Think you have some great ideas about scaring people within a very, very limited period of time? If so, then enter the 15 Second Horror Film Challenge, which is currently open for entries.
Get the details below, and visit their Facebook page and official website if you’re interested in entering. They’ve also got a ton of celebrity judges who will be viewing your film, so this is certainly not an opportunity to miss!
About the 15 Second Horror Film Challenge:
The 15 Second Horror Film Challenge is a not-for-profit international online contest where celebrity judges & horror pop culture establishments determine the Top 10!
Lloyd Kaufman (Troma)
Nicholas Vince (Hellraiser)
Barbie Wilde (Hellbound: Hellraiser II)
Najarra Townsend (Contracted)
Jessica Cameron (Truth or Dare)
Jill Sixx (Call Girl)
Tristan Risk (American Mary)
The Grady Twins (The Shining)
Jennilee Murray (Smash Cut)
David F. Sandberg (Lights Out)
Kansas Bowling (B.C. Butcher)
Chelsey Valentine (“American Horror Story”)
Amy Steel (Friday the 13th Part II)
George Hardy (Troll II)
Debbie Rochon (Terror Firmer)
Kevin Martin (Straight to Video: A B-Movie Odyssey)
Fred Olen Ray (Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers)
Richard Crouse (Renowned Film Critic)
Including Bloodbath & Beyond, Crypticon Seattle, MoviePilot Horror, Hollywood Horror Museum, Audrey’s Costume Castle, Mirror Mountain Film Festival, Eddie Spuhghetti, Cinemablographer, and AssholesWatchingMovies.com!
It’s a contest, it’s an independent filmmaking initiative, and no matter what, it’s a fun way to celebrate the Halloween season!
TOP 5 PICK SELFIES!
Judges include a selfie of their Top 5 picks!
All entries are eligible for bonus awards TBA
Lloyd Kaufman will feature the Top 10 on the Troma Movies YouTube channel of over 100,000 subscribers!
The Bloody Horror International Film Festival (BHIFF) is an international, low submission fee festival seeking independent short films, features, documentaries, web series, animation, film trailers, and 15 second horror films! Through our partnership, every 15 second horror film that is submitted through BHIFF is (1) eligible for three BHIFF awards and (2) automatically submitted into the “15 Second Horror Film Challenge” for consideration. filmfreeway.com/festival/BloodyHorrorFilmFestival
RULES & TERMS
Q: Do we acquire the rights to your film?
A: No. You retain all rights to your film but allow us to upload your entry across social media & reproduce for publicity purposes. We will require the video file. Know that none of our social media is monetized.
Q: Can I submit a film I previously entered into the 15 Second Horror Film Challenge?
Q: Should I include titles & credits?
Q: Is there a limit on how many entries I can submit?
A: No. All films will be considered.
Q: Is there a limit on explicit content?
A: We decline sexual violence & material that is malicious by nature- racist, sexist, hateful, etc.
Q: Can I submit a film I previously produced?
Q: Can I re-cut a scene from a previous film of mine into a 15 second film?
Q: Do I have to wait to publish my film after the season premiere?