Wouldn't this trophy look great on your bookshelf? Enter your film in the 2023 Highlands Horror Film Fest now!
Winner of BEST NEW JERSEY FILM at the 2021 Highlands Horror Film Fest
A splendid festival with a welcoming atmosphere and a solid selection of shorts. The organizers know how to make a filmmaker feel welcome, and the trophy is one of the best I've seen on the festival circuit!
Had a blast at the Highlands Horror Film Festival! Rob really curated a great batch of films from really talented filmmakers. Great communication & super welcoming -- thanks for screening our film "Don't Fret The Devil"! Would love to attend again with or without a film
It was awesome to be selected to this year Highlands Horror Film Fest.
I wish I could go there in person, but I could not make it.
The dialogue with the festival was great and the festival did a great promotion of my film.
--ANDERS ELSRUD HULTGREEN
Interview at the 2022 Highlands Horror Film Fest--Mike Schiff,, the writer and director of The History of Metal and Horror speaks to horror podcaster Jay Kay about the genesis of the film. His film won honors as the BEST DOCUMENTARY
Do yourself a favor and submit here….we had an enthusiastic crowd turn up for a packed screening of The Andy Baker Tape and we were lucky enough to walk away with the COOLEST film festival trophy ever conceived. Thank you Highlands. This was a great weekend.
They had a great lineup and some of the coolest awards! They really do what they can to make everyone feel like a part of the festival, whether you're a filmmaker or just a fan. I hope they stick around because I'm excited to return! --MANNY SERRANO
It had a perfect atmosphere and setting with awesome Halloween decorations. A huge thank you to Rob Kneller and the festival team for being kind, welcoming and for awarding my short film "Momma, Don't Go" the Best Short Film award! I highly recommend submitting to this festival and I hope to be back in the future.
--RAFAEL DE LEON JR.
A great festival in a great historic, scenic town, rich in its history,
TOM PHILLIPS, Filmmaker
Highlands being able to utilize a drive-in theater was awesome! I ...Mr. Mops was well-received which made me happy! EARL MARTIN, Filmmaker
Hands down, one of the BEST film festivals that any up and coming filmmaker could be a part of!
ANTONIO PANTOJA, Filmmaker
Highlands Film Fest is a very good film festival!.
They constantly supported me by e-mail and social media.
I would love to enter again next time!
KEISHI SUENAGA, Director COLD FEET
The Highlands Film Festival--- is the NEW FILM FESTIVAL GEM OF THE JERSEY SHORE.... Rob & his team are very knowledgeable and put together an incredible, curated line up of films. -LIV ANTON Writer/Director
Great festival! Highly recommend submitting a film or attending their future festivals! I know in the future I will have highlands on my go-to list! Honored to be apart of their festival. LYNDSAY BARASSE, THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED
Highlands Horror Film Festival was a blast! From the welcoming staff to the awesome horror decor, you could really tell this festival cares immensely about independent horror filmmakers. Thank you so much to the entire team for screening our film 'For Roger' and for awarding it 'Best Debut Feature Film'!
What a blast to be part of this festival! Not only does Rob and the HHFF team care but they make the experience more than cinema but a community experience at a beautiful backdrop. Well worth for filmmakers to submit.... Ty so much for screening [Within the Frame] and awarding it Best College short!
Huge thanks to Rob and his crew who put together a great weekend event. "Jersey Night" was the best! My favorite part of this festival was the Q&A sessions with the award winners and a chance to meet and talk with other filmmakers .....
I would highly recommend this festival!