Welcome to ‘Festival of Terror’ the largest horror event to grace the city of Birmingham in the UK! Festival Of Terror is a new week long festival dedicated to providing you with the ultimate horror experience! 


Festival of Terror proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world’s best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.

Throughout the week long festival we will be running cult screenings over two screens, one indoor and one outdoor! 

Some of the screenings will have special guests doing Q&A sessions of which to be confirmed.
We will also be having horror related demonstrations by makeup artists demonstrating their craft and sharing their knowledge.

The final weekend is dedicated to your submissions of horror shown throughout the weekend. Alongside this there will be a dedicated Horror convention area with up to 200 stalls of horror goodness to full-fill all your horror related needs!

Why choose Festival of Terror over other Horror Film Festivals?

We are true horror fans and filmmakers that want to provide the best platform for horror fans to showcase their work, its’s not about profit it’s about you and your work!

All updates for guest speakers and other events throughout the week will be announced on our website so keep your eyes focused on this truly awesome event.

Submissions will be up for the following awards…

Best Feature
Best Short
Best Music Video
Best Cinematography
Best Score
Best Director
Best Editor
Best Practical Makeup Effects
Best Visual Effects
Best Overall Actor

All films submitted to the festival must have full ownership rights and clearances for their content. On entering your film into Festival Of Terror you agree to the film being shown to an audience and to be used for promoting the event.

All films submitted are eligible for inclusion to our partners Amazon channel – Fading Light where it will be available on the Amazon platform for further promotion. You are free to opt out of this at any time.

We are a truly International festival but all non English speaking films must have English subtitles.