Category: FrightFest UK

Full line-up announced for Film4 Frightfest 2015

Posted on 07/02/15 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey That’s right, it’s here. All you boppers planning to head down to Leicester Square this August Bank Holiday Weekend, now you learn what’s waiting for you. Pardon me while I cut and paste the press release… Bigger, bolder, bloodier…Film4 FrightFest 2015 marks its 16th year with its largest line-up ever. From Thurs […]

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FrightFest and Icon Film Distribution join forces with FrightFest Presents

Posted on 04/13/15 by Ben
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    By Ben Bussey VOD in the UK potentially just got a bit more interesting, as Icon Film Distribution (responsible for bringing such notable recent titles as The Guest, The Babadook and It Follows to screens) and FrightFest (responsible for – well – FrightFest) have announced they will be collaborating on a new digital […]

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Line-up announced for Glasgow FrightFest 2015

Posted on 01/21/15 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey It’s a little over a month until those fine FrightFest fellows take up their annual residence at the Glasgow Film Festival for a long-weekender of horror delights – and they’ve just revealed their rather tasty-looking line-up for the 2015 programme. Read on for the specifics direct from the press release… THURS 26 […]

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Shortcuts To Hell Short Film Contest Reveals Winner

Posted on 10/09/14 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey You may recall us telling you about the Shortcuts To Hell contest shortly before this year’s Film4 FrightFest, organised by the festival in cahoots with the Horror Channel, Movie Mogul and Wild Seed Studios, dedicated to finding the brightest new talents in short filmmaking, with the rather sweet prize of funding to […]

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Festival Report: FrightFest 2014 Round-Up, Part 2

Posted on 08/28/14 by Ben
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By Stephanie Scaife If you missed the first part of Steph’s FrightFest 2014 report, click here; otherwise, read on… Life After Beth had received some fairly lacklustre reviews in the mainstream press so I went in with low expectations, only to find myself pleasantly surprised. Dane DeHaan stars as Zach, a young man who has […]

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Frightfest 2014 Review: The Green Inferno (2013)

Posted on 08/24/14 by Ben

Festival Report: Frightfest 2014 Round-up Part 1

Posted on 08/23/14 by Keri
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By Stephanie Scaife It’s that time of year again…yes, FrightFest is here and like Christmas, it seems to come around quicker each year. Having been a regular since 2003 I’ve seen the festival go through many changes and this year has seen some major ones. Firstly, you can say good bye to a single screen […]

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FrightFest/Horror Channel filmmaking contest Shortcuts To Hell 2 announces finalists

Posted on 08/19/14 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey We’re mere days away from this year’s Film4 FrightFest taking over the Vue West End in London’s Leicester Square, and as excited as all festival pass holders will no doubt be, it’s likely to be an especially nerve-shredding experience for the makers of the three short films that have been picked for this […]

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Film4 FrightFest Announce Guest List, including Robert Englund and Alan Moore

Posted on 07/29/14 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Why, it’s barely three weeks until London’s Leicester Square gets its annual takeover from Film4 FrightFest, a long weekend of wall-to-wall horror in just about every shape and size. Hand-in-hand with that comes personal appearances from all manner of horror filmmakers, and today the team have announced who festival attendees can hope […]

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FrightFest reveal short films line-up

Posted on 07/11/14 by Ben

Film4 FrightFest 2014 – Full Line-up Revealed

Posted on 06/27/14 by Ben

FrightFest, Horror Channel and TheHorrorshow.TV unite for Shortcuts To Hell 2

Posted on 06/23/14 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey They’re three of the biggest players on the UK horror scene, and their teaming up Monster Squad-style to get the contenders of this year’s Shortcuts To Hell short film competition out there to the viewing public. Sounds like a very cool thing for the promotion of up-and-coming horror filmmakers, and for the […]

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Adam Wingard’s The Guest to open Film4 FrightFest 2014

Posted on 06/20/14 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey The fifteenth annual Film4 FrightFest is almost upon us, and as is their custom they’re giving us just a sneak peak at their schedule early. Fresh from the success of You’re Next which I hear went down well at last year’s event, director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett’s latest movie The […]

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FrightFest announce line-up for Glasgow Film Festival 2014

Posted on 01/21/14 by Ben

DVD Review: Hammer of the Gods (2013)

Posted on 09/03/13 by Ben No Comments
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Review by Ben Bussey Can’t you just picture the scene? Bunch of filmmakers sitting around, just watched an episode of Game of Thrones, opened a few beers, put Led Zeppelin III on… voila. Well, okay, perhaps a little more thought went into Hammer of the Gods then that. Presumably someone also threw the Cliff’s Notes […]

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FrightFest 2013: Round up, Part 2

Posted on 09/02/13 by Ben No Comments
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By Stephanie Scaife Read part 1 of Steph’s FrightFest round up here. Day three of FrightFest started with The Hypnotist, a Swedish crime thriller directed by Lasse Hallström (Safe Haven, Dear John) and based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Lars Kepler (husband and wife duo Alexander Ahndoril and Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril). […]

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FrightFest 2013 Review: We Are What We Are (2013)

Posted on 09/01/13 by Ben No Comments
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