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iHorror Awards Accepts Submissions for the First Time

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The prestigious iHorror Awards are getting ready to kick-off the 2017 awards season with a huge surprise.

In the past, the golden award, made by the same company who manufacture the Oscars®, was only given to people in select categories, but this year in addition to that, Indie horror makers will be able to enter their movies, photographs, and screenplays to vie for the coveted prize.

Now in its third year, the iHorror Awards have become one of the most recognized statuettes in horror entertainment.

People such as Bryan Singer, Bruce Campbell, Melissa McBride, Eli Roth, and many others have taken home the trophy in recognition for the work they contribute to the industry.

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The iHorror Award fits perfectly on any shelf.

This year iHorror thought they would also recognize those who take little money, a lot of time and plenty of patience to pursue their crafts.

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Fans and professionals will vote for their favorites and the winners are revealed early in the year.

You can submit your horror entry HERE.

iHorror Awards proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, 
the world's best online submission platform. 
FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, 
unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. 
Click to submit with FilmFreeway.

Entry deadline for content is Saturday January 7, 2017.

Winners will be notified on January 21, 2017.

Public announcement of the iHorror Awards winners will be announced on March 11, 2017.

Rules & Terms:

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All work submitted must be original works and entrant shall own all material. Entry to the iHorror Awards grants iHorror the right to use any posters or video screenshots for promotional purposes.

All eligible works must have been created in the year 2016.

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‘Margaux’ Trailer Traps Guests in a Killer Smart Home

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Margaux is the ultimate smart home that might also be the ultimate killer. Director Steven C. Miller of Silent Night and First Kill fame brings this techno-thriller to another level. The insanely smart home has all sorts of bells and whistles like walls that are made entirely from 3D printers. Meaning the walls themselves can create anything you desire all around you. Of course, this also means the smart house gone bad can create anything it desires in order to kill you.

The synopsis goes like this:

What Margaux wants, she gets. As a group of seniors celebrate their final college days at a smart house, the house’s highly advanced AI system, Margaux, begins to take on a deadly presence of her own. A carefree weekend of partying turns into a dystopian nightmare as they realize Margaux’s plans to eliminate her tenants one way or another. Time begins to run out as the group desperately tries to survive and outsmart the smart home.

Margaux arrives on digital beginning September 9.

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Edgar Allen Poe’s ‘Raven’s Hallow’ Trailer Sees the Young Writer Solving Crimes of the Occult

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Edgar Allen Poe’s upcoming Raven’s Hallow is a Shudder exclusive that is based on the young writer’s tales from when he was still stationed at West Point. So, we will see one of his stories that were inspired during his time as a cadet.

The synopsis for Raven’s Hallow according to Deadline goes like this:

Set in the autumn of 1830, Poe and four other cadets are on a training exercise in upstate New York when they come across a man eviscerated on a bizarre wooden rack. His dying words direct them to a remote rural community, holding sinister secrets. Determined to get to the bottom of the murder, Poe embarks on a quest that will bring him face to face with a terror that will haunt him forever.

Raven’s Hallow stars William Mosely as young Poe with William Moseley stars as Poe with Melanie Zanetti, Kate Dickie, David Hayman, Oberon K. A. Adjepong, and Callum Woodhouse.

Raven’s Hallow arrives on Shudder beginning September 22.

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‘The Ring’ Comes to Blu-Ray Steelbook Complete With VHS Slipcase Design

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Japan’s entry into J-Horror with Ringu was one of the best that there has ever been. When America decided to do a remake, I can still recall a lot of people being upset that it wouldn’t measure up. However, Gore Verbenski’s dark portrait was nearly a better film than the original. From its ominous start to shocking finish The Ring was effective around every corner. 20 years later folks can still appreciate Verbenski’s film and in order to celebrate the film turning 20 we are getting a cool steelbook blu-ray for the film.

The steelbook comes with an awesome VHS design slipcase. Inside the steelbook is made of static and the iconic scene with Samara and the well.

The synopsis for The Ring goes like this:

It sounds like just another urban legend — a videotape filled with nightmarish images leads to a phone call foretelling the viewer’s death in exactly seven days. Newspaper reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) is skeptical of the story until four teenagers all die mysteriously exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery.

Verbinki’s film is genuinely scary and it entirely deserves a 20th anniversary release. It is a film that has managed to stay in the conversation when horror films are being discussed. It still manages to get heavy play during the Halloween season on AMC. Rightfully so.

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You can pick up your copy of The Ring’s special edition beginning October 18.

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