Regular Submission Deadline is March 31st

Horror, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Thriller, Animation, Experimental, Grindhouse, Action, Suspense, Found Footage, and other related genre films will all be considered for festival selection.

2018 Categories

  • Feature Length (over 40 minutes)
  • Short Film (under 40 minutes)
  • Music Video (under 10 minutes)

Please read all Entry Rules & Guidelines before submitting.

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2018 Submission Deadlines

  • December 1st, 2017 – Opening
  • January 31st, 2018 – Earlybird Deadline
  • March 31st, 2018 – Regular Deadline
  • April 15th, 2018 – Late Deadline
  • April 30th, 2018 – Extended Deadline
  • May 15th, 2018 – Notification

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