Celebrate and Support the Art of Independent Film! Now in it’s 12th year, this international horror genre film festival is the brainchild of FEAR FILM Studios Owner Robert J. Massetti. As a veteran of the industry, Robert wanted to make a film festival that celebrates independent horror by giving the artist a forum to show his or her films.

This 3 day showcase highlights the most talented filmmakers from around the world. It’s primary focus is to help filmmakers reach their true creative potential by opening up networking and visibility across the industry. The Festival screens at the PREMIERE CINEMAS 14 near the heart of Downtown Orlando, Florida.

Select filmmakers compete for the coveted “FREAKY” Award. Vying for outstanding achievement in 10 different categories.

JURY AWARD

BEST FEATURE

BEST SHORT

BEST FLORIDA FEATURE

BEST STUDENT SHORT

BEST FLORIDA SHORT

BEST ACTOR

BEST ACTRESS

BEST SPECIAL FX MAKEUP

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Films that screen at the festival are eligible to win awards in all categories.

Our festival judges and award committee members are fair, impartial, and thorough. As working professionals in the industry, they understand exactly how hard it is to make a film as well as the art of film-making. They want to showcase the very best that the independent horror film community has to offer, helping them to garner the recognition they truly deserve.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

ROBERT MASSETTI

FOUNDER | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

GRAVEN RAVENWOLF

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR | MARKETING

MATT REYNOLDS

GENERAL MANAGER

SENIOR TEAM

SHANA LINKOUS

PRODUCTION MANAGER

GINA ROONEY

FESTIVAL COORDINATOR

JASON DALY

FESTIVAL COORDINATOR

SPONSORS