23rd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: ‘Await Further Instructions’ writer and producer

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Await Further Instructions with the writer Gavin Williams and producer Jack Tarling (God’s Own Country). It’s Christmas Day and the dysfunctional Milgram family wake to find a mysterious black substance surrounding their house. Something monumental is clearly happening right outside […]

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23rd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Mike Mort on ‘Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires with the writer/director Mike Mort. When the brilliant but sexually inexperienced computer science student PIET is turned down by bright and beautiful KLARA, he is deeply hurt. He takes a dose of a sleep […]

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22nd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018: 10 Questions with ‘Videoman’ director Kristian A. Söderström

by Phil Wheat

So Kristian A. Söderström, who are you, where do you come from and what’s your creative arts background? I grew up in Gothenburg Sweden and was a film fanatic from the start. I got me an education in film directing from UCLA in Los Angeles, but I’ve studied film theory and psychology as well. For […]

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22nd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: ‘The Devil’s Doorway’ writer/director Aislinn Clarke

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Devil’s Doorway with the writer/director Aislinn Clarke. In the fall of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for ‘fallen women’, only to uncover […]

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22nd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Linus De Paoli on ‘A Young Man With High Potential’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks A Young Man With High Potential with the writer/director Linus De Paoli. When the brilliant but sexually inexperienced computer science student PIET is turned down by bright and beautiful KLARA, he is deeply hurt. He takes a dose of a […]

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21st Aug2018

Frightfest 2018: 10 Questions with Johnny Kevorkian of ‘Await Further Instructions’

by Phil Wheat

What was it about Gavin Williams’s script for AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS you liked so much, and what did you add to make it more personal to you? Well, when I first read the script I thought: “How the hell am I going to make this!” It was like nothing I had ever seen before. I […]

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21st Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Jerome Pikwane talks ‘The Tokoloshe’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Tokoloshe with the director Jerome Pikwane. Busi, a young destitute woman with dangerously repressed emotions, lands a job as a cleaner at a rundown hospital in the heart of Johannesburg. Desperate for the money so she can bring her […]

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21st Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Abiel Bruhn & John Rocco on ‘The Night Sitter’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Night Sitter with co-writers/directors Abiel Bruhn & John Rocco. One thief. Two kids. Three witches. No mercy. A scheming con artist Amber (Elyse DuFour, ‘The Walking Dead’) poses as an innocent babysitter to steal from a wealthy occult enthusiast […]

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20th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018: 10 questions with ‘The Dark’ director Justin P. Lange

by Phil Wheat

THE DARK is based on your Columbia University thesis short film. Was it a difficult process expanding it into a full-length feature? I never really saw this as a traditional short-to-feature type of deal, to be honest. My thesis film was my first real foray into genre filmmaking, so it was very much a trial-and-error […]

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20th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Director Kevin Chicken on ‘Perfect Skin’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Perfect Skin with director Kevin Chicken. Katia, a young Polish woman, is adrift in London and meets Bob, an American tattoo artist with a reverence for his craft. Slowly she is drawn to his mysterious world and the taboo culture […]

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20th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Harry Lindley & Julian Mack on ‘Ctrl’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Ctrl with director/co-writer Harry Lindley and co-writer/star Julian Mack. Lex arrives at her reclusive brother Leo’s apartment for a long-overdue reconciliation with her new boyfriend Dru, who is eager to impress. Unfortunately, Leo is far more interested in his creation […]

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19th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Andy Mitton on ‘The Witch in the Window’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Witch in the Window with with the writer/director Andy Mitton. Andy Mitton, co-writer and co-director of WE GO ON and YELLOWBRICKROAD, goes solo with a staggeringly effective, character-driven supernatural horror. Stunningly scripted and performed, this gripping paranormal chiller tells […]

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19th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Alexis Kendra on ‘The Cleaning Lady’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Cleaning Lady the production designer, co-writer and star Alexis Kendra. As a means to distract herself from an affair with a married man, love-addicted beautician Alice befriends her soft-spoken, reclusive cleaning lady Shelley, facially scarred by burns from a […]

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19th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Jenn Wexler talks ‘The Ranger’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Ranger with writer/director Jenn Wexler. It’s the 1980s and a group of punks get busted selling drugs. Because a police officer gets fatally wounded in the showdown, Chelsea offers up her uncle’s cabin in a nearby national park as […]

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18th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Writer Corey Deshon talks ‘Hell Is Where The Home Is’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Hell Is Where The Home Is with screenwriter Corey Deshon. Two dysfunctional couples rent a modern luxury desert home for the weekend hoping to sort out their messed-up lives. Just as they are about to settle in for a fun […]

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17th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018: 10 Questions with ‘Boar’ director Christopher Sun

by Phil Wheat

Are you really named Christopher after horror icon Christopher Lee? Sure am, my mum loved him as an actor and I guess I scored his name. Your past horrors – DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL, COME AND GET ME, CHARLIE’S FARM – were all R rated and came with some controversy. Is that why BOAR is just […]

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17th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: ‘Cult of Terror’ director Gustavo Mendoza

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Cult of Terror with the director Gustavo Leonel Mendoza. Fear is an art form, an adrenaline trip with a rock spirit. Why is it that our attraction for the morbid, the sinister and the horrific can create the greatest of […]

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16th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018: 10 Questions with ‘Mega Time Squad’ director Tim Van Dammen

by Phil Wheat

You played a Street Demon in director Jason Lei Howden’s FrightFest favourite DEATHGASM. Is the New Zealand film community that small? I didn’t play a street demon; I am a street demon. The film community in NZ is small enough for most active people to know most other active people – but the genre scene […]

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15th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018: 10 Questions with ‘Heretiks’ director Paul Hyett

by Phil Wheat

What first attracted you to actor Gregory Blair’s script? When Templeheart gave me the script of HERETIKS (although it was a different title at the time), the one thing that really grabbed my interest was the opportunity to do a creepy period horror, set in 17th Century England. I’d already shot a war-set film, a […]

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15th Aug2018

Interview: Harley Wallen talks ‘Bennett’s Song’

by Phil Wheat

Bennett’s Song is a heart-warming new film about love, acceptance and inclusion. Directed by Harley Wallen and written by Nancy Oeswein, and starring Tara Reid (American Pie, Sharknado), Harley Wallen (Into A Dark Mind, Betrayed), Aphrodite Nikolovski (Cut/Print, Answer This!), Dennis Haskins (Saved By The Bell, A Million Ways To Die In The West), Calhoun […]

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14th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018: 10 Questions with ‘Open 24 Hours’ director Padraig Reynolds

by Phil Wheat

OPEN 24 HOURS is your third time being represented at Frightfest Why is it important you show your movies at the UK’s premier festival? FrightFest is the best horror festival in the world. It has the best fans and the best organisers a genre director could hope for. There is so much love and care […]

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14th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: ‘Puppet Master: The Little Reich’ FX artist Tate Steinsiek

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Puppet Master: The Little Reich with FX Artist Tate Steinsiek. Check out our review of the film right here. Recently divorced and reeling, Edgar returns to his childhood home to regroup his life. When Edgar finds a nefarious looking puppet […]

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