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%25 OFF SUBMISSION CODE
SHOCK25

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MULTIPLE FESTIVALS A YEAR

Live, Hybrid & Virtual...15 years in the making.

A submission to Shockfest is a submission to all of our shows for just a 1 time submission on FilmFreeway.  Some films screen at all festivals of that year. 

We celebrate, award and screen ALL GENRE FILM
S, though we still keep a horror vibe to select experiences. 

The earlier you submit and the more you engage and interact with our livestreams and shows, the more you will receive from them.  Come on in, the movies are awesome :)

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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EXPERIENCE THEATER OF MYSTERY TODAY!!!

DATE: Available until March 10th 2023
LOCATION: Virtual (Hosted by Filmocracy.com)
ACTIVITIES: Filmmaker panels, Networking Lounge, Arcade Games, Virtual Escape Room, Halloween Karaoke, LIVE Interactive Q+As, 3 Months of Movies PLAY-ON-DEMAND

HOW TO GET TICKETS

(1) Register a free account on filmocracy.com

 

(2) Click HERE ====>>>> https://festival.filmocracy.com/shockfest

 

(3) Scroll to the BOTTOM of the page and click "Shockfest 2022 - All Pass"

 

(4) Use the code STAGE13 at checkout to receive %50 off

($13 Tickets)

TICKETS AVAILABLE UNTIL MARCH 10th, 2023

2022 AWARD WINNERS

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Shockfest 2022 was a breathtaking experience.  To see the nominations check out our coverage on Dread Central.  We are proud to present the winners of Shockfest Film Festival: Theater of Mystery 2022.

BEST TRAILER: TRAILER COMPETITION
Staycation

BEST MONSTER: MONSTER COMPETITION
Broken Wing

BEST STUDENT FILM
Tippy Topper

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Time and Fury

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
The Puppet King

by Jonathan P. Dittman

BEST SCREENPLAY
Snow White From Queens

by Diana Lee Woody

BEST DANCE/EXPERIMENTAL FILM
How Many Spiders?

BEST LGBTQ+ FILM
The Hunter

MOCKFEST AWARD: BEST COMEDY FILM
Make America Bake Again

BEST DRAMA
Maybe Tomorrow

BEST THRILLER
Some Visitors

BEST HAUNTED GARAGE FILM
Innards

BEST CULT FILM
The Macabre

BEST SCIFI
Distance

BEST FANTASY
Seeing Diane Arbus

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Lake Erie

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
Toxica

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters

BEST ACTOR
Justin Miles - You Promised

BEST ACTRESS
Debra Lamb - Blood Covered Chocolate

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER
Umberto Ottaviani - IVI ELV

BEST DIRECTOR
Brad Rego - Cryptid

BEST SHORT
Miranda’s Marionettes

BEST FEATURE
Hall

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SHOCKFEST
HIGHLIGHT VIDEOS

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 & SCREENPLAYS

%25 OFF SUBMISSION CODE
SHOCK25

Shockfest is the 15 year running film festival, whose mission is to create the most interactive and unique experience for filmmakers and audience members alike. 

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
 

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. 

MORE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Check out our official FAQ Page for more information on our festival or email us if you have any further questions not answered above.

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