2020 Halloween Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions!
We are currently accepting original independent film submissions for consideration for the 2020 festival program, through FilmFreeway, the world’s leading online submission platform. Films may be submitted in either the short film category (under 50 minutes) or feature film category (runtime of 50 minutes or more). Click the link below for more information and to submit your film.
Featuring independent horror and Halloween-themed films from around the world, all screenings will once again be held at the R/C Theatres KDH Movies 10 cineplex, including special guest Q&As, Orange Carpet photo ops, and nightly meet and greets. Attendees can RSVP on Facebook here.
The 2020 submission period opened on December 1, 2019, exclusively through FilmFreeway, the world’s #1 way to enter film festivals. The early deadline is January 31, and the final deadline for submissions is June 30, 2020. Entry fee waivers are available for eligible locally-produced Outer Banks-based productions upon request.
You can see 2019 photos from the Orange Carpet here.
Founded in 2016, the Halloween International Film Festival is a Gold-ranked festival on the world’s leading film festival submission platform, FilmFreeway.
Previous Official Selections include The Barn (2016 Best Halloween Film and Best Feature Film Award Winner), 3 Dead Trick or Treaters, 10/31, The Haunt (2017 Best Halloween Film Award Winner), Haunters: The Art of the Scare (2018 Best Halloween Film Award Winner), and Epic Home Haunts (2019 Breakthrough Filmmaker Award Winner).