Welcome to the inaugural Vipco Vaults of TerrorFest 2021! The renowned UK horror label, made famous during the Video Nasties era, has arisen from the grave and is bringing a variety of scares and titillation back to your screens! We are looking for your short and feature length horror submissions to be showcased in our event. We're looking for new up and coming directors to show us what they're made of, and bring their terrifying visuals to our screens. We will have a panel of judges to be announced reviewing your submissions, and not only will the winning short film have the option of being showcased on the official Vipco Youtube channel, the winning feature film will have the option for a UK certified DVD release & VOD from VIPCO!
Best Feature Film - Awarded Distribution from Vipco, including a UK BBFC certified home media release
Best Short Film - Option for release on VIPCO's official Youtube channel
Best Director (Feature)
Best Director (Short)
Best Lead in a feature
Best Lead in a short
Best Sound Design
The feature films submitted must have had no prior distribution, this includes VOD on all media platforms along with physical release.
The feature films submitted must not have in place future distribution deals, this will be seen as a direct conflict with Festivals terms, and films with distribution in place either currently, past or future will not be considered for inclusion.
All submissions must agree to a list of deliverables should their film be selected as the winner of the VIPCO distribution Best Feature Film award. These will include but are not limited to:
SRT subtitle files for at least English Closed Captions
high quality copies of the feature along with the relevant audio files to be provided either via harddrive at filmmakers expense, or online transfer
Please note: All submissions for both short and feature length features must be films you have made or have a legal right to submit for consideration.
Films must not contain any illegal content.
All music used in either short of feature must be music you or the production of said feature have the rights to.
If required signed release forms for all actors and crew must be available to be provided.