Arrow Video FrightFest Reveals 2018 Artwork

The poster design for the 2018 Arrow Video FrightFest has been unveiled. In keeping with previous years, it’s the work of the legendary Graham Humphreys, whose artwork has graced film posters, video cases, books and albums for years. Fittingly, the new design pays homage to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein… or the Modern Prometheus, which is 200 … Continued

Don’t Miss The Fourth Black Sunday Film Festival

The Black Sunday Film Festival returns to the Hen and Chickens Theatre Sunday, June 24th for its fourth volume with their biggest and best line up to date. Short films from around the world will be showcased and there will be two fantastic features screened during the day. Formatted into three separate blocks of screenings, … Continued

Horror Channel Teams Up With FrightFest Again

FrightFest has announced a new one-year partnership deal with Horror Channel, extended the station’s involvement with one of the genre’s leading events to its thirteenth year. Horror Channel will devote thirteen nights to films screened at previous festivals with the FrightFest Season in August. Twenty-six films will be shown, five of which will be UK … Continued

FrightFest Announces New Headline Sponsor

FrightFest, the annual leading horror film festival has announced their new headline sponsor: Arrow Video! Mike Hewitt, Brand Marketing Manager for Arrow Video, said: “As a long-time fan of FrightFest, Arrow Video are incredibly excited to be partnered with FrightFest for a year-long sponsorship. The festival is without a doubt the UK’s premiere genre event … Continued

Full Details on This Week’s DEAD BY DAWN

This year sees the quarter-century anniversary of Edinburgh horror festival Dead by Dawn, running from Thursday, April 19th to Sunday, April 22nd in independent cinema bastion the Filmhouse. Festival Director Adèle Hartley stated, “In 25 years we’ve introduced so many amazing directors to Scottish audiences – the likes of Peter Jackson, Neil Marshall, Jim Mickle, … Continued

Winners Announced for the STARBURST Fantasy Awards

The STARBURST Fantasy Awards took place on Saturday, March 17th at the STARBURST MediaCity Festival at The Landing at MediaCityUK. The culmination of a highly successful event, the awards were chosen from the selection of independent films screened during the festival. Every film was fantastic in their own way, but there could only be a … Continued

STARBURST MediaCity Festival Schedule Revealed

The schedule for the STARBURST MediaCity Festival – being held at The Landing at MediaCityUK on March 16th and 17th has been published so you can plan what films you want to take in over the two packed days! Friday March 16th Room 1 17.30 A BOY AND HIS DOG 19.15 SURPRISE FILM 21.15 Festival … Continued

Extreme Horror Announced for STARBURST MediaCity Festival

We’re excited to announce an extreme horror strand at the STARBURST MediaCity Festival, which takes place at The Landing at MediaCityUK on Friday and Saturday, March 16th and 17th. On Friday Night, the Festival will be presenting a special interview and Q+A session with Jörg Buttgereit, director of Nekromantik, Nekromantik 2, Schramm, Der Todesking and … Continued

Don’t Miss the Liverpool Comic Con This March

There’s not long to wait now until the first ever Liverpool Comic Con, which will bring some of Hollywood’s finest to the waterfront Exhibition Centre on the weekend of March 10th and 11th. Among the guests confirmed for the event are Dirk Benedict, best known for the TV shows The A-Team and Battlestar Galactica (where … Continued