We would like to invite you to submit it to OBACHT! (Watch Out!), the horror shorts special event of the ALPINALE Short Film Festival. It will take place on October 31 (Halloween!) in the Alpine town of Bludenz in Vorarlberg/Austria.

If chosen by the curators, your movie will compete for our audience award, the Bloody Unicorn.

The ALPINALE, now in its 34th year, is an internationally renowned annual short film festival. It takes place in Nenzing/Vorarlberg during the second week of August. This year, we had more than 1000 submissions. 34 of these movies were chosen for our Golden Unicorns in five different categories.

For the last few years, however, we’d always felt that something was missing from our program. Which is whyOBACHT! was born to satisfy the cravings of horror movie fans in our neck of the woods. And we were proven right: Almost 130 people attended our Halloween event, which made it one of the town’s biggest cultural events of the year. The event was covered widely on TV, online and in several regional newspapers.

Audience award: Bloody Golden Unicorn, https://alpinale.at/horrorkurzfilmnacht/

If selected, we ask you to send us a video file in projection quality until end of September fullfilling the following criteria:

· Avid DNxHD HQ: 1080p 8-bit Audio uncompressed 24bit, 48000kHz, dual mono

· Burned-in english subtitle (no seperate SRT files please)

· Filesize: max. 50 GB

Subtitles in English or German are necessary. The subtitles have to be burnt in the movie file, no separate SRT files please!