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2018 Film Festival

Submissions for the 2018 film festival are OPEN now!!

Be apart of the “Best Convention in Seattle” as voted on by the readers of Seattle Weekly!

Our film festival has been going strong for 7 years representing new and emerging voices in horror filmmaking. We screen award-winning shorts and features from around the world.  Every year we have world premieres, US premieres, North West stand-outs, and festival favorites. Come join the fun, submit today.

Mission and Objective:  We represent the best emerging horror bubbling up from the underground to invade your brain and haunt your nightmares!

Crypticon Seattle Horror Film Festival proudly accepts entries via, 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.


If you are a NW filmmaker, contact us for a submissions waiver. NW films can submit with no fee. Your film must have been shot in Idaho, Oregon, or Washington to qualify for this waiver.

If you have screened at previous Crypticon Seattle film festivals you are also eligible for a waiver.  eric @


View Past Film Festival Entries by Year

What's Your Horror Happy?

We are the fans, and what you love in the horror genre is important to us. Who do you want to meet? What would you like to see crawl from the screen into your hands? Tell us your suggestions for guests, exhibitors, and events, and we’ll do our best to make your nightmares come true!

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