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, SIN Film Festival, Rue Morgue, and are challenging filmmakers to put their creative juices to work. Quarantine Short Film Competition is looking for do-it-yourself, made at home, family in the cast, no budget, short films, while in quarantine. The idea is to convey the feelings and ideas of this time. Filmmakers, trapped at home – Quarantined!

Entry details can be found at: Deadline for submissions is 4/30/2020.

The films will be screened by the SIN Film Festival Judging Panel, as well as our panel of guest judges; including Felissa Rose, Ken Foree, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Kevin Tenney, Ellie Church, Josh Malerman, Graham Humphreys, Adam MacDonald, Gary Sherman, Michael Gingold, Michael Berryman, Adam Marcus, Vincenzo Natali, Kane Hodder, Linnea Quigley, and Debbie Rochon.

Damon, the founder of had this to say, “I’m very excited to be working with such fantastic veterans in the horror genre. Putting together this competition is something a lot of people can use right now. It’s a fantastic distraction from the current state of the world, for both viewers and filmmakers alike. One aspect I love about this is that filmmakers may not have access to their usual cameras, sound and lighting equipment and crew, so it will certainly be a challenge and push boundaries to work under such conditions. I look forward to the results.”


is the social network dedicated to horror fans & professionals, which launched in 2019. It is available on Android & iOS devices in the U.S. & Canada. is also the creator of 50+ Things for Horror Fans to Do During a Pandemic ( Learn more at:

: an interactive horror experience is a unique horror convention in Miami, Florida, focusing on a fully interactive horror experience. More than simply meeting celebrities and wandering an awesome vendor hall, also offers VR adventures, the Scream Queen Olympics, a horror game show with celebrity contestants, Sinister Songs Karaoke, and an 80s Monster Prom Halloween Party.

SIN Film Fest, as part of Sinister Night, serves to showcase the best of indie horror from around the world…and, to connect filmmakers with fans, as well as with each other.

Rue Morgue was launched in 1997 by Rodrigo Gudiño, Rue Morgue is the world’s leading horror in culture and entertainment brand, spearheaded by its multiple award-winning magazine, Rue Morgue and Rue Morgue Digital; Rue Morgue TV specialty horror channel; Rue Morgue Coffin Box subscription box; the Rue Morgue Library book series; Rue Morgue Presents Frightmare In the Falls horror expo and Rue Morgue Presents CineMacabre Movie Nights monthly film series.

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