The 2008 SpikeTV Scream Awards

The horror world's only televised award show is now open for voting! The show tapes on Oct. 18th and airs on Oct. 21st on Spike TV!

"“We're incredibly honored to have the support of such luminaries in the creative community to help determine the
nominees for ‘SCREAM 2008,’” says Casey Patterson, senior vice president, event production for Spike TV and TV
Land and executive producer of ‘Scream 2008.’” “This event, dedicated to honoring the incredible talent behind these
genres has been long overdue, and we look forward to bringing the fans exactly what they want to see this year with
big world premieres, rare performances and the superstars that made this year a record breaker at the box office. The
world domination of comic book superheroes and the explosion of science fiction, fantasy and horror movies and
television shows give us a lot to celebrate this year.”
This summer’s mega-blockbuster “The Dark Knight” tops the list with 21 nominations including The Ultimate Scream,
Best Superhero, Best Villain, Best Director, Most Memorable Mutilation and Best Fantasy Movie. “Iron Man” came
in second with 14 nominations and “Hellboy II: The Golden Army” is next in line with 13 nominations."

This years nominees were chosen by SpikeTV's new 'advisory board' including such genre stalwarts as:

Wes Craven (writer/director “A Nightmare on Elm Street”)
Neil Gaiman (writer/producer “Beowulf,” “Stardust,”
Geoff Johns (comic book
, DC and Marvel, co-writer/ Stephen King, acclaimed novelist
co-director/co-producer “Naughty Or Nice”)
Tim Kring (executive producer/creator, “Heroes”) Stephenie Meyer (novelist “Twilight,” “Eclipse,” “Breaking
Frank Miller (writer/producer/director “Sin City,” “300,” writer/producer “The Spirit”)
Eli Roth (writer/producer/director, “Hostel,” “Cell, “Cabin Fever”)
Kevin Smith (writer/director “Clerks,” “Dogma,” “Reaper”) Guillermo Del Toro (director “Hellboy 1 & 2,” “Pan's Labyrinth,” the upcoming release, “The Hobbit”)
Paula Wagner (partner CRUISE/WAGNER productions)

To cast your own vote and see the full list of nominees, be sure to jump over to The Official Site!


Writer/Podcast Host/Cheerleader

Falling in love with the sounds of his own voice, Casey can be found co-hosting the Bloody Good Horror Podcast, the spinoff Instomatic Podcast as well as the 1951 Down Place Podcast dedicated to Hammer Horror. Casey loves horror films of every budget and lives by his battle cry of 'I watch crap, so you don't have to.'