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!

SEASON 3 GEARS UP!
JOIN US AT FACEBOOK FOR ALL UPDATES AND FESTIVITIES! we're currently presenting the AWARDS from our community judge panel as our official 2017 judges' votes roll in through november, into early december. the season finale premieres before christmas! 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)
Thommy Hutson (Never Sleep Again)

Crypticon Seattle
Movie Pilot Horror
Bloodbath & Beyond
​Shock Stock

Watch our past two seasons' finales!

LIVE SCREENINGS!
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