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South African Horrorfest film submissions open

Film submissions for the seventh annual South African Horrorfest have opened.

The festival will take place from October to November this year in Cape Town.

You can submit your feature films and short films via http://www.horrorfest.info. Last year saw the launch of a short story competition and this year it will again be part of the event.

Organisers are also looking at re-launching the dark art and photography exhibition this year.

All info at the submission tab on http://www.horrorfest.info

No entry fees are charged for the movie submissions and the websites will let you when the closing dates for submissions are near.

Below is a music video by Terminatryx from a short film called ‘Marked’

The winners of last year’s horrorfest were as follows:

FEATURE FILMS

Best Feature Film
KAALO

Audience Choice
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
(with a live original soundtrack performance by The Makabra Ensemble)

Best Female Lead
KRISTINA KLEBE
(ZONE OF THE DEAD)

Best Male Lead
KEN FOREE
(ZONE OF THE DEAD)

Best Screenplay
ADAM MASON & SIMON BOYES
(BLOOD RIVER)

Best Cinematography
PUSHPANK GAWADE
(KAALO)

Best Special FX Make-Up
WALKING DISTANCE

Hall Of Fame Inductee
JOE SPINELL
(MANIAC)

SOUTH AFRICAN SHORT FILMS
sponsored by VISUAL IMPACT

Best Local Short Film
REGRESSION

Best Runner-Up
KULT WITHOUT A NAME

Audience Choice
TERMINATRYX “Virus” music video & its short film version MARKED

Best Female Lead In A Local Short
VANDIET MARX
(in SIELSPIEËL)

Best Male Lead In A Local Short
BRENDAN MURRAY
(in DAY ZERO)

Best Make-Up FX
Clinton Smith & Cosmesis
(for TERMINATRYX “Virus” / MARKED)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS

Best International Short Film
THE TWIN SISTERS OF SUNSET STREET
(Les Bessones del Carrer de Ponent)

Best Runner-Up
DERIVA

Audience Choice
OPSTANDELSEN

Best Cinematography
DAY BEFORE
(Tania Lambert)

Best International Screenplay
THE EYES OF EDWARD JAMES
(by Rodrigo Gudiño)

Best Female Lead in an International Short
SONIA CASELLI
(in BETANIA)

Best Male Lead in an International Short
NEIL PATRICK HARRIS
(in DRACULA’S DAUGHTER vs THE SPACE BRAIN)

Best Scare in an International Short
STAY

BEST HALLOWEEN COSTUME WINNER (X BOX360):
Gerald Shackleton

R5,000 HORROR DVD COLLECTION & MYSTERY GHOST BUS TOUR WINNER:
Andries Dippenaar

Sources:
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