GRIMMFEST 2018 will take place from the 4th–7th October 2018 in Manchester UK and over the years has been such a great support of indie films and those creative souls behind and in front of the camera. and this year is no different.
You have until the 4th of August to submit your films for entry into this years event. Short and feature length genre films should be submitted via FilmFreeway.
Please check out the Film Freeway page for full information.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of GRIMMFEST, they have announced the first GRIMMFEST AWARDS, a new scheme to celebrate the very best genre titles selected for the annual festival and the creative teams behind them. Selected films will be eligible for award consideration.
THE AWARD CATEGORIES:
1. Best Feature
2. Best Short
3. Audience Award
4. Best Director
5. Best Screenplay
6. Best Score
7. Best Actor
8. Best Actress
9. Best SFX
10. Best Kill
11. Best Scare
GRIMMFEST will also be partnering with HORROR CHANNEL to present a “Lifetime Achievement Award” to honour a very special guest on their body of work within genre film. The recipient will be announced over the coming weeks.
This year’s awards jury has been selected to offer a rebuff to the widespread misconception that Horror and Sci-Fi are male-centric! The all woman Jury includes a selection of some of the brightest lights in Genre cinema right now, including Joanne Mitchell (Writer, Actress and Producer), Caroline Couret-Delegue (Film sales), Lauren Ashley Carter (Actress and Writer), Andrea Subissati (Executive editor at Rue Morgue), Annick Mahnert (Acquisitions Consultant, Festival Programmer and Producer) and Anya Stanley (Journalist at Dread Central).