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 Director
Best Writer
Best Animated Short
Best Cinematography
Best Scare
Best Sound Design
Best SFX
Best Actress
Best Actor

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.

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  • Really great experience!!! I had such a perfect time at this festival. the organization team is amazing and they have great ideas. They're truly passionates and they also make movie. The venue is so cool : A former school, it looks like a haunted house. The programmation is perfect. Thanks for the awards!!! I'll come back for sure

    November 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Michael, it was really awesome to meet you and we are very happy you had a good time! Everybody loved your amazing work and you truly deserved your awards. We look forward to meet you next year on september 26th 2020.

  • Ethan Blum

    I wasn't able to attend in person, but the passion of this team was clear through their quick and attentive communication. I can see this festival growing fast.

    November 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Ethan for your wonderful review. Your film was truly deeply madly amazing!

  • Thank you for your selection. That was a great experiences.

    October 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for submitting your awesome film!

  • Daniele Zinelli

    beautiful festival and great seriousness.

    October 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Grazie mille! Tutti amavano il suo film. We hope to see more of your future projects

  • Andre Dixon

    Thanks for selecting my film. This is a great overall festival with excellent communication from friendly and hospitable staff. I definitely continue to submit films to this festival. Cheers!

    October 2019
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    Response from festival:

    What a movie... such an excellent sound design!