2014's Schedule Will Be Posted Soon

Wicked Lit presents the world premiere of Edgar Allen Poe's "Tell Tale Heart"

Wicked Lit presents the world premiere of Edgar Allen Poe's "Tell Tale Heart"

See the world premiere adaptation of Unbound Production's THE TELL-TALE HEART! Limited run, fully produced theatre-performance will be staged as a part of ScareLA, the first annual Los Angeles Halloween Convention at the LA Mart. Tickets are $15 with your admission ticket to ScareLA (use code SCARELA), $20 without. Purchase here. Four performances each day: 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Each performance runs approximately 35 minutes.
All Day: ScareLA Cinema

All Day: ScareLA Cinema

All day Saturday and Sunday we'll be screening a rotating line up of horror short films presented by the Jumpcut Cafe, haunt walk thru videos by Theme Park Adventure, and other Halloween themed programs in our own pop-up theatre.
All Day: Bone Yard FX Demonstrations

All Day: Bone Yard FX Demonstrations

Throughout Saturday and Sunday, Bone Yard Effects will be doing live demonstrations showcasing the various techniques and skills that make them one of the top special effects makeup companies in the world. Watch up close as they turn mere mortals into walking corpses, monsters, and various creatures of the night! Sunday morning, Fear Freak level passholders are invited to participate in a hands on workshop led by Bone Yard FX founder Larry Bones: Zombie Prosthetics 101. (reservations required)
11:30am-12:30pm: Bob Burns - A Haunt Legend In 3-D!

11:30am-12:30pm: Bob Burns - A Haunt Legend In 3-D!

Join Bob Burns, legendary home haunter and original Ghostbuster (Tracy the Gorilla from Filmation's "The Ghost Busters") as he revisits his home haunts and monster memories over the last 60 years, as captured in 3-D photos. Presentation produced by Eric Kurland and the LA 3-D Club.
12:30pm: Jason Blum Presentation

12:30pm: Jason Blum Presentation

A presentation by horror film producer Jason Blum ("The Purge," the "Paranormal Activity" series, "Sinister" and "Insidious"), who recently made a splash on the L.A. Halloween scene with his interactive haunt production named "The Blumhouse of Horrors."
12pm-1pm: Scary Women: The Female of the Species is Deadlier Than The Male

12pm-1pm: Scary Women: The Female of the Species is Deadlier Than The Male

Is gender an issue in the horror genre? Are female haunters, horror filmmakers, journalists and fans that much different from male equivalents? Is there still a glass ceiling in scary Hollywood? Join a group of professional horror industry women as they discuss the role of gender on screen, behind the camera and in the maze. Moderated by Jill Kill. Panelists: Tammi Sutton, Alyse Wax, Brooke Walters, Rebekah McKendry, and Heidi Martinuzzi. Presented by Fangoria.
1:30pm-2:30pm: John Murdy and Chris Williams Halloween Horror Nights Presentation

1:30pm-2:30pm: John Murdy and Chris Williams Halloween Horror Nights Presentation

John Murdy and Chris Williams, the masterminds of Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights, give ScareLA audiences an exclusive peek behind the scenes of one of the nation's top haunted attractions, and promise an exclusive reveal of one of their 2013 mazes.
2pm-3pm: Ghosts of Los Angeles

2pm-3pm: Ghosts of Los Angeles

Richard Carradine of the Ghosthunters of Urban Los Angeles makes the claim that L.A. is the most haunted city in the world. Join him and guests, including Rich Berni from Boyle Heights Paranormal Project, as they discuss the ghosts of Los Angeles, ghost hunting, paranormal tourism, and other ways anyone can get up close and personal with the supernatural.
3pm-4pm: Classic Home Haunts

3pm-4pm: Classic Home Haunts

Be inspired by an intimate look at three of SoCal's most popular home haunts. Haunt creators Rick Polizzi of Boney IslandDiane Meyer  of Rotten Apple 907, and Jeff Gustafson of Backwoods share the tips behind their tricks.
3:30pm-4:30pm: Dia de los Muertos vs. Halloween
Halloween expert Lisa Morton leads a discussion on the rising popularity of Dia de los Muertos and how it is (arguably) being embraced by Halloween culture. The panel includes Dia de Los Muertos expert Consuelo Flores, Knott's Halloween Haunt's "Day of the Dead" maze designer David Ortiz, and writer Sean Patrick Traver.
4:30pm-5:30pm: Garner Holt: From Haunted Attractions to World-Class Theme Parks

4:30pm-5:30pm: Garner Holt: From Haunted Attractions to World-Class Theme Parks

Industry legend and animatronics expert Garner Holt engages fans with a look at the evolution of animatronics in the themed entertainment industry and their inclusion in haunted attractions around the world. Inspired by a visit to Disneyland as a teenager, Holt started a business building animatronic models in his parent's garage to become one of the world's leading experts. Join him and learn about how he turned a childhood passion into lifelong career. In conversation with Bill Butler, director of creative design at Garner Holt Productions.
1:30pm, 3pm, & 4:30pm: Captured Aural Phantasy Theater
On Sunday, Aug 11, Captured Aural Phantasy Theater (CAPS) combines the art, drama and comedy of a vintage radio program with the live entertainment of a variety show. For ScareLA, CAPS will bring to life nuggets straight from the heyday of comic book horror (the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s) through live performances of vintage comic ghost stories, ads, comedic bits, music and special surprises!
5:30pm-6:30pm: Horrifying Hits and Terrifying Trends: State of Horror

5:30pm-6:30pm: Horrifying Hits and Terrifying Trends: State of Horror

Join horror movie oracles from the web's top horror sites along with a rogues gallery of genre filmmakers as they discuss the current horror zeitgeist and hypothesize on what's to come. Moderator: Rob Galluzzo. Panelists: Rebekah McKendry (Fangoria), Lawrence Raffel (Fearnet), Ryan Turek (Shock Til You Drop), Evan Dickson (Bloody Disgusting), Brian Collins (Bad Ass Digest), Drew Daywalt (filmmaker, FearNet contributor), Mike Mendez (filmmaker). Presented by Fangoria.
6pm-7pm: Haunting Beyond A Maze

6pm-7pm: Haunting Beyond A Maze

Discussion with professional haunters that have taken their attractions well beyond the standard haunted house experience and approach terror in unique, horrifyingly creative ways. Featuring Melissa Carbone (Great Horror Campout and Los Angeles Haunted Hayride), Jon Braver (Haunted Play: Delusion) and Jeff Scheifelbein (Sinister Pointe). Moderated by Leonard Pickel.
2:30pm-3:30pm: A Sneak Peek into Dr. Shocker's Vault of Horror with actor Daniel Roebuck

2:30pm-3:30pm: A Sneak Peek into Dr. Shocker's Vault of Horror with actor Daniel Roebuck

Join Daniel Roebuck (HALLOWEEN 2, WALKING DEAD, LOST) as he "cracks open the door" to Dr. Shocker's Vault of Horror, his latest DVD project! Hosted by the irascible Dr. Shocker and dimwitted assistant Igor, this newest DVD from the makers of HALLOWEEN; THE HAPPY HAUNTING OF AMERICA, will feature a veritable BOO-POURRI of ghoulish treats including MONSTERMANIACS, a new documentary about the monster collecting craze. There will be door prizes!
11am - 2pm: Tricks and Treats for the Little Monsters

11am - 2pm: Tricks and Treats for the Little Monsters

From 11am to 2pm Sunday, ScareLA will include a line up of presentations and activities intended for the ankle biters, and haunters who enjoy the more family friendly side of scares. More details to be announced soon!
11am-12pm: Hi-Tech Home Haunts of Southern California

11am-12pm: Hi-Tech Home Haunts of Southern California

The lowering cost of technology and increased skills of enthusiast haunters are turning common homes into theme park grade haunted attractions nation-wide. Learn about three top local home haunts taking yard displays to the next level with cutting-edge special effects, props and show control systems. Panelists include Matt Ford, owner of The House at Haunted Hill, Glenn Schmidt and Shea Foley from Boot Hill, and Eric Maurin and Rick Ouwerkerk from House of Restless Spirits.
11:30am-12pm: Amber Benson reads "The 13 Nights of Halloween"

11:30am-12pm: Amber Benson reads "The 13 Nights of Halloween"

Actress Amber Benson ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer") reads Guy Vasilovich's "12 Days of Christmas" inspired children's book, "The 13 Nights of Halloween." Presented by Dark Delicacies.
12pm-12:30pm: Halloween Kid preview

12pm-12:30pm: Halloween Kid preview

A sneak preview and behind the scenes look at the upcoming animated TV special, "Halloween Kid," written and directed by Rhode Montijo, based on his book.
12:30pm-1:30pm: Secrets of the Scary Farm

12:30pm-1:30pm: Secrets of the Scary Farm

Meet the designers and other veterans of the granddaddy of all theme park haunted attractions, Knott's Halloween Haunt. With Brooke Walters, Daniel Miller, Adam Hankinson, Jeff Tucker, Gus Krueger, and Lara Hanneman, and moderated by Knott's historian Eric Lynxwiler.
12:30pm - 3pm: Eric Fox Makeup Demo and Meet and Greet

12:30pm - 3pm: Eric Fox Makeup Demo and Meet and Greet

Eric Fox, special effects artist for MorbX FX and challenger on season four of Syfy’s "FaceOff," will be doing a makeup demo of an industrial sci-fi creature makeup on Scream Team Productions booth. Stick around after the demonstration to meet this talented creature creator.
2pm-3pm: Halloween Nightmares

2pm-3pm: Halloween Nightmares

A candid look at some of Southern California's greatest haunters and the challenges they've taken on over the years, and how they overcame their circumstances to have incredible attractions. With Mike Talarico of "The Empty Grave", James Brown with "Chambers of the Mausoleum", and David Enloe from "The Chamber." Moderated by Leonard Pickel.
2:30pm-3:30pm: Sounds to Make You Shiver

2:30pm-3:30pm: Sounds to Make You Shiver

Learn about the art of sound design for haunted attractions from audio wiz Jon Autopsy, Rob Perez, Chris Thomas (composer, Los Angeles Haunted Hayride), and moderated by Jeff Scheifelbein, who will demonstrate how sound and music are used in haunted attractions to bring a nightmare to your ears.
3:30pm-4:30pm: Los Strangeles

3:30pm-4:30pm: Los Strangeles

True stories of L.A.'s weird, morbid, and eccentric history. With Kim Cooper from Esotouric, Heather Schlegel (Cacophony Society), and author Joe Oesterle (Weird Hollywood and Weird California). Moderated by Hidden LA's Lynn Garrett.
4pm-5pm: Extreme Mazes: Pushing the Limits of Terror

4pm-5pm: Extreme Mazes: Pushing the Limits of Terror

Pushing the boundaries well beyond standard "Boo!" scares, "extreme" haunts are the new rage; from monsters that touch and menace you, to intense immersive environments and nightmarish verbal abuse, meet the terror masters behind several of the most unnerving, brutal haunted attractions including JT Mollner (Freakling Brothers), Russ McKamey (McKamey Manor), and Josh Randall (Blackout).
5:30pm-7pm: Dead Right Horror Trivia

5:30pm-7pm: Dead Right Horror Trivia

Come on down! You're the next contestant on the trivia game that will test your skills of horror, Halloween, and haunt knowledge. Hosted by Ryan Turek of Shock Till You Drop and Rebekah McKendry of Fangoria. There will be prizes!