We are devoted to horror, thriller, sci-fi. Around 25 award category which includes special effect, most gory, best death scene etc. We aim to promote the horror, thriller and sci-fi genre with utmost care and variety of award categories which separate and pops out the best of the best works.

We also have two other categories for the short and feature films which does not belong to Horror, Thriller & Sci-Fi.

We believe giving proper exposure to the film makers, screenplay writes and the crew without whom a film can not be completed.

This award declaration happens quarterly in a year.

Category of awards:
- Best Horror Feature Film
- Best Thriller Feature Film
- Best Sci-Fi Feature Film
- Best Horror Short Film
- Best Thriller Short Film
- Best Sci-Fi Short Film
- Best Direction
- Best Actor
- Best Supporting Role
- Best Cinematography
- Best Special Effects
- Best Music/Sound
- Best Editing
- Best Screenplay
- Best Feature (other category)
- Best Short (Other category)
- Best Web Series (season wise)

Scene Awards:
- Most scary scene
- Best Gory scene
- Best Ambiance
- Best Romantic Scene
- Best Original Concept
- Most Disturbing
- Best death sequence
- Best erotic scene
- Best Zombie Scene
- Best twist
- Best plot
- Real horror picture you clicked
- Any composite horror picture you created

Winners get :

- Laurel
- Certificate (digital)
- Online promotion in our social media
- 100 word reviews for the winners
- Exclusive video interview post in our website and social media
- Winners can apply for a Horror Bowl Medal (courier charges to be borne by the applicant)

1) All submission should be through FilmFreeway only
2) Any production year will be accepted
3) There is no constraint on budget of the movie
4) Filmmaker/screenplay writer can submit as many projects they want
5) There is no premiere so no premiere rules applies
6) Old and new both films will be accepted
7) Previously submitted film can be re-submitted if it did not win in any category
8) Improperly submitted films will be disqualified
9) There will be 2 segments of internal screening by our judges panel and their decision will be the final

Overall Rating
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  • Honored to have been a part of this festival! Wonderful experience.

    December 2020
  • Very good festival with informative and consistent communication! Thank you for honoring my work in your festival.

    December 2020
  • Piero C

    Great festival and excellent communication. Thanks for the award given to my short. See you soon!

    December 2020
  • Monica De Almeida

    The festival team is very present and keeps you informed of every step. I am very happy that my film received the award for best short film (non horror category). I recommend the festival.

    December 2020
  • Thank you to the Horror Bowl team for selecting our film “The Whooper Returns” to screen at this year’s festival. We understand how difficult it must be to facilitate a festival in these strange times, but you pulled it off!

    December 2020