film At Foundry

foundry Theater's horror shorts

Foundry's First Film Festival
October 13, 2022


  • July 14, 2022 - Earlybird Deadline

  • October 1, 2022 - Regular Deadline

  • October 13, 2022 - Event Date


This festival offers an opportunity for anyone to submit a 5 minute horror short. 

Submissions should not be shorter than three minutes or longer than five minutes. Submissions should fit somehow under the umbrella of the horror genre. Music videos, animation, documentaries, mocumentaries, etc are viable categories for submissions.

Thirteen shorts will be chosen for the screening. Three cash prizes will be awarded for the top three films, first place receiving $150 USD, second $75 USD, third $50 USD. Film makers do not have to be present to win, but attendance is encouraged.


Open screen night dates

2022 Dates:

  • October 13 - Horror Shorts Festival

  • November 17

  • December 15



Open Screen Nights are for everyone! Just send a downloadable link to (or click the submit button below!)

Submissions should ideally be under 10 minutes, but some exceptions may be made, so just ask! We accept trailers, music videos, animation, documentaries, mocumentaries, etc. Any project you'd like to share with your local film peers!

We allow creators to talk about their work during the night of the event, so if you're looking for feedback or want to share some crazy fun facts about your work please attend!


Appalachian queer film festival

coming soon in 2023

The AQFF was founded in 2014 to bring Queer Film from around the world to Appalachia and to promote Queer filmmakers within the region. Submissions will soon be open for the 2023 festival at Foundry Theater in Huntington, West Virginia.

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