HorrorAvenue.net is a Horror News & Entertainment website and The Horror Avenue Film Festival is a new annual event designed to feature a collection of awesome horror films each year!

We are extremely excited to have our 2020 film festival hosted at the Red Roof Inn in DeKalb, IL!! In addition to the best in Independent Horror Films Screening, our venue also has a discounted Room in the same building! We hope that you will come to join us!

Best Film
1st Runner Up
2nd Runner Up

You must own rights to all of your film material (including music) and/or authorized to submit the works on behalf of the content owner(s). Submitter is solely responsible for any violation / legal actions to this rule.

We require a digital one-sheet / movie poster image & synopsis for promotion of your film if selected.

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

There is NO 'Film Made By' date. We have shown horror films from as early as the 30's. Please feel free to submit your early work as well as your current work.

Overall Rating
  • Top Notch festival organized by awesome people! It was an honor to have been screened at Horror Avenue Film Festival

    March 2020
  • Michael Fausti

    Great festival, good communication, thanks selecting Dead Celebrities.

    January 2020
  • Chris Stuckmann

    Thanks so much for showing our film!

    December 2018
  • Cynthia Bergen

    Thank you! Official Selection "The Cop Cam." A lot of hard work goes into putting a film festival together. Don't stop! Cynthia Bergen #nosleepfilms

    June 2018
  • David Cave

    Awesome film festival. A shame that the 2018 edition is to be the last, for the time being anyway. Thanks for screening our work and best of luck!

    May 2018