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 the utmost care and a variety of award categories that separate and pop out the best of the best works.

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

We believe in giving proper exposure to the filmmakers, screenplay writers, 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
- 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

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  • Flame Brewer

    I'm incredibly honoured to receive this fantastic award from Horror Bowl Movie Awards for my short film - 'Scared to Death'.
    This is my first film I've made and I'm blown away with the recognition the film is getting worldwide. Thank you so much!

    November 2022
  • Joshua Nelson

    Thank you so much for making our film an official selection and a winner!! We were thrilled to be a part of your festival!! Will submit again in the future!

    November 2022
  • Great fest that gives independent horror a chance to win!

    November 2022
  • Sangeet Prabhaker

    Thank you for selecting my short film DINGHY into the festival and bestowing it with the best special effects award, Sangeet.

    November 2022
  • Vincent Edwards

    This is a wonderful and great film festival. I truly enjoyed it and will be back again.

    November 2022