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ShockerFest International Film Festival

12 Annual: October 01, 2013 to October 31, 2013

  Short Horror

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
May 31, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


June 30, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


July 31, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


August 15, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Sep-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 30 minutes to 60 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Picture - Horror Short
Plaque
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best Actress - Horror Short
Plaque
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best Actor - Horror Short
Plaque
Sponsor:No Sponsor


CATEGORY RULES
Horror is defined as anything that will make the hair stand up on your neck, make your spine tingle, or make you want to hide your eyes behind your hands and peak through.

Short Horror embodies all of the aspects of feature length films, except the length. Horror Shorts fall into the 30-59 minute range, compared to the "mini-shorts" which are under 30 minutes.

Films must be the original work of the submitter and must be accompanied by a completed entry form and entry fee. If there are an insufficient number of entries, the "shorts" and "Mini-shorts" categories may be combined for judging and award purposes.

Screeners and judges reserve the right to nominate individuals for awards including the Best Actor, Best Actress and Rising Star awards.

Opportunities will be made available to all accepted entries for inclusion in a television advertising program at reduced rates. Film makers will need to create a 30 second trailer with a ShockerFest tag to be included in this advertising program.

Short films MAY also be considered for inclusion on the ShockerFest 2013 festival disk to be sold at the festival and on the Fireside Foundation and ShockerFest web sites. Filmmakers will be contacted regarding the compilation, and will have the opportunity to opt in or out.
Entries may be divided into categories based on budget - please include your budget on your WAB Project Details (encouraged but not required). Films which do not specify budget will be placed in high budget category.

Submissions will be aired on a local television station with a potential audience is approximately 1.5 million people.