• All horror sub-genres welcomed.

  • There is no specific time limit but films must be considered SHORT films.

  • There is no set completion date required.

  • For non-English films, subtitles are preferred but we will show your film as you want it!

  • Submission fees are non-refundable.

  • We do not pay screening fees.

  • By submitting, you grant DBFF the right to use your film/image for promotion of the festival.

  • When submitting please include full crew & cast lists, address, email, posters, stills, headshots and bios. We want to promote you!

  • There is no limit to the number of films one person can submit.

  • Online, HD links are the preferred method to download films.

  • Filmmakers must have the rights to all images and music in their film.