Philly Loves Women in Horror was created by Ashlee Blackwell who works to foster a community among women in the horror industries. It is an official event for Women in Horror Recognition Month 2013. Women in Horror Recognition Month happens every February where events and projects are created and celebrated for charity that promote underrepresented female professionals in the film and art industries. The events highlight women directors, producers, cinematographers, FX Artists, painters, sculptors, and more. Women in Horror Recognition Month is a service provided by the Viscera Organization, a non-profit organization that expands opportunities for contemporary female genre filmmakers.
Lia Scott Price’s latest Vampire short film, PRA/EY, will screen at the Philly Loves Women in Horror event this February 7, 2013. PRA/EY is written by and stars Lia Scott Price, and is directed by Ray Rodriguez.
Price's film will be featured among an hour of short films by talented women directors and producers in the horror film industry. Directors featured are Devi Snively, Lori Bowen, Ghettosongbird, Sharvon P. Urbannavage, and Maude Michaud.
Here's the list of films screening at Philly Loves Women In Horror:
Alley Of The Earth (2012)
Death In Charge (2009)
Hollywood Skin (2010)
Stella Buio (2012)
The event begins at 7:30 PM on February 7, 2013 at The Rotunda located at 4014 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Admission is free. Donations given at Philly Loves Women in Horror go to Lil' Filmmakers, a non-profit organization that gives Philadelphia youth the opportunity to learn the art of filmmaking for free. There will also be free giveaways provided by various Women in Horror Month sponsors that include Too Fast Apparel, Diabolique Magazine, The Dark Art of Mike Vanderhoof, Fangoria Magazine, Sourpuss Apparel, and Ghettosongbird.
So if you’re in the area on the 7th, it definitely sounds like a good time. There are so many talented women in the horror industry, it’s good to see more of these feminine specific events and festivals.