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Shockfest Film Festival

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Shockfest Film Festival is seeking Short and Feature Genre Films & Screenplays!

Now in its 12th edition, Shockfest specializes in showcasing the most edgy, controversial, unique and cutting edge content, as well as supporting independent filmmakers! We value every filmmaker that submits, not just those selected, and we seek to cultivate a nurturing environment for fellow genre creatives.

Additional information on our festival:
- Submissions are accepted via FilmFreeway and FestHome;
- Films from any year - there are no 'Produced by' or 'Completed by' dates;
- Short films up to 40 minutes, no minimum runtime;
- Feature films of minimum 41 minutes, no maximum runtime;
- Themes : Genre films!
- Student films accepted;
- Customized trophies + sponsored awards;
- Awards are IMDb listed;
- Main Festival Dates: 13th November 2020;
- Main Festival Location: Las Vegas, Nevada;
- Secondary Festival Locations: New York City and Los Angeles;
- Secondary Festival Dates: 27 June 2020 and 27 September 2020.
- Events include: film screenings, industry panels, special guests, red carpet ceremony, happy hours, filmmaker networking parties, costume competitions, escape rooms, etc

The festival's parent company Shockfest Horror Factory organizes a number of traveling 'mini events' throughout the year in a number of other cities. Your submission to Shockfest's 12th Main Event automatically makes it eligible in these secondary competitions and mini events, which come with their own laurels, screenings, awards, goodies, and so on.

Shockfest values every filmmaker that submits, not just those that it selects, and seeks to cultivate a nurturing environment for fellow genre creatives. Reach out with your requests for discounts!

We look forward to reviewing your dark art.

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