Grindhouse Planet Film Festival (7)


22 Dec 2022
Call for entries

31 Dec 2022
Early deadline

31 Jan 2023
Standard deadline

31 Mar 2023
Late deadline

30 Apr 2023
Festival closed

15 May 2023
Notification date

31 May 2023
31 May 2023


5 Yoeman Street,  LE1 1UT, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Festival description
Horror, Action & Sci-fi
Short film festival 59'<
Feature film festival >60' 130'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  59'<
 Feature Films  >60' 130'<
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Festival start: 31 May 2023      Festival end: 31 May 2023

A home for the biggest, baddest, in your face, down your throut, melt your brain Horror, Sci-fi , Action , Martial Arts , Exploitation , Mobsploitation , Sexploitation and everything-elsploitation. You will find no dramas, no rom-coms and no musicals ( unless totally twisted )

The best new Grindhouse movies are shown at an epic festival held at one of the UK's longest running entertainment venues - The Legendary Shed Venue.

What you will find at the Grindhouse Planet festival is a playlist of movies like no other. Each film is selected by a Panel of Grindhouse connoisseurs form around the globe. The festival is for film fans and filmmakers to meet like-minded people, have a drink, watch some movies, eat some Pizza ( for free!! ) and have a bloody good time. There is a movie stall hosted by The Cult Movie Store where some rare Grindhouse flicks can be purchased, along with lots of other stalls offering Grindhouse goodies.

There is also a chance to attend Q&A sessions with some of the planet's best Grindhouse directors and producers.

Want more?

There is more! Much more!! How about a music festival at the same time? You got it. As well as all of the awesome films, there are live bands playing throughout the day. From Thrash Metal and Punk to Acoustic & Electronic, there is something for everyone. You may even find your next Grindhouse soundtrack.

Winners receive award trophies, invites to the awards ceremony and a place on the Grindhouse Planet wall of fame.

Winning Films are screened at the live festival with the permission of the filmmakers.

Prize Catagories are:

Best Horror Short
Best Action Short
Best Sci-fi Short
Best Feature
Best Trailer

All films must be original productions and copyrights must belong to the submitter.

Films should be in English language OR have English subtitles.

By submitting to the Grindhouse Planet Film Festival, the film maker grants Grindhouse Planet the right to use the film trailer for promotional use in part or whole unless requested not to do so.

Winning films are screened subject to festival programming schedule.

The Judges decision is final.



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