SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED FOR 2023!
SIFFF – MONSTERS OF FILM returns for 10 whole days of fantastic cinematic experiences!
This year’s Monster of Film festival will be held between October 13th to October 22nd, 2023.
SUBMIT FILM TO MONSTERS OF FILM FESTIVAL 2023
Submit through Filmfreeway at: https://filmfreeway.com/MONSTERSOFFILM
Submissions are open until August 15th, 2023
Awards and Prizes:
THE MONSTERS OF FILM INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM AWARD (SHORT FILM)
All submissions will be screened before the selection of contenders is made. If you have been selected to contend at the Monsters of Film Short Film section, you will be notified. A winner will be chosen by an international jury, and the winner will be announced during the closing ceremony on Sunday the 3rd of October.
AUDIENCE AWARDS (FEATURE FILM ‘MONSTERS OF FILM’ + FEATURE FILM ‘HARSH REALITY’)
If your feature film is selected, you will be notified. Your film will then be screened at the festival and in competition for the Audience Awards. The winners will be chosen by the audience and announced shortly after the festival.
All submitted films MUST be considered horror, sci-fi, arthouse, or fantastic. Your film must at least have elements of these genres, for if not, the screening committee will have the option to disqualify your entry. MOF offers no refunds on submission fees for entries that have been submitted against the terms. (That is, if your short is a documentary on ecological stuff or minimum wage labor, it probably isn’t for us.)
PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE ENTERING YOUR FILM:
RULES AND REGULATIONS
• The film cannot have been produced earlier than 2022.
• The film must be completed by the time of submission.
(Final editing and/or colour/sound corrections excepted. However, the film must be fully
completed and ready for delivery and screening no later August 15, 2023.
• Let us know if there are any changes or updates regarding the film. If the update has
significant impact on the former content a new submission will have to be made.
• An online screener must always be delivered together with the submission form.
• If the film is selected for the MONSTERS OF FILM 2023, YOU must provide us with a hi-def
copy of the film, technical specifications and marketing material as well as deliver according
to the festivals specs (preferably DCP) before deadline.
• We do not accept material that in any way opposes a threat to people according to their
gender, ethnicity, beliefs, sexual orientation or disabilities.
• Submission of a film to MONSTERS OF FILM 2022 states that the film’s owner/maker
and/or producer accept the above rules.
IF YOUR FILM IS ACCEPTED
Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of all the aforementioned regulations and
respect of submission and screening conditions. Furthermore, by completing the initial
online submission form (you/ your company) agree to the Festival’s terms of the release as
You/ Your company…
1) hereby grant(s) the organizers of MONSTERS OF FILM permission to screen the film during
the Festival and other associated promotional events.
2) [if chosen to compete in the Official Selection Short Film Award] agree to be bound by the
decision of the judges of the Festival whose decision will be final.
3) understand that there are no fees due to you for screening the film at the Festival or for
any other matters arising from the submission of the film to the Festival and accept that the
organizers of the Festival are therefore under no obligation to pay you any sums.
4) will be solely responsible for all costs regarding transports of the film to and from the
5) have obtained the appropriate copyright clearances for all music used in the film (if
6) have obtained signed release forms in relation to copyright and all other rights now
known from all the cast, crew and any freelance contributors who were involved in the
making of the film.
7) confirm and warrant that you are the author of the film and the sole and exclusive owner
of all rights now known in the Film and have full and exclusive rights to submit the film to
the Festival. You also warrant that there is no current dispute as to the ownership of the film
and that no rights or permissions are required from any third parties before the film can be
screened at the Festival.
8) have read, understood and agree to be fully bound by the Rules and Regulations 2022 of