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Want to win $10,000? Submit your short film to The Horror Block Film Festival

HbFilmFestRecAttention Indie Horror filmmakers, Horror Block has teamed up with Rue Morgue to bring you The Horror Block Film Festival. They are offering some pretty great prizes and have even more surprises planned which will be announced through the month. There are $20,000 dollars in cash prizes up for grabs, 1st place gets $10,000, 2nd place $5,000 and 3rd place $2,500. I know, that doesn’t add up to 20,000, there will be other cash prizes like $1,500 for best effects and $1,000 for best scream.

How do you enter? What are the rules? How much does it cost to enter? Well boils and ghouls the rules are quite short and simple to follow.

  • Must have an active subscription to Horror Block. Don’t have a subscription? Pick one up at HorrorBlock.com.
  • No submission fee. All you pay for is your box of horrifying goodies.
  • You’re film MUST be under 10 minuets long.
  • Submissions close March 16, 2015
  • Upload your submission here >>> horrorblock.com/r/filmfest <<<

When sharing any information about The Horror Block Film Festival or if you have already entered, asking for votes, use the official hashtag, #HBFilmFest.

To keep up to date on the film festival and other Horror Block news, be sure to like the Horror Block Facebook Page and follow them on twitter, @Horror Block.

Also, be sure to catch up with Rue Morgue, they are a phenomenal horror magazine. Like the Rue Morgue Facebook Page and follow them on twitter, @RueMorgue.

Best of luck to all that enter!

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Horror Block Short Film Festival *Contest*

10_2914_HB_Ann_HorrorBlockShortFilms_Launch_rev2-2Attention aspiring horror filmmakers, Horror Block, the monthly subscription box filled with all kinds of horror goodies, is hosting a short film festival. If you have dreams of becoming the next John Carpenter and you think you have what it takes to make the scariest, most terrifying short film, read on.

Horror Block will begin taking submissions for their short film festival on December 1, 2014. There are only a couple simple rules to follow, you must have an active subscription to Horror Block. These subscriptions are $20 a month, which is not too shabby if you if you calculate the value of the products you receive, and the entry fees of most other festivals. You can pick up your subscription at HorrorBlock.com. Short films should be no longer than 10 minutes in length.

There will be cash prizes for 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, Best Visual Effects and Best Scream.

  • 1st Place- $10,000
  • 2nd Place- $5,000
  • 3rd Place- $2,500

Not a bad payday. 

For more information on this contest, be sure to check out Horror Block on Facebook, twitter and Instagram (@horrorblock).

Good Luck!