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GrimmUpNorth is Manchester's premier, horror film festival, running from October 29th - November 1st and including the world premier of 'The Reeds' and screening of 'The Descent 2', with Q&A from cast and director. The festival will be taking place in Manchester's Printworks and Odeon Cinema.

Gerard Johnson's Tony, a film we all love here at QE, will be playing. We highly reccomend it. Review here.

A full line-up can be found at the festival website, but other notable screenings include Faye Jackson's Romanian vampire film 'Strigoi' and a special screening of Hellraiser, including a chance to meet the 'Cenobites' themselves; Doug Bradley (aka Pin Head), Nicholas Vince (Chatterer) and Simon Bamford (Butterball) on the Friday.

Here's a list of films that will be screened over the weekend:


Thursday 29th

Decsent 2 + Tras Visillos (Short)

Friday 30th & Saturday 31st:

Gnaw
Tony + Excision (Short)
Vampire Girl VS Frankenstein Girl (Kyûketsu Shôjo tai Shôjo Furanken)
Sauna + Heartless (Short)
I Sell the Dead + The Sack (Short)
7th Hunt
The Fallow Feild
Must Love Death + Julie: A Love Story (Short)
Dread
Someone's Knocking at the Door
Mark MacReady & The Archangel Murderers (Short)
Grace
Hellraiser

Sunday 1st:

The Horseman
The Graves
Strigoi
The Revenant
Splintered
Cold Blood (Short)
Colin
The Ferryman
Autumn
Bathory

There's a whole host of directors, stars, and crew attending to support the screenings of their films, and take part in exclusive Q&A and signing sessions.

Here’s how the roster looks so far (subject to last-minute work commitments of course!):

Attending Thursday:
Jon Harris - director THE DESCENT 2
Anna Skellern - Star of THE DESCENT 2
Myanna Buring - star of THE DESCENT 2

Attending Friday:
Gregory Mandry - Director, GNAW
Gary Faulkner - The Slaughterman from GNAW
Toni Harman - director, CREDO
Myanna Buring Star of CREDO, THE DESCENT 2
The cast from DREAD
Leigh Dovey - director of THE FALLOWFIELD
Steve Garry - star of THE FALLOWFIELD
Cast and crew from THE REEDS

Attending Saturday:

Cast and crew TONY
Holly Weston - star of SPLINTERED, FILTH AND WISDOM
Sacha Dhawan - star of SPLINTERED, THE HISTORY BOYS
Jonathan Readwin - star of SPLINTERED, DREAD
Sol Heras - star of SPLINTERED, ROCK RIVALS
Sadie Pickering - star of SPLINTERED, WATERLOO ROAD
Simeon Halligan - director of SPLINTERED
Rachel Richardson-Jones - producer of SPLINTERED
Scott McIntyre - SFX, SPLINTERED, DOG HOUSE, THE REEDS
Darren Longthorn and Steve - Prosthetics and special makeup effects, SPLINTERED
Faye Jackson - director of STRIGOI
Rey Muraru - producer of STRIGOI

Attending Sunday:

Mark Price - director of COLIN
Cast and crew of COLIN
Kate Glover - Director of SLAUGHTERED
Alan Harris - producer of THE FERRYMAN
Cast and crew - THE DISAPPEARED
Dexter Fletcher - Star of AUTUMN, LOCKSTOCK, LAYERCAKE
David Moody - Writer of AUTUMN, HATER
Dickon Tolson - star of AUTUMN, PEAK PRACTICE

Check out: www.grimmfest.com for more details on competitions, last minute additions and more. We'll be covering the festival here at QuietEarth and looking forward to giving you some reviews.

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Ben Austwick (4 years ago) Reply

I hope the Fallow Field is actually about Fallowfield in Manchester - it's where my Gran's from :)


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