Film Basement Horror Film Awards
Submission Period: 8/10/22 - 3/10/23
Award Ceremony & Screening: 3/21/23
How does the Film Basement Horror Film Awards Work?
All films that apply to this competition will be granted Official Selection status.
Only those deemed worthy will have a chance to win an award in the following categories.
Best of the Fest - Short Film
Best of the Fest - Feature Film
Best Premise - Short Film
Best Premise - Feature Film
The Spooky Award - Short Film
The Spooky Award - Feature Film
Best Jump Scare - Short Film
Best Jump Scare - Feature Film
Scariest Monster - Short Film
Scariest Monster - Feature Film
Gore Award - Short Film
Gore Award - Feature Film
Subtlety Award - Short Film
Subtlety Award - Feature Film
Psychological Distress Award - Short Film
Psychological Distress Award - Feature Film
Best Chase Scene - Short Film
Best Chase Scene - Feature Film
Campy Award - Short Film
Campy Award - Feature Film
Best Horror Comedy - Short Film
Best Horror Comedy - Feature Film
Best Actor - Short Film
Best Actor - Feature Film
Best Actress - Short Film
Best Actress - Feature Film
Best Cinematography - Short Film
Best Cinematography - Feature Film
Best Score - Short Film
Best Score - Feature Film
Best Editing - Short Film
Best Editing - Feature Film
Best Sound Design - Short Film
Best Sound Design - Feature Film
Best Makeup - Short Film
Best Makeup - Feature Film
Best Production Design - Short Film
Best Production Design - Feature Film
Best Child Acting - Short Film
Best Child Acting - Feature Film
Best Practical Effects - Short Film
Best Practical Effects - Feature Film
Best Directing - Short Film
Best Directing - Feature Film
Awards will be announced live in Los Angeles at the Film Basement on 3/21/23.
Both "Best of the Fest" award winners will screen live at the award ceremony.
A list of the winners will be published on this site in late March 2023.
You can submit your film to as many categories as you'd like.
Films are eligible to win multiple awards.
You can submit multiple projects.
There are no limitations related to premiere status or film completion dates.
All awards are decided at the sole discretion of Filmbasement.com.
All award winners will receive a coupon for 20% off on Film Basement location rentals for 1 year.
Submissions are only accepted through Film Freeway. Only online submissions will be accepted at this time.