The Cyprus Horror Society is an IMDB verified festival. As the first ever Horror Film Festival in Cyprus, our aim is to create a sense of community; for all horror lovers in Cyprus but also the world! Our Festival has annual physical screenings and an award show in Cyprus! We want to find the best Horror Films from all over the world!
Best Horror Feature
Best Sci-fi Thriller
Best Drama Horror
Best Mystery Thriller
Best Psychological Thriller
Best Musical Horror
Best Animation Horror
Best short film under 5 minutes
Best Director - Short Film
Best Director - Feature Film
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Best Achievement in Editing
Best Achievement in Music
Best Achievement in Sound Design
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Best Achievement in Art Direction
Best Achievement in Makeup
Audience Award - Favourite Film
1) To submit a film to our awards, you must have created the project yourself, own the rights or have permission from the owner of the content to submit the film to us.
2) All films must be submitted in a digital format. We prefer DCP but we will accept HQ avi, mp4, mov.
3) ALL films MUST have English subtitles (and if possible, greek subtitles) incorporated in the film and not as a separate file.
4) We accept Horror, Thrillers, Mystery Thrillers, Psychological Horrors/Thrillers, Animation Horror/Thrillers
WE DO NOT ACCEPT:
2. Amateur videos i.e. films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of
subtitles/ captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD).
3. We do not currently accept scripts.
We reserve the right to disqualify films that feature a significant political or religious agenda. Once selected, we might use small clips, posters for promotional purposes.
FILM ENTRIES & RUNTIMES
Feature Films: All Films above 50 minutes in length.
Medium Films: All Films between 30 minutes and 49:59 minutes in length.
Short Films: All Films below 29:59 in length.
PLEASE MAKE SURE FILMS ARE ENTERED INTO THE CORRECT RUNTIME OR ELSE BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED.
To qualify for the ‘Cyprus’ award, your principal production crew must be based in Cyprus.