Scream Power Horror Fest is an international indie Horror showcase, screening the very best of short independent horror films. Nonprofit organization (NPO) - all funds raised are invested back into the festival.

Win a live London screening at our annual event - an awesome opportunity to showcase your latest project and network with like-minded indie filmmakers and fellow horror-heads! (Official partner of one of the world's fastest-growing festivals - Screen Power Film Festival).

Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Original Score, Best Visual FX, Best Hair, Makeup & Costume, Best Production Design, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Ensemble Cast, Grand Jury Award

Competition Format:
Over the course of each season, a number of Official Selections will be made. Those selected will have the opportunity to showcase their film live at the yearly Scream Power Horror Fest in London, and will also receive laurels made available for online download, and an Official Certificate of Selection. Annual Award Winners (of each category) will receive Official Award Statuettes and an Official Certificate of Award.

​(Official Selection notifications will be sent after reviews are finalised. Winners are notified on the night of the event)

Scream Power Horror Fest accepts films from a wide variety of themes, placing no restrictions on the content of your films. We encourage filmmakers with bold, unique and powerful stories to submit. Please find a full list of our rules and guidelines below.

⍟ All short film submissions must be under 40 minutes in duration.

⍟ Foreign language films (non-English speaking) must have subtitles in English.

⍟ Submitted films must have been made after January 1st, 2017.

⍟ Submitted films must be one of the following genres: Horror, Psychological Horror, Slasher, Gore, Monster Horror, Paranormal Horror, Sci-Fi Horror, Comedy Horror, Killer Horror, Found Footage Horror, Pandemic Horror, Mystery Horror, Suspense Horror, Body Horror, Zombie Horror, Experimental Horror, Thriller or Psychological Thriller.

⍟ Entry fees are paid in full at the time of submission. You can only pay/submit through FilmFreeway.

⍟ All submissions must be fully complete at the time of submission. Incomplete submissions will not be selected.

⍟ Scream Power Horror Fest will take place in October 2021. The venue will be announced within at least three months of the event.

⍟ By submitting to us, you are giving consent to have your films promoted via our website and social media pages. This includes the use of posters, photographs and trailers. We will not post the full-length version of your film until the event (if selected). Films selected for the annual event will be asked to provide an HD, MOV or MP4 copy of the film.

⍟ The releases for all content including, but not limited to, music and talent must be obtained by the filmmaker. Scream Power Horror Fest is not liable for any copyright infringement or unauthorised usage.

⍟ We reserve the right to refuse entries from the competition at any time.

⍟ By submitting to us, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the submission rules and declare that your submission is in compliance with all of the rules stated by Scream Power Horror Fest and FilmFreeway.