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Burbank Fangoria Convention

FWOH-T4 ANIM SML2This year’s edition of Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors in Burbank is sure to make horror history with the best line-up of guest and attractions ever! The schedule is JAM-PACKED with non-stop exclusive presentations and ticket sales and vendor booths are booming: thanks to the horror community for making Fango Burbank THE convention of the year.

The dates are MAY 18-20, 2007 and the place is The Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel. Here’s some of what is on tap for your enjoyment: we have to fit ALL of this (plus surprises!) into three massive days….
Fango weekends are an amazing entertainment bargain at as low as twenty bucks a day.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETING INFO

HERE’S OUR GUEST STARS:

CLIVE BARKER
Master of dark fantasy (HELLRAISER, NIGHTBREED, LORD OF ILLUSIONS, CANDYMAN) with the first news on his new production, MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN – Sunday

MICHAEL MADSEN
RESERVOIR DOGS, KILL BILL, SPECIES, BLOODRAYNE, SIN CITY – Saturday

SHAWNEE SMITH
SAW Trilogy, THE BLOB, THE STAND – Saturday

DOUG BRADLEY
HELLRAISER’s Pinhead! NIGHTBREED, PUMPKINHEAD 3 and KILLER TONGUE – Friday

FRANK DARABONT
Writer/director: THE MIST, THE GREEN MILE and THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, plus screenwriter of THE BLOB, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3 and MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN

MICK GARRIS
Director: MASTERS OF HORROR, THE STAND, THE SHINING, SLEEPWALKERS, DESPERATION: one of Creation/Fango’s long time friends and a true creative genre genius.

HEATHER LANGENKAMP
Nancy of NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 1 & 3 and WES CRAVEN’S NEW NIGHTMARE – Saturday

ELI ROTH
Writer/director: HOSTEL PART II, CABIN FEVER, HOSTEL

PAUL NASCHY
Legendary Eurohorror star! The Spanish Wolf-Man in his first CA convention!

THORA BIRCH
Acclaimed actress from GHOST WORLD, AMERICAN BEAUTY, THE HOLE and new chiller DARK CORNERS

RUSSELL MULCAHY
Director: RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION, RAZORBACK, HIGHLANDER, THE SHADOW

NEIL MARSHALL
Director: THE DESCENT and DOG SOLDIERS with first preview of his latest film, DOOMSDAY

BELIEVERS Panel
With director/co-writer Daniel (BLAIR WITCH PROJECT) Myrick and stars Johnny (ANACONDAS) Messner and Deanna (REST STOP) Russo

ROBERT KURTZMAN
Director: THE RAGE, BURIED ALIVE, WISHMASTER

BERNIE WRIGHTSON
Legendary comic book artist, FRANKENSTEIN, CREEPSHOW, CYCLE OF THE WEREWOLF, SWAMP THING. We’ve been welcoming Bernie to our conventions for something like 30 years now!

KEVIN TENNEY
Director: WITCHBOARD, NIGHT OF THE DEMONS, new BRAIN DEAD

WILLIAM MALONE
Director: HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, MASTERS OF HORROR, new PARASOMNIA

JOHN HARRISON
Producer: DIARY OF THE DEAD; director: EFFECTS, TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE, DUNE

ADAM GREEN
Director: SPIRAL, HATCHET 2

DANIEL MYRICK
Director: THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, SOLSTICE, BELIEVERS

STEVE NILES
Comics creator & producer: 30 DAYS OF NIGHT, THE TRIPPER, BIGFOOT

ANTHONY FERRANTE
Director: new HEADLESS, BOO

TIM SULLIVAN
Director: 2001 MANIACS sequel, DRIFTWOOD

GRIS GRIMLY
Author/artist of darkly humorous children’s books (SANTA CLAWS, WICKED NURSERY RHYMES). New projects include his debut as writer/director of the short film CANNIBAL FLESH RIOT! Gris is also collaborating with Neil Gaiman on a dark alphabet book that is scheduled for 2008.

PHANTASM Panel
Creator Don (BUBBA HO-TEP) Coscarelli reunites with the stars of his classic 1979 film and Part III, including Reggie Bannister, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester and Gloria Lynn Henry (Saturday). The Phantasm panel will sign for 1 hour after they appear at the event.

TOM HOLLAND
Director: FRIGHT NIGHT, CHILD’S PLAY, THINNER, MASTERS OF HORROR

JEFFREY REDDICK
Screenwriter of DAY OF THE DEAD remake and creator of FINAL DESTINATION series

ERIC RED
Writer: NEAR DARK, THE HITCHER, BLUE STEEL and director: BAD MOON, BODY PARTS, new 100 FEET

REGGIE BANNISTER
PHANTASM star; new movies GANGS OF THE DEAD, THE FINAL CURTAIN, REVAMPED

PETER MEDAK
Director of MASTERS OF HORROR’s THE WASHINGTONIANS, SPECIES II and THE CHANGELING

DAVID NAUGHTON
Star of AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON will preview his new horror comedy, BRUTAL MASSACRE

CABIN FEVER 2: SPRING FEVER Panel
With producer Lauren Moews, director Ti (THE ROOST) West, actress Alexi Wasser and returning CABIN FEVER stars Rider Strong and Giuseppe (2001 MANIACS) Andrews

BORDERLAND Panel
With actors Jake (ASYLUM) Muxworthy, Brian (PORT CHARLES) Presley and Rider Strong, as well as producer Lauren Moews and director Zev Berman

BRIAN PULIDO
Creator of EVIL ERNIE and LADY DEATH will be signing at the Avatar Press table

PLANE DEAD Panel
With writer/director Scott Thompson, FX chief Brian (THE OMEN) Wade and others

Horror Composers Panel
Macabre movie maestros Tyler Bates (THE DEVIL’S REJECTS, 300 and DAWN OF THE DEAD, HALLOWEEN and DAY OF THE DEAD remakes); Richard Band (RE-ANIMATOR, FROM BEYOND, PUPPETMASTER, PIT & THE PENDULUM, MASTERS OF HORROR); Christopher Lennertz (SUPERNATURAL, Clive Barker’s SAINT SINNER) and John Harrison (DAY OF THE DEAD, CREEPSHOW 2)

VOLTAIRE
Goth guru and author (WHAT IS GOTH? and PAINT IT GOTH) will perform a musical set

MAX BROOKS
Author: WORLD WAR Z, ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE

THE THIRD MOTHER Panel
With screenwriters Adam Gierasch & Jace Anderson and actress Coralina Cataldi Tassoni (PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, GHOST SON)

ALIEN VS. PREDAOR 2 Panel
With ADI FX creators Tom Woodruff & Alec Gillis

NICK MASTANDREA
Director: THE BREED; Craven & Romero vet

JOE LYNCH
Director: WRONG TURN 2

REVAMPED Panel
With Writer/director Jeff Rector and stars Fred (FROM DUSK TILL DAWN) Williamson, Martin (CROCODILE 2) Kove, Jason (DEMON UNDER GLASS) Carter, Christa (2001 MANIACS) Campbell and Alana (TERMINATOR 3) Curry

FANGORIA Comics Panel
Editor Scott Licina and writer/artist Mark (Image Comics’ 68) Kidwell will preview BUMP, THE RAGE prequel, RAY GARTON’S LIVE GIRLS and DEE SNIDER’S STRANGELAND: SEVEN SINS

TONY MORAN
Young Michael Myers from HALLOWEEN (signing at the Horror Shirts table)

TOM MORGA
Stuntman from TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2, HALLOWEEN 4, STAR TREK TV & films (signing at the Horror Shirts table)

FRANK DIETZ
Former Disney Feature Animation artist and creator of the popular “Sketchy Things” series of classic monster sketchbooks. He was recently voted “Artist Of The Year” in the 2006 Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards.”

Bonus Attractions:
Creepy costume contest, dessert party, film room of indie horror premieres, giant dealers marketplace, FANGORIA TV show previews, much more.

Special Guests & Previews:
Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN, ASYLUM, TRICK OR TREAT, I AM LEGEND, ONE MISSED CALL, CASE 39, 1408, STRANGERS, TRAPPED ASHES, RETURN TO HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, THE MIST and more!

DON’T FORGET OUR SPECIAL FRIDAY NIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA “SHOCK-N-ROLL SPOOKTACULAR” featuring Christian Death 1334. Tickets are sale now for the ridiculous low price of $13.34 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

Written by Mitchell Wells

Founder and Editor in Chief of Horror Society. Self proclaimed Horror Movie Freak, Tech Geek, love indie films and all around nice kinda guy!!