What is The Ghoulish Oktoberfest?

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

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 then ten minutes, including the end credits.

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

There is no entry fee for participating filmmakers. WINNER RECEIVES $125.O0. 

Register here


Registration is opened through Friday, October 6th.

Kick off event will take place Thursday, October 12th.

Films must be submitted to Carolina Film Network on Wednesday, October 25th

The Ghoulish Oktoberfest Screening will be held on Saturday, October 28th.

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