2019 Halloween Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

The Halloween International Film Festival will return to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, October 3-5, 2019, presented by Halloween Daily News.

The Submission Period opened on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, accepting films for consideration to be selected for screening at the 2019 festival, exclusively through FilmFreeway. The Early Deadline for submissions is January 31, and the Final Deadline is June 30.

All filmmakers are invited to use the discount code “HalloweenDaily” for 20% off the entry fee on FilmFreeway.

Held on the historic Outer Banks, site of the Wright Brothers’ first flight and home of America’s first urban legend of The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island, this destination event features three days of independent genre films from around the world, as well as networking opportunities and extensive media exposure.

Festival film screenings will once again be shown at R/C Theatres Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills, including Q&A sessions, nightly meet and greets, photo ops on our Orange Carpet, and more. Our state-of-the-art host venue features a massive 36-foot tall movie screen, stadium seating, full digital projection capabilities, and a complete lineup of refreshments and snacks available.

All Official Selections will receive publicity on HalloweenDailyNews.com and all festival Q&As and panels will be broadcast to more than 65,000 subscribers on the Halloween Daily News YouTube channel, and will be exposed to a reach of more than a million genre fans through the expanded Halloween Daily News network and social media.

Tickets will go on sale this summer, and the schedule of film screenings, meet and greets, after parties, and more will be announced in August.

Founded in 2016, the Halloween International Film Festival is a Gold-ranked festival on the world’s leading film festival submission platform, FilmFreeway.

Previous Official Selections include The Barn (2016 Best Halloween Film and Best Feature Film Award Winner), 3 Dead Trick or Treaters, 10/31, The Haunt (2017 Best Halloween Film Award Winner), and Haunters: The Art of the Scare (2018 Best Halloween Film Award Winner).

RSVP on Facebook here!

Keep watching this page for information on the screening schedule, tickets, hotel discounts, and more.

The 4th Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to R/C Theatres in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, October 3-5, 2019.
The 4th Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to R/C Theatres in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, October 3-5, 2019.

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Matt Artz

Founded Halloween Daily News in 2012 and the Halloween International Film Festival in 2016. Professional writer/journalist/photographer since 2000.