South African HORRORFEST (14th)


09 Feb 2018
Call for entries

01 Mar 2018
Early deadline

01 Jun 2018
Standard deadline

01 Jul 2018
Late deadline

01 Aug 2018
Festival closed

01 Oct 2018
Notification date

25 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018


68 Orange Street, Gardens,  8001, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Festival description
Horror films
Short Films 30'<
Feature Films >60' 125'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2016
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
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Festival start: 25 October 2018      Festival end: 02 November 2018

The South African HorrorFest is the first (and only) event of its kind on the continent, bringing an exciting array of feature films and short films from around the world to the audience who wouldn't get to see these indie productions in a cinema otherwise.

All movie mediums and styles are accepted, as long as it contains elements of Horror / Chiller / Terror / Monsters etc.
For instance, an animated Sci-Fi comedy with monsters will be accepted.

The highest quality movies are acknowledged with award certificates.

There are no restrictions for the production's country of origin.

Flamedrop Productions / Shadow Realm inc., and the South African HorrorFest cannot guarantee that the short- or feature films submitted will be selected and shown in public, as the festival selection members / committee will be the final arbiters.

Permission must be granted from the relevant rights holders (where applicable) of any copyrighted material used in your production (eg. music, film, video, news, audio, clips from other sources etc.), and the organizers of the South African HorrorFest cannot be held liable for the unlawful use of such material in submitted works.

Real pornography, human or animal abuse will not be tolerated and such entries will be discarded, and if necessary, reported.

If additional physical materials are supplied to the SA HorrorFest (discs, flash drives, external drives), these are non-returnable.

Information supplied on your production will be used in various Flamedrop Productions / Shadow Realm inc. / SA HorrorFest online and print publications as promotion.



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