The End of Days Film Festival showcases short action, sci-fi, horror, drama, and comedy films portraying an imminent threat to an individual, society, or the world. We love apocalyptic themed movies but are open to everything as long as it has a good storyline! We also accept music videos and student films. Submissions must be less than 25 minutes and produced within the past 3 years.

Best Film
Best Film Runner Up
Best Apocalyptic Film
Best Apocalyptic Film Runner Up
Best Drama
Best Apocalyptic Drama
Best Comedy
Best Apocalyptic Comedy
Best Action
Best Apocalyptic Action
Best SciFi
Best Apocalyptic SciFi
Best Horror
Best Apocalyptic Horror
Best Music Video
Best Apocalyptic Music Video
Best Male Actor
Best Supporting Male Actor
Best Female Actor
Best Supporting Female Actor
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Visual Effects
Best Animation
Best Practical Special Effects
Best Cinematography
Best Screenwriting
Best Director
*Other specialty awards

Best Student Film
Best Student Film Runner Up
Best International Student Film
Best International Student Film Runner Up
Best Apocalyptic Student Film

All official entries must be submitted through FilmFreeway. The EOD Film Festival does not accept films any other way. All notifications regarding the submitted films will be through the FilmFreeway website. Films must be less than 25 minutes in length. We do not accept feature length films. All films must have been made less than 3 years prior to the festival screening date. Non-English works are accepted. However, the film must have English subtitles. Any non-English film submitted without subtitles will be disqualified. Student films are accepted and will be judged in a category of their own.

The End of Days Film Festival has seven submission categories
Action, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Horror, Comedy, Drama, Student Film (any genre), and music video


Judges will review all the films submitted to the End of Days Film Festival. After a thorough review, EOD staff will accept films that meet the End of Days Film Festival standards. Filmmakers will be notified of their films acceptance status via FilmFreeway.

Accepted films will then be reviewed and nominated for awards. Filmmakers will be notified by via FilmFreeway if they receive a nomination. Winners of each category will then be chosen and announced. Award laurels and digital certificates will be given to all winning films.

The End of Days Film Festival Organizers may add to or amend these rules at any time without notice.

Overall Rating
  • Thank you for selecting my film!!! I will submit again for sure.

    May 2022
  • martin Dominguez Ball

    Thank you so much for selecting my film. I hope to be able to submit in the future. You guys were awesome!!!

    July 2021
    Response from festival:

    Our pleasure. We are excited to have you and wish you the best in your festival push!

  • Pia Thrasher

    Great team and communication! I definitely plan on submitting my next project!

    June 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Pia! Thank you again for choosing the Apocalypse to showcase your film. Looking forward to more of your work!

  • Very fun niche fest! If you have an apocalyptic film this is your joint!

    June 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Derek. Keep those apocalyptic films coming!

  • Laurent MERCIER

    great festival and great team ยง

    June 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Laurent. You are welcome back anytime. Looking forward to more apocalyptic action!