Stained Glass and Blood Bath productions presents the annual Happenstance Horror Fest! Searching for the most beautiful of the bloody all around the world.

This year we are teaming up with MonstahXpo! Featuring 140+ curated artists, creators, movie makers, vendors, and special celebrity guests.

genre films will be accepted with a run time of 20 minutes or less ALL FORMS OF HORROR ARE WELCOME. we want to see what you got! We shine the light on underground filmmakers regardless of budget. Story and passion carry more than a price tag around these parts

PRIZES PRIZES PRIZES!

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS in 5 different categories!
All films will be judged by an unbiased motley crew of local horror enthusiasts including award winning authors, bloggers, and filmmakers

Again we don't know if the world will exist come festival time
all short films have to be under 20 minutes
all films must be in English or subtitled
The weirder the better.
HORROR IS AN OPEN ENDED LETTER TO WHAT LIVES IN YOUR NIGHTMARES. THERE ARE NO RULES.
all entries must be complete.
Is the world still on fire?
ALL FILMS CONSIDERED REGARDLESS OF BUDGET
Selected films will be featured at the Happenstance Horror Fest as well as other screenings and conventions throughout the year with the filmmakers permission.

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  • Brit Tobin

    It was an honor being selected to Happenstance! Awesome festival, highly recommend.

    January 2023
  • Nathan Thomas

    Excellent Festival and Event! Was so excited to have both my films Newborn and The Witch on Bridge Street selected! Looking forward to next year already!

    January 2023
  • Unfortunately we live in Oregon, but we're very happy to have been selected! Thank you!

    October 2022
  • Very interesting festival with very kind and helpful staff. Thank you very much

    October 2022
  • We were so happy that our film was able to reach a wider audience. Thank you Happenstance Horror Fest!

    October 2022