Blood & Popcorn Film Festival is a micro Horror film festival that celebrates Bay Area Filmmakers and spotlights international talents. Enjoy the best curated collection of horror short films that offer spine chilling frights and gory delights.

Awards:

Best Kill
Best Killer
Best Gore
Best Folklore
Best Scare
Best Final Girl

Winners will receive a digital Award Certificate and the filmmakers and their films will be interviewed and promoted by a professional podcaster and film critic.

PLEASE READ THIS. IF YOU DO NOT READ THIS YOU ARE WASTING YOUR TIME!!! 
Online entries ONLY. Films *MUST* be no longer than 20 minutes including credits. Films must be HORROR or THRILLER genre. Genres such as music videos, documentaries, animated films, experimental films, are all ok! Entrant must have legal rights to film including licensing for music. Entrant gives permission to festival to exhibit film during 2023 festival with no royalties expected. Final screening format must be HD MP4 or HD .MOV. Full film files, please! Do not send us two giant film files and expect us to edit/splice them together. Films must be made after 2017. Accepted filmmakers will receive 2 comp passes to the event with an RSVP. With acceptance, you give Blood & Popcorn Film Festival rights to utilize portions of your film for promotion. If selected, you must respond to your acceptance email letter within 3 days of the email's sent date along with sending your screening file. Your final screening film file must be received by the deadline indicated in the acceptance letter email.