Get Your Short Film Shown on the Big Screen at the CineMayhem Film Festival

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Indie Horror MonthWith Dread Central’s Indie Horror Month right around the corner, we have a contest for you indie filmmakers that’s sure to get your blood pumping and then hopefully spraying right out of your jugular vein. Read on for details.

Starting RIGHT NOW you can submit your short film to us, and if gets the most “Likes” via our official CineMayhem Contest Facebook App, it will be shown during the fest. You can upload your film right now for judging. Hit that link and get started.

The festival runs March 2nd and 3rd at the Muvico Theaters in Thousand Oaks, California.

  • All shorts must be made and submitted in accordance with the provisions and instructions posted herein.
  • The short must be in the English language or with English subtitles.
  • The short may be no longer than 10 minutes in length, including titles and/or credits, if any.
  • The short must be the contestant’s original work.

    All shorts must be received by the end of the Entry Period (12:00 midnight PT on February 20, 2013). Voting on the entries will then begin at 1:00 AM PT February 21, 2013. Contestants may submit multiple shorts, including films made by them prior to the start of the Contest, and may submit the same films in other film contests and/or festivals without restriction. Shorts may not be revised or deleted after they have been submitted. All shorts will be posted on the Contest Site. By submitting a short, Contestants grant permission for their films to be posted on the Contest Site for viewing by visitors to the Contest Site and for evaluation by fans during the voting process. The winning entry will be picked by popular vote and will be screened at the CineMayhem Film Festival at the festival organizers’ discretion.

    Check out the official press release below for more about the event, and good luck!

    From the Press Release
    CineMayhem Film Fest was founded by Heather Wixson, producer and horror journalist with Created as a launch event to kick off Dread Central’s third annual Indie Horror Month this March, CineMayhem will celebrate the past, present and future of independent genre filmmaking at the Muvico Theaters in Thousand Oaks, California, on March 2nd and 3rd.

    Created as a way to pay homage to and celebrate the spirit of independent filmmaking and those unafraid to take risks with their storytelling, CineMayhem’s diverse line-up includes advance screenings of two highly anticipated genre projects including Magnet Releasing’s visceral horror anthology THE ABCs OF DEATH and Breaking Glass Pictures’ mind-bending drama K-11 directed by Jules Stewart (Crank: High Voltage, Mortal Kombat).

    CineMayhem is also thrilled to announce that it will be hosting the World Premieres of ROADSIDE directed by Eric England (Madison County) and the latest short film from Ryan Spindell (Kirksdale), THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM, as well as the West Coast Premieres of two other short films- Paul Davis’ (Beware the Moon: Remembering An American Werewolf in London) HIM INDOORS and SPLIT THE CHECK by Patrick Rea (Nailbiter).

    Other feature films currently selected for the CineMayhem Film Fest include BREATH OF HATE by Sean Cain (Silent Night, Zombie Night), COLDWATER by Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red) and THE SLEEPER by Justin Russell. CineMayhem will also be screening several other award-winning short films including FAMILIAR by Richard Powell, KILLER KART by James Feeney and FOXES by Lorcan Finnegan as well as a few retro indie horror screenings to be announced soon.

    Ticket information and the full CineMayhem line-up will be announced later this month; to keep up with all the CineMayhem to come this March, fans can follow CineMayhem on Twitter and give them a “Like” on the official CineMayhem Facebook page.

    Get Your Short Film Shown on the Big Screen at the CineMayhem Film Festival

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