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Thursday, May 1
 

8:00pm

HorrorFest Haunted Tour
Limited Capacity seats available

All New HorrorFest Haunted Tour

Presented by the Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society
and Warning Radio's Bryan & Baxter

Tours available on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 and Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Join Bryan & Baxter of the Rocky Mountain Paranormal Society with their new Haunted tour. This is the latest edition of their infamous Haunted Denver Coach Tour. You will get to see some Denver haunts and learn about the urban legends and stories told about these amazing locations.  With all new locations this year including The Daniels and Fisher Tower and Union Station among others. This unforgettable tour lasts two hours. Our smaller more intimate bus only seats 12 people for each tour.

Get your tickets quickly before they sell out! Tickets for the 2 hour tour are $40.00.

Funny and engaging, Bryan and Baxter know where all the ghosts are buried in Denver. Together, they present an informative and inciteful tour filled with historical information and hands-on "this is where it was" accounts. Uniquely intriging, their collection of artifacts, anticdotes, and wisdom make this a one-of-a-kind ghost experience.

Bryan and Baxter also host a weekly paranormal internet radio show broadcast from Warningradio.com. Together, they use solid scientific methods to investigate paranormal locations and reports in an effort to quantify claims and de-bunk the side-show promoters in the field that give credible investigators a bad name.

There will be two tours this year. The first is on Thursday night and leaves  the Marriott Denver Tech Center at 8:00pm promptly. You will need to meet up in the lobby by 7:45pm. The second tour will be  on Friday May 2nd. It  leaves the hotel at 10:30pm. You need to meet up with your hosts in the (crowded) hotel lobby by 10:15pm for the Friday night tour.

Get tickets now!

Moderators
avatar for Bryan and Baxter

Bryan and Baxter

Paranormal Unapologists
Bryan and Baxter host a weekly paranormal internet radio show broadcast from Warningradio.info. Together, they use solid scientific methods to investigate paranormal locations and reports in an effort to quantify claims and debunk the side-show promoters in the field that give credible... Read More →

Thursday May 1, 2014 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Marriott Lobby 4900 S Syracuse St., Denver CO 80237
 
Friday, May 2
 

7:00pm

HorrorFest Charity Gala
Stop by the atrium for our annual charity raffle.  Lots of fun and unique items to be won there!  The HorrorFest official charity is My Quiet Cave, a resource and mentorship program for people with Bipolar Disorder.  You can check out their website at www.myquietcave.org.  Come spend some money for great prizes and a good cause!

Moderators
KJ

Kathy Josey

HorrorFest

Friday May 2, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Atrium

10:30pm

HorrorFest Haunted Bus Tour
Limited Capacity seats available

All New HorrorFest Haunted Tour

Presented by the Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society
and Warning Radio's Bryan & Baxter

Tours available on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 and Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Join Bryan & Baxter of the Rocky Mountain Paranormal Society with their new Haunted tour. This is the latest edition of their infamous Haunted Denver Coach Tour. You will get to see some Denver haunts and learn about the urban legends and stories told about these amazing locations.  With all new locations this year including The Daniels and Fisher Tower and Union Station among others. This unforgettable tour lasts two hours. Our smaller more intimate bus only seats 12 people for each tour. 

Get your tickets quickly before they sell out! Tickets for the 2 hour tour are $40.00.

Funny and engaging, Bryan and Baxter know where all the ghosts are buried in Denver. Together, they present an informative and inciteful tour filled with historical information and hands-on "this is where it was" accounts. Uniquely intriging, their collection of artifacts, anticdotes, and wisdom make this a one-of-a-kind ghost experience.

Bryan and Baxter also host a weekly paranormal internet radio show broadcast from Warningradio.com. Together, they use solid scientific methods to investigate paranormal locations and reports in an effort to quantify claims and de-bunk the side-show promoters in the field that give credible investigators a bad name.

There will be two tours this year. The first is on Thursday night and leaves  the Marriott Denver Tech Center at 8:00pm promptly. You will need to meet up in the lobby by 7:45pm. The second tour will be  on Friday May 2nd. It  leaves the hotel at 10:30pm. You need to meet up with your hosts in the (crowded) hotel lobby by 10:15pm for the Friday night tour.

Get tickets now!

Moderators
avatar for Bryan and Baxter

Bryan and Baxter

Paranormal Unapologists
Bryan and Baxter host a weekly paranormal internet radio show broadcast from Warningradio.info. Together, they use solid scientific methods to investigate paranormal locations and reports in an effort to quantify claims and debunk the side-show promoters in the field that give credible... Read More →

Friday May 2, 2014 10:30pm - Saturday May 3, 2014 1:00am
Marriott Lobby 4900 S Syracuse St., Denver CO 80237
 
Saturday, May 3
 

9:00am

Kreepy Kids Krafts

Peri Charlifu will be on hand to help the kids make fun scary spiders and creepy bats.


Moderators
Saturday May 3, 2014 9:00am - 9:55am
Horror Panel

10:00am

House on Haunted Hill
Saturday May 3, 2014 10:00am - 11:25am
Horror Video

10:00am

Shattered Hopes Documentary Part 1

An in depth look at the infamous murders that started all the Amityville stories and myths.  This documentary digs deep to find all the stories and facts about the Defeo family and the horrific crime that shocked a quiet town.  Part 1:  From Horror to Homicide.


Saturday May 3, 2014 10:00am - 11:55am
Horror Panel

11:00am

Jeanne Stein -- book signing
Speakers
avatar for Jeanne Stein

Jeanne Stein

Author
Author of the award winning Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles


Saturday May 3, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Horror Extras

11:30am

Monster Squad
Saturday May 3, 2014 11:30am - 12:55pm
Horror Video

12:00pm

What’s the Scariest Movie You’ve Ever Seen?

Join authors Stephen Graham Jones, Guy Anthony De Marco, Mark Stone, Travis Heerman, Carrie Vaughn and Jeanne Stein for an interactive discussion.


Speakers
avatar for Travis Heermann

Travis Heermann

Author
Author of the Ronin Trilogy, The Wild Boys, and Rogues of the Black Fury. Role-playing writer for Legend of Five Rings, d20 System, and the MMORPG, EVE Online.
avatar for Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones

Author
This Bram Stoker Award Finalist is the author of over 20 novels, Most recently, The Gospel of Z and The Least of My Scars.
avatar for Guy Anthony De Marco

Guy Anthony De Marco

Author, Editor, Publisher, Evil Brain Trust, LTD
Guy Anthony De Marco is a speculative fiction author; a Graphic Novel Bram Stoker® and Scribe Award finalist; winner of the HWA Silver Hammer Award; a prolific short story and flash fiction crafter; a novelist; a poet; an invisible man with superhero powers; a game writer; a disabled... Read More →
avatar for Jeanne Stein

Jeanne Stein

Author
Author of the award winning Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles
avatar for Mark Stone

Mark Stone

Author
Author of the award-winning BSI series. ForWord nominated and Publisher’s Weekly Starred Reviewwriter.
avatar for Carrie Vaughn

Carrie Vaughn

Author
Best-selling Colorado Author of the Kitty Norville series.


Saturday May 3, 2014 12:00pm - 12:55pm
Horror Panel

1:00pm

Carrie Vaughn -- book signing
Speakers
avatar for Carrie Vaughn

Carrie Vaughn

Author
Best-selling Colorado Author of the Kitty Norville series.


Saturday May 3, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Horror Extras

1:00pm

When a Stranger Calls
Saturday May 3, 2014 1:00pm - 2:25pm
Horror Video

1:00pm

Indie Filmmakers' Panel

Our filmmakers, actors, producers, and writers talk all aspects of making indie horror.  With Bizjack Flemco, Zachary Helm, The Mihm Crew,  and others.


Speakers
avatar for Dave Franco

Dave Franco

Director
The seeds of Dave’s love of horror were planted when Dave was a mere nine years old. An avid reader, Dave’s mom decided he was ready for Stephen King’s “Christine,” and the rest is history. Dave has carried this passion into visual storytelling in both the narrative and... Read More →
avatar for Ben Martinez

Ben Martinez

Director
Ben Martinez didn’t have many friends growing up. The cinema was his second home and closest companion. From an early age, Ben showed an interest in filmmaking by using his dad’s VHS camera, his little brother and an army of Ninja Turtle action figures. After graduating from... Read More →
avatar for Kris Simms

Kris Simms

Screenwriter
As a screenwriter, Kris’s genre is clearly the thriller and has been influenced by everyone from Alfred Hitchcock and Rod Sterling to Wes Craven and Oren Peli. Kris has a master’s degree in Information Resources, with an emphasis in film research, from the University of Arizona... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan TIersten

Jonathan TIersten

Actor, Musician
To the casual observer taking only a cursory glance at the career of Jonathan Tiersten, one might only know him from his iconic role of Ricky in the legendary horror film “Sleepaway Camp.” While Jonathan “JT” Tiersten completely owned the role of Ricky and relishes it to this... Read More →


Saturday May 3, 2014 1:00pm - 2:55pm
Horror Panel

2:00pm

Richard Elfman --Forbidden Zone 2
Richard talks about the long awaited sequel to his cult classic film.

Speakers
avatar for RIchard Elfman

RIchard Elfman

Director, Author
Richard grew up in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles (Boyz n the Hood (1991)), was a semi-professional boxer, food and wine critic and successful stage director. He is also a noted Afro-Latin percussionist and the founder of the original Mystic Knights of the Oingo-Boingo.  Richard has directed six feature films and is currently working on a... Read More →


Saturday May 3, 2014 2:00pm - 2:55pm
Horror Panel

2:30pm

Amityville Horror
Saturday May 3, 2014 2:30pm - 4:25pm
Horror Video

3:00pm

Stephen Graham Jones -- book signing
Speakers
avatar for Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones

Author
This Bram Stoker Award Finalist is the author of over 20 novels, Most recently, The Gospel of Z and The Least of My Scars.


Saturday May 3, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Horror Extras

3:00pm

“Face Off” Style Make-Up Challenge – Anything Goes!

This years challenge, Scare Us!  Anything Goes!  Come face off against fellow make-up artists for a fabulous grand prize provided by those awesome folks at Reinke Bros.  You will have 2 hours to complete your vengeful spirit make-up.  Models will be provided for each contestant.  You will need to bring all your own supplies and something to drape your model with.  No pre-made masks allowed although we will allow premade appliances to be used.  Pre-made appliances may not cover more than half the face. 

Models -- we need you as well!  If you are available for 2 hours you can become a model for one of our artists.

Sign up to participate in the make-up challenge or be a model in the Horror Extras room.


Saturday May 3, 2014 3:00pm - 5:55pm
Horror Panel

4:30pm

Night of the Demons
Saturday May 3, 2014 4:30pm - 5:55pm
Horror Video

6:00pm

Writing on the Dark Side

What makes writing horror and dark fantasy different from other stories?  Where does the inspiration come from?  With Guy Anthony De Marco, Stephen Graham Jones, Jeanne Stein, Mark Stone, Peter J. Wacks, Sam Knight, Carrie Vaughn and Travis Heermann.


Speakers
avatar for Travis Heermann

Travis Heermann

Author
Author of the Ronin Trilogy, The Wild Boys, and Rogues of the Black Fury. Role-playing writer for Legend of Five Rings, d20 System, and the MMORPG, EVE Online.
avatar for Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones

Author
This Bram Stoker Award Finalist is the author of over 20 novels, Most recently, The Gospel of Z and The Least of My Scars.
avatar for Sam Knight

Sam Knight

Author
While doing research for a Western story, Sam Knight wasn’t too surprised to find out that, once upon a time, half of his family had been on the wrong side of the law. It stands to reason that when your great-great-grandfather was a marshal, someone in the family had to be a horse... Read More →
avatar for Guy Anthony De Marco

Guy Anthony De Marco

Author, Editor, Publisher, Evil Brain Trust, LTD
Guy Anthony De Marco is a speculative fiction author; a Graphic Novel Bram Stoker® and Scribe Award finalist; winner of the HWA Silver Hammer Award; a prolific short story and flash fiction crafter; a novelist; a poet; an invisible man with superhero powers; a game writer; a disabled... Read More →
avatar for Jeanne Stein

Jeanne Stein

Author
Author of the award winning Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles
avatar for Mark Stone

Mark Stone

Author
Author of the award-winning BSI series. ForWord nominated and Publisher’s Weekly Starred Reviewwriter.
avatar for Carrie Vaughn

Carrie Vaughn

Author
Best-selling Colorado Author of the Kitty Norville series.
avatar for Peter Wacks

Peter Wacks

Author
Throughout the course of his life, Peter has acted (Revenge of the Nerds and others), he has designed—and written story-lines for—games (the best-selling Cyberpunk CCG), written novels and other fiction (like Second Paradigm, which landed him a guest speaker gig at Mensa on writing... Read More →


Saturday May 3, 2014 6:00pm - 6:55pm
Horror Panel

6:00pm

7:00pm

The Appeal of Horror – Why do we like to be scared?
A discussion on why we like to be scared. Panelists: Guy Anthony De Marco, Mark Stone, Sam Knight, Quincy J Allen, and Stephen Graham Jones

Speakers
avatar for Quincy J. Allen

Quincy J. Allen

Author
Quincy J. Allen has been published in multiple anthologies, online and print magazines, as well as in one omnibus. His steampunk version of Steampelstiltskin is under contract with Fairy Punk Studios, and he’s written for the Internet radio show RadioSteam. His novel Chemical Burn—a... Read More →
avatar for Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones

Author
This Bram Stoker Award Finalist is the author of over 20 novels, Most recently, The Gospel of Z and The Least of My Scars.
avatar for Sam Knight

Sam Knight

Author
While doing research for a Western story, Sam Knight wasn’t too surprised to find out that, once upon a time, half of his family had been on the wrong side of the law. It stands to reason that when your great-great-grandfather was a marshal, someone in the family had to be a horse... Read More →
avatar for Guy Anthony De Marco

Guy Anthony De Marco

Author, Editor, Publisher, Evil Brain Trust, LTD
Guy Anthony De Marco is a speculative fiction author; a Graphic Novel Bram Stoker® and Scribe Award finalist; winner of the HWA Silver Hammer Award; a prolific short story and flash fiction crafter; a novelist; a poet; an invisible man with superhero powers; a game writer; a disabled... Read More →
avatar for Mark Stone

Mark Stone

Author
Author of the award-winning BSI series. ForWord nominated and Publisher’s Weekly Starred Reviewwriter.


Saturday May 3, 2014 7:00pm - 7:55pm
Horror Panel

7:30pm

Atom the Amazing Zombie Killer
Saturday May 3, 2014 7:30pm - 8:55pm
SF Panel 1

7:30pm

8:00pm

What “They” Don’t Want You to Know

Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society Presents:

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a mystical healer? How about a famous psychic or someone communicating with the Dead with special tools?  Bryan & Baxter will share their experiences to see how easy it is to make people believe you have these magical talents. They will also look into some of the more controversial claims that they have examined and discovered to be less than real.


Moderators
avatar for Bryan and Baxter

Bryan and Baxter

Paranormal Unapologists
Bryan and Baxter host a weekly paranormal internet radio show broadcast from Warningradio.info. Together, they use solid scientific methods to investigate paranormal locations and reports in an effort to quantify claims and debunk the side-show promoters in the field that give credible... Read More →

Saturday May 3, 2014 8:00pm - 9:55pm
Horror Panel

9:00pm

9:00pm

10:00pm

Q&A with the Filmmakers, Cast and Crew -- Atom the Amazing Zombie Killer
Discussion of Atom the Amazing Zombie Killer

Saturday May 3, 2014 10:00pm - 11:00pm
SF Panel 1

10:00pm

Paranormal Mysteries

The Movie Presented by Bryan and Baxter and the cast and crew of the film.


Moderators
avatar for Bryan and Baxter

Bryan and Baxter

Paranormal Unapologists
Bryan and Baxter host a weekly paranormal internet radio show broadcast from Warningradio.info. Together, they use solid scientific methods to investigate paranormal locations and reports in an effort to quantify claims and debunk the side-show promoters in the field that give credible... Read More →

Saturday May 3, 2014 10:00pm - 11:55pm
Horror Panel

10:15pm

11:00pm

Modern Vampires - Directed by Richard Elfman
Saturday May 3, 2014 11:00pm - Sunday May 4, 2014 12:30am
Horror Video
 
Sunday, May 4
 

9:00am

Conjuring Hoaxes

Our annual coffee and donut panel with Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society.  Bryan & Baxter will examine some famous paranormal hoaxes and see how they were created. They will also show you some hilarious hoaxes that they have created to shed the light on some of the bizarre paranormal claims of the media.


Moderators
avatar for Bryan and Baxter

Bryan and Baxter

Paranormal Unapologists
Bryan and Baxter host a weekly paranormal internet radio show broadcast from Warningradio.info. Together, they use solid scientific methods to investigate paranormal locations and reports in an effort to quantify claims and debunk the side-show promoters in the field that give credible... Read More →

Sunday May 4, 2014 9:00am - 10:55am
Horror Panel

10:00am

Carnival of Souls -- Q&A to follow

The Orphaned Entertainment Podcast invites you to come and watch the creepy, psychological horror film, Carnival of Souls! First released in 1962 by a group of independent filmmakers in Lawrence, Kansas, Carnival of Souls is recognized today as a cult classic and an influence on the films of David Lynch and George A. Romero. Join us for a screening, then stick around to discuss the making of Carnival of Souls with Matt Jacobson, filmmaker and professor at the University of Kansas (who works at the studio where Carnival of Souls was produced).


Moderators
Sunday May 4, 2014 10:00am - 12:25pm
Horror Video

11:00am

Horror Trivia

Once again our trivia host Peri Charlifu will help you embarrass yourself for fun and prizes!  Sign up your team of 2 in the Horror Extras Room.


Moderators
Sunday May 4, 2014 11:00am - 12:55pm
Horror Panel

12:00pm

Stephen Graham Jones -- book signing
Speakers
avatar for Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones

Author
This Bram Stoker Award Finalist is the author of over 20 novels, Most recently, The Gospel of Z and The Least of My Scars.


Sunday May 4, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Horror Extras

12:30pm

The Giant Spider
Sunday May 4, 2014 12:30pm - 1:55pm
Horror Video

1:00pm

Shattered Hopes Documentary Part 2
The True Story of the Amityville Murders Part 2:  Mob. Mayhem. Murder

More on the DeFeo family murders and the investigation.  

 

Sunday May 4, 2014 1:00pm - 3:25pm
Horror Panel

2:00pm

Late Night Double Feature
Sunday May 4, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Horror Video

3:30pm

Dark Images: Horror in Graphic Novels

Combining the use of the written word and images to tell a truly horrifying tale. With panelists Guy Anthony De Marco, Peter J Wacks, Kathryn S. Renta, and Stan Yan.


Speakers
avatar for Guy Anthony De Marco

Guy Anthony De Marco

Author, Editor, Publisher, Evil Brain Trust, LTD
Guy Anthony De Marco is a speculative fiction author; a Graphic Novel Bram Stoker® and Scribe Award finalist; winner of the HWA Silver Hammer Award; a prolific short story and flash fiction crafter; a novelist; a poet; an invisible man with superhero powers; a game writer; a disabled... Read More →
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Kathryn S. Renta

Author
Kathryn S. Renta is an award winning artist and recent immigrant to Colorado. She grew up in California with a vivid imagination and unquenchable curiosity. With an intense fear of blank pages, she set out to fill every single one she could. That included sketchbooks, notebooks, journals... Read More →
avatar for Peter Wacks

Peter Wacks

Author
Throughout the course of his life, Peter has acted (Revenge of the Nerds and others), he has designed—and written story-lines for—games (the best-selling Cyberpunk CCG), written novels and other fiction (like Second Paradigm, which landed him a guest speaker gig at Mensa on writing... Read More →
avatar for Stan Yan

Stan Yan

Artist
Stan Yan is best known for his comic art and zombie caricature work, with credits which include an extended run on the geek-culture inspired, SubCulture (Ape Entertainment, Action Lab), his self-published slice-of-life series, The Wang, and spot illustration work for The Westword... Read More →


Sunday May 4, 2014 3:30pm - 4:25pm
Horror Panel