Nevermore

About the Nevermore Film Festival

Created in 1999, The NEVERMORE Film Festival is a juried competition festival which programs brand-new genre films from around the world. More than 500 features and shorts have screened at the festival in its 16-year run. The festival seeks submissions for horror, science fiction, mystery, thriller, and action-adventure. It has gained an international reputation as one of the premiere genre festivals in the United States.           

The 17th Annual Nevermore Film Festival will take place February 12-14, 2016.

Download PDF Nevermore schedule here.

Download PDF Nevermore Print Source Guide here.

 Wow.  In 2016, we had 1275 submissions. Yes, 1275!  Of those, we booked 11 features and 41 shorts. With so many great films, we expanded the programming to include animation including Battledream Chronicle and Reveries of a Solitary Walker. Scrawl stars Daisy Ridley, fresh from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We’ve also created a “PG-13 Animated and Dark Fantasy” shorts program which we’re calling It’s Only A Nightmare, Charlie Brown. This year’s scope also expands internationally. Twenty-five countries are represented in 2016 such as Slovenia, Puerto Rico, Iran, Latvia, Cyprus, and on and on. And there’s much more included this year than just our traditional horror and sci-fi. As always, none of this would have been possible without the help of our tremendous Programming Committee who spent months tirelessly reviewing all of the selections. It’s our best year ever.  

JURY AWARD WINNERS

BEST NORTH AMERICAN FEATURE: Everlasting

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE: Idyll

BEST LONG-FORM NARRATIVE SHORT: The Fisherman

BEST ANIMATION SHORT: Tie She's Mine and A Brief Encounter

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT: A Bite to Eat

BEST NORTH AMERICAN SHORT: Bad Guy #2 

 
Jim Carl
Senior Director

2016 Programming Committee: Stacey Weger (Chair), Cookie Beyah, Melissa Browning, Sarah Preston, Amanda Raya, Chris Santucci, Wendy Webber, Derek Easley and Curtis Greeson.

2016 Media Sponsor: Yelp NC Triangle

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Nevermore Film Festival presents
(Martinique, 108 min)
Nevermore Film Festival presents
The Fisherman, He Was His Friend, Don't Fall Asleep, Motherfucker, Dance of Death
(Various Countries, 92 min)
Nevermore Film Festival presents
(US, 82 min)
Nevermore Film Festival presents
(US, 76 min)

Sunday, February 14

Cinema One
2:00pm – 3:55pm
(Various Countries, 102 min)
Cinema Two
2:10pm – 3:45pm
(US, 83 min)
Fletcher Hall
2:20pm – 3:40pm
(United Kingdom, 81 min)
Fletcher Hall
4:00pm – 5:25pm
(Slovenia, 84 min)
Cinema Two
4:10pm – 5:55pm
(Various Countries, 95 min)
Cinema One
4:15pm – 5:55pm
(US, 86 min)
Fletcher Hall
6:00pm – 7:50pm
(Martinique, 108 min)
Cinema One
6:15pm – 7:50pm
(Various Countries, 92 min)
Fletcher Hall
8:10pm – 9:35pm
(US, 82 min)
Cinema One
8:20pm – 9:25pm
(US, 76 min)

Tickets and 10-Passes go on sale Friday, January 29. Single tickets are $10 and can be purchased online or at the box office.  10-Passes are $80 and can be purchased on line or at the box office. 

 Purchase Nevermore 10-Pass here.

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