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PRESENTS

13 minutes of horror

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021

2021 SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED

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OUR
JUDGES

Our inaugural judges panel features some of the top women working in the horror industry today. Covering diverse backgrounds and experiences within film and television, these revolutionaries aim to discover the next generation of women horror filmmakers.

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SARA

BENNETT

Academy Award-winning VFX Supervisor (Ex Machina, Annihilation, The Alienist: Angel of DarknessPossessor).

SARA
BENNETT

Academy Award-winning VFX Supervisor (Ex Machina, Annihilation, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Possessor).

SARA
BENNETT

TANANARIVE

DUE

Award-winning horror author (The Living Blood), screenwriter (The Twilight Zone), and film producer (Horror Noire).

COURTNEY & HILLARY
ANDUJAR

Award-winning filmmakers and production designers (The Wind, Body at Brighton Rock, Girl on the Third Floor, Freaky).

COURTNEY & HILLARY
ANDUJAR

ROBIN

JONES

Head of Television, Vertigo Entertainment (Doctor Sleep, His HouseBates Motel, The Exorcist, The Stand).

TANANARIVE
DUE

Award-winning horror author (The Living Blood), screenwriter (The Twilight Zone), and film producer (Horror Noire).

60 SECONDS TO CREATE THE SCARE OF YOUR LIFE

13 Minutes of Horror is a 60-second film challenge showcasing woman-identifying horror filmmakers, inclusive of BIPOC women, LGBTQ+ women, disabled women, and non-binary creators. Several films will be featured between August 13 - 15, including thirteen official selections.

Our inaugural theme is FOLKLORE. Filmmakers may pull from myths, fables, campfire stories, ghost stories, urban legends, folktales, and even family histories or personal experiences with the supernatural or paranormal. This does not mean that your film has to be based on a specific myth, legend etc. The goal is to find inspiration from these stories and experiences to create your own original piece.

ROBIN

JONES

ROBIN
JONES

Head of Television, Vertigo Entertainment (Doctor Sleep, His House, Bates Motel, The Exorcist (2016), The Stand).

ROBIN
JONES

ROBIN
JONES

Head of Television, Vertigo Entertainment (Doctor Sleep, His HouseBates Motel, The Exorcist, The Stand).