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Chicago Horror Film Festival - Has a Killer Sold-Out Weekend!!!

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Unprecedented Growth Under New Leadership: 20,000% Surge in Ticket Sales and Global Filmmaker Participation Define 2024's Thrilling Weekend

CHICAGO - EntSun -- The Chicago Horror Film Festival, held over the May 4th weekend, has achieved unprecedented success, marking a significant milestone in its history. With a sold-out venue a week in advance and over 100 filmmakers traveling from India, the UK, Australia, and across the USA, this year's event has set a new standard in the indie horror film scene.

Under the new leadership of Festival Director and Chicago filmmaker, CJ Vecchio, the festival experienced a staggering 20,000 percent increase in ticket sales. This phenomenal growth is a testament to the festival's rising popularity and Vecchio's vision and dedication to elevating the festival's profile on the global stage.

The festival showcased 230 of the best indie horror films from around the world, providing a platform for both emerging and established filmmakers to present their work to an enthusiastic and diverse audience. The selection of films highlighted the innovation and creativity within the horror genre, with a variety of styles and narratives that captivated attendees throughout the weekend.

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"We are thrilled by the overwhelming response and the success of this year's festival," said CJ Vecchio. "The support from filmmakers and horror enthusiasts worldwide has been incredible. Our goal was to create an unforgettable experience, and the record-breaking attendance and positive feedback have shown that we achieved that."

The event not only featured film screenings but also included Q&A sessions with directors, networking opportunities for filmmakers, and special events that added to the excitement of the weekend. Attendees praised the festival for its organization, the quality of the films, and the vibrant community atmosphere.

The Chicago Horror Film Festival has firmly established itself as a must-attend event for horror film aficionados and industry professionals. With this year's success, plans are already underway to make next year's festival even bigger and better.

For more information about the Chicago Horror Film Festival and to stay updated on future events, please visit www.chicagohorrorfest.com.

Sarah Mitchell

Source: Chicago Horror Film Festival
Filed Under: Movies

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