Submissions

We are looking for completed feature films in the horror, thriller or science fiction genre for World Wide distribution and sales.***

If you have a completed feature film you would like us to consider, please send us a secured screener link to:

submissions@terrorfilms.net

Or mail us a DVD or Blu-ray to:

Terror Films
c/o Hollywood Center Studios
1040 N. Las Palmas Ave - Building 10 - Office 120
LA, CA 90038

***Terror Films is a World Wide distributor for all ancillary markets. Our sales division is dedicated to those films we believe have potential for a theatrical release.

In addition we also offer partial financing for films in post-production that require completion funds.

Please e-mail us your secured screener link, trailer and poster (if available) to: submissions@terrorfilms.net

Someone will get back to you within 7 to 10 business days. Please do not contact the office to inquire about the status of your submission. 

 

For your convenience, below you will find the standard list of technical deliverables. Please take some time to review this so you are clear on what will be required to place your film onto the many platforms we do business with: 

 

FILM AND VIDEO MATERIAL

*Digital Version (Hard Drive Delivery) - Fully digitized version of the feature film, trailer, and textless elements:

QuickTime with ProRes 422HQ Codec

Feature/Trailer on Hard Drive with either USB 3.0, e-Sata, or Firewire 800 

QuickTime Should be embedded with final 5.1 Surround, Stereo LT/RT, Stereo M&E (for international), and DME Stems (Stereo).

Resolution: 1920x1080

Aspect Ratio: original aspect ratio (2.40, 2.35, 1.85 or 1.78) if there is a matte please include that info on the name of the QuickTime. (i.e. ThePassing_235_1080p_2398_10Ch.mov).

Frame Rate: Original/Native Frame Rate (how it was shot/filmed).

Please place all textless items 5 seconds after the picture is complete. (This is for international use only).

 

*Audio: WAV files using PCM Uncompressed 48 kHz 16 or 24 bit (24 Bit is preferred)

6+2 tracks Original Language mix in sync with the mov file

6+2 fully filled mix of M&E with optional track if available

6+2 Dialogue, Music and Effects stems

 

*6+2 Audio Channel Mapping: 

Ch. 1 Left Channel

Ch. 2 Right Channel

Ch. 3 Center

Ch. 4 LFE (subwoofer)

Ch. 5 Left Surround

Ch. 6 Right Surround          

Ch. 7 & 8 Stereo Mix Left/Right

Ch. 9 & 10 M&E Left/Right (need for international use).  Refer to your deal.

Ch. 11-16 DME Left/Right (DIA, MX, FX stems in stereo). These channels will drop in order if not including M&E, but are required regardless of international or domestic release.


If a trailer has been created, it must be delivered with the separate D,M,E (DIA, MX, FX stems) along with the stereo mix.  Please include a music cue sheet with all music used in the trailer along with the type of license acquired for the music.

 

SUBMISSION POLICY

BY MAKING A SUBMISSION TO US, YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE ACKNOWLEDGED THAT UNLESS WE ENTER INTO A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT, ON PAPER, THAT IS MANUALLY SIGNED BY YOU AND OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE, WE HAVE NO OBLIGATION TO YOU, WE WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY USE OR DISCLOSURE OF YOUR SUBMISSION AND YOU HAVE NO CLAIM AGAINST US OR ANYONE ELSE BASED ON OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR SUBMISSION OR ANY USE OR DISCLOSURE THEREOF (AND YOU IRREVOCABLY RELEASE US FROM ANY SUCH CLAIM).