Final film, The Reeds, announced for Manchester's Grimm Up North horror festival
13th Oct 09
The second newsletter for Manchester's GRIMM UP NORTH horror festival has just dropped into our inbox with news of a late addition to the line-up, the new UK horror film The Reeds.
A weekend boating party turns into a nightmare for a group of young Londoners when they stumble upon a terrifying secret hidden in the reeds.
Produced by Simon Sprackling (director of cult horror comedy Funnyman as well as sterling genre documentaries on cult 70s exploitation actresses Linda Hayden and Judy Geeson), directed by Nick Cohen (Voodoo Lagoon), and with a screenplay by Chris Baker (Long Time Dead), the film stars Will Mellor (Two Pint of Lager, Casualty), Scarlett Alice Johnson (Adulthood, Eastenders), Emma Catherwood (Holby City, Spirit Trap), Geoff Bell (Rock and Rolla, Solomon Kane, Stardust).
Special events include a fantastic retro-screening of Hellraiser with original Cenobites Doug Bradley (AKA PIN HEAD), Nicholas Vince (AKA CHATTERER) and Simon Bamford (AKA BUTTERBALL) on Friday 30th October. This is your chance to get as up close and personal (and to get your brilliant DVD boxset of the Hellraiser series signed (for a small fee).
Other guests due to be appearing as as follows;
ATTENDING THURSDAY Jon Harris (Director), Anna Skellern & Myanna Buring from THE DESCENT 2
ATTENDING FRIDAY Gregory Mandry (Director) & Gary Faulkner from GNAW Toni Harman (Director) & Myanna Buring from CREDO The cast from DREAD Leigh Dovey (Director) & Steve Garry from THE FALLOWFIELD Cast and crew from THE REEDS
ATTENDING SATURDAY Cast and crew from TONY Holly Weston, Sacha Dhawan, Jonathan Readwin, Sol Heras, Sadie Pickering, Darren Longthorn, Steve Longthorn (Special Make-up), Scott McIntyre (SFX), Rachel Richardson-Jones (Producer) and Simeon Pickering (Director) from SPLINTERED Faye Jackson (Director) & Rey Muraru (Producer) of STRIGOI
ATTENDING SUNDAY Mark Price (Director) & cast and crew from COLIN Kate Glover (Director) from SLAUGHTERED Alan Harris (Producer) from THE FERRYMAN Cast and crew from THE DISAPPEARED Dexter Fletcher, Dickon Tolson and David Moody (Writer) from AUTUMN
Held at the Printworks Cinema from October 30th through to November 1st, GRIMM UP NORTH's line-up, special event and list of attending guests attending looks so cool you really should click on the official website link at the bottom and buy your tickets now.
DAY TICKET PURCHASE WILL GET YOU PRIORITY ACCESS TO ALL GRIMMFEST Q+A'S, SEMINARS AND SIGNING SESSIONS.
For more information on ticket prices, more special events, the Zombie Walk and the full line-up of films, visit the official website at www.grimmfest.com/.
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