Welcome to the Bloody Hats Film Festival! Here you will see the scariest movies

Each participant of our festival will become our closest collaborator. It is our joint immersion into the depths of nightmare that will create an unbreakable bond between all of us! We will be happy to write a review of your work and conduct interviews if you wish. It will increase your fan base and let to know your work better. We are always open to communication. If you have any questions, email us at bloodyhats@gmail.com

We'd love to hear from you

Let's fill Hats with new blood

All winners receive an official certificate and participation in the show. We also promote the winners' works in our social networks. We hold a festival every two months. The best films will get to the screen to scare everyone!

Screenings take place at SAN CINEMA UG & Co KG, Stuttgart, Germany

✱ Short films are accepted from 60 seconds to 30 minutes

✱ Feature films longer than 30 minutes are accepted

​✱ Films with spoken languages other than English must contain burnt-in English subtitles

​✱ All films must be completed after January 1st 2018

​✱ You must own the rights to the work submitted

✱​ Please note: no REAL people or animal cruelty will be accepted. Any such material will be immediately dismissed and reported to proper authorities

​✱ The festival can use materials of your work (poster, trailer, footage from the film) for promotion in social networks and mass media

✱​ If you have any questions about our criteria, please email us at bloodyhats@gmail.com

Overall Rating
  • Frédéric Astruc

    I'm delighted to have been nominated by the Bloody Hats Festival! Our film is very special, and I can't thank the members of the selection committee enough for choosing it. Can't wait to compete!
    Frédéric Astruc

    March 2024
  • I'm extremely happy and well honoured to have been nominated by the Bloody Hats Festival for my film "Don't Forget 2". A special thank you to all the members of the selection committee for considering my work of craft. You guys are awesome! thank you.

    April 2024
  • Great movie review! However, I am very disappointed that I cannot see the work! I think he has a solid critical eye. I would like live screenings and online screenings to become a reality someday. A very good film festival!

    March 2024
  • been a great experienced
    looking forward to the next time

    March 2024
  • I am grateful for the award we received and the communication from the festival selection team for my short horror film, SHOES. I recommend anyone interested in submitting to do so as well!

    January 2024