About us

The world’s only circumpolar genre film-MAKING festival.

DEAD NORTH is a short genre film-making festival that is open to all the good people freezing their faces off North of 60. Over the course of two months, filmmakers from the circumpolar world produce original films in some of the world’s coldest climates.

Established in 2012, over 170 short films have been produced and many of these films have gone on to screen at major festivals around the world, including Cannes, imagineNATIVE, Blood in the Snow, Fantasia, BFI, NYC Horror Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival and many more. Welcome to the world of Circumpolar genre filmmaking!

Dead North is the twisted brainchild of: Artless Collective

DEAD NORTH is made possible with the community-minded generosity of our sponsors:

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