Welcome to the Inaugural Anthology Film Festival! We’re your portal to the thrilling world of short-form horror cinema. In our debut season join us for spine-tingling live screenings, chilling online events, and the chance to immortalize your film in our festival anthology.
Hosted by Married to the Moon Productions and The Production Circle, the Anthology Film Festival seeks to showcase the best up-and-coming horror filmmakers from across the globe!
Our Hybrid festival will host in-person and online screenings in January of 2024. At the close of the festival, Anthologies of award-winning and category films will be available for download.
Best Thriller Short
Best Last Girl Short
Best Sci Fi Short
Best Found Footage Short
Best Gorefest Short
Best Slasher Short
Best Creature Short
Best Ghost Story Short
Best Demons & Myths Short
Best Zombies & Other Apocalypses Short
Best Horror Parody & Satire Short
Best Free For All Short
Feature and Short Film Guidelines
Films are considered feature-length if they have a total run time of 75 minutes or longer
Films are considered Short Films if they have a total run time of 40 minutes or shorter
All foreign-language films must be submitted with English subtitles.
All accepted films will be screened as part of the online festival.
All Award-winning films will be screened at a live event hosted by The Production Circle and Married to the Moon Productions. This will include all Category Winners and any Special Recognitions and Honorable Mentions.
All films included in the festival will be required to provide captions. You may submit without captions, captions will be required prior to screening in the festival. Resources are available to help with captioning your film.
Copyright & Legal Terms
By submitting your work you acknowledge that you accept full legal responsibility for the intellectual property contained in the film. By submitting you additionally warrant that you have full legal right and authority to submit the work for consideration. The submitter of the film and all attached filmmakers indemnify and hold harmless the Anthology Film Festival and any representative against all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses that may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening works entered.
We reserve the right to disqualify submissions at any point prior to or during the festival.
We reserve the right to decline submissions for consideration or screening for any reason.
It is the intention of the Anthology Film Festival to make available anthologies of festival categories and winners. By submitting to the festival you grant permission for your film to be included. Any distribution of original works outside of festival platforms will be negotiated with the filmmakers. Filmmakers maintain ownership of their films.