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About Us

The Alamo Drafthouse in Tempe, AZ typically plays host to the American Horror Film Festival and we hope to get back to screening with them soon! Now in its eighth year, we're travelling the country again!


Submissions are accepted from all countries, there is no time frame for when the film must have been made by and we accept films with distribution. We're here to support and celebrate horror films! Each year will see a different theme to the event and this year is... slashers, so bring on the blood! (that's not to say that we won't be showing other films - we'll just be ensuring there are some classics for you to see!) 

The Venue

This year, we will be screening at the excellent

Tivoli theatre in Chicago!

The Awards

Best Short Film - Best Director - Best Cinematography

Best Actor - Best Actress

The Committee

The committee is made up of twelve people, who are selected from both inside the film industry and education system and outside, giving an eclectic mix of opinions to the curation

of the event.


None of the judges will be committee members, to ensure complete transparency in the Awards process and differentiation between the selections and awards.

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