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Open Wound Films (Born 2010) is a production company created to produce films in the HORROR/THRILLER/SUSPENSE genres but is interested in any films that are gritty, thought provoking or darkly imaginative. It is also a property with goals of expanding to publishing, photography and digital art.


Created by a horror fan for horror fans, Open Wound Films strives to be on the forefront in creating properties which are entertaining and independently crafted.





The Official Winners selections are in! Thank you to ALL filmmakers for submitting your amazing films! It was a long and hard decision making process but we have chosen the following films:


Best Feature Film 
“The Perfect Husband” 
Lucas Pavetto 

Best Short Film 
“The Visitant” 
Nicholas Peterson 


Best Intermediate Film 
Marisa Brown 


Best Sound Design 
Adam O'Brien 


Best Makeup/SFX 
“The Stomach” 
Dan Dixon 


Best Cinematography  
“Dead Hearts” 
Stephen W. Martin 


Best Director 
“Dead Hearts” 
Stephen W. Martin 


Best Screenplay 
“Dead Hearts” 
Stephen W. Martin 


Best Visual FX 
“The Visitant” 
Nicholas Peterson


Best Creature/Killer 
“The Visitant” 
Nicholas Peterson 


Best Gore 
“House Call” 
Dick Grunert 


Funniest Kills 
“M is for Montage” 
Jim Tanner, Carlos S Sanchez, Rashad Hayes, and Steve Sharnik 


Audience Choice Award 
“The Umbrella Factory” 
Lexie Findarle Trivundza, Nick Trivundza 


NM Grip Showcase 
“Halfway House” 
Scott Milder 

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