Call for horror videos

  • Has anyone in your team ever made a mistake?
  • Did something go terribly wrong during an operation?
  • Would you like to share it with us, and participate at the horror video competition of the 15th SERGS meeting?


For the scientific session "Complications - when something goes wrong" at SERGS 2023 meeting on Saturday, June 10 at 10:00 we are looking for videos of complications, bleeding etc.

You can share your video via WeTransfer and send it to

You can send the video anonymously.

The most terrifying video will receive the Horror video award!


Video format, film duration

o The time of the video will not exceed 3 minutes of time.

o There will be no audio (no headphones or speakers) available on site. Kindly add subtitles if relevant.

o In the opening of the video, you may include the name of the author, the title of the video, institution name and contact details.

o Format can be either 4:3 or 16:9. Video format accepted are .mov, .avi, .mp4, .wmv and maximum file size is 3072MB or 3 GB.

o Use at least HD quality.


Authorizations / Legal aspects

o Make sure patients appearing in your movie are not recognizable. In case a patient's face is visible, please add a black square over the eyes.

o The movie should be no commercial for companies. You should aim for a company based neutral movie. However, it is ok, if brand names are visible.

o Be sure to obtain the affirmation of the copyright holder whenever you use work of other authors e.g. schematic drawings.


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