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OFC Halloween Horror Shorts Screening + Party

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511 Virginia Drive

Orlando, FL 32803

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Filmmaking Contest +

Halloween Party/Film Screening/Cosplay Contest

$250 Cash Grand Prize 1st Place Film Winner!

$100 Cash Prize 1st Place Cosplay Winner!

We aim to provide the best value Halloween fun in town, so we are combining our Halloween Horror Shorts Filmmaking Competition (HHS) with a huge Halloween Party!

For this massive gathering of demented souls we are teaming up with The Horror Society of Orlando, who are sponsoring the Cosplay Contest!


1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Runner-up Trophies + awards for "Best Of" categories. In addition to a trophy there is a $250 Cash Prize for 1st Place. *cash prizes paid out two weeks after event, to the team leader.

Wednesday, September 13th, 7pm (McGinnty's Irish Pub: 5406 Hansel Avenue Orlando, Florida 32809)

At kickoff we'll randomly select a prop, a line of dialogue, and a character. TEAM FEE: $30 ($20 for annual members). You don't have to attend, we will announce them on Facebook

*NOTE: Teams can sign-up in the window from 8/23/17 - 10/6/17 (Teams signed-up after the start-date will still have to complete their film by the deadline).

October 13th, 2017 @5pm SHARP
Email a screener link to: orlandofilmmakers@gmail.com

October 20th or 21st (time & location TBD)
IMPORTANT NOTE: If the total running time of entries exceeds 150 minutes then the lowest-scoring entries may not be screened due to time constraints. We also reserve the option to disqualify and not screen films over the 7 minutes TRT limit in the official rules.

Each registered team receives 2 free tickets.
Want to attend a cheap + awesome Halloween Party? Tickets are only $10! ($5 for OFC members)

Tickets will soon be available on Eventbrite!

This is a fundraiser...invite all of your friends!


$100 Cash Grand Prize!

Sponsored by the Horror Society of Orlando!

For the purposes of this contest we will look at cosplay and costumes as the wonderful form of self-expression they are and judging will be based on craftsmanship and presentation.

Cosplay Judging Criteria

Percentage of the costume that is homemade:

  • 50 % of your outfit has to be handmade
  • Reconstruction is also acceptable Example: thrift store find that’s altered and or dyed


  • The overall value of the outfit and props, this is in
  • reference to the look of the material not the cost.
  • Ask yourself one question, does it look like movie quality?

Attention to detail:

  • Whether you are portraying a character or created one
  • detail is crucial
  • These are the individual elements that make bring the
  • outfit together

Likeness to the Character:

  • How closely do you resemble who are trying to portray
  • Even if you are not a specific character do you resemble
  • who you are trying to be?


  • How you used your imagination to create your overall look

Stage Presence:

  • During your 60 seconds on stage become your character
  • Act in the manner your character would, make it come
  • alive

*cash prize paid out two weeks after event.

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