Festivals: Grimmfest

Grimmfest 2024: Shhhh... First TItles Announced

Our friends at Grimmfest in Manchester, England have announced the first wave of titles for this year's festival, running from October 3rd through 6th at The Odeon Great Northern.    Five titles are included in this first announcement. Philip W. de...

Grimmfest 2023: "Grimm Reaper" Awards Announced

Grimmfest has all but wrapped up and the Grimm Reaper Awards have been announced.   Deliberated by an esteemed collective of peers What You Wish For and The Coffee Table made big impressions on the jury and the audience this...

Grimmfest 2023: Shorts Program, Guests, The Jury And Late Additions!

Grimmfest, Manchester's International Festival of Fantastic Film, has announced some late additions to this year's lineup. That is always better than late subtractions (fellow programmers, we all know this pain).    Three new films join this year's lineup. They are...

Grimmfest 2023: Manchester Genre Fest Unveils Full Line-up

Our friends at Grimmfest, the genre film festival in Manchester, England, have unveiled the lineup for this year's edition.    Grimmfest has already announced Banmei Takahashi's unearthed 1988 classic, Door, Kenichi Ugana's Love Will Tear Us Apart and Raymond Wood's Faceless After Dark would be at...

Grimmfest 2023: First Titles Announced, Including an Ultra Rare JHorror Treat

Our friends at Griimfest, one of the UK's great genre fests up in Manchester, have announced the first titles for this year's edition. The festival runs from October 6th through 8th at the Odeon Great Northern.    This year the...

Grimmfest 2023: Manchester Genre Fest Joins Melies International Festivals Federation

Exciting news for our friends at Grimmfest in Manchest, UK, and it's not realated to the recent treble! Perhaps this is as good as a treble is, but for genre film nerds?   The good news for Grimmfest is that...

MONSTERS AND MOVIES: Horror Contemporaries to Screen And Talk About Horror Classics in Manchester

Our first mention of BFI's program In Dreams Are Monsters came back in August when we announced part of the program for another film festival in England. It is Grimmfest's turn as they prepare for Monsters and Movies, two days...

HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN UK Tour: Kier-La Janisse Book And Film Tour Hits Top UK Genre Events

Oh, this is going to be hella cool. If you're in the UK and are attending any of these events - Weird Weekend, Dead by Dawn, Mayhem Film Festival, Grimmfest, Abertoir and The Final Girls - make sure you have...

Grimmfest 2022: Full Lineup Features FINAL CUT, VESPER, PIGGY And The Proverbial More

City's doing as expected and United is shitting the bed (at  the very least they've scored a goal this year, unlike my Hammers). It's not all bad news in Manchester, England, as our friends at Grimmfest have announced the full...

Grimmfest 2021 Awards: Korean Thriller MIDNIGHT, THE RIGHTEOUS And SLAPFACE Win in Manchester

Tonight in Manchester, England, Grimmfest has drawn to a close and the ‘Grimm Reaper’ awards have just been handed out in a live streamed ceremony.    Oh-seung Kwon’s Midnight was awared the Best Feature by a jury made up of...

Grimmfest 2021: Announces Closing Night Film, It's Going to be a BLAST

The return to normal seems still a ways away but more and more festivals are managing to have in-person events this year - cast in point, our friends at Grimmfest in Manchester, England. Grimmfest will be hosting an in-person event...

Grimmfest 2021: A Return to an In-Person Festival Features a Lineup With THE BETA TEST, THE DEEP And THE SADNESS

Our friends at Grimmfest are pleased to announce that they will be returning to an in-person format at this year's festival this October!    There are a lot of buzz titles in this year's mix including The Deep House and...

Jury and Awards Categories Announced for Grimmfest Easter Horror Nights

Horror is Risen. Horror is Risen indeed.    That bit of blasphemy out of the way, we are all doing the best we can to divert our attention away from current events. The distraction that an annual film festival in...

Grimmfest Easter Edition: Full Feature Film Line-Up

The emergence of alternate programming from film festivals is helping fill in the gaps as we move between main events on the calendar. Having somewhat firmed our grasp on doing events virtually we do not have to stick around waiting...

Grimmfest 2020: UK Genre Fest Announces 'Reaper' Award Winners

Grimmfest in Manchester, UK, has wrapped up its online version last week. Opting to go online in wake of the global health crisis the festival was able to reach a wider audience than ever, hosting their festival on the Eventive...

Grimmfest 2020: Full Schedule Announced! THE OAK ROOM, RENT-A-PAL, 12 HOUR SHIFT And More

Grimmfest is going virtual this October and announced the first wave of titles not too long ago. Today they have announced the full lineup and it is quite the corker.    Canadian gothic thriller The Oak Room is joining the...

Grimmfest 2020: First Wave For This Year's Online Event in October

Festivals in the latter half of 2020 have had the benefit of watching the circuit respond to the current health crisis and make decisions for their own festivals from there. At this midway point a few that are going ahead...

HABIT: Homegrown Horror Flick Hits UK Horror Channel This Friday

UK horror fans should keep an eye out for Simeon Halligan's horror flick Habit this weekend.    The Manchester-made horror flick debuted on home soil at Grimmfest in 2017 then went on a short festival run thereafter.    Habit will...

Grimmfest 2019: WHY DON`T YOU JUST DIE! Big Winner at Fest

Grimmfest wrapped up its festivities the previous weekend. After much lost sleep was caught up on, the hangovers long subsided, it was time to announce this year's award winners. This year proved if you could bring the horror and the...

FEAR MACHINE: UK Horror Anthology TV Series in The Works From Grimmfest And Green Acre Films

As Grimmfest prepares to infest Manchester, England once again the festival has announced that they will work with production company Greenacre Films to create a horror anthology TV series called Fear Machine.    Fear Machine will be UK centric, but...