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Scream Power Horror Fest is an international indie horror showcase, screening the very best of short independent horror films worldwide. Official Partner - 

Screen Power Film Festival.

Submit a project today for the chance to screen your film live at our annual event! - 

an awesome opportunity to network with like-minded filmmakers and fellow horror-heads in London's historic city centre. Submissions are now open on FilmFreeway for our 2020-2021 season.

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𝗦𝗛𝗢𝗥𝗧 𝗙𝗜𝗟𝗠𝗦 - Over the course of each season, a number of Official Selections will be made. Those selected have the opportunity to showcase their film live at our annual event in London, and will also receive our official award laurel and certificate. Award Winners in the annual competition will receive our official award laurel, certificate & statuette.

​(Official Selection notifications will be sent after reviews are finalised. Annual competition winners are announced on the night of the event)


Scream Power Horror Fest accepts films from a wide variety of themes, placing no restrictions on the content of your submissions. We encourage filmmakers with bold, unique and powerful stories to submit, providing they adhere to the full list of rules and terms below.

⍟ All submissions must be under 40 minutes in duration.

⍟ Foreign language films (non-English speaking) must have subtitles in English.

⍟ Submitted films must have been made after January 1st, 2017.

⍟ Entry fees are paid in full at the time of submission. You can only pay/submit through FilmFreeway. Refunds are not permitted.

⍟ All submissions must be fully complete at the time of submission. Incomplete submissions will not be selected.

⍟ Scream Power Horror Fest will take place in October 2021. The venue will be announced within at least three months of the event.

⍟ By submitting to us, you are giving consent to have your films promoted via our website and social media pages. This includes the use of posters, photographs and trailers. We will not post the full-length version of your film until the event (if selected). Films selected for the annual event will be asked to provide an HD, MOV or MP4 copy of the film.

⍟ The releases for all content including, but not limited to, music and talent must be obtained by the filmmaker. Scream Power Horror Fest is not liable for any copyright infringement or unauthorised usage.

⍟ We reserve the right to refuse entries from the competition at any time.

⍟ By submitting to us, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the submission rules and declare that your submission is in compliance with all of the rules stated by Scream Power Horror Fest and FilmFreeway.


Annual Award Categories:

Best Film

Best Director

Best Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Original Score

Best Visual FX

Best Hair, Makeup & Costume

Best Production Design

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Ensemble Cast

Grand Jury Award.


All submissions are accepted via:

Rules & Terms
Award Categories
How to Submit

Go ahead, we don't bite...

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or queries via the email address below

(We aim to respond within at least 48 hours)    

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