TERROR TV is accepting submissions for its first SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
with prizes that include a distribution contract UNTIL OCTOBER 1

Expanding to include science fiction, fantasy, mystery, suspense, and noir to its foundation of horror films, Terror TV, along with Acort International, a leading name in the distribution and presentation of independent horror films, take this opportunity to connect with emerging short filmmakers with this festival. Soliciting films running from 5 to 30 minutes in length, the festival will review films until October 1. The winners will premiere on TerrorTV on Halloween. The channel is planning a virtual celebration online, then a live celebration in 2021.
“With more than a dozen awards being offered, this is a prime opportunity for the emerging genre filmmaker,” says Darrin Ramage, the festival’s producer and CEO of Terror TV and Acort. Prizes include the negotiation of a distribution contract; visibility on the television channel; interview and promotional opportunities; as well as certificates for best film, director, technical (animation or special effects), cinematography, acting, screenplay, and many others.

In less than a year in official operation, TerrorTV...

ENHANCED its catalog with more than two dozen films including the critically acclaimed CRY HAVOC and CAPTURED, plus leading international exports like MY GUARDIAN ANGEL. “We’re excited about all the new edgy films coming to the channel before the end of the year,” says Sharry Flaherty, CEO of Samera Entertainment, a film acquisitions agent working with Terror TV;

PARTNERED with the first virtual horror convention (Phantasm Con 2020);

DESIGNED its own line of merchandise (teespring.com/stores/terrortv);

CREATED an industry news service (terrortv.com/blog) and podcast (https://terrortv.com/inthedark/);

SPONSORS events like Phoenix FearConOnline (https://phoenixfearcon.festivee.com/);

And spokesman Jay Michaels has appeared on numerous podcasts and programs across the country. 

Michaels hosts the channel’s first original program, TERROR TALK, which focuses on issues facing the genre community, has already interviewed Anthony C. Ferrante (Sharknado), Reggie Bannister (Phantasm), Sara Karloff & Lynne Lugosi Sparks, Dacre Stoker, Terry Alexander (Romero’s Day of the Dead), Gil Adler (Tales from the Crypt, Superman Returns), the director, writer and stars of FOLLOWED, the director and entire cast of THE DARK OFFERINGS, horror novelists Owl Goingback and John Skipp, author/industry personality Joe Moe, and Damon Gerard, the founder of the horror fan social media site, SLASHER, to name a few. 

To submit to the festival: https://filmfreeway.com/TerrorTVShortFilmFestival

Visit us at https://terrortv.com/

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Awards & Prizes

More than a dozen awards are offered to winning filmmakers. Prizes include:
--Negotiation of a distribution contract
--Visibility on the television channel
--Interview and promotional opportunities
--Certificates for best film, director, technical (animation or special effects), cinematography, acting, screenplay, and many others.

Please read all rules and terms carefully.
You will receive a document for your signature before admission into the festival

--All films must be between 5 to 30 minutes in length.
--All films must be submitted as YouTube video or MP4
--All films must be indicative of the horror, sci-fi, mystery, suspense, fantasy, or noir genres
--You MUST have all proper permissions, clearances, rights, etc. to send in your project.
--You grant Terror TV permission to exhibit your film in any way the channel sees fit.

Whoever submits a project shall indemnify and hold harmless Terror TV, its judges and associates, associated companies and staff from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, credits, publicity, trademark, screening, and loss of or damage to any projects and/or materials submitted to our festival.

The individual(s) or company submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

Neither party makes (and each party hereby specifically disclaims) any, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the services contemplated by this agreement, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, implied warranties arising from a course of dealing or course of performance or any warranties relating to title or non-infringement of intellectual property.

Neither party makes any representation, warranty or assurance concerning any minimum or maximum number of viewers or attendees or screenings or celebrities or special guests or events or seminars. No refunds. Specific comments on individual submissions will not be given.