The New York City Horror Film Festival have officially announced that they are now accepting entries for their 2008 event, scheduled for this October. (With concrete dates to be announced.) “Each year we strive to make the festival a bigger and improved event,” says Michael Hein, festival director of the NYCHFF. “The 2008 edition is shaping up to be the best event yet. We are extremely excited about all the new developments, and that all begins with the new look of our website.” Click HERE to be check out the submission page on the official website. More info below!
The NYCHFF is an international film festival and accepts films and screenplays from around the globe. The NYCHFF holds no "completion date" or "world premiere" status regulations. All checks or money orders should be made out to The NYC Horror Film Festival. Please pay attention to our strict festival deadlines, which are as follows:
Regular: Jan 1st through Sept 1st.
Late: Sept 1 through Sept 15th. (postmarked)
Screenplays: Jan 1st through Sept 1st. Submissions postmarked later then Sept. 15th will be automatically submitted to the following year.
The NYCHFF only accepts submissions on DVD (NTSC). No PAL or VHS will be considered. All filmmakers will be notified no later then Oct 1st of each year of submission status. Selected Films; The NYCHFF screening formats are 35mm, 16mm, Beta, DigiBeta, and Mini-DV. Any film selected to screen at the NYCHFF must not screen in the state of NY or NJ at least one month prior to the festival. Before submitting, we encourage filmmakers to research any and all film festivals they intend on submitting to. Film festival fees add up, so please do your homework before submitting to any event! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us. Lastly, we wish all you filmmakers and writers good luck!