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FrightFest, in association with Glasgow Film Festival, are delighted to announce the FrightFest Glasgow 90 Second Challenge, an exciting new initiative to discover the next wave of emerging Scottish talent. Read more HERE.
The dates for our annual trip to our northern home at the Glasgow Film Theatre for FrightFest Glasgow have been set. Add the 2nd and 3rd March 2018 to your diary. Details of films and guests will be announced on Thursday 11th January at 10 AM.
The dates for Horror Channel FrightFest three main 2018 events have been set. Read more HERE.
Horror Channel FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween 2017 event with seven choice shockers for the annual West End Halloween chillorama – a wits-end wallow in all things gruesome, gory and glorious. Read more HERE.
FrightFest and FAB Press are launching the paperback edition of Michael Gingold’s THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES in the US. Its official launch takes place at New York’s Forbidden Planet store, with the author present on 18th October 2017. Read more HERE
Five new horror talents short listed for second FrightFest Screen Genre Rising Star Award.
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With twenty-six films over three days, including ten World, four European and seven UK premieres, Horror Channel FrightFest’s short film showcase unleashes this year’s eclectic mix of the bold, brave, bloody and barmy with films programmed to entertain, frighten, enlighten and simply amaze. Read more HERE
Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 announces its guest line-up and reveals official promo trailer PLUS additional main screen title. Kane Hodder, Joe Lynch, Adam Green, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Fiona Dourif, Barbara Crampton, Dominic Brunt, Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Annette Crosbie and Steven Berkoff amongst monster guest-list. Read more HERE
Horror Channel FrightFest is delighted to present Graham Humphreys’ stunning artwork for this year’s annual Bank Holiday event, the UK’s largest celebration of genre cinema, taking place at Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema between Thurs Aug 24 & Mon Aug 28, 2017. See more HERE
Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest 18th year with monstrous slate including UK premieres for DEATHGASM & THE GREEN INFERNO. To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres. Full details are HERE
Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 announces monstrous 18th year line-up.Back in the heart of London’s West End for its 18th ‘adults-only’ anniversary, the world renowned horror and fantasy film festival will take place at the Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema from Aug 24 - Aug 28 2017, taking over five screens to present 63 films including 17 World, 20 European and 17 UK Premieres. Fourteen countries are represented spanning five continents, reflecting the current global popularity of the genre. Read more HERE.
Details of the Horror Channel FrightFests 2017 location, film announcement dates and ticketing information have been announced. The festival is returning to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End. Films and guests will be announced on June 30. Festival passes £195 and day passes from £33 will be available from July 1st followed by single tickets £14.25 on July 29.
FrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES, which goes exclusively on sale during Horror Channel FrightFest 24 – Aug 28. Following the success of The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies, this is the second in a planned series of wide appeal books for both the curious spectator and the cult connoisseur. Read more HERE
Just as Team FrightFest leave to host our annual Scottish shindig at the Glasgow Film Festival, a highlight of our entire year – and thanks to everyone who has supported this event as we are nearly sold out on passes and every show – we wanted to share some really exciting news with you. Read more HERE
Due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to cancel the screening of PATIENT ZERO. Sony Pictures have moved the release date until much later in the year and such an early premiere no longer fits into their publicity plans.
We are delighted that our exciting replacement attraction is the much lauded French movie RAW announcing the no-hold-barred return of extreme French horror cinema a from debut director Julia Ducournau.
Monstrous stories, unspeakable urban legends, brutal acts and fearsome folktales dominate as the UK’s favourite horror fantasy event returns to the Glasgow Film Festival with a record fourteen films, including ten UK premieres, screening from Thurs 23 Feb to Sat 25 Feb 2017 at the iconic Glasgow Film Theatre. Read more HERE