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Spooky Halloween

Spooky Halloween

Creators, the Spooky Halloween challenge has come to an end. Thank you for submiting all of your creative Halloween themed effects! We’re excited to share the winners of this challenge:

Challenge Champion

halloween makeup face by @🇰🇷션샤인(sunshine)의 시간여행

Excellent Halloween Look

Not a Zzzzombie by @VgnWlf

Katrina by @Shana

Jack-O-Lantern by @🧿 EarthSpirit 🧿

Excellent Halloween Scene

Halooween by @Cartoon_tn

Crazy Halloween by @Cristiano Bartel

Excellent Halloween Character

IQ – Pumpkin Cemetery by @Lucas Trung Nguyen

Creepy Connect by @Luis Lorenzo

Top Creative Works

zombie run by @King Cotton

Ouija by @Paula Casado

Draw Your Pumpkin by @Eber Villalobos

halloween paint by @HiddenNinjas

Skeleton Chase by @Julian Vizard

Congratulations to all winners! We will be in contact with you over the next few weeks to process your prize winnings.

If you haven’t already, please ensure to add your payment info to the Effect House Rewards Center. This will help avoid any delays in the disbursement of your cash reward (if applicable).

Stay tuned for our next challenge!

About this challenge

It’s time to tap into the spirit of Halloween! Transport us into your supernatural world with a spine-chilling Halloween-themed effect. Submit your effect before November 1, 2023 for a chance to win up to $2,500.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for three types of effects: Halloween Look (Halloween-themed appearances); Halloween Scene (backgrounds or 360° AR effects); and Halloween Character (interactive characters).

Halloween Look

Implement masks, accessories, and face effects to create spooky appearances!

Halloween Scene

Incorporate backgrounds or 360° AR effects for Halloween scenes.

Halloween Character

Conjure 2D or 3D Halloween characters that interact with users.


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Eligible regions

This challenge is open to creators in the following regions:

Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Réunion, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, The Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam


Challenge Champion (1): $2500

Top Halloween Look (3): $1000 each

Top Halloween Scene (2): $1000 each

Halloween Character (2): $1000 each

Creativity Reward (5): $100 each

Rewards will be paid through the Effect House Rewards Center. Please make sure to update your payment information here to receive prizes from the challenge.

How to enter

  1. Download and create your effect using Effect House.
  2. On the Publish Effect form, complete the required fields and select Spooky Halloween under Challenge.
  3. Click Next to review your submission. 
  4. Click Submit and you’re all set!

Challenge timeline

Submission Start Date: October 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM PDT

Submission End Date: November 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM PDT

Winner Announcement Date: November 22, 2023


Remember to update Effect House to the latest version to see and try all our newest tool features, templates, and assets!

Asset Studio

Use Asset Studio to generate custom face masks or 2D stickers!

Subgraphs and interactions

Import readily-available subgraphs from Asset Library, and add visual scripting interactions from the Inspector panel to make your effect more engaging.

Frequently asked questions

How do I know if I won the challenge?

Can I submit effects I’ve already published?

Can I submit more than one effect?

Can I get more than one prize?

How will I receive my cash reward?

Visit here for full terms and conditions. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited. The Challenge Period is between Oct 12, 2023 PDT and Nov 1, 2023 PDT. Open to legal residents of a region where Effect House and TikTok are available and who are at least 18 years of age, or the age of majority, at the time of entry. Enter by submitting an effect as described in the terms between Oct 12, 2023 PDT and Nov 1, 2023 PDT. Thirteen (13) winners will be selected by a panel of judges based on specific criteria set out in the terms. Username and profile picture of winner[s] will be displayed. Reward:

Challenge Champion (1): $2500USD

Top Halloween Look (3): $1000USD

Top Halloween Scene (2): $1000USD

Top Halloween Character (2): $1000USD

Creativity Reward (5): $100USD

Limit of 1 Reward per person/Challenge. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Click here if you’re from the European Economic Area (EEA).