ABOUT

Now in its 25th year, Nevermore Film Festival is a juried competition festival that programs brand-new feature and short films with an emphasis on horror, science fiction, dark fantasy, animation, and mystery/thrillers from around the world. Named a “Top 100 Film Festival” by FilmFreeway and “One of the Best Horror Film Festivals in the World” by Dread Central, Nevermore has screened more than 1,500 films since its creation in 1999. It has gained an international reputation as one of the premier genre festivals in the USA.


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Best Feature Film
Livescreamers

Best Short – US/Canada
My Scary Indian Wedding

Best Short – International
The Management (Germany)

Best Long-Form Short
I Could Just Die and That Would Be All Right

Best Science Fiction Short
Bisected

Best Animated Short
Dennis

Best Performance in a Leading Role – (Feature or Short)
Robin Zamora (“Ben”, Bisected)
Courtney Locke (“Runner”, I Could Just Die and That Would Be All Right)

Best Performance in a Supporting Role – (Feature or Short)
Jadon Cal (“Robbie”, Robbie Ain’t Right No More)
Virginia Newcomb (“Fiona”, Likeness)

Best Director – Feature
Jesse Thomas Cook – The Hyperborean

Best Director – Short
Ramone Menon – My Scary Indian Wedding

BEST FEATURE
Dr. Sanders Sleep Cure (Estonia)
Directed by Mart Sanders

BEST SHORT – US/Canada
Greetings (US)
Directed by Stephanie Bencin

BEST SHORT – International
It’s Really You (United Kingdom)
Directed by Rich Rose

BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT
Sincopat (Spain)
Directed by Pol Diggler

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
No. 8 Reporting (Canada)
Directed by Aljosha Kilmov & Matthew Lyon

BEST LONG-FORM SHORT
The Kindness of Strangers (US)
Directed by Stu Silverman

PHYSICAL FESTIVAL DATES: FEBRUARY 23-25

TICKETS & PASSES

Tickets to the physical festival go on sale Friday, February 2 at 10:00 am.

Individual Tickets: $13.50

10-Pass: $120 (sold only in-person at the box office)

Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. The Carolina Theatre Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Cinema Box Office is open 30 minutes prior to the first screening of the day and closes 30 minutes after the last screening starts. 


VIEW SCHEDULE

This year’s Nevermore Film Festival will be hosted in-person and online. The virtual festival includes a shorts program that is not part of the physical festival and only three feature-length films are available for streaming per our agreement with studios and filmmakers.

The Nevermore Film Festival is available for streaming in NC, SC, VA, TN, OH, and PA.

VIRTUAL FESTIVAL DATES: FEBRUARY 23-MARCH 1

TICKETS & PASSES

Tickets to the virtual festival go on sale Friday, January 26 at 10:00 am

Individual Film Tickets: $12.93

SEE FILMS

 

All-Access Pass: $113.92

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VIRTUAL FESTIVAL FAQ’S

The virtual festival is February 23-March 1.

Individual tickets: $12.93

All-Access Pass: $113.92

Tickets can be purchased on the individual film pages. Virtual passes can be purchased here.

Viewers will have seven days to start watching. Once you start watching a film, you’ll have 10 days to finish watching.

The Nevermore Film Festival is available for streaming in NC, SC, VA, TN, OH, and PA.

Due to our agreements with distributors, the following feature films playing in the physical festival are NOT available for virtual streaming and not included in the Virtual Pass: All You Need is Blood, The Activated Man, Bloody Bridget, He Never Left, Kill Your Lover, Livescreamers, and Saint Drogo.

Please visit Eventive’s website to learn how to best optimize your streaming experience.

Programming Chair
Stacey Bell

Social Media Committee Co-Chairs
Ronnie Rozbox
Chuck Wheeler

Nevermore Programming Committee
Stacey Bell
Justin Blanchard
Dustin Britt
Taylor Bunch
Jason Cottle
Derek Easley
Cristie Glasheen
Amanda Henry
Taylor Hensley
Caitlin Herguth
Tracy Holt
Brian Johnson
Jess Lawing
Marc Lee
John McHugh
Kim McHugh
Allie Mullin
Ronnie Rozbox
Roger Russell
Marq Singer
Wendy Webber
Chuck Wheeler