For the 3rd Year. Frightfest brings its search for ‘New Blood’ writers in association with Queensbury Pictures to the world ( @frightfest )


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. Queensbury is ultimately interested in buying the finished script rather…

Free Summer Screening Programme returns to Leicester Square Gardens this August ( @DiscoverLSQ )


For the second successive year, immerse yourself in free, family friendly films as Leicester Square rolls out the red carpet for the return of its Summer Screenings. Opening its gates from Thursday 8th August to Sunday 11th August, Leicester Square Gardens will be screening something for everyone. Tim Burton’s live action re-imagining of Dumbo will bring the perfect finale to…

Jay Mewes ( @jaymewes) directorial debut Madness In The Method to screen at this years Arrow Video Frightfest Saturday 24th August. ( @frightfest ) ( @arrowfilmsvideo ) #arrowvideofrightfest


The only way to survive in Hollywood is to toughen up. At least that’s the advice Kevin Smith, aka Silent Bob, passes on to his best friend Jason “Jay” Mewes. Only Smith didn’t expect his advice to turn Jay into a psychopathic killer. No longer content being known as Jay, Jason takes matters into his…

Artist Vincent Kamp turns filmmaker to inspire his next series of crime noir paintings with @georgiafoote , @RealTamerHassan , and @leogregs ( @CFAGalleries )


Vincent Kamp, known for his striking portraits of people in a fused background of cinematic lighting, brooding sexual tension and impending drama, is creating a series of paintings inspired by a short film he has written, co-directed and produced. Heist thriller QUEEN OF DIAMONDS, is a collaboration between Vincent Kamp and filmmaker Naeem Mahmood (Brash Young Turks)…

Arrow Video FrightFest 2019 announce opening and closing night films ( @FrightFest )


This year’s festival opens with the UK premiere of Ant Timpson’s deviously edgy stunner COME TO DADDY, starring Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie, Martin Donovan and Michael Smiley. Written by THE GREASY STRANGLER co-writer Toby Harvard (based on an idea by Timpson), Elijah Wood puts in a career best performance as thirty-something Norval, who receives an out-of-the-blue invitation to visit his perpetually uncaring dad, As his…