The Overlook Film Festival Returns For Its Third Edition In New Orleans

The Overlook Film Festival, a four-day celebration of all things horror will return to New Orleans for its third edition, taking place May 30th through June 2nd, 2019. The festival will showcase exciting work in new and classic horror cinema, live events, and its trademark interactive activities where attendees can become immersed in the diverse world of the genre space. A summer camp for horror fans, the four days of events and screenings will be located in and around the the famously haunted French Quarter, New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood and home to some of America’s most legendary spooky encounters.

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. Quantity is extremely limited.

Past Overlook festivals have included the presentation of awards to Roger Corman, Leigh Whannell and Jason Blum, world premieres of A24’s It Comes At Night, Cinestate’s Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, Darren Lyn Bousman’s St. Agatha and Rodney Ascher’s Primal Scream, and a closing night screening of horror hit Hereditary, alongside one-of-a-kind theatrical performances, live radio plays, unique virtual reality, storytelling shows and themed experiences.

Passes are on Early Bird Sale Now!

Early Bird Passes are on sale now, while quantities last. General Passes will be available for purchase starting January 1st, 2019 at

A new pass for immersive fans – Platinum Immersive Pass features all benefits of the All-Access Pass plus exclusive, dedicated bonus immersive game content, and priority access to registration for all immersive experiences, interactive programming and special events.

Got a Horror Film? Send it to Overlook Film Festival!

Film Submissions are now open until March 25th, 2019. For more information, please visit

For more information about the 2019 Guest Immersive Designers, please visit


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