Universal Studios Hollywood and Rob Zombie Invite Filmmakers to Submit Short Films... -- UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ --

Rob Zombie and Universal Studios Hollywood™ are partnering to recognize the nation's top short-form filmaking horror genre talent.

Filmmakers have an opportunity to have their scariest short film rewarded with a TV broadcast of their work, a $1,000 cash prize and a trip for two to the opening night of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Submit your short film (90 seconds to 3 minutes) by sending 2 DVD copies to arrive by August 14, 2010 to:
Halloween Horror Nights Scary Film Competition
100 Universal City Plaza
Building 5511-5 (Publicity)
Universal City CA 91608

Selected films wil be judged by a panel of horror industry professionals. Criteria will be storytelling skill, originality and ability to provide a great scare. The judge's top 10 shorts will be posted here in September for public voting. Please click the "Contest Rules" link below. Print out and sign the Contest Rules and return it with your entry.