SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR 2022
%25 OFF SUBMISSION CODE
ALL GENRES WELCOME
Shockfest Film Festival screens, nominates and awards your cutting edge films and screenplays from all genres including Drama, Comedy, Scifi, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, Documentary, Experimental and everything in between.
CONGRATULATIONS AWARD WINNERS OF 2021
Award categories change a little bit every year. 2021 (year 13) Shockfest awarded 5 $666 cash prizes alongside a unique trophy to the following 5 categories:
SHOCKING STUDENT FILMMAKER AWARD
Below are the award winners and categories for Shockfest 2021...
BEST FEATURE FILM
A Place Among The Dead by Juliet Landau
Michael Su - Death Count
Juliet Landau - A Place Among The Dead
Jimmie Laine - Cockazoid
Joseph Russio - Beyond Dark Dreams
MOST SHOCKING STUDENT FILMMAKER AWARD
WreckVlogs by Jackson Cooperman
BEST ANIMATED FILM
Burger Royale by Gary Francis Roche
BEST CULT FILM
Clowning by P.M. Lipscomb
The History of Metal and Horror by Mike Schiff
An Ideal Host by Robert Woods
BEST DRAMA FILM
Wives of the Skies by Honey Lauren
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
Locked. by Sean Imamkhan
BEST FANTASY FILM
The Berlin Bride by Michael Bartlett
BEST SHORT FILM
The Carducci Talent Show by Anthony Fanelli
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
SĪBĬLUM by Luigi Scarpa
The Witch on Bridge St. by Luke St. Germaine
MOCKFEST AWARD: BEST COMEDY
Lost Treasure Of The Valley by Robert Husted
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Parasite - Lunarcode by Vincenzo Carubia, Jessica Gillette
FILMMAKER TIP COMPETITION
MUSEUM OF PARANORMAL EXHIBITS AND ARTIFACTS AWARD
Vulture City ParaCon - Jay Yates and Marie Yates
SHOCKFEST HIGHLIGHT VIDEOS
Come see how we showcased your work throughout the pandemic in the most innovative ways. Rain, shine, or mass global pandemics, Shockfest brings the show to your City, State, and Living Room.
New York City
July 27, 2020
September 27, 2020
August 27, 2020
October 23, 2020
SHOCKFEST FILM FESTIVAL
THE ONLY HOME FOR CUTTING EDGE FILMS & SCREENPLAYS
%25 OFF SUBMISSION CODE
Shockfest is the 14 year running film festival, whose mission is to create the most interactive and unique experience for filmmakers and audience members alike. We offer Cash Prizes of $666 to select award winning categories (cash prize categories are a little different every year) such as BEST DIRECTOR, BEST FEATURE, BEST SHORT FILM, BEST SCREENPLAY and MOST SHOCKING STUDENT FILMMAKER. We also provide sponsored prizes, distribution opportunities and our coveted customized handmade trophy to our award winners. Shockfest also holds Cash Prize Competitions, Filmmaker Showcases, Interactive Experiences and Giveaways throughout the year as we deliberate over official selections for the main event.
Shockfest showcases the most intriguing, cutting edge, and groundbreaking content from feature films to screenplays. We pride ourselves in supporting the independent film maker with a unique premiere experience, offering both a home for your movie's screening, as well as direction to take your work once the festival is over. We accept, screen, nominate and award films from all genres and invite all innovative, cutting edge productions to participate in this exciting competition.
We celebrate originality, creativity and passion for the filmmaking process and offer a variety of awards for the select films that represent the very best in their class. Shockfest is proud to provide you with an experience like no other to share your work with industry professionals, fans and distributors alike. It is our mission to offer the most impressive, immersive and interactive film festival experience out there today.
CATEGORIES AND FEES
Please review our FilmFreeway page HERE to review additional information on our categories and fees for film, music video and screenplay submissions. You will also find additional information on our submission deadlines. You can see them under the "CATEGORIES AND FEES" section in the bottom right of the page.
PERKS YOU RECEIVE WHEN SUBMITTING TO SHOCKFEST FILM FESTIVAL
A submission to Shockfest provides you with interactivity, prize opportunities and perks for the entire year, regardless of your official selection status! We work all year to provide a great deal of value to ALL OFFICIAL SUBMITTERS, even those who are not officially selected including secret entries, discounts and waivers to our additional cash prize competitions, filmmaker live stream/hangouts, filmmaker showcases, promotional opportunities and free giveaways.
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