Welcome to
Highlands Film Fest

New Jersey's Funkiest Film Festival

Live Screenings Oct 5, 2019

This year's theme--the horror!


A Great Venue!

We Like Creative Film Makers!

Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse in the United States.

The Highlands Film Fest is dedicated to showcasing the filmmakers who express their creative visions on low budgets fortified by a lot sweat and dedication. We are New Jersey's newest and funkiest film festival!

The Beginning of the Jersey Shore

The Highlands Bridge is the gateway to the Jersey Shore.

We are a film festival looking for the best entries from around the world, with special consideration given to "home grown" productions featuring 

New Jersey locations and themes. 

Renowned Restaurants and Bars

Bahr's Restaurant has been a favorite in Highlands, New Jersey for 100 years

Highlands offers Film Fest attendees many excellent restaurants and bars  to patronize during the event.  And the National Park on Sandy Hook is right across the bridge! Make your film festival visit a vacation!

Enter now and you could win the coveted "Carver award!"

Awarded to the top horror or suspense film shown at the Highlands Film Fest.