Crypt TV To Award A Filmmaker With The Emerging Artist Award At Comicpalooze

June 13, 2016

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely is the owner of She is an Executive Producer of "13 Slays Till Christmas" which is out on Digital and DVD and now streaming on Tubi. She has several other films in the works. Kelli is an animal lover and a true horror addict since the age of 9 when she saw Friday the 13th. Email:

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At this year’s Houston’s Comicpalooza convention CryptTV will be present their Emerging Artist Award for Creative Excellence in Filmmaking. The award, the first of its kind from CryptTV, will be presented by Josh Millican, Director of Community, on Saturday, June 18th. The Emerging Artist Award will be awarded to filmmakers based on creativity, and powerful storytelling in a format that fits the CryptTV format. The award also will include a distribution deal with CryptTV.




CryptTV, co-founded by genre genius Eli Roth, has experienced incredible growth this past year as the internet’s #1 source for original genre content. They also identify and elevate the best, most enthusiastic up-and-comers in the industry. Look for future Emerging Artist Awards being presented at prominent film festivals worldwide.


Comicpalooza offers the best multi-format pop culture con in the southwest including J-Fashion, cosplay, film festival, literary conference, a code fest, maker space, Mars Rover rides, video and tabletop gaming, BMX stunt show, professional wrestling, roller derby bouts and MUCH MORE! The convention will feature guests including Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead, Boondock Saints), Clifton Collins Jr.(Pacific Rim, Boondock Saints), Dominic Cooper (Preacher), Eliza Dushuku, Sean Patrick Flanery  (Boondok Saints), Lennie James (The Walking Dead), Director Chris Kirkpatrick, Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead) and many, many more. You can find a full list of activities, guests and contests on the Comicpalooza official website.




Visit CryptTV’s Facebook page, follow on Twitter and visit their website for great content, short films, exclusives and more, that all celebrate individuality, creativity and the motto “Weird Is Good”.


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