What is The Ghoulish Oktoberfest?


The Ghoulish Oktoberfest is a fall themed film festival geared to bringing local Carolina filmmakers together in order to encourage and promote the growth of film in the Carolina's.

Selected filmmakers will be given a genre for their film: comedy, drama, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, etc. and filmmakers MUST set their film during the fall season.

Completed films can be no longer than ten minutes, including the end credits.

Filmmakers MUST be a resident of North or South Carolina and must provide previous links to their work upon registration.

There is no entry fee for participating filmmakers.



Registration is opened from September 1st through 14th.

Kick off event will take place Monday, September 17th.

Films must be submitted to CFN by Monday, October 1st no later than 5:00pm

The Ghoulish Oktoberfest Screening will be held on Saturday, October 20th.

Winners of the 1st Annual Ghoulish Oktoberfest

Best Actress: Peyton Waldrep
Best Actor: Bill Brucker
Best Cinematography: Silas Rowland
Best Director: Mike Conway
Best Overall: Silas Rowland
Best Score: Michael Waldrep
Audience Choice Award: Gabriella Dreanne 

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Carolina Film Network