Hey! It's time for the first ever Film Basement Horror Film Awards! Your horror short or feature could win one of the film basement awards, and the winner of the" Best of the Fest" awards will screen live in Los Angeles on March 21st, 2023. Every film submitted will be considered an Official Selection of the festival, but only the most terrifying will win one of our many awards. You can check out the creepy basement space the awards ceremony and screening will take place by going to www.filmbasement.com.

We are hosting this award showcase to elevate horror filmmakers from around the globe. Horror strikes at the very heart, reinvigorating us. When your pulse sky rockets from intense fear you know that you're alive. Horror filmmaking is something we're all deeply passionate about and we know you are too. Submit your film today and we'll see you in March!

Best of the Fest - Short Film
Best of the Fest - Feature Film
Best Premise - Short Film
Best Premise - Feature Film
The Spooky Award - Short Film
The Spooky Award - Feature Film
Best Jump Scare - Short Film
Best Jump Scare - Feature Film
Scariest Monster - Short Film
Scariest Monster - Feature Film
Gore Award - Short Film
Gore Award - Feature Film
Subtlety Award - Short Film
Subtlety Award - Feature Film
Psychological Distress Award - Short Film
Psychological Distress Award - Feature Film
Best Chase Scene - Short Film
Best Chase Scene - Feature Film
Campy Award - Short Film
Campy Award - Feature Film
Best Horror Comedy - Short Film
Best Horror Comedy - Feature Film

Best Actor - Short Film
Best Actor - Feature Film
Best Actress - Short Film
Best Actress - Feature Film
Best Cinematography - Short Film
Best Cinematography - Feature Film
Best Score - Short Film
Best Score - Feature Film
Best Editing - Short Film
Best Editing - Feature Film
Best Sound Design - Short Film
Best Sound Design - Feature Film
Best Makeup - Short Film
Best Makeup - Feature Film
Best Production Design - Short Film
Best Production Design - Feature Film
Best Child Acting - Short Film
Best Child Acting - Feature Film
Best Practical Effects - Short Film
Best Practical Effects - Feature Film
Best Directing - Short Film
Best Directing - Feature Film

Awards will be announced live in Los Angeles at the Film Basement (www.filmbasement.com) on 3/21/23.

Both "Best of the Fest" award winners will screen live at the award ceremony.

A list of the winners will be published on www.filmbasement.com in late March of 2023.

You can submit your film to as many categories as you'd like.

Films are eligible to win multiple awards.

You can submit multiple projects.

There are no limitations related to premiere status or film completion dates.

All awards are decided at the sole discretion of www.Filmbasement.com.

All award winners will receive a coupon for 20% off on www.filmbasement.com location rentals for 1 year.

Submissions are only accepted through Film Freeway. Only online submissions will be accepted at this time.