Season 12  |  October 19-22, 2017



SUBMIT A PROJECT


CALL FOR ENTRIES is OPEN
(Submit by mail or online)

      


      


 


FEES & DEADLINES
(Entries must be POSTMARKED by the dates below)

FILMS & SCREENPLAYS
Mar 
01 to Apr 07   Earlybird Deadline $30
Apr 08 to May 31  Regular Deadline $35
Jun 01 to Jul 15    Late Deadline $40

Jul 16 to Aug 07   Hospitality Deadline $50
Aug 08 to Aug 14  Appreciation Deadline $60
Aug 15 to Aug 21  Extended Deadline $90
Aug 22 to Aug 31  SUPER-EXTENDED DEADLINE $100

All short films must be 01 - 59 minutes (including credits).
All feature films must be 60 - 180 minutes (including credits).

All short screenplays must be 01 - 59 pages of the actual script story.
All feature screenplays must be 60 - no limit of pages.



For PREVIEW SCREENERS, we accept the following

FILMS
One link to your film online emailed to TerrorFilmFestival@gmail.com.
OR, one physical DVD of your film
(NTSC, Region 0 or 1, single layer, non-BluRay) sent to address below.

SCREENPLAYS
One copy of your script (PDF only) emailed to TerrorFilmFestival@gmail.com.
OR, one physical hard bound paper copy of your script sent to address below.



SHIPPING OPTIONS
(For MAIL-IN Submissions)

PREFERRED

MAIL TO: Terror Film Festival SUBMISSIONS
P. O. Box 823, Malvern PA 19355 USA
   * U.S. Post Office boxes do not accept FedEx, UPS or DHL


OTHER OPTIONS

SHIP TO:
Terror Film Festival SUBMISSIONS
c/o FedEx, 176 Lancaster Ave, Malvern PA 19355 USA (610) 889-4928
   * Instruct them to “Hold at FedEx Location for Pick Up”.
   * FedEx does not deliver to U.S. Post Office boxes.



SHIP TO: Terror Film Festival SUBMSSIONS
c/o UPS, 1200 Ward Ave, West Chester PA 19380 USA (610) 889-6928
   * Instruct them to “Hold at UPS Location for Pick Up”.
   * UPS does not deliver to U.S. Post Office boxes.

 


TFF SCRIPT GUIDE


~ 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 also 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

 


THE GENRES

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.