for hosting us our second year, and to Northwest Film Forum for stepping in to accommodate our request for additional screenings on short notice!