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Exclusive: Screen can reveal a first-look image from the comedy-horror.
Directed by Christian James (Stalled), the film’s cast also features Steven Berkoff (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), Lauren Socha (E4 series Misfits), Danielle Harold (Eastenders), former WWE wrestler Stu Bennett, and Joe Egan (Sherlock Holmes).
The film was shot entirely on location in Portsmouth. It follows a young rogue (O’Reilly) who is thrown into prison for the weekened, unaware that the guards are blood-sucking vampires and the inmates are their victims.
Fanged Up was produced by Terry Stone (Anuvahood) and Richard Turner (Nativity!), with Chris Howard (The Messenger) as executive producer. It was financed by film financer Investor Profit Portfolio and The Wealth Advisory.
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Genre festival reveals masterclasses and film programme.
Horror Channel FrightFest (Aug 25-29) has unveiled the line-up of events and movies for its 2016 edition, set to be held at the Vue cinema in London’s Shepherds Bush.
Screen will host a panel on the future of the UK horror film industry, followed by the first Screen International Horror Rising Star Award [click here for the shortlist].
There will also be a horror writing master class with writer-director James Moran; a women in horror symposium; a special effects demo from maestro Dan Martin; and a discussion by filmmaker Paul Davis – who made John Landis approved doc Beware The Moon - marking the 35th anniversary of An American Werewolf In London.
The festival will also »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Rosser)
Kate Shenton – director of the well received film On Tender Hooks, which screened at festivals such as Fright Fest, PiFan, Lsff, RazorReel, Ravenna Nightmare, Grossman, Fantaspoa Fest and But Festival – has announced that her latest film, Egomaniac, is currently seeking sales and distribution at this years European Film Market. The second feature film by writer-director Kate Shenton has also unveiled it’s new poster ready for Efm.
Egomaniac is a quirky dark comedy about a female horror filmmaker who is determined to make her zombie-horror-romantic-comedy. However everyone in the industry keeps telling her to put a talking dog in it. Desperate for funding, Catherine does whatever it takes to get her film made, but compromises can kill…
Staring Nic Lamont and Adam Rhys-Davies and featuring horror favourites Laurence Harvey (Human Centipede 2 & 3) and Dan Palmer (Stalled), Egomaniac is the second feature film from writer-director Kate Shenton and is a semi-autobiographical tale »
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3 items from 2016
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