We want your fake trailers! Filmmakers Billy Pon, Chuck Norfolk and Courtney Sandifer are hosting a faux trailer showcase at TFW 2017 and they want YOU to submit yours! This is a great opportunity to get your work shown at the Southwest’s PREMIER Horror Convention. Read all the details below then submit at the link at the very bottom of this page…
Rules and Regulations
There is no fee to enter.
There is no age limit for the creator(s) of the Fake Trailer.
All films must be in English or have English subtitles at the time submitted.
The Fake Trailer’s run time must be no shorter than one minute (1:00) and no longer than two minutes and thirty seconds (2:30). Any Fake Trailer shorter or longer than these times will be disqualified.
Films must be submitted as an online streaming video via VIMEO with the title preceded by TFW Fake Horror Trailer (i.e. TFW Fake Horror Trailer NAME OF YOUR TRAILER)
Fake trailers must be completed by April 20, 2017 in order to be screened during the Texas Frightmare Weekend, May 4-7, 2017.
Films must be the original work of the applicants. If a film is based upon another person’s life or upon a book or other underlying work, applicant(s) must secure any necessary rights to make such adaptations. However, it is not necessary to submit the adaptation rights agreements to Texas Frightmare Weekend. Neither TFW nor its jurists investigates or attests to the authenticity of an applicant’s statement of authorship or rights secured. By entering the competition, you are acknowledging that you have secured all necessary rights.
Applicants are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary rights and permissions for third-party materials included in the film, including but not limited to music, trademarks, logos, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights. Texas Frightmare Weekend expressly disclaims all liability or responsibility for any violations of the foregoing.
We strongly encourage filmmakers to submit their film only after it is fully finished and will judge each submission as a completed work, whether it is or not. Once a film is entered, we will not update the submission with a more recent cut.
Selected Films and Winners
A total of twenty-five (25) Fake Trailers will be selected to screen at the Southwest’s premiere horror convention “Texas Frightmare Weekend 2017.”
Those 25 Fake Trailers that are chosen by the judges will be announced on the Texas Frightmare Weekend Facebook page on April 24, 2017.
The judges’ decision is final.
Billy Pon’s Fake trailer for Mister Fister: