Negative Fest

Coming this summer to South Florida at the Movies of Lake Worth is the first ever Negative Fest on June 15th to the 16th. Two days of cult film screenings, special guests, music videos and independent shorts & features!

Negative Fest is a genre film festival created to celebrate the past, present and future of Horror, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Thriller, Animation, Experimental, Grindhouse, Action and Suspense.

Besides being the festival director for Negative Fest i’m also the director of programming for the Palm Beach County Grindhouse Series which features monthly screenings of cult horror films hosted by Morbid Movies at the Movies of Lake Worth.  I’ve been screening cult horror films in theaters monthly since 2015 and have been featured locally in the New TimesPalm Beach PostSun Sentinel and nationally on Horror Movies Uncut & Horror News.

In addition to being shown at the festival, films selected for Negative Fest will have the opportunity to be screened before monthly Grindhouse Screenings and will be featured on

If you or someone you know is a filmmaker, submissions open today! Earlybird Submissions end January 31st and the final Extended Deadline is April 30th, 2018.

Negative Fest 2018’s categories include Feature Length (over 40 minutes), Short Film (under 40 minutes) & Music Video (under 10 minutes). Horror, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Thriller, Animation, Experimental, Grindhouse, Action, Suspense, Found Footage, and other related genre films will all be considered for festival selection.

Negative Fest accepts entries via FilmFreeway and Withoutabox. Please read all Entry Rules & Guidelines before submitting.

Submit on Withoutabox


The full festival schedule, special guests and online tickets will be announced closer to the summer. For more information visit and follow Negative Fest on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.