13th Year Anniversary
CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 2021
%25 OFF SUBMISSION CODE: SHOCK25
Cash Prizes, Distribution Opportunities, Awards, Nominations, Laurels and Filmmaker Showcases await you.
Shockfest Film Festival considers your cutting edge films and screenplays from ALL GENRES including Horror, Comedy, Thriller, Scifi, Fantasy, Documentary and Experimental.
SHOCKFEST 2020 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
THE HORROR LIBRARY
September 27, 2020
SHOCKFEST WITCH TRIALS
August 27, 2020
THE SUPERNATURAL DRIVE-IN
October 23, 2020
SHOCKFEST FILM FESTIVAL
THE ONLY HOME FOR CUTTING EDGE FILMS
%25 OFF SUBMISSION CODE: SHOCK25
Shockfest is the 13 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 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.
CONGRATULATIONS AWARD WINNERS OF 2020!
THE MUSEUM OF PARANORMAL EXHIBITS AND ARTIFACTS AWARD
Attack of the Unknown
Joe Lujan - Billy
CAPTIVE AUDIENCE AWARD
100 Acres of Hell
Brandon Slagle - Attack of the Unknown
J.M. Logan - The Relic
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
Dee Wallace - Await The Dawn
Richard Grieco - Attack of the Unknown
Daniel Lazoff - The Invisible Mother
Pablo C. Vergara - Necromurder
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Brian Cichocki - Dennis Dunaway: Cold Cold Coffin
EXCELLENCE IN MEDIA IN THE FIELD OF THE PARANORMAL AWARD
Buried Secrets Paranormal
Destiny Soria - Christmas Slasher
Christopher Maggard - Rosa Leigh
ONE SHEET COMPETITION
Christopher Beaubien - Siren
Mikeal Burgin - Lockridge
DIRECTOR'S REEL COMPETITION
FILM FIGHT/QUARANTINE COMPETITION
Amy Geist - Enjoy Your Stay
Leslie Bornstein - Terra Pesada
BEST ROCKFEST MUSIC SINGLE TRACK
Morbidly Delirious - Possessed
Clarissa Jacobson - Lunch Ladies
BEST MOCKFEST SCREENPLAY
Suzanne Friedman - Polar Ratz
DECEMBER 10th 2021
Shockfest Schedule coming soon...