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October 22

Admission Prices

VIP Weekend passes can be purchased in advance through the web site up until Thursday, October 25! Buy tickets for $28 in advance – that’s a 20% discount off the door price of $35. VIP passes get you admission to both days of the convention as well as free admission to the Zombie Ball (18 and over with ID).

Single day admission costs $15 and is available at the door only. Children 10 and under get in for half-price. You can save a few bucks with the following discounts:

  • Bring a non-perishable food item for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and receive $2 off the single day admission price on Saturday or Sunday.
  • Attend the Zombie Walk and you will receive $5 off the single day admission on Sunday.
  • Give blood at the Central Blood Bank Bloodmobile on Sunday and receive $5 off the single day admission.

Tickets for the Zombie Ball are $15 at the door.

One discount per person. Advance internet tickets must be redeemed at will call with your PayPal receipt and valid ID.

Karl Hardman Memorial
1927 - 2007

The It's Alive! 2007 Zombie Fest is respectfully dedicated to the memory of Mr. Karl Hardman, known throughout the world for his portrayal of Harry Cooper in the original Night of the Living Dead. We will provide attendees with several opportunities over the course of the weekend to express their thoughts and memories of Karl.

Guest Update

Marilyn Eastman, Conrad Brooks, Joe Shelby, Sharon Ceccatti and Clayton Hill will be appearing at Zombie Fest! Check the Guest page for bios.

Zombie Walk Record Wager

Pittsburgh’s Zombie Walk record is being challenged by Orlando on October 19 at the opening of Screamfest.Pittsburgh’s Zombie Walk record is being challenged by Orlando on October 19 at the opening of Screamfest.

If we lose we post a picture on www.theitsaliveshow.com that says " www.zombiefriends.com - Screamfest Zombies Get More Brains".

If we win they will post a picture on the front page of www.zombiefriends.com that says " www.theitsaliveshow.com - Pittsburgh Zombies Get More Brains".

The Picture will stay up until from November 1st Until Dec 1st.

So let’s kick some Southeastern butt and double last year’s count of 894! Don’t forget to bring your food donation for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank!

Savini School

The It’s Alive! 2007 Zombie Fest is pleased to announce that the Tom Savini Special Make-Up Effects Program of the Douglas Education Center has joined the list of exhibitors.

Faculty and students of the program will be on hand at noon on Saturday (10/27) at Exhibit Hall Stage A to demonstrate zombie make-up techniques ranging from flat paint to movie quality on school models and audience members. The school will also be providing educational information about its programs and will have make-up kits for sale

Film Schedule

New additions to the lineup include Zombie Honeymoon, The Redsin Tower and Biophage. The tentative film schedule is as follows:

Video Viewing Area, South Wing

11:00 The Redsin Tower
1:00 Flesh Eater
3:00 Carmilla’s Kiss
5:00 Biophage
7:00 Zombie Farm

4:00 Zombie Honeymoon

Exhibit Hall Stage A

10:30 Best of Zombie Trailers
1:30 Excerpt from Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero
2:30 Night of the Living Dead

1:00 Excerpt from Zombietown, USA
3:00 White Zombie

Exhibit Hall Stage B

11:30 The Last Man on Earth
4:30 I Eat Your Skin

September 9

Guest Update - The It's Alive 2007 Zombie Fest

We’re pleased to announce that the following stars of the original Romero films will be appearing:

From Night of the Living Dead

  • Judith O’Dea (Barbra)
  • Kyra Schon (Karen Cooper)
  • Bill Hinzman (Cemetery Zombie)
  • John Russo (Screenwriter)
  • Russ Streiner (Johnny)
  • George Kosana (Sheriff McClelland)

From Dawn of the Dead

  • David Emge (Stephen/"Flyboy")
  • Scott Reiniger (Roger)

From Day of the Day – 

  • Joe Pilato (Capt. Rhodes)
  • Antone DiLeo (Pvt. Miguel Salazar)
  • Jarlath Conroy (William McDermott)

We're pleased and excited to have such presitigious zombie VIPs participating in Zombie Fest 2007! But that's not all, we will also be screening the East Coast premiere of BLB Media’s Zombie Farm! Called "wildly entertaining and enjoyable" and "a hell-bound hayride of absurdity" by reviewers, Zombie Farm tells the story of the small California town of Muerto Verde and what happens to its inhabitants when their water supply is tainted by a deadly toxin. Read more at zombiefarmmovie.com.

Zombie Fest 2007 will feature a spacious vendor area, gaming tournaments, speakers panels, make-up demonstrations, and much more! VIP Weekend Passes are on sale now via the web site for $28 ($35 at the door).

Check out the Zombie Ball on Saturday night with guest bands The Ubangis, The Forbidden 5, Motorpsychos and DEATHMOBILE. Open to guests 18 and older (ID required). Enjoy complimentary beer (while it lasts, 21 and up) courtesy of Straub Brewing. Tickets are $15 but admission is free if you have a VIP Weekend Pass.

Be part of history on Sunday morning at the Zombie Walk, where we will attempt to break our own Guinness Record-- for World’s Largest Zombie Gathering. There is no fee to participate in the Zombie Walk.


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Sponsored in part by WBGN-TV, Pittsburgh East Nissan, Straub Beer, Monster Mini Golf, Joseph-Beth Booksellers,
Permuted Press, Incredibly Strange Video, Trash Palace, Telos Publishing, Looney Labs, Halloween Adventure,
Cinema Eulogies, Johnny Gruesome, Shock-O-Rama, and The Braff Group

Questions? Please contact zombiefest2007@verizon.net