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FrightFest 2016 Announce Their Selection of Shocking Shorts!

We’re just a few weeks away from London’s Horror Channel FrightFest and the lineup has today been bolstered by a captivating selection of shorts. Over three days a total of 26 of these films will play to the horror loving...

XLrator Media Winds up North American Rights For THE WINDMILL

Ahead of its world premiere at FrightFest next month XLrator Media has gotten ahead of the pack and secured the North American rights for Nick Jongerius' horror flick The Windmill. The distributor plans to release the film in October.   ...

BEYOND THE WALLS Trailer: Space and Time Get Warped in Haunted French Mini-Series

The first trailer has appeared for Hereve Hadmar's mysterious French mini-series, Beyond the Walls ("Au-Dela des Murs" in its native country). It looks like a lush and spooky affair that aims to take the haunted house genre to a new place...

FrightFest 2016: New Films, Events and More!

Horror Channel FrightFest 2016 is a little over a month away and excitement is rising as news of events, guests, movies and more continues to emerge. First up in the latest batch of event announcements is a fantastic lineup of...

DOWNHILL: This New Trailer Grinds Out Twenty-One Gears of Crazy

Patricio Valladares' horror flick Downhill is fresh off of its world premiere at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival and is now gearing up for the next stop on its tour at FrightFest in late August. Valladares recently dropped a...

Horror Channel FrightFest 2016 Announces Full Lineup!

Now entering its 17th year, the UK's première international fantasy and horror film festival returns with another packed lineup of bone-chilling treats. The Horror Channel FrightFest has been keeping its finger on the pulse of the modern horror scene in...

Natalie Dormer's THE FOREST Leads Killer Lineup For Frightfest Glasgow

Attention Glasgow, Scotland. If you need something to get all that saccharin aftertaste of Valentine's Day out of your system then Frightfest has the solution. At the end of February they have put together a great lineup of current horror...

Watch Adorably Evil Kids In Horror Short PARTY 85

One of the highlights of being a programmer is bringing back filmmakers whose work you love, and love to see develop. Last year, for the FrightFest shorts, we screened Dan Auty's Aphelion Point, a trippy throwback to 70s sci fi,...

Film4 FrightFest Announces Their Halloween Event Lineup!

Hey London genre freaks! Do you need a jump start to the week leading up to Halloween? Well boy howdy do the folks at Film4 FrightFest have an event for you. The Film4 FrightFest Halloween Event happens on Friday, October 24th...

FrightFest And Icon To Pummel The UK With Genre Film

Genre fans living in the United Kingdom and Ireland are in for a real treat. In fact, I'm jealous. Icon Film Distribution (formerly owned by Mel Gibson) and FrightFest have teamed up in an exclusive partnership to bring genre films...

Hey, Glasgow! Get Ready For The FrightFest Invasion!

London's premiere horror festival will be making its way to its second home, to bring a weekend of chills and thrills to Glasgow! Celebrating its 10th year in the north in conjunction with the Glasgow Film Festival, this fabulous FrightFest...

Watch The Gloriously Trippy Sci-Fi Short APHELION POINT

Anyone in attendance at last month's Film4 FrightFest in London would have been treated to a bevvy of brilliant short films (programmed by our very own Shelagh Rowan-Legg no less) in addition to a fantastic array of international horror flicks. Not...

Film 4 FrightFest 2014: And The Winners Are...

Film 4 FrightFest has wrapped for another year and the winners of a multitude of awards were announced yesterday (Tuesday August 26). Everything starts off okay with The Babadook winning Best Film from the films shown on the Main Screen...

Film 4 FrightFest 2014: Watch The Day Five Video Diary

The final day of FrightFest has come and gone, and so those fine festival folk have this wrap up video to share.This time out there's coverage for Nymph: as festival director Alan Jones calls it "The Little Mermaid done as...

Film 4 FrightFest 2014: Day Four Video Diary, Featuring Nacho Vigalondo, Robert Englund, And DR. MOREAU

Day Four of Film 4 Frightfest has come and gone and we have another video to share with you.Nacho Vigalondo talks about his latest film Open Windows with our very own Shelagh Rowan-Legg. Other films include The Samurai, Doc Of The...

Film 4 FrightFest 2014: Watch The Day Three Video Diary

More goodies from FrightFest TV on all things gory, ghouly, ghostly and gangly. Yes, it's day three of FrightFest 2014, with coverage and interviews for The Harvest, The Babadook, The Sleeping Room, Starry Eyes, Digging Up The Marrow, plus a...

Film4 FrightFest 2014: Watch The Day Two Video Diary

Digging a bit deeper into the second day of the 2014 edition of Film4 FrightFest, erstwhile video bloggers Chris And Phil feature coverage of The Canal, Julia, The Forgotten, Late Phases, and The Last Showing. Chris And Phil are there chronicling...

Film4 FrightFest 2014 Is Under Way! Watch The Day One Video Diary!

UK genre fans are off to the races with the 2014 edition of the Film4 FrightFest under way and, once again, erstwhile video bloggers Chris And Phil are there chronicling the event with daily video diaries. Day One's subject? Most...

Check Out This Sweet Poster For LOST SOUL - THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY┬╣S ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU

Check out this sweet poster for the upcoming documentary Lost Soul - The Doomed Journey Of Richard Stanley's Island Of Dr. Moreau! Designed by nasties artist Graham Humphreys. Humphreys popped up the other day when we share the posters he...

SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR, OPEN WINDOWS, THE SIGNAL And More At Film4 FrightFest 2014!

Attention UK genre film lovers! Film4 FrightFest has announced its feature film line-up for 2014, and by jove if it isn't pretty magnificent. Full disclosure, I am a shorts programmer for the festival, so I admit to a bit of...