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2016 Scream Queen Announced!

The Haunted Oaks Scream Queen Award is given to one outstanding woman whose personal example and contribution to Horror stand out in Greater Pittsburgh and inspire female excellence in the world of horror. From nominees chosen by our judges, audience,… Continue Reading →


Check out these minimalist posters for each of our 12 official selections for 2016 Haunted Oaks Film Festival! If you haven’t already gotten your tickets,  now would be a great time. Just a few days left until October 1st! Buy… Continue Reading →

2016 Trailers – Haunted Oaks Film Festival

Haunted Oaks Film Festival is proud to be premiering several films, and bringing a new audience to several locally (and regionally) made short horror films from Pittsburgh, Providence, Philadelphia and NYC! WATCH TRAILERS FOR OUR 2016 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS The Catalyst… Continue Reading →

Announcing our 2016 Official Selections!

Here are the Official Selections for Haunted Oaks Film Festival 2016! We lovingly reviewed over 250 short horror film submissions this season, to bring you these fine selections: Obi by Nico Vescio The Catalyst by Alan Fine (Catalystghoststories) Daisy by… Continue Reading →

    Very excited to announce these Featured Selections to screen at at Haunted Oaks Film Festival! OBI by Nico Vescio Mute by A Color Green MUTE (Official Teaser) from A COLOR GREEN on Vimeo. Daisy by Locust Street Entertainment… Continue Reading →

Tickets Now On Sale

Get your tickets now for Haunted Oaks 2016!  Table Seats will sell out first, so snag them while you can. General Admission (Auditorium Seating) $10 VIP Table Seats (Low Mezzanine with tables in the back of the theater): $12  … Continue Reading →

Now Accepting Horror Film Submissions Natiowide!

We’re excited to announce that we have opened up Haunted Oaks to submissions from across the country! As a locally-proud Pittsburgh film festival, Haunted Oaks is especially interested in horror films produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or West Virginia (i.e. “The Greater… Continue Reading →

Can’t wait for #HO16

Haunted Oaks 2016 is here! #HO16

Interview With Haunted Oaks 2015 Award Winner, Sean Darby

Get some insight into Sean Darby’s bizarre, delightful creative process on Creators’ Cafe podcast: And, if you haven’t seen it already, check out Apollo Welcomes You by Sean Darby! This Three-Minute Horror Film, “Apollo Welcomes You” by Sean Darby takes… Continue Reading →

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You can now find us on Facebook at “Haunted Oaks” Just visit: fb.me/hauntedoaks OR Facebook.com/HauntedOaks    

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