Festival of Fantastic Films - Manchester

Fri Oct 28 2022 at 07:00 pm to Sun Oct 30 2022 at 10:00 pm

Pendulum Hotel | Manchester

Festival of Fantastic Films Committee
Publisher/HostFestival of Fantastic Films Committee
Festival of Fantastic Films - Manchester BRINGING FILMMAKERS AND FANS TOGETHER SINCE 1990! The legendary festival relaunches in 2022 with a new look & new programme
About this Event

New look, new programme - same unique friendly atmosphere! Please join us from 28-30 October 2022, Pendulum Hotel & Conference Centre, Manchester, UK


This unmissable celebration of horror, science fiction & fantasy cinema has attracted some of the biggest names in the industry since 1990.

Guests at the international festival have included Ray Harryhausen, John Landis, Roger Corman, Lamberto Bava, Jorge Grau, Brian Clemens, Gerry Anderson, Jimmy Sangster, Paul Naschy, Pete Walker, Val Guest, Roy Ward Baker, Tony Tenser, Bert I. Gordon, Britt Ekland, Caroline Munro, Ingrid Pitt, Barbara Shelley, Ken Foree, Gunnar Hansen, Burt Kwouk, and many more.

Writers attending have included Ramsey Campbell (festival President), Stephen Volk, Stephen Laws, David McGillivray, Darrell Buxton, Mark Morris, and Wayne Kinsey.

Meet old friends, make new friends, catch up with genre guests, pick up some memorabilia, and watch horror, science fiction and fantasy films old and new - including our international short film competition.

Meet the guests! Already confirmed for 2022:

Jeremy Dyson

Jeremy Dyson an English author, musician and screenwriter who, along with Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, is one of the League of Gentlemen. He also created and co-wrote the West End show Ghost Stories and its film adaptation.

David McGillivray

David McGillivray describes himself as a 'general factotum of the entertainment business': actor, producer, playwright, screenwriter and critic. He first met Norman J. Warren in 1967, when Warren was editing his first feature, Her Private Hell. Subsequently McG wrote two screenplays for Warren, Satan’s Slave (1976) and Terror (1978). Once described as the ‘Truffaut of smut’, he's worked with other genre names including Pete Walker and Ray Selfe. Books include his seminal history of British sex films, ‘Doing Rude Things’.

Plus much more!

Please note: all guests are subject to professional commitments and may cancel at short notice. Guests may charge for autographs.

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Event Venue

Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester, United Kingdom


GBP 45.00 to GBP 105.00

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