Sunday 29 July 2012

FrightFest 2012 - International Short Film Showcase Line Up revealed

Maniacs, monsters, demons, creepy kids, apocalyptic visions, phobias,  heavy metal meltdown and snails are just some of the highlight of this years eclectic mix of  cutting edge short films from the global arena of the fantasy and  horror genre being screened at this years "Fright Fest" in London!

The ninety-minute film extravaganza is a tasty selection box of Sunday afternoon treats, sponsored once again by Horror Channel.  It will kick-off at 1pm on Sunday 26th August at the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Sq.  


THE HALLOWEEN KID   UK   Dir. Axelle Carolyn  7.20
8-year-old Henry, a lonely and imaginative child, can only finds happiness on Halloween...Narrated by Derek Jacobi and starring Anna Walton, Julian Glover, Dave Legeno and Leo Donnelly

ALEXIS   Spain   Dir. Alberto Evangelio   9.45
Nine year old Alexis has killed his parents, but can concerned officials uncover the supernatural truth?

GARGOLS! (SNAILS!)   Spain   Dir Geoffrey Cowper   16.57
Three friends are partying in a park, when suddenly, Joey sees his first girlfriend, Eva. Joey decides to go talk to her, and when he finally tells her that he's still in love with her, a king-kong size snail appear to ruin his night.

Holed up at the end of the world with her well-meaning but dim-witted brother Jo (Alex Esmail), Jess (April Pearson) isn’t sure what will destroy her will to live first: the zombies or Jo’s incessant optimism.

LOT 254   UK   Dir. Toby Meakin   13.00
A Collector discovers that a vintage cine camera bought at auction is broken. Repairing it unlocks the hidden terror of LOT 254.

UN JOUR SANG   France   Dir. Steven Pravong   14.00
She's not free. He will destroy her, ruin her, profane her...This story is not new. Let's tell it differently...

METAL CREEPERS   Spain   Dir J Oskura Najera and Adrian Cardona   11.00
A popular glam metal band is in the recording studio putting together their next record. Their producer hands them some strange scores that supposedly have magic powers.

TOKOPHOBIA   UK   Dir,  Evrim Ersoy, James Pearcey and Russell Would   6.25
 A young woman, alone in her house on a sunny afternoon, discovers she is pregnant and in her mind there can only be one course of action.

THE CAPTURED BIRD   Canada   Dir. Jovanka Vuckovic  10.00
In this dark fable, a little girl is drawn to a mysterious mansion where she witnesses the birth of five horrifying apparitions

For more info on these films, and how to book tickets to see these and other movies and events, visit the official website at...

You can also book tickets for individual films directly from the Empire cinema website at

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