Can you scare us in 15 seconds?
15 Second Horror Film Challenge is a nonprofit international filmmaking contest in which celebrity judges rank top films and conventions our greatest hits! Our third season's call for entries has wrapped. Tune in for all the festivities!

JOIN US AT FACEBOOK FOR ALL UPDATES AND FESTIVITIES! our official (2017) judges' top 10 votes are currently being released as this year's season finale draws closer! NOTE: Our short film showcase "Fright-Days " will continue in the new year, as 15 second horror film challenge gears up for the remainder of the year.

this year's judges!
Lloyd Kaufman (Troma)
Nicholas Vince (Hellraiser)
Barbie Wilde (Hellbound: Hellraiser II)
Simon Bamford (Hellraiser)
Amanda Wyss (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
Lisa Wilcox (A Nightmare on Elm Street 4)
Amy Steel (Friday the 13th Part 2)
Geretta Geretta (Demons)
Helene Udy (My Bloody Valentine)
Kelli Maroney (Night of the Comet)
Barbara Magnolfi (Suspiria)
William Butler (Night of the Living Dead 1990)
Marc Sheffler (Last House on the Left)
Carl Gabriel Yorke (Cannibal Holocaust)​
Cindy Hinds (The Brood)
Jackey Raye Neyman Jones (Manos: Hands of Fate)
Mark Torgl (The Toxic Avenger)
Tiffany Shepis (Tromeo & Juliet)
Will Keenan (Terror Firmer)​​
​Bonnie Aarons (The Conjuring 2)
Alan Bagh (Birdemic)
Najarra Townsend (Contracted)
Hannah Fierman (V/H/S)
Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes)
Laurence R. Harvey (Human Centipede 2 & 3)
Jill Sixx (Call Girl, The Stylist)
Jessica Cameron (Truth or Dare, Mania)
Ellie Church (Frankenstein Created Bikers)
Jessica Messenger (Rats)
Heather Dorff (Truth or Dare)
Lisa Ovies (Puppet Killer)
Ashley Mary Nunes (All Through The House)
Kevin Martin (Straight to Video: A B-Movie Odyssey)
Jennilee Murray (Smash Cut)
Chelsey Valentine (American Horror Story)

Crypticon Seattle
Bloodbath & Beyond
​Shock Stock

*A small percent of judges are subject to being unable
to follow-through during the judging window due to emergent scheduling conflicts.

Watch our past two seasons' finales!

Our friends will showcase our season's greatest hits!

Chris Roaf's 15 Second Horror Film Challenge Night 
October 14th 2017 
Bar Theatre LUDO 
Osaka, Osaka

Birmingham Horror Con (Birmingham, UK) 
October 28th - 29th 2017 
Edgbaston Stadium

Bristol Horror Con (Bristol, UK)
October 17th 2017
Future Inn, Bristol

Canada Fan Expo (Toronto, ON)
August 31st - September 3rd 2017
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Crypticon Seattle (Seattle, US)

Event time/date TBA 2017

Dead of Night Film Festival
October 20th - 21st 2017 
The Atkinson Theatre, Southport

Fan Expo Odessa (Odessa, Ukraine)
Aug 12th & 13th 2017
Odessa Marine Passenger Terminal

FearNYC (New York, US)
October 23 – 29 2017
Sonnet Theater, Times Square

Horrorthon: H3 (Texas, US)
October 25 2017
Edwards Houston Marq'E Stadium 23 & IMAX

Jacksonville's MakerCon 
October 14th 2017 
Jacksonville, Florida

​Jekyll Island Comic Con 
December 9th - 10th 2017 
Jekyll Island Convention Center

Overlook's Cinehorror Night
October 30th 2017
Sala delle Feste, Piazza degli Alpini, 55023 Borgo a Mozzano LU, Italia