One of the original founders of FrightFest Paul was Programming Co-ordinator for the UK Horror Channel and for many years was co-owner of the highly successful Cinema Store. He is now freelancing on various film and television projects.
Alan Jones is an internationally renowned journalist, broadcaster and author on the fantasy, horror and sci-fi genres in all media. He has written seven books including the best-selling THE ROUGH GUIDE TO HORROR MOVIES, DARIO ARGENTO: THE MAN and THE MYTHS & THE MAGIC. A mainstay of the genre press for over 40 years he has also contributed to ‘Empire’, ‘Total Film’, ‘Wonderland’, ‘Heat’, ‘GQ’, ‘The Independent’ and ‘The Guardian’. He is a member of the London Critics Circle and has been on the juries of every major global fantasy festival including Sitges, Avoriaz, Fantasporto, Buenos Aires, Trieste and Rome. He is currently a film critic for ‘Radio Times’, is executive producer of the BLOODY LONDON anthology franchise and has just collaborated with DRIVE director Nicolas Winding Refn on the art project THE ACT OF SEEING to be launched late 2015.