13 minutes of horror
FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021
SUBMISSIONS OPEN MAY 14, 2021
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.
Award-winning horror author (The Living Blood), screenwriter (The Twilight Zone), and film producer (Horror Noire).
Head of Television, Vertigo Entertainment (Doctor Sleep, His House, Bates Motel, The Exorcist, The Stand).
Academy Award-winning VFX Supervisor (Ex Machina, Annihilation, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Possessor).
Award-winning filmmakers and production designers (The Wind, Body at Brighton Rock, Girl on the Third Floor, Freaky)
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.
Submissions open May 14th, but you can get a head start now—good luck!