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Sun, Oct 11



Horror Film Festival Challenge

Compete to win the UP(st)ART Trophy!

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Horror Film Festival Challenge
Horror Film Festival Challenge

Time & Location

Oct 11, 2020, 12:00 PM – Oct 17, 2020, 12:00 PM

UPSTART, 5333 Russell Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA


About the Event

The UP(st)ART Horror film festival is here! This is a house vs house fest, so get a team together and start brainstorming to win the title of best filmmakers at UP(st)ART, and the coveted UP(st)ART Trophy!

Schedule of events are:

Sunday Oct 11th, 12pm: Look out for an email and a Facebook announcement for the required line of dialogue and the object that must appear in your film for it to be counted! Films without both the dialogue and object will be eliminated.

Oct 11th - 17th: Make your film! You have the whole week to write, film, edit and blow us away! Remember, all films must fit within the HORROR genre to be counted.

Saturday Oct 17th, 12pm: All films are due by 12pm and must be sent via WeTransfer or directly via email to:


Dialogue: "Oh hell no, I'm not going in there"

Item: A loaf of bread


  • Your film must be NO LONGER THAN 5 MINUTES!
  • Your film must include the dialogue and object prompts, and be classed as a Horror film.
  • Your file must be no larger than 2GB.
  • Please submit your film in 1920x1080, H264, .mp4
  • You must LABEL YOUR FILM with your HOUSE NAME and it's title, eg. Melrose House "The Bestest Film".mp4

Saturday Oct 17th, 6pm: Films will be screened via Facebook Live on the UP(st)ART Members Facebook page, and the winners announced straight after. The winning team receives the coveted UP(st)ART Film Festival trophy, filled with a cornucopia of treats!

So get your creative juices flowing, co-ordinate with your house manager or team leader, and make some kick-ass films!

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