What to know
The Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival will be presented by The Hot Springs Arts & Film Institute. Founded and run by film industry professionals, the festival is dedicated to helping promote aspiring and talented filmmakers. We provide opportunities for networking and exhibition in a historic theater venue where films can be experienced on the “Big Screen.” This annual event is located at the historic Central Theater located at 1008 Central Avenue in downtown Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. The Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival, or HSHFF, is an independent film festival conceived with the idea that “filmmakers know films” and that talented film-making will inspire, amaze and educate. We recognize and promote a variety of films in the Horror, Sci-Fi, and Thriller genre. The institute’s mission is to promote, inspire, educate, and bring together talented filmmakers from around the world. Produced and directed by Bill Volland and co-produced by John L. Burton. Starring fright films and features from around the world!