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John Landis Honored With Vincent Price Award at Hollywood Horrorfest


Acclaimed director JOHN LANDIS is honored with the prestigious VINCENT PRICE AWARD at the re-launched HOLLYWOOD HORRORFEST on Sun. Nov. 5. In Los Angeles. Celebrating his two iconic works AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and Michael Jackson’s Thriller, LANDIS will be presented the Award by Vincent’s daughter VICTORIA PRICE.

HOLLYWOOD HORRORFEST is the proud home of the official PRICE AWARD – an award that celebrates VINCENT PRICE’S unique artistic and iconic legacy by “honoring an artist whose work has achieved equally iconic status in the horror/fantasy genres”

VICTORIA PRICE will present the PRICE AWARD to Mr. Landis for these seminal works. Afterward, LANDIS will sit down with festival head, MILES FLANAGAN, in a cozy ‘Johnny Carson-style’ conversation about the inspirations, challenges, and history of both these enduring and influential classics. The event even comes with its own ‘chat show-style’ house band, THE SLAUGHTERED LAMBS, to keep the relaxed vibe going. 

Vincent Price and Victoria Price

Before this VICTORIA will talk about her father, the real Vincent Price, through her uniquely personal stories and photos, and bring awareness to her father’s museum and art legacy. HHF would like to personally thank VICTORIA PRICE & the PRICE Family Estate for their generous support and help in creating this unique Award.

Previous PRICE AWARD Recipients: Joe Dante (GREMLINS, HOWLING), Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson (ELVIRA’S HAUNTED HILLS), and Sid Haig (SPIDER BABY, HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES).

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear directly from the mastermind behind two unforgettable films that have left an indelible mark on the horror and thriller genres. 

The festival weekend also features many new horror shorts, features, and events including the cast of PIG KILLER (JAKE BUSEY, BAI LING, and more in-person) and ANULKA DZIUBINSKA in-person for a screening of VAMPYRES (1975).

Tickets are available now but seating is extremely limited. The event is a fundraiser for the VINCENT PRICE ART MUSEUM.

Tickets and more information:


  • Date: Sun Nov 05 2023
  • Time: 02.00 pm (Los Angeles)
  • Location: Jaxx Theatre, 1089 North Oxford Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
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