ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST ANNOUNCES AUGUST DIGITAL EDITION LINE-UP

The UK’s most popular horror and fantasy film festival celebrates its 21st bloody year with a special Digital edition, showcasing twenty-five films, from Thurs 27th August to Mon 31st August, including seven world premieres and sixteen UK premieres. Ten countries are represented from four continents in a deadly, daring and diverse programme exclusively presented to UK audiences.

 

Passes cost £60 and single tickets cost £5.  Both are subject to some fees. Tickets will go on sale Sat 1 August and details on how to access the event and choose which films to watch are on the FrightFest website – www.frightfest.co.uk. All the films are Geo-locked and can only be viewed in the UK and Ireland, and only residents of the UK and Ireland can purchase tickets.

 

The menu of sinister treats and gory delights kicks off on the Thursday night with a live streamed quiz, hosted by Mike Muncer, host and producer of ‘Evolution of Horror’ - the UK's #1 horror movie podcast. Mike will be putting your horror knowledge to the test. You can play as a team or as an individual. There will be several different rounds of horror and FrightFest-centric questions. Join in the fun at 8pm on the Evolution of Horror YouTube Channel.

 

In first fir the festival the Horror Channel is sponsoring the talent-seeking FIRST BLOOD strand. Horror Channel will continue to sponsor the strand through to the end of the year, culminating in an award to be presented at the planned October event.

 

The Short Film Showcases are also back and will be available to watch on demand, and, of course, FrightFest wouldn’t be the same without some sneak previews and tantalising trailers. Plus they’ll be plenty of guests popping up to introduce their films and the FrightFest directors will be hosting some Q & A’s. Watch out for further news announcements soon.

 

Festival co-director, Alan Jones, said today: “We will desperately miss seeing all of you in person this August Bank Holiday but are looking forward to our virtual connection where we can say hello to the best family in the world, the FrightFest community. And if you’ve never experienced a FrightFest before, and have always yearned to join in with the fear, fun and fabulousness now is your chance to find out what you’ve been missing for 21 years”.

 

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