Run by a team of horror and live event professionals who've worked with such companies as A24, Sony Pictures, Slamdance, and the Tribeca Film Festival, FEARnyc is an annual horror film festival featuring dozens of film screenings in NYC as well as horror-themed experiential events, art installations, music performances, theater, photography exhibits, Q&As with writers, directors, and casts, and more.
Here are some nice things the press has said about FEARnyc:
"FEARnyc is the must-attend horror event of October. It's so impressive that I'm pretty sure it's the best thing happening in the entire country this October." - Dread Central
"A huge, authoritative horror film festival. You couldn't do better than FEARnyc " - Time Out New York
"Horror fans are in for a macabre menu of varying flavors when FEARnyc makes its debut" - The New York Times
"New York's biggest horror film festival will haunt your nightmares" - Celluloid Junkie"
Subtitle language: English.
No premiere requirement
Jury and Organizers
John Capo is the Founder and Festival Director of FEARnyc.
A virtual reality presentation or event. After submission, video or demonstrations may be requested by FEARnyc.
A complete, original stage play or stage musical between 3 pages and 120 pages
A complete, original music video
A single film still or poster from a horror, sci-fi, mystery, suspense, or related film or music video
One original song for a feature film or short film
An original score for a film. All lengths will be considered.
A complete, unproduced screenplay of 150 pages or less
Any film with a runtime of less than 45 minutes
Any film with a runtime of 45 minutes or longer