Vanessa Ionta Wright is a filmmaker based in the metro Atlanta area.  She is the co-owner of  

 Above the Line Artistry as well as the co-founder and Festival Director of the Women in Horror 

 Film Festival.  Vanessa recently collaborated with Mark Simon (One  Missed Call), David Irwin

 (House of 1000 Corpses), Josh Oliver (Oculus) on her 2nd film with writer/producer Samantha

 Kolesnik, "RAINY SEASON". Vanessa graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Video

 Production & Film. She is a lifelong fan of cinema, most especially the horror genre. She enjoys

 punctuality,  scary movies, a quick wit, sandwiches, the music of Michael Jackson, Halloween &

 Bacon Jam.  She does not enjoy bugs, clowns, perpetual lateness, mean people, oppression,

 laziness, running more than 3 miles or curved walls.


 Samantha Kolesnik is an independent film producer and writer living in Pennsylvania. Her

 screenplays have been recognized at Shriekfest, the International Sci Fi and Horror Short  

 Screenplay Competition, GenreBlast Film Festival, Shiver International Film Festival, Lake

 Charles Film Festival, and more. She is a long-time fan of horror films.​​

The Women in Horror Film Fest is thrilled and honored to be working with such talents artists!  Our logo was designed by Tattoo Artist Chris Fullam out of Dayton, OH!  Our custom trophy, the "Lizzie" was designed by Cincinnati based sculpturist and model maker, Karl Libecap of Monster Dork Studio!

​​Women in Horror​Film Festival

Chris Fullam

Vanessa Ionta Wright

Karl is a sculpture artist out of Cincinnati, OH.  He is also the proud owner of Monster Dork Studios.  We were honored to have him bring Chris' art to 3D life by designing this one of kind work of art trophy!

Chris is a talented artist & musician from Ohio.  His current medium is skin & ink, working as a brilliant tattoo artist at Tattoo Tech in Dayton.    

​​ Festival Directors

 Crowne Plaza Atlanta SW    

 Peachtree City

Karl Libecap

 Logo & Trophy Designers 

Samantha Kolesnik


Just 8 1/2 miles from the legendary Pinewood Studios and less than 2 miles from Raleigh Studios, home of AMC's The Walking Dead!  

The Crowne Plaza is set back in the woods of Peachtree City, the perfect "spooky" setting for the Women in Horror Film Festival!

Click on the link to book your room!