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The 2015 Winner for Ten Scary Minutes – the online horror movie making contest.

Ten Scary Minutes, the online horror movie making contest is pleased to announce the winning video for the 2015 season.

The winning selection is “Transition” directed by Michael Castellon.

The runners up were “The Haunting”, directed by Stephen Gallen and “The Thing” directed by Tetiana Krachunova.

This year’s entries were exceptional particularly in the efforts made by each production team. In the coming weeks, Ten Scary Minutes judging panel will be contacting each entrant providing a certificate of participation and judge’s comments.

Until next time… No Nightmares!


Submissions are closed, 18 entries in this year’s line-up, winner announced October 31st.

Calgary, Alberta October 4, 2015: Tens Scary Minutes, the online horror movie making contest would like to announce the lineup for its third annual contest. This year we have 18 entries and the public can view them at (just click on the “Movie Entries” link in the menu bar).
The Entries include:

“Transition” produced by Michael Castellon
“Innocent” by producer Matthew Cachella
“Clean Beak” by producer Ben Schmidt
“Filled with Darkness” by producer Zehra Berber
“BTS: Backstabber” by producer Andrew Beard
“The Memory Card” by producer Darryl Raven Signgh
“Notes” by producer G. Libucha
“Dark” by producer Ellison Winterstein
“Haunting” by producer Stephen Gallen
“Helen Killer” by producer Grayson Bowman
“Never Alone” by producer Queen Fasbuolo and Jake Allen
“The Edge” by producer Elijah Ennis
“Something Spooky” by producer Aly Dynda
“Bisbee Horror” by producer Tamma Murphy
“Find Pauletta” by producer Chris Courtner
“The Thing” by producer Tetiana Krchunova
“Sleepy Hollow Movie (Film Trailer) produced by Elijah Marasigan
“Smiles for You” produced by Jason Koos

Submissions were accepted through the website: between August 1st and October 1st with the judging between October 2nd and October 30th. The winner will be announced October 31st or shortly thereafter.

Submissions are closed for the 2015 Ten Scary Minutes!!!

Today submissions are closed! We have 18 entries for this year and we shall announce the winner October 31st! We hope all the participants had fun producing their videos, all of which were totally awesome!

We would like to thank the many blog sites, tweeters and film schools who promoted the contest and we look forward announcing this year’s winner. For those interested, the judging form for this year is posted here, (

We hope you all enjoy these productions and may consider entering next year!

Until the big day, October 31st, “Announcement Day”, no nightmares!


Behind the Scenes with Jillian of Davaney Creations

Hello all! We wanted to share a little extra production Jillian of Davaney Creations made. This is her behind the scenes look during the production of one of her video productions. She first entered our contest in 2014 with “Scared Silly“.

She is one of those awesome hardworking talents continually challenging herself with creating new productions. Visit her YouTube site at:

Well fright fans, it is that time of the year again everyone, it is time for the Ten Scary Minutes online horror movie contest! The submission engine will open August 1st and close for submissions October 1st! We certainly look forward to you submissions and hope that through it all, you enjoy yourself and create many lasting memories producing your movie!!

Until next time, no nightmares!


Executive Producer
Tens Scary Minutes

Ordeal – the winner of the second annual Ten Scary Minutes – online horror movie contest!

Hello Everyone!

With the judging forms in and the results compiled, the judge’s selection for this year’s winner is Ordeal, directed by Stephen Gallen!

Runners up for this year are, Dividing Line, directed by Thor Allen and The Cry, directed by Eugenie Dufloo. Congratulations all!

I want to personally thank all of you for your creative efforts and the hard work you put into your productions.This year was very successful and that is because of all of you, the future movie creators and actors of tomorrow! All of your efforts are recognized and the Ten Scary Minutes team will soon be launching our very own Roku channel and working with other venues to show off your productions – all the entries! We encourage all of you to continue creating new productions, learning production techniques and mastering the craft of movie making.

It is our sincere hope that the experiences you shared with your friends in creating your productions were good, lasting and that someday soon, we will be seeing your work on the “big screen”! I hope you will all continue to participate in Ten Scary Minutes and I hope to see you again in 2015!

’till then, no nightmares!


Contest Announcement – Delayed ’till Monday Evening

Apologies to All,

Our 2014 winner announcement is delayed as I am waiting for the results from two of the judges. As soon as I receive their forms, I will compile and make the announcement.

I will email all of you, your scores and comments, (if any), from the judges. For those of you waiting on the hardcopies of your participation certificates, (with signature and seal), a few were mailed yesterday and the remaining are going out on Monday.

A reminder that if you want certificates, (enough for you and your production crew and cast), please email me, (, your mailing address.

Again, I do apologize for the delay…

’till next time… No nightmares..


2014 Judging for Ten Scary Minutes

Hello All,

The judging panel for Ten Scary Minutes, the online horror movie contest, is working the the entries and we expect to be able to make the announcements on Oct 31! Any comments made by the judging panel will be sent to the respective participants.

All participants should be receiving an email copy of their participation certificate this morning. If there are any errors or accidental omissions, please let us know and we will correct.

If you want a signed copy with the corporate seal affixed, please let us know and send us a mailing address.

I want to again thank you for entering this year’s contest and I do encourage you to continue making movies! I also hope you will continue your interest in Ten Scary Minutes and would consider entering again next year.
Stay tuned for the results!

’till next time, no nightmares!