The National Media Museum in Bradford is, from 15th – 17th June 2012, set to play host to the 11th Fantastic Films Weekend, giving horror, fantasy and sci-fi fans in the North their annual fix of thrills and spills.
This year the festival will focus on schlock, women in horror and sci-fi, and feature a festival first – a Cinerama screening of The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
. Other highlights will include an evening of giallo treats new and old, family fun with Coraline 3D and live make-up demos, and a Hammer strand packed with rare and premiere Hammer screenings.
Special guests will include Renée Glynne
who worked for many years as continuity/script supervisor for Hammer before going freelance. Her work includes The Nanny
, Legend of the Golden Vampire and The Quatermass Xperiment
, the HD premiere of which will be screened following her screentalk. She will be in conversation with Hammer archivist,