HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 2016 - HOLLYWOOD, CA

CALL FOR ENTRIES

The 2016 Festival is now open for submissions

Have you written an amazing horror script? Made a terrifying horror film? Screamfest is ready to take submissions for the 16th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival taking place October 11th-20th-2016 in Hollywood, CA.

Film guidelines and the online form for submitting your film can be found here. Screenplay guidelines and the online form for the screenplay competition can be found here. Our festival filmmakers & screenwriters have some great testimonials about their Screamfest experience. Read success stories from some of our amazing Screamfest alumni here.

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SUBMIT YOUR FILM

Screamfest accepts feature & short films from around the world. The 2016 call for entries for film is open.

SUBMIT YOUR SCRIPT

The 2016 call for entries for screenplays is open. The final submission deadline is June 2nd.

ABOUT US

Screamfest Horror Film Festival is the largest and longest running horror film festival in the United States. This year we celebrate our 16th year in Hollywood.

FESTIVAL INFO

2016 Celebrates our 16th year. Please join us for a screaming good time in October for 10 days of some of the best horror films from around the world!

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Festival Events - Art Show & Random Fun

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Screamfest Horror Film Festival runs for ten days in October and although films are the main attraction during the festival, we do have a few other tricks up out sleeves.

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SCREAMFEST Closing Night Awards

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HOLLYWOOD – Oct. 23, 2015 – We are pleased to announce the 2015 Festival winners at last night's Awards reception that took place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. The award winners were presented the coveted Screamfest Skull Award last night for winning in the following categories.

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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension premiered as the closing night film of the festival to over 700 attendees, playing in RealD 3D at the TCL Chinese Theatre Thursday, Oct. 22, the day before its wide release.

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2015 FESTIVAL WINNERSTake a look at the award winning films that won the amazing Stan Winston designed Skull Award.