GRIMMFEST 2nd – 5th Oct, Manchester UK. Ever dreamed of getting your movie in cinemas, on DVD and VOD platforms all around the world? We’ll here’s your chance. Read on to find out more.


Its that time of year again folks. Submissions are open and we’re looking for the best in Horror, Cult, Weird, and Fantastic movies for our early October festival. If you think this applies to your very own cinematic offspring, then we’d love to hear from you. 

To submit a film you’ll need to download the submission form at the bottom of this page, fill out and post along with your short or feature length film.

“This year, for the first time, Grimm Up North, in partnership with Raven Banner Entertainment will be offering a very special competition for all submitted feature and short films”.

When you submit your film for festival consideration, you will also have the option of entering our Grand Jury Competition. The feature film winner will be afforded the incredible and unique opportunity of having their film distributed in the UK by Grimm Entertainment and sold internationally by esteemed genre specialist sales company, Raven Banner. We will also create a Grimmfest 2014 compilation of the best shorts for UK distribution.

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NOTE: In entering your film into the distribution/sales competition you must have the authority to and agree to give GrimmFest permission to directly acquire all appropriate rights to your film. Exact agreements between all relevant parties can and will be clarified upon the film’s success in the competition. Grimm Up North will directly represent the title and arrange for domestic UK distribution and Raven Banner will serve as the film’s international sales agent, securing distribution deals in other territories across the world.

For further information, please download the appropriate submission form or contact the team: with the subject line ’2014 Festival Competition Inquiry’.

 Download in PDF Format.

 Download in Word Format  (Compatible with new & earlier versions of Microsoft Word).

Films must be available on professional formats, and there will be a small charge for submission to help cover administration costs. You can send payment via Paypal with your submission details.

If you have any questions, feel free to get in contact by emailing




All submissions should be sent to the following address:

Submissions, Grimmfest, Z Film Studios, Studio House, Battersea Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Cheshire, UK, SK4 3EA

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: 14th Feb – 25th April (Cost: Short £12.50. Feature £35.00)FINISHED

NORMAL DEADLINE: 25th April – 15th Aug (Cost: Short £15.00. Feature £38.50)FINISHED

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 15th Aug – 29th Aug (Cost: Short £20.00. Feature £49.00)