Fest Info Sources
- Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films
- European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation
- Film Festival Research Network
- IAFA International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
- North American Fantastic Festival Alliance (NAFFA) - Note: may not be active.
- Society for Cinema & Media Studies - Film and Media Festivals Scholarly Interest Group
- Bloody Disgusting - Festivals
- Dread Central - Film Festivals
- Film Festival Life - Horror & Fantasy Film Festival List
- Genre Film Festival Daily- published by Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival
- Horror Society - Festival events news
- Screen Anarchy: Festivals
For databases denoted as "subscription database," check with a local public or academic library for access. Use WorldCat to find a library near you.
- CineFiles, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
- Cinema Image Gallery (subscription database)
- FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus (subscription database)
- Film Literature Index, Indiana University
- Film & Television Literature Index (subscription database)
- SFFRD: The Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Database, Texas A&M University
- Worldcat, WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
Scholarly articles, monographs, book chapters, presentations, etc.:
Hills, M. (2009). Attending horror film festivals and conventions: Liveness, subcultural capital and
"flesh-and-blood genre communities". In I. Conrich (Ed.), Horror zone: The cultural experience
of contemporary horror cinema (pp. 87). London: I.B. Tauris.
Mendik, X. (2004). The fantastik film festival: An overview and interview with Magnus Paulsson. In E.
Mathijs & X. Mendik (Eds.), Alternative europe: Eurotrash and exploitation cinema since 1945 (pp.
236). New York: Wallflower Press.
Van Extergem, D. (2004). A report on the Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film. In
E. Mathijs & X. Mendik (Eds.), Alternative europe: Eurotrash and exploitation cinema since 1945
(pp. 215). New York: Wallflower Press.
Sipos, T. M. (2012). Horror film festivals and awards. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland.
The focus of this bibliography is on fantastic film festivals. For a comprehensive bibliography of scholarly publications discussing many aspects of film festivals, visit the FFRN bibliography.