2017 FILMS

 

Nightmares Film Festival sets itself apart from other genre fests by its deep year-round connection to the horror filmmaking community, which gives it the first line on the rarest, scariest, most daring and most unsettling films being created around the country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEATURES

Hatchet 3 w/Adam Green

Leatherface

Capture, Kill, Release

Bong of the Living Dead

3 Dead Trick or Treaters

Ruin Me

Unnuyayuk

Found Footage 3D

2 Pigeons

Midnighters

She Was So Pretty 2: Be Good for Goodness Sake

Scars of Xavier

Rock, Paper, Dead

Hostile

Director’s Commentary: Terror of Frankenstein

Romeo's Distress

I’m Dreaming of a White Doomsday

Flesh of the Void

Torment

Le Accelerator

Samurai Rauni

 

 

THRILLER SHORTS A

Alice and David

The Sound of Fear

The Corner

The Night Shift

I Baked Him a Cake

Monster

Too Fast, Paris

Hush

 

 

THRILLER SHORTS B

Pickup

Ex

Jax In Love

Unfriendlies

Here + After

The Fainting Room

The Son, The Father

The Dark Hunger

 

 

THRILLER SHORTS C

The Other Side of Morning

The Devil's Gun

Love at First Sight

The Creep

La Sirena

Suffer

High & Tight

Caravan

 

 

 

 

HORROR COMEDY SHORTS

Nuts

I Love You So Much It's Killing Them

What's For Dinner?

Meow

Girl #2

Lunch Ladies

Holiday Fear

Dickeaters

We Summoned a Demon

 

 

HORROR SHORTS A

Prepare to Die

Drip

Husk

Admonition

For a Good Time, Call

The Jitterman

Eldritch Code

Dawn of the Deaf

Spotlight

 

HORROR SHORTS B

Postal

Meat

Slapface

Fish

Hada

Nibble

Vexed

Your Date Is Here

Undress Me

Daughters of Virtue

 

HORROR SHORTS C

Night In

Haematophilia

Pigskin

Sorry, We're Closed

Creeper

Late Tales

Secretions

Creswick

Sol

 

 

HORROR SHORTS D

Used Body Parts

Night Runners

aMorfe

Thump

Cry It Out

House for Sale

Nasty Robin Goodfellow

Agatha

Draw

Banshee

MIDNIGHT SHORTS A

Machine Baby

The Sunken Convent

I Want Candy

Undercover Mistress

Balcony

Prisma

Do Not Lose

The Cure

A Sweet Man

 

MIDNIGHT SHORTS B

Fun

Brown Evil

I Like It Better When You Do It

Elegy

Third Wheel

A.R.G.

The Room

Deep Thing

Savor

Cycle of the Blessed

Doll

 

 

MIDNIGHT SHORTS C

Cry Wolf

Solved

Pizza Face

Inn

Van

Hatred

Getting Ready for a Lunch Date

The Pretender

The Goatman of Kananaskis

 

 

MELANIE GAYDOS SHORTS

St. Frankenstein

Dead Fuck

A Nearly Perfect Blue Sky

 

 

OHIO SHORTS A

Elly

Code 207

Silent Ring

Bucket

Tales from the Blood Fairies

Mother's Milk

 

 

OHIO SHORTS B

The Childish Thing

Dark of the Night

Down the Stairs

The Priest

The Creature of Stark Hills

 

SCHEDULE

Nightmares Film Festival 2017 presents a world-class assembly of the scariest, tensest, and most bizarre films from across the globe. Discover your new favorite genre film among our four-day lineup.

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY

OCTOBER

19

7:30 p.m.        Victor Crowley w/Adam Green

10:00 p.m.      Leatherface

Midnight          Horror Comedy Shorts

FRIDAY

OCTOBER

20

10:00 a.m.     Romeo's Distress

                                  Screening with short film Chlorine

                                  Screening with short film The Dollmaker

Noon             Midnighters

2:00 p.m.       I’m Dreaming of a White Doomsday

                                   Screening with short film The Naughty List

                                   Screening with short film Justice Served

4:00 p.m.       Horror Shorts A

6:00 p.m.       Capture, Kill, Release

6:00 p.m.       Thriller Shorts A

8:00 p.m.       Bong of the Living Dead

                                   Screening with short film Blood Shed

8:00 p.m.       3 Dead Trick or Treaters

                                   Screening with short film Moonshot

10:00 p.m.     She Was So Pretty 2: Be Good for Goodness Sake

                                   Screening with short film Compulsion

10:00 p.m.     Director’s Commentary: Terror of Frankenstein

                                   Screening with short film Demonoid

Midnight         Midnight Shorts B

Midnight         House Shark

SATURDAY

OCTOBER

21

10:00 a.m.     Ruin Me

10:00 a.m.     Midnight Shorts C

Noon             Creep 2

Noon             Panel: The Murder and Resurrection of Horror Media

1:00 p.m.       Panel: Social Progress through Horror

2:00 p.m.       Scars of Xavier

                                   Screening with short film The Devil's Due

2:00 p.m.       Hostile

                                   Screening with short film Tethered

4:00 p.m.       Unnuyayuk

4:00 p.m.       Melanie Gaydos Shorts

5:15 p.m.       NFF Awards

6:00 p.m.       2 Pigeons

                                   Screening with short film No Wave

6:00 p.m.       Horror Shorts B

8:00 p.m.       Rock, Paper, Dead

                                   Screening with short film Teddy Bears Picnic

8:00 p.m.       Thriller Shorts B

10:00 p.m.     Found Footage 3D

10:00 p.m.     Horror Shorts C

Midnight        Flesh of the Void

                                   Screening with short film To Mother, Father

                                   Screening with short film When Susurrus Stirs

Midnight         Midnight Shorts A

2:00 a.m.       Torment

                                   Screening with short film Vanita

2:00 a.m.       Le Accelerator

                                   Screening with music video I’m Ready

 

 

SUNDAY

OCTOBER

22

10:00 a.m.     Thriller Shorts C

Noon             Horror Shorts D

2:00 p.m.       Ohio Shorts A

4:00 p.m.       Primordial

6:00 p.m.       Ohio Shorts B

8:00 p.m.       Blood Ride

                                   Screening with short film Bride of Frankie

10:00 p.m.     Don't Fuck in the Woods

                                   Screening with short film Snatched: The Rebirth

 

TICKETS

Nightmares Film Festival  is held in the country’s secret heart of horror: the inclusive, fun and centrally located Columbus, Ohio.

 All Screening as are at Gateway Film Center – 1550 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43201

 

 

 

 

 

 

$79 - Festival Passes

See every Nightmare! Our NFF Festival Pass can be used to get day-of individual screening tickets to any show while seats last. Note that All Access Passes do not reserve seats, and pass holders may not be able to access shows that are sold out.

$149 - VIP All Access Passes

Our NFF VIP All Access Passes provide the ultimate insider experience, including: reserved balcony seating in every round of films, private in/out access to the festival auditoriums, and private access to the VIP Lounge with a dedicated bar and residential seating. VIP All Access Passes, unlike the standard Festival Pass, do guarantee their holders a seat in every round of screenings.

$10 - Single Screening

 

All individual screenings

and shorts blocks are $10.00

 

 

 

 

PARKING AND DIRECTIONS

Nightmares Film Festival is a destination horror and genre fest conveniently held in the heart of the Midwest: easily reached, easily navigated and inclusive Columbus, Ohio. Festival screenings are held at the world-renowned Gateway Film Center, named one of the 20 best art houses on the continent by Sundance. The film center’s dedicated team of expert projectionists – maybe the last such team in the country – oversees all presentation, to ensure every film looks and sounds its very best.

 

 

 

Gateway Film Center

1550 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201

614.247.4433

 

DIRECTIONS

From the North

Take any major highway to I-270. Take I-270 to SR 315 South. Exit Lane Avenue and turn left (east) to High Street. Turn right (south) onto High Street and proceed to the 11th Avenue. Turn left (east) onto 11th Avenue and park in the GFC parking garage located on your right (south).

 

From the East

Take any major highway to I-70 West. Take I-70 to SR 315 North. Exit Lane Avenue and turn right (east) to High Street. Turn right (south) onto High Street and proceed to the 11th Avenue. Turn left (East) onto 11th Avenue and park in the GFC parking garage located on your right (south).

 

From the South

Take any major highway to I-270. Take I-270 to SR 315 North. Exit Lane Avenue and turn right (east) to High Street. Turn right (south) onto High Street and proceed to the 11th Avenue. Turn left (east) onto 11th Avenue and park in the GFC parking garage located on your right (south).

 

From the West

Take any major highway to I-70 East. Take I-70 to SR 315 North. Exit Lane Avenue and turn right (east) to High Street. Turn right (south) onto High Street and proceed to the 11th Avenue. Turn left (east) onto 11th Avenue and park in the GFC parking garage located on your right (south).

 

 

 

CONVENIENT GARAGE PARKING

Convenient parking is available in the garage located right next door to the cinema on both 9th and 11th avenues. To validate your parking, purchase a single exit voucher at the film center box office. The $2 validation is good until 4:00am in the garage.

 

FREE STREET PARKING

Free street parking is available on 9th Avenue, 11th Avenue and Indianola Avenue with the exception of street sweeping days.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MENU

SEE THE 2017

WINNERS

CONTACT

614.247.4433

nightmaresfilmfest@gmail.com

ADDRESS

1550 North High Street

Columbus, OH 43235

FESTIVAL

October 19-22, 2016

TICKETS

Gateway Film Center

www.gatewayfilmcenter.org

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