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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

All fees are in USD. We will inform submitters of their status mid-September.

 

Feature

(film length ≥ 40 minutes)

Extended Short

(film length ≥ 26- 39.9 minutes)

Short

(film length ≥10 - 25.9 minutes)

Super Short

(film length ≥ 10 minutes)

Early

4/15/2021

$52

4/15/2021

$42

4/15/2021

$37

4/15/2021

$32

Regular

7/15/2021

$57

7/15/2021

$47

7/15/2021

$42

7/15/2021

$37

Final

8/1/2021

$67

8/1/2021

$57

8/1/2021

$52

8/1/2021

$47

Extended Final

8/15/2021

$82

8/15/2021

$72

8/15/2021

$67

8/15/2021

$62

What you need to know

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Read the submission guidelines to understand the film submission procedure. Review each of the submission categories above:  Rules & Regulations, FAQ, Deadline & Entry Fees and Eligiblitly Guidelines before submitting your project.

 

Covid-19 UPDATE

Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, some films that premiered online (Not including LA County festivals) as part of a limited festival screening or were previously selected to other festivals that were subsequently cancelled, may still be eligible for the 2022 Screamfest Horror Film Festival.

ELIGIBLE FILM CATEGORIES

A platform for independent filmmaking, Screamfest supports upcoming and established filmmakers, discovers franchise making films and introduces new filmmakers and ideas through film premieres and post-screening activities for filmmakers. 

Feature Films

  • Feature-length (40 minutes or longer) narrative films that have not screened publicly in the LOS ANGELES COUNTY region prior to SHFF22.  
  • Submitted films cannot have had ANY public screening (including cast and crew screening), broadcast, distribution, or exhibition before October 11, 2022.
  • Feature films accepted to participate in the SHFF22 will be shown in the section determined most appropriate by Festival programmers, in their sole discretion.

Short Films

  • Short-length (under 40 minutes) narrative and animated films that have not screened publicly in the LOS ANGELES COUNTY region prior to SHFF21.
  • Submitted films cannot have had ANY public screening (including cast and crew screening), broadcast, distribution, or exhibition before October 11, 2022.
  • Short films selected to participate in SHFF22 will be shown in the section determined most appropriate by festival programmers, in their sole discretion.

 

 

 

Please contact us regarding submission questions you cannot find on the website. regarding submission questions you cannot find on the website. 
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2022 Film submissions are open! We look forward to watching your film.  The REGULAR submission deadline countdown is on!

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