THE HAUNTED STUDIO WORLD PREMIERE
UK : 1h 30m : 2023 : Directed by Randy Kent and Chris Sanders
10.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00
During the shooting of a horror movie, an eccentric B-movie producer inadvertently summons a demon.
Belgium : 9m : Directed by Rob Ceus and Inge Vanleene
Your average redneck goes out for a stroll in the woods and sees a meteor falling from the sky. He finds the meteor and decides to take it with him. He soon finds out this was a big mistake as he obviously starts to change when he gets back home.
+ The Doll Catcher
USA : 16m : Directed by Jamey Hastings
A woman's attempt to catch a few hours of solitude in the woods is interrupted in the night by a mysterious girl.
I AM RAGE
UK : 1h 28m : 2023 : Directed by David Ryan Keith
12.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00
A young woman is abducted by an ancient blood cult, but they might well have chosen the wrong victim
+ Honeymoon at Cold Hollow
USA : 14m : Directed by Nat Rovit
Winter 1974. Idealistic newlyweds David and Mary travel to a romantic honeymoon cabin in the wilderness with their whole lives ahead of them. Or so they think. A severe blizzard occurs and they soon find themselves buried under a mountain of snow with no escape. As starvation and isolation take hold, the couple begins to realize that they never really knew each other at all. Witness the evil that man is capable of in this true grindhouse experience!
Spain : 16m : Directed by Jorge Yúdice
Erica and Anna haven't seen each other in years. They meet at a coffee shop to catch up. But first, Erica has to warn Anna of one thing... There's something menacing that only Erica is able to see. And that "something" is right behind Anna.
H P LOVECRAFT'S THE OLD ONES
USA : 1h 25m : 2023 : Directed by Chad Ferrin
15.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00
In 1930, sea captain Russel Marsh saw the light, and for 93 years his body was not his own. Inhabited by a Great Old One, he committed unspeakable acts in the name of the Esoteric Order of Dagon. Now free, he is in search of a way to go back in time to reverse the horrors wrought upon the world. But the cult has other plans and will stop at nothing to destroy him.
+ Don't React
UK : 6m : Directed by Douglas Kyle
While on a peaceful woodland trail in Scotland, a walker encounters someone who tells him to enjoy his walk but no matter what, not to react....
UK : 11m : Directed by Robin Rippmann
James' dull daily routine is disrupted by a strange apparition that begins to haunt him in his waking moments and dreams alike. Suspecting who might be behind these disturbances, James sets out to confront the culprit.
+ H P Lovecraft's The Lurking Fear
UK : 7m : Directed by Benton Hodges and Charles Topping
Based on the 1923 short story by legendary author H.P. Lovecraft, The Lurking Fear sees a group of weary investigators seeking shelter from a raging storm inside the derelict Martense Mansion. Once a powerful aristocratic family, the Martense bloodline has long since died away, their once opulent residence left at the mercy of the elements. As the night wears on the men try to get some sleep, they will be forced to question whether the mansion is as abandoned as they thought.
WATCH ME SLEEP
UK : 1h 31m : 2023 : Directed by John Williams
17.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00
Watch me sleep is a dark and gritty British horror film from John Williams (Tales of the creeping death, The Slayers etc). On the passing of his mother Sean makes the decision to have a camera fitted on the inside of her coffin.
+ The Family Man
UK : 28m : Directed by Joshua Blewitt and Velton J Lishke
A dark and disturbing film about the perception of right or wrong and how love is a hard bond to break. This is a film about people who could be your friends. Your neighbours. Your family and the secrets they may hold. Who really knows what happens behind closed doors….
MOSAIC WORLD PREMIERE
UK: 2h : 2024 : Directed by Alexander Churchyard and Michael Holiday
20.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00
Ten killers, one investigation. Detective Eliot Foley (Simon Bamford, Hellraiser) investigates several seemingly unconnected cases including a killer teddy bear, a teleporting santa and a mad woman with an axe in this slasher anthology from the creators of I Scream on the Beach!
+ The Witches of the Sands - Animation and Theme Song
UK : 5m : Directed by Tony Mardon
An animated scene in which Tony (the director of B-Movie, The Witches of the Sands), his sanity now collapsing, imagines himself pursued by ‘The Maharaja’ and ‘Film Noir Femme Fatale Squid Creature Callie-Marie’ in a vintage car through an underwater landscape littered with surreal characters and imagery from the film he is creating...And it also features the ‘Witches Theme’.
TERRORISE WORLD PREMIERE
UK : 1h 15m : 2024 : Directed by Jason Impey
22.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00
Quaid and Kurk escape from prison and kidnap a pretty woman to ensure their protection. Kurk dislikes the way Quaid treats her, and the two begin a deadly cat-and-mouse game with two corrupt police officers Doug & Charles hot on their trail.
Terrorise is the ultimate & Final Cut of the cult exploitation film Tortured. It has been remastered from the original camera tapes, re-cut, re-graded, re-scored, new and alternate footage all to create the directors closest vision.
+ MIRROR, MIRROR: TRANSVILE
UK : 9m : Directed by Martin Payne
Does the mirror reflect reality or is it a window into the fears of the observer? After just another day, when bullying becomes too much, what can Alice do? What defines her as a freak?
Starring Robyn Adams as Alice with Georgie Harriet-King as the mysterious Raven Thornwood.