The HEX Film Festival is an exciting opportunity to screen your Halloween, entertainment, sci-fi, or horror themed film.
We have a live screening festival in Calgary Oct 4-31, 2024 with our official weekend being Oct 25 / 26 for 2024. Calgary is located just an hour from picturesque Banff, Canada, HEX After Dark is the largest Halloween Film Festival in Western Canada. The festival is held during Calgary's Screamfest festival (www.screamfest.ca) which features haunted experiences, live theatre, Halloween retail spaces, and of course our screening room. Last year we had 22,000 people attend the event. As well we will be hosting a theatre run on or about Oct 24.
The festival features a banquet of today's new independent films.. We would like to host industry guests including distribution companies and halloween / horror related media contacts, and of course - our film makers. Please see our reviews!!
The mission of the HEX Film Festival is to promote the artistry of independent films made in the spirit of creativity, provide exposure for talented visionary filmmakers, and celebrate a collective passion for Halloween.
We have changed this year and will be only showcasing short (less than 1 hour) films. This seems to suit our audience the best.
We have a super cool laurel - please take a look at our photos. We look forward to seeing your creations!!
**Only films that have a Halloween/Horror/Sci-Fi/Fantasy theme will be featured**
**We do not provide waivers - requests will be ignored**
Two weekend passes to the full Halloween & Entertainment Expo will be provided to the creators of each accepted project.
Best Short Film
BEST Sci-Fi or Fantasy Film
Best Horror Film
Best Special Effects
Best Sound Effects
Best Costume Design
Best Canadian Film
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Animated Film
Submitter agrees to take all responsibility for obtaining any and all rights and permissions for screening the project at HEX Film Festival.
We are looking for films that have been completed within the last two years.
Please either provide a download link on Filmfeeway or a link to a 1080p film.
By submitting the project, you agree to provide HEX Entertainment Inc. and its agents with a non-exclusive right to screen the project at HEX Film Festival in front of a live audience. If accepted, filmmakers allow HEX to use clips and images of their films in promotional material.