October 29-31, 2015   |   Season 10



Call For Entries 2016 begins on MARCH 01, 2016.

2015 Film Selections & Screenplay Finalists!


For EXHIBITION, we accept:
(If your film is SELECTED)

SHORT FILMS:  A link to your SHORT FILM online, emailed to TerrorFilmFest@aol.com by OCTOBER 7, 2015 (No Passwords).

  A link to your Feature Film TRAILER online, emailed to TerrorFilmFest@aol.com by OCTOBER 7, 2015 (No Passwords).

SCREENPLAYS:  Claw Award Winners and Nominees will be posted after the festival run.




BE A SAVVY FILMMAKER. Copyright your raw footage with the Library of Congress to protect it, BEFORE you send out your film.

BE A SAVVY SCREENWRITER. Copyright your script with the Library of Congress to protect the content, and register it with the Writer's Guild to protect the idea as much as possible, BEFORE you send out your script.

Got a question? Email us at TerrorFilmFest@aol.com


HORROR Centered upon or depicting terrifying or macabre events, intense and profound fear, or frightfully shocking and terrifying scenarios. Zombies, monsters, vampires, ghosts, chainsaws, scary, horromedy, blood, guts, gore, etc.

FANTASY Extravagant and unrestrained imagination that forms wonderous or strange fancies, unreal and fantastic, unrestricted by reality. Wizards, faeries, witches, mythology, spells, mysticism, lore, superheroes, etc.

SCIENCE FICTION Imaginatively based scenes involving scientific knowledge or speculation, or the imagined impact of science on society. Space, experiments, galactic, continuums, robots, cybernetics, futuristic, etc.

THRILLER Excitement and manifestation that produces keen sensory emotional response and riveting suspense. Twists, noir, spy, mystery, etc.

DARK DRAMA Dark situations involving conflicting or contrasting dark characters and scenarios. Dark psyche, powerful, psychological, twisted, experimental, extraordinary, mind-bending, DARK, etc.