The Wicked Realm Film Festival will feature 4 nights of Independent Horror & Sci-Fi films. Every Saturday in October, 10/5/24: Red Carpet Night (local entries), 10/12/24: Sci-Fi Night, 10/19/24: Horror Night, 10/26/24: Gangster Octopus Night. 4 nights filled with games, booze, food, craft vendors, music, costume contest, selfie stations, live scare actors, and wicked films.

Last year Gangster Octopus presented the inaugural Wicked Awards. Details for this year award titles to be presented soon.

Enter your Horror or Sci-Fi film into The Wicked Realm Film Festival. Every Saturday this October at The L in Horseheads, NY. $30 entry fee. NYS residents may enter their film for FREE. Films must be between 1 and 30 minutes long. We reserve the right to reject any entry. If you have an entry for us to consider please email it to

Overall Rating
  • Thanks for nominating "Enter the Room" for Best Acting in your festival. I wasn't able to attend the festival in person, but was impressed by the frequent and detailed communication. Based on the information and photos provided, the festival looked like a great experience and I hope to be able to attend one of the future events of Wicked Realm Film Festival.

    November 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thank you for your contribution, we apricate your hard work.