Postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic
Prepare to have a bloody good time
and be scared out of your mind
at this devilishly delightful event!
Hellfire HORRORfest is a horror film festival held at The Tower Theatre, Folkestone. The festival – a first for Folkestone – consists twelve hours of back-to-back horror films from around the world.
Dress up for the festival – the scarier the better – and be in with a chance of winning a prize!
Hellfire HORRORfest is Kent’s only horror film festival and is hosted jointly by Folkestone International Film & TV Festival, best known for the internationally recognised Folkestone Short Film Festival, and the iconic Tower Theatre, Folkestone.
Over 18s only!
The gory details
This event has been postponed due to Covid-19. If you have already purchased tickets they can be refunded if you contact us. You can also hold on to your tickets and they will be honoured at the rearranged event. Details of the new date will be announced in due course.
The Tower Theatre,
North Road, Shorncliffe,
Folkestone, Kent, CT20 3HL
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Can I submit my film?
Submissions are suspended due to the postponed event. Please keep checking back here for updates.
Film Submission Rules
Please read all rules and regulations before submitting your project.
Hellfire HORRORfest is hereby granted the rights to utilise an excerpt from any film submitted for promotional purposes of the festival. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations.
The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Hellfire HORRORfest, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
By submitting your film to Hellfire HORRORfest the individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations.
1. As the name suggests we will only accept films of the HORROR genre.
2. We accept films in any language, from around the world although all foreign language films must have subtitles in English.
3. Entry fees are non-refundable.
4. Films are suitable for public viewing (ie no pornography, no actual bodily harm, no actual criminal activity, etc)
5. You must also own the rights to your film. We may ask you to prove ownership and rights.
6. All submissions must be in by May 31, 2021 at 23.59 EDT (June 1, 2021 at 04:59 GMT).