The Overlook Film Festival is returning to New Orleans, one of the US’s most haunted cities, May 30 – June 2, 2019!
The Overlook Film Festival is a celebration of all things horror, showcasing exciting work in new and classic horror cinema, live events, and immersive interactive activities. Dubbed “a summer camp for horror fans,” the four-day event is fittingly located in and around the famously haunted French Quarter, home to some of America’s most legendary paranormal tales.
Screenings will take place at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre and at the nearby Regal Cinemas Cinebarre Canal Place 9 Movie Theater. In addition to presenting the best in world genre film, the festival’s dedicated focus on interactive performance will be headlined once again by a weekend long alternate reality game experience. The festival is proud to announce the designers of our 2019 game will be guest artists E3W Productions (In Another Room), Eva Anderson (You’re The Worst, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Amos: A Play With Music), Eric Hoff (DryCraeft Los Angeles, Thinkwell Group, Amos: A Play with Music), and Tommy Honton (Stash House, Museum of Selfies). Mali Elfman will produce the experience. For the first time, the festival has made available a new pass tailored to fans of immersive entertainment. The Platinum Immersive Pass is on sale now.
“We’re so thrilled to return to New Orleans for the 2019 festival. In addition to it’s notoriously haunted history, the city has been incredibly welcoming to our films, guests and enduring audiences and we can’t wait to share our spooky offerings with them again.” said festival co-director Michael Lerman.
Added festival co-director Landon Zakheim: “We have so much fun in store in terms of our signature programming and live experiences. Our guest immersive designers are responsible for some of the most thrilling experiences we’ve ever seen. We’re overjoyed to bring these groups of dedicated professionals we’ve long admired together to collaborate on a full weekend of interactive activity available to pass holders.”
May 30 – June 2, 2019
WHERE: New Orleans, LA
Various locations in the French Quarter
TICKETS: Early bird passes are on sale now HERE and general passes go on sale January 1st.