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The Final Frame
Horror Short Film Competition

In conjunction with our annual horror convention, StokerCon, the Horror Writers Association is proud to host the 8th Annual FINAL FRAME Horror Short Film Competition.

Each year, between ten to fifteen short-short films (13 minutes and under) are showcased as part of the StokerCon Horror Writers Convention. The coveted StokerCon Final Frame Award and cash prize will be awarded to one film and filmmaker, the best film shown at our event as decided upon by a panel of industry judges. We also present a variety of prizes to first runner-up, second runner-up, best writing in a short film, and the audience award. 

The festival is organized by director NAME HERE. Competition judges for 2024 include: 

 

**JUDGES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON**

A popular event at StokerCon, the screening for convention attendees will transpire on INFORMATION HERE

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2024 FINALISTS
(in alphabetical order)

**DOWNLOAD PDF COMING SOON**

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Director: Sloan Turner
Writer: Sloan Turner
UNITED STATES / 2022

An impulsive middle schooler playing a game of hide-and-seek soon realizes something is hunting him and his friends.

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ERIC

Director: David Yorke
Writer: David Yorke
UNITED KINGDOM / 2022

Joshua finally gets to meet Eric, the beloved dog of a girl he’s been dating. As the evening evolves, Josh begins to get a sneaking suspicion that Eric isn’t your typical house pet.

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GNAW

Director: Rosalee Yagihara
Writer: Meg Turner
CANADA / 2022

A pesky hangnail sends Cote into an obsessive state while creating a disconnect in her relationship with her girlfriend.

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MICKEY DOGFACE

Director: Zach Fleming
Writer: Zach Fleming
UNITED STATES / 2022

Halloween night: Three friends get high in a van and propose a dare involving an urban legend -- what could go wrong?

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NIGHT WORK

Director: Savanna Hunter-Reeves
Writer: Savanna Hunter-Reeves
UNITED STATES / 2022

During another late night working from home, a new mother finds herself trapped in the house with something she must confront.

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SHUT

Director: Niels Bourgonje
Writer: Bastiaan Tichels
NETHERLANDS / 2022

When Jonas visits his father after a long time, he is shocked to find him in a worrisome state.

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SORRY SIS

Director: Kim Spurlock
Writer: Mai Spurlock
UNITED STATES / 2023

Put it on your head so you don't get dead.

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STOP DEAD

Director: Emily Greenwood
Writer: David Scullion
UNITED KINGDOM / 2022

When a detective and her partner try to stop a disheveled girl staggering down the middle of a country road, they discover something sinister follows with each step.

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SUCKER

Director: Alix Austin
Writer: Alix Austin
UNITED KINGDOM / 2022

She’s dying to get under your skin…

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THE QUEUE

Director: Michael Rich
Writer: Michael Rich
UNITED STATES / 2023

An internet content moderator confronts the darkness within the videos he screens.

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THE WEAVER

Director: Øyvind Willumsen
Writer: Øyvind Willumsen
NORWAY / 2023

A nurse goes to visit an elderly lady at her home. No worries, right?

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THREE DOORS DOWN

Director: Ty Huffer
Writer: Ty Huffer
UNITED STATES / 2023

On Christmas Eve, Tiffany learns that being on the naughty list means more than a lump of coal in your stocking.

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WE FORGOT ABOUT THE ZOMBIES

Director: Chris McInroy
Writer: Chris McInroy
UNITED STATES / 2022

Two dudes think they found the cure for zombie bites.

Parallel Lines

The 2023 Final Frame Competition is
Sponsored by:


THE GEORGE A. ROMERO FOUNDATION

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