**Season 3**

MONSTERFLIX AWARDS - THE HOME OF HORROR

The MonsterFlix Awards is a brand new horror online film festival set up in 2020 by film-makers for film-makers all over the world giving them a platform to showcase their amazing projects.

Film entries are accepted in the categories of Best Feature, Best Short, Best 60 Second Horror Challenge, Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Special Effects and Musical Score.

In addition, there are special categories for Best Animation, Best Short, Best Documentary and Best Student Film.

Finalists in chosen Caterogies will be able to watch their film live during the ceremony and is it will be watched by thousands so what are you waiting for and submit to the MonsterFlix awards now.

** FINALISTS WILL BE OFFERED CHANCE TO SHARE THEIR PROJECT WITH OUR DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS**

BEST FEATURE
BEST SHORT
BEST STUDENT SHORT
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
BEST PERFORMANCE
BEST COMEDY
BEST MAKEUPn in
BEST EDITING
BEST MUSICAL SCORE
BEST ANIMATION
BEST 60 SECOND HORROR
BEST FOREIGN (English subtitles required)
BEST WEB SERIES (All Genres)
BEST HORROR COMEDY
BEST SCREENPLAY (All Genres)
BEST MOVIE TRAILER (All Genres)
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
BEST PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION
BEST DRAMA
SPECIAL MENTION AWARD
BEST POSTER
STOP MOTION ANIMATION

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Films must have been completed after January 1, 2017.
Premiere status will be one of the factors considered when determining a film’s (shorts & features) inclusion in the Festival.

Feature films and short films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English for festival presentation.

The following are the film length that should determine your film submission type:

**Feature Films must be over 40 minutes**

ALL PROJECTS MUST GIVE PERMISSION TO DOWNLOAD

Films that have been submitted for consideration in previous years are eligible for re-submission only if significant changes have been made to the film. A detailed list of the changes must be included in the submission packet.

SUBMISSION FORMAT:

We will accept links to online versions of your film. You may enter a password protected link for Vimeo or an unlisted or private link for Youtube when completing the submission form VIA FilmFreeway.

Links must remain active and accessible through December 31st, 2020.
Verify that your link is working properly.

Please do not email us links to new versions of your film after you have completed your submission. We are only able to judge one version of each film.
ENTRY FEES

Payment in US dollars VIA FilmFreeway or other website supporting MonsterFlix Awards.

SUBMISSION CHECKLIST

Completed submission form, submitted electronically via FilmFreeway or supporting websites.

A link to a secured online screener for your film that is accessible until December 31, 2020.

As applicable, the entry fee(s) for the film submission (see the “Entry Fees” section above), which are payable ONLY by credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover).

FESTIVAL AWARDS

Films selected for the MonsterFlix Awards competition sections are eligible for the prestigious Monsterflix awards.

Feature films qualify for the following awards:

BEST PICTURE
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS
BEST MAKEUP
BEST EDITING
BEST MUSICAL SCORE
Short films qualify for the following awards:

BEST SHORT
BEST STUDENT SHORT
60 SECOND HORROR CHALLENGE

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS

If your film is selected for exhibition, please be advised that the festival will require:
Requirement to download
Production film stills
Head shot of Director(s)
Short biography of Director(s)
Trailer link, synopsis, cast and crew and other film info that you will upload to your film content page.

Posters and postcards, if available, to promote your film during the festival.

THE SMALL PRINT

Entry fees are in U.S. Dollars, are per film and are non-refundable. The Festival reserves the right to disqualify a submission, without refund of any kind, if eligibility requirements are not met including if eligibility status changes post-submission.
All entries selected into MonsterFlix Awards grant Monsterflix Awards the right to use any footage from the preview screener and all submitted publicity photos and any other materials sent to us pertaining to this entry for Monsterflix Awards promotional purposes, without limitations.

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  • It's an awesome horror film festival! Thank you so much for selected and gave award to our film "Be Careful What You Say"!

    November 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you!

  • MonsterFlix Awards were really communicative, had a great social presence and seemed all round like a great festival. Thank you so much for selecting us.

    November 2020
  • Adam O'Keeffe

    This was a fantastic experience for us, and it was an honour to be programmed within such an exciting selection of films.

    November 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you!

  • Cynthia Bergen

    Thank you! MonsterFlix Awards. Official Selection of Year Zero Trailer. Keep on supporting Indie Films. Cynthia Bergen, No Sleep Films

    November 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you!

  • Good communication; pleased my "Devil's Ridge" was Selected.

    October 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you!