Horror of Damned is a horror film festival, supporting the best up and coming horror filmmakers from around the world.

MISSION
WE SCARE BUT WE CARE
Our mission is to give everyone the opportunity to show personal skills and passion
in horror productions and, low cost of submission reflect how much we care.

Our goals are to provide talented horror filmakers in all world.
We will announce the Horror of Damned winners to our propriety email list of thousand industry professionals.
We blog about Horror of Damned winners on our website.
We are active on social media and regularly post about Horror of Damned winners on Twitter and Facebook.
Our efforts are intended to raise the public awareness of Horror of Damned winners and foster the credibility they deserve.

Benefits of Participating:
Promotional Laurels - give your film opening and graphics that wow factor!
Publicity Enhancement - Winners are announced to a database of thousand email industry professionals as well as additional international media outlets.
Social Media Push - Facebook and Twitter announcements of winners and updates from our filmmaking community can be shared with your own lists

Feature Horror Films
min. 50 min

Awards for:
Best Feature horror film

Best Story
Best Soundtracks/music
Best Makeup FX
Best Costumes
Best Pathos Emotions
Best Actor/Actress

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Short Horror Films
up to 40 min.

Awards for:
Best Short Horror Films up to 40 min.
Best Story
Best Soundtracks/music
Best Makeup FX
Best Costumes
Best Pathos Emotions
Best Actor/Actress

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Short Horror Films up to 15 min.

Awards for:
Best Short Horror Films up to 15 min.

Best Story
Best Soundtracks/music
Best Makeup FX
Best Costumes
Best Pathos Emotions
Best Actor/Actress

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Mini Horror short Films up to 5 min.
Awards for:

Best Mini Horror short Films up to 5 min.

Best Story
Best Soundtracks/music
Best Makeup FX
Best Costumes
Best Pathos Emotions
Best Actor/Actress

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

AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS
The awards will be announced 1st November 2018.

LANGUAGE
Entries in any language other than English or Italian should be subtitled in English or Italian.

FORMATS
Entries can only be submitted via FilmFreeway with a secure link of an online copy through vimeo or other host (youtube etc..).
No hard-copies of films will be considered.
Email us with questions.

NOTIFICATION
Filmmakers of selected films will be notified by email.

OTHER
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.
To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this submission are true.
The film, video or music is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation.
Authorized to submit this film to the festival.
Certify that you have full rights to the use of the music in the entered work.
Entry fees are non-refundable.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • John Powers

    I will submit my next horror film to Horror of Damned Festival...that's how good it was!

    November 2018
  • Cynthia Bergen

    Thank you! Selecting The Last Cry, Finalist. Overall rating All stars. Keep up the good work supporting Indie film. Cynthia Bergen #nosleepfilms

    November 2018
  • Great festival - highly recommended and run by very enthusiastic team!

    November 2018
  • Artak Ozan

    Thank you for existing out there and motivating filmmakers to keep making films

    November 2018
  • Ray Kermani

    HODF is a great genre festival organized by an amazing team. We just love this festival!

    November 2018