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 had a good story line! Submissions must be less than 25 minutes and produced within the past 3 years. Read the official rules here

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

Best Student Film
Best Student Film Runner Up
Best Student Film Third Place
Best International Student Film
Best International Student Film Runner Up
Best International Student Film Third Place
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 EOD staff of their nomination. Winners will then be chosen and announced. Award laurels and digital certificates will be given to all winning films.

Films chosen for screening will be downloaded from FilmFreeway website. They will be screened in the format you uploaded to the FilmFreeway website. If your film is screened, you will have an opportunity to provide EOD with an updated version of the film.

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

Overall Rating
  • a small but really good festival with good communication and such a nice organisation team - a wonderful opportunity to screen your movie

    November 2019
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Carolina! We appreciate the kind words! We are excited to provide a fair and enjoyable experience for all independent filmmakers.

  • AlchemicartS Production

    Proud to be part of it ! Grateful for the selection !

    May 2019
    Response from festival:

    We were happy to have Escape from Planet Zero as part of the festival! Very entertaining!

  • Everyone was very friendly and I made some very valuable connections. The festival was engaging at every moment and overall very fun to attend.

    May 2019
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Alexandra! We appreciate your attendance and showcasing your film. We wish you the best in the festival circuit!

  • michael morris

    Great Festival to be Selected for. We were unfortunately not screened but the communication and professionalism of this Festival is extremely good.

    May 2019
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Michael! Wish we could screen everyone, but we greatly appreciate having MERCS Moonsamy in the festival! Best of luck on the festival circuit!

  • Dustin Ardine

    Good festival. Great communication. Very happy to have had our film included. Thanks end of days.

    May 2019
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Dustin. We're happy to have Ashes as part of the festivities! Wish you the best in your future filmmaking endeavors.