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Alan Jones’ FrightFest 2014 highlights

Film4 FrightFest’s Alan Jones on the horror festival’s move to the Vue Cinema and his own personal highlights of this year’s festival, running from 21st – 25th August 2014 in Leicester Square.

The Guest starring Dan Stevens

I’m not afraid to admit that Film4 FrightFest’s move to the Vue cinema Leicester Square has given me sleepless nights. I mean, we had everything at the Empire running smoothly… but their redevelopment plans meant we had to uproot ourselves and literally start from …

The Body Politic: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014

04 Jul, 2014 Posted in: Edinburgh, Festivals

Film4.com Site Editor Michael Leader reports from the Edinburgh International Film Festival…

Taken out of its previous pride of place in the middle of the city’s turbulent festival months, the Edinburgh International Film Festival now grants the rare pleasure of experiencing one of the UK’s most beautiful cities out of season. Or, in this case, in the full flush of an unseasonal heatwave, which when conjoined with the pre-solstice evenings creates a time-warp of sorts.

Ever experienced that feeling when you escape …

Sheffield Doc Fest 2014

26 Jun, 2014 Posted in: Events, Festivals, Opinion, Review

Catherine Bray on her top picks from the 2014 Sheffield Doc Fest: Best Film, Best Talk, Best Q&A, Best Panel and Best Party.

The story of Sheffield Doc Fest is one of growth. The festival has expanded exponentially in its 21 year life span, from a gathering for mainly hardcore British documentary enthusiasts to its present status as one of maybe the top three documentary focused film festivals in the world. My favourite thing about Sheffield however, is not its size, …

Danny Boyle’s Shuffle Festival Jury and Prize announced

26 Jun, 2014 Posted in: Awards, Careers, Festivals, News, Short films, Talent

A short film competition is to be judged by Danny Boyle, Clio Barnard, Sally El Hosaini and Dexter Fletcher, with the top prize being a one-on-one mentoring session with Danny Boyle.

Shuffle Festival

July 30 to August 4 sees London’s most urban woodlands in Tower Hamlets’ Cemetery Park become a festival of film, music and arts, with a short film competition judged by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), BAFTA Award-nominated director Clio Barnard …

Film4 FrightFest 2014 Opening Film announced

20 Jun, 2014 Posted in: Film4 FrightFest

Film4 FrightFest 2014 welcomes Adam Wingard’s The Guest to open its 15th year…

This year’s Film4 FrightFest gets off to a nerve-shredding start with the UK premiere of Adam Wingard’s killer thriller The Guest, starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) and rising star Maika Monroe (The Bling Ring, It Follows).

Wingard said today: “FrightFest movie goers are some of the most diehard genre enthusiasts in the world. Naturally i am delighted that The Guest will be opening this year’s festival.”

Alan Jones, co-director of …