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ScareFest Film Festival Wants You

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Attention all filmmakers, the annual ScareFest Film Festival is currently taking submissions. If you have created a film, feature length or short, you are welcome to apply. This year’s festival host is Izzy’s Little Creepers (Haunted Attractions and Events). 

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Film formats must be DVD or Blu-ray. You must have your submission in by July 25th. What does your entry fee cover? Well, obviously your film’s entry, but it also includes 2 weekend passes. Simply print out the submission form, fill it out, and mail it to Izzy’s Little Creepers (901 N. Miles Street, Elizabethtown, KY 42701), be sure to include your entry fee. You can find the form HERE.

Your film could be seen by talent from Phantasm, American Horror Story, Ari Lehman (Friday the 13th), Robert Mukes (House of 1000 Corpses), horror legend Sid Haig and many others from the horror and paranormal communities. 

For more information on the ScareFest Film Festival, be sure to visit scarefestcon.com.

Be Sure to like the ScareFest Facebook page and follow @TheScarefest on twitter. Also, be sure to like Izzy’s Little Creepers on Facebook for some haunting good times.

I hope to see you and your film this September! 

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!