UK’s Horror Channel Announces FrightFest 2012 International Short Film Lineup

Chris Savage

Its almost that time of year again where horror invades London via the ever awesome film festival FrightFest. And the lineup is shaping up to be absolutely killer, what with screenings of the Soska sisters’ American Mary, V/H/S, [REC] 3 and the Cabal Cut of Nightbreed just to name a small fraction.

This is one festival you do not want to miss, especially if you live in the UK. So with such an awesome lineup of feature films we need a slew of horror shorts to help the proceedings. Well, this is where the Horror Channel comes in as they have announced the full lineup for this years horror shorts, read on.

For the full list of feature films playing at the festival, hit up FrightFest and check them all out.

Programme – Sunday 26 August, at the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square at 1pm onwards.

The Halloween Kid – UK Director Axelle Carolyn
8-year-old Henry, a lonely and imaginative child, can only finds happiness on Halloween… Narrated by Derek Jacobi and starring Anna Walton, Julian Glover, Dave Legeno and Leo Donnelly

Alexis – Spain Director Alberto Evangelio 
Nine year old Alexis has killed his parents, but can concerned officials uncover the supernatural truth?

Gargols! (Snails!) – Spain Director Geoffrey Cowper 
Three friends are partying in a park, when suddenly, Joey sees his first girlfriend, Eva. Joey decides to go talk to her, and when he finally tells her that he’s still in love with her, a king-kong size snail appear to ruin his night.

My Brother’s Keeper (Or How I Learned To Survive The Apocalypse) – UK Director Jen Moss
Holed up at the end of the world with her well-meaning but dim-witted brother Jo (Alex Esmail), Jess (April Pearson) isn’t sure what will destroy her will to live first: the zombies or Jo’s incessant optimism.

Lot 254 – UK Director Toby Meakin
A Collector discovers that a vintage cine camera bought at auction is broken. Repairing it unlocks the hidden terror of LOT 254.

Un Jour Sang – France Director Steven Pravong
She’s not free. He will destroy her, ruin her, profane her…This story is not new. Let’s tell it differently…

Metal Creepers – Spain Director J Oskura Najera and Adrian Cardona
A popular glam metal band is in the recording studio putting together their next record. Their producer hands them some strange scores that supposedly have magic powers.

Tokophobia – UK Director Evrim Ersoy, James Pearcey and Russell Would
A young woman, alone in her house on a sunny afternoon, discovers she is pregnant and in her mind there can only be one course of action.

The Captured Bird – Canada Director Jovanka Vuckovic
In this dark fable, a little girl is drawn to a mysterious mansion where she witnesses the birth of five horrifying apparitions.

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      1. MsGorefiend July 21, 2012 at 6:53 pm

        This year’s FrightFest makes me with so hard that I lived in the UK.