An unapologetic celebration of exploitation (horror, thrillers, fantasy, sci-fi, erotic, comedy) culture. With the emphasis on FUN and FUNDRAISING for Breast Cancer Charity the KEEP A BREAST FOUNDATION.

Our first event was held at Quentin Tarantino's NEW BEVERLY CINEMA in Los Angeles and was a massive success. Past festivals have honored "Final Destination" creator JEFFREY REDDICK, Cosplay Superstar BRIGITTE BERLIN and Exploitation Superstar CHRISTINE NGUYEN. Past guests include Fred Olen Ray, Mary Carey, Vernon Wells, Yutaka Ikejima, Bill Oberst Jr., Camden Toy, Lynn Lowry, the Chiodo Bros., Michelle Bauer, Barry Williams, the Suicide Girls, Yumi Yoshiyuki and Kevin Tenney. Past Award Winners include Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino and Dee Wallace.

We publish the (Rondo Awards nominated) BOOBS & BLOOD magazine and offer all entrants the chance to have their work distributed through our partner FilmFest Distribution.

We look forward to a full and exciting 2022 with screenings, industry panels, live music, celebrity guests, awards, prizes and photo ops for all.

Be safe and keep being creative.


WINNERS receive an award and have the opportunity of having their work distributed worldwide through our unique partnership with FilmFest Distribution (see for more details).

Our rules are very basic but necessary. Please read all of the rules thoroughly before you enter.

1. Entry Rules
We accept ANY films, produced ANY year, in ANY category you feel is grindhouse or exploitation-genre related (horror, action, sci-fi, martial arts, animation, film noir, teen comedy, erotic, blacksploitation etc).

Submit the film/screenplay digitally through FilmFreeway exclusively. You may have multiple entries. We do not offer a waiver fee. Entry fees are non-refundable. We do not return submission entries. All selections are final.

2. Subtitles
Any foreign language films must have english subtitles.

3. Formats
For the selection process a digital screener must be submitted via FilmFreeway. Screenplays must be submitted as a digital PDF via FilmFreeway.

4. Publicity
We reserve the right to use extracts from submissions for festival publicity and marketing purposes.

5. Awards include (but are not limited to):
Best of the Fest (for film and script)
Best Feature Film
Best Short Film
Best Horror Comedy
Best Documentary
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Production Design
Best Music Score
Best Make-Up
Best Special Effects
Best Unproduced Screenplay (Feature)
Best Unproduced Screenplay (Short)

6. Legal Terms & Conditions
The film contains no genuine acts of violence or animal cruelty.

Entrant warrants that they have the full & uncontested legal right (incl. full rights to the use of the film’s music) to enter their film/screenplay work to BOOBS & BLOOD and that the said work is not subject to nor threatened by any litigation.

Entrant holds BOOBS & BLOOD, its owners, management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from my entry. Entrants agree to defend and indemnify BOOBS & BLOOD, its directors, officers, employees, contractors, consultants, volunteers, judges and agents against any and all claims, demands, actions, or lawsuits arising out of or related to the screening of the submitted film, performance of the music, or displaying of the art.

BOOBS & BLOOD has the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to change the festival date or location, if deemed necessary or unavoidable, to ensure a successful festival. In such a case the festival would continue as normal, just at another venue/date TBD or operate online-only if deemed necessary or unavoidable.

Overall Rating
  • Nicholas Peetros

    Fantastic festival and great people to work with! I will defintely be submitting again!! One of the best festivals out there!!!

    February 2022
  • Nicole Rose Julian

    This was the best experience I've had with a competition! Everyone was super kind and encouraging =) I left feeling seen and absolutely inspired! I won 2 awards for an unproduced screenplay.

    October 2021
  • A fun event for a great cause, to raise money and awareness for breast cancer. I am grateful and honored to have had my un-produced screenplay KILLER SURF selected as part of this great event.

    October 2021
  • Darla Allen

    Miles and everyone was great. Really appreciate that your judges are so professional and considered our outside the box film.
    We are grateful. Hope to see you again. Thank you for recognizing Courageous Warriors Beauty from the Ashes documentary in such a positive way. Thank you for your thorough communication.

    October 2021
  • Caleb King

    What a wacky and fun experience it was to join our fellow filmmakers at this years awards ceremony for Boobs and Blood!
    Thank you to Miles and all of the other judges for recognizing our short film Gardenia so highly. We had a blast!

    October 2021