Festival Obscura: FOUNDERS
Based out of Long Beach, Festival Obscura was founded by Martin Svab (co-founder of The 4th horseman & Phantom Carriage Brewery) and partner Ryan Hughes (co-founder of The 4th horseman; FORMER Director of Sales of Phantom Carriage Brewery). Svab and Hughes, both PROUD Long Beach residents, appreciate the rich culture and history of this vibrant, coastal city. Their passion for local history and the macabre, combined with their philanthropic nature and vast experience in craft beer and event production, led them to their partnership with Sunnyside CemeterY.
FESTIVAL OBSCURA produced the inaugural a celebration at Sunnyside Cemetery on june, 29th, 2018, a sold-out fundraising event that saw 1500 guests enjoying craft beer, wine, art, collectibles & music will raising much-needed funds for the cemetery.
a celebration at Sunnyside Cemetery raised over $42k of much-needed funds for sunnyside cemetery.
in addition, festival obscura hosted a variety of film screenings in the summer/fall of 2018 at SUNNYSIDE CEMETERY as well as one-night only screening of the classic “the texas chainsaw massacre” at long beach’s historic the art theatre (on 4th street/retro row).
FESTIVAL OBSCURA PRODUCTIONS HAS SEVERAL UNIQUE LONG BEACH-BASED SOCIAL EVENTS IN THE WORKS for 2019 AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SHARING THEM WITH YOU!