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9TH AUGUST

From unseen forces to dangerous desires, from the remorseful living to the remorseless dead, from under the earth to creepy closed doors, Arrow Video FrightFest 2019 continues the festival’s fine tradition of showcasing the best in global genre short filmmaking.

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18TH JULY

Ahead of single tickets going on sale from Sat 21st July, Arrow Video FrightFest announces their current slate of guests, more details on some special events and the short list for the Screen Genre Rising Star Award.

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9TH JULY

New Blood returns for a third year.

With FrightFest entering its 20th year, the search is set to resume for new writers in the horror genre. For the third year running, New Blood reunites FrightFest with Giles Edwards of Queensbury Pictures with its mission to find emerging UK-based writers dedicated to the genre and nurture their projects from script to screen.

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4TH JULY

Arrow Video FrightFest 2019 announces 20th year record-breaking line-up. Dario Argento and The Soska Sisters to attend.

The UK’s biggest and boldest horror and fantasy film festival is celebrating its 20th bloody year. Since 2000 it has made its indelible mark, not only on the ever-burgeoning horror community but also on the UK genre landscape as a whole. The internationally renowned event leads the way in attesting to the versatility of the genre, its reinvention and its growing importance in the cultural landscape and this year is no exception.

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11TH JUNE

The FrightFest Guide to Werewolf Movies by Gavin Baddeley. Foreword by Neil Marshall.

FrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO WEREWOLF MOVIES, which goes exclusively on sale during Arrow Video FrightFest 2019, Aug 22 – Aug 27. Both the author Gavin Baddeley and filmmaker Neil Marshall, who wrote the foreword, will be present to sign copies.

Following the success of the three previous editions: The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies, Monster Movies & last year’s Ghost Movies, this is the latest in a series of wide appeal books for both the curious spectator and the cult connoisseur.

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5TH JUNE

Arrow Video FrightFest, in conjunction with UK distribution outfit Blue Finch Films and short film funding company Genera, has launched a new initiative to help finance genre short films.

Called ‘Fresh Blood’, the partners will look to help finance short form projects in the latter stages of development in the bid to discover new voices in the world of genre film making.  Read more HERE.

10TH JANUARY

FRIGHTFEST GLASGOW - It’s full scream ahead as Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK’s favourite horror fantasy event, returns to Glasgow Film Festival for a 14th fearful year, from Thursday 28 February to Saturday 2 March, 2019.    Read more HERE.

“A gore zone par excellence…a festival that goes way beyond the call of duty”

 

 - The Times

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“A gore zone par excellence…a festival that goes way beyond the call of duty”

 

 - The Times