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 SHOCKFEST

 

FILM FESTIVAL

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 2021

NOW OPEN!

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25% OFF SUBMISSION CODE: SHOCK25

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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.

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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

Las Vegas

September 27, 2020

Salem Massachusetts

August 27, 2020

Amarillo Texas

October 23, 2020

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SHOCKFEST FILM FESTIVAL

THE ONLY HOME FOR CUTTING EDGE FILMS

%25 OFF SUBMISSION CODE: SHOCK25

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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.

CATEGORIES AND FEES

 

FEATURE FILMS

SHORT FILMS

STUDENT FILMS

SCREENPLAYS

MUSIC VIDEOS

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
 

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, weekly filmmaker live stream/hangouts, filmmaker showcases, promotional opportunities and free giveaways.  A submission to Shockfest provides you with interactivity, prize opportunities and perks for the entire year, regardless of your official selection status! 

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CONGRATULATIONS AWARD WINNERS OF 2020!

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SHOCKER AWARD

Rob Zombie

 

THE MUSEUM OF PARANORMAL EXHIBITS AND ARTIFACTS AWARD

Zak Bagans

 

BEST FEATURE

Attack of the Unknown

 

BEST DIRECTOR 

Joe Lujan - Billy

 

CAPTIVE AUDIENCE AWARD

100 Acres of Hell

 

BEST WRITER

Brandon Slagle - Attack of the Unknown 

 

BEST SHORT

J.M. Logan - The Relic

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM

Deathcember

 

BEST ACTRESS 

Dee Wallace - Await The Dawn

 

BEST ACTOR

Richard Grieco - Attack of the Unknown

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER 

Daniel Lazoff - The Invisible Mother

 

BEST MUSIC 

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

 

POSTER COMPETITION 

Destiny Soria - Christmas Slasher 

 

MONSTER COMPETITION 

Christopher Maggard - Rosa Leigh

 

ONE SHEET COMPETITION 

Christopher Beaubien - Siren 

 

SCREENPLAY COMPETITION 

Mikeal Burgin - Lockridge

DIRECTOR'S REEL COMPETITION

Andrew Pinon

 

FILM FIGHT/QUARANTINE COMPETITION 

Amy Geist - Enjoy Your Stay

 

ROCKFEST AWARD

Leslie Bornstein - Terra Pesada

 

BEST ROCKFEST MUSIC SINGLE TRACK

Morbidly Delirious - Possessed

 

MOCKFEST AWARD

Clarissa Jacobson - Lunch Ladies

 

BEST MOCKFEST SCREENPLAY

Suzanne Friedman - Polar Ratz

 

SHOCKFEST SCHEDULE

Shockfest Smoke Out - Las Vegas - July 15th 2021

Shockfest Film Festival - December 10th 2021

 
 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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