The only Belgian horror short film festival.

We are searching the globe for the best horror shorts.
Festival is open to any film that might be considered a horror film.
Shorts need to be submitted in 1920x1080 (full hd) or in 4k.
Running time: shorts must be 10 minutes and under.
Subtitling: all shorts need to have english subtitles.

Best International Short
Best National Short
Best Animated Short
Best Micro Short
Best Music Video
Best Director
Best Writer
Best Producer
Best Original Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Editor
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Production Design
Best Costuming
Best Scare
Best Sound Design
Best Score
Best SFX
Best Poster

Award Winners will be announced LIVE at the event!

Festival is open to any film that might be considered a horror film, or anything of a disturbing nature, dark art and/or frightening.

Shorts need to be submitted in 1920x1080 (full hd) or in 4k.

Running time: shorts must be 10 minutes and under.

Subtitling: all shorts (except from Belgium and Netherlands) need to have english subtitles.

I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree:

I have read, understated and fully comply with all submission eligibility information, Submission Guidelines, Terms and Conditions of Entry and Entry Eligibility requirements.

To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this submission are true.

This film or video is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation.

I am duly authorized to submit this film to the festival.

I hold Halloween Horror Fest Tienen harmless from any damage to the print(s) or media materials(s) en route or otherwise during the course of the festival’s possession of the film.

I hold Halloween Horror Fest Tienen, its owners, management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from my entry.

I certify that I have full rights to the use of the music in the entered work.

I give permission for Halloween Horror Fest Tienen to use stills, titles, copy, and/or information from the short for promotional purposes

I give permission for Halloween Horror Fest Tienen to screen the film at the Festival for which it was submitted.

If selected I will provide Halloween Horror Fest Tienen with a digital copy of my films movie poster (in vertical format) and a press kit of my submission.

Halloween Horror Fest Tienen does not publish the short movies online!

Please add our email address to your email safe senders list, address book or contact list so that any correspondence with Halloween Horror Fest Tienen will not be blocked or filtered into your spam folder.

you will be notified of acceptance by email.

Complete press kits for films will be requested only after acceptance.

Overall Rating
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Networking
  • Very happy with the festival!

    December 2020
  • Thanks for selecting our short “Cambiante” for your Festival.
    And proud to have won Award Production Design.

    Very professional team and excellent communication.

    ¡¡¡GRACIAS!!!
    ¡Saludos desde México!

    November 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much for your kind words and review. Happy you were part of this year's event!

  • Nina Romain

    Many thanks Night of the Horror Fest for screening my microshort Dark Soon! A real honour and just wish I could have travelled over from London to meet everyone in person - next time for sure!

    November 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much for your review. We're sorry we where not able to meet. Maybe next time! :-)

  • Judson Vaughan

    Fantastic to have our film selected and shown in Belgium. Some great films in the mix and a well organised and friendly team running the fest. Very cool, great feedback and we even when on to win best scare! We'll be back hopefully soon! Thank you for your support!

    Thank you Night of Horror Fest Team!

    November 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much for your kind words! The pleasure was all ours and we love to see more of your wonderful work in the near future.

  • Lee Bailes

    Really enjoyed being part of this festival. It's run by a passionate and friendly team. Sadly due to covid we were not able to attend, so couldn't enjoy the networking part, or see the films. But would happily participate in this festival again

    November 2020
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    Response from festival:

    We would love to congratulate you and your team for making such an outstanding film! Love to see more of your work in the future!