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Poster for NFF22 Awards Ceremony

NFF22 Awards Ceremony

Opens on October 22

Run Time: 30 min.

Presented as part of Nightmares Film Festival 2022

Competition films and screenplays compete for the coveted Night Mare, the festival’s beautiful hand-sculpted award honoring the dark horses of horror and genre filmmaking. The Nightmares Film Festival Night Mare is designed and sculpted each year by toy and figure artist Tony Simione.

Features Awards

Best overall feature
Best horror feature
Best thriller feature
Best midnight feature
Best director feature
Best horror comedy feature
Best cinematography feature
Best writing in a feature
Best lead performance
Best supporting performance

Shorts Awards

Best overall short
Best horror short
Best thriller short
Best midnight short
Best Recurring Nightmare
Best director short
Best cinematography short
Best writing in a short
Best lead performance
Best supporting performance
Best horror comedy short

Screenplay Awards

Best short screenplay
Best feature screenplay

Additional Awards

Ohio film
Innovation in Film
Esprit de Gore

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