UPDATE: To avoid putting our creators and fans in harm's way, we will hold a digital showcase experience called "NFF: Masquerade" in place of our 2020 in-person festival.

2020 film selections

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.

Victim of Love w/short Shut Eye
Honeydew
The Reckoning (Midwest premiere)

BAB (World premiere)
To Freddy (NA premiere) w/short Limbo
Goodbye Honey
Meander (NA premiere)
The Bloodhound

Duncan (World premiere)
Papi Ramireze vs. Giant Scorpions
Night Boat (NA premiere) w/short The Hunt

Evil Takes Root

It Cuts Deep w/short Dona & Vixen
The Brain That Wouldn’t Die
What Happens Next Will Scare You

Hail to the Deadites
The Quiet Revolution

Skaredy Kat, Briana Bougard
Turn to Stone, John R Kestner
Too Many Wades, Stirling J McLaughlin, Wilder Konschak
Fear Catcher, Shane Thompson
The Orchestra, Curtis Matzke
Consumed, Don Stroud
Stranger at Home, Micheal Raines
In Country, Scott Peterman, Cat Davis
The Hitchhiker, Dan Ast
The Bereaved, Casey Alan Geisen, Jamie Fox
Feeder, Thomas Simon
Cool Aunts, Kinsley Funari
Open House, Sean J.S. Jourdan, John Ingle

Work Sucks, Austin Kase
I’m Going to Kill You, Derek Stewart
Eden, Rakefet Abergel
Do Not Disturb Whatever Is In Room 255, Jeremy Herbert
Bowlhead, Thomas Simon
The Butter Street Hitchhiker, Chris Hicks
Dog Eyes, Helena Aguilera
Thursday Night Glow Party, Jessie Seitz
Dystopia, Laura Ugolini, Anja Skovly Freberg, Maria Galliani Dyrvik
Open Mic Night, Evan Baughfman
Denizen, Sean Furey
Drained, Maxwell Seiler
The Oops-a-Daisies, Greg Sisco
Gorgar
The Dancing Kettle
Live Forever
Melted
Carnivore
Make a Wish
Everything is Going to Be Fine
The Virgin Jamie
Meat Lovers
MIsconception
Fucking Ghosts
Little Willy
Crop Dust
The Claw
The Greatest Horror Movie Ever Made
Green Cobra
Tall Betsy
Clairvoyant
Exterminator
Date Night
The Cut
Who Wants Dessert
The Cut
Fragile . com
Karaoke Night
Spiritual Practice
Influenced
Don’t Sneeze
Godspeed
Backward Creep
By Sunrise
Thorns
Mourn
The Squirrels in the Attic
The Girl in the Woods
Shiny Diamonds
Perfect
Finder
New Not Normal
Stockholm Syndrome
Hydra
The Dream Log
Few Peas in a Pod
Wellness Check
Socks
Jenny
They Breed Us to Feed
Orbison
All That You Love Will Be Carried Away
Uncle Otto’s Truck
Here There Be Tygers
Beachworld
Bakulu
Safe and Secure
The Wolf
Welcome to Helltown
The Lemoning
The Unseen
Act
Strange Attractor
From Darkness Returned
Good Works
Oh Deer!
Beyond the Light
Paying Up
The Relic
White Van
The Smiler
Truth or Scare
Endgame
Landgraves
Soon Comes Night
Skitoz
Nightingale
Narrow
The Altruist
She Doesn’t Really Like Rabbits
Pieces of Me
The Feast
Abracitos
Smiles
Antique
Mirror Gaze
Dibbuk
Lose It
The Fourth Wall
The Barber
Face Your Fears
A Temporary Void of Reason
Deathyard
Best Friends Forever
Diabla
Mommy
Hopes
Figments
Coming to Light
Snubnose
You Will Never be Back
Intrusion
The Appointment
Bury Me Not
Porcelain
Rodney the Oddney
A Strange Calm
Hammurabi
Pelican Milkshake
Desperate? Defeated? Depressed?
The History of Monsters
Susie
I Love Jazz
Low in the Water
The Silent Dog
Point of View
The Empty House
Flick
Crimson Mirror
Bliss Burger
Hellevate
Stuck
You Wouldn’t Understand
Eyes of Eidolon
Pride

Miniature
Pursuit of a Jigsaw
The Debutante
The Doe
Yellow Blood
Something Round
BOS
Abbygail Was Here

Catatonic
Extraneous Matter
Weirdo
Killing Small Animals
Isaac & Julian
Fall Guy
Pork Chop
Merger
Blue Caterpillar

schedule

Nightmares Film Festival 2020 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 lineup. All films and short blocks will be available for virtual screening at any time during the festival. 

Virtual viewing instructions

All films and shorts blocks will be available for screening anytime during the festival via your web browser, Roku, or Apple TV media player. Simply purchase the film or block you want to view and watch it on your favorite media streaming device. You can also purchase a festival pass and get access to all films and shorts and make it a horror marathon weekend. 

If you are watching via Roku or Apple TV download the Eventive TV channel/application via your device. Click below to see the lineup and to start watching. 

tickets

All tickets can be purchased through Eventive which is also the platform that will be used to screen each film and short. 

2020 Awards

The 2020 awards ceremony will be broadcast live. Check back for more information soon. 

Thursday

october

21

Coming soon! 

FRIDAY

october

22

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SATURDAY

october

23

Coming soon! 

Sunday

october

24

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