FrightFest Short Films

The Film4 FrightFest has now announced all of the short films that are due to screen this year in late August. That includes work that is screened outside of the Sunday short film showcase.


ALISTAIR   Australia   Dir: Aaron Cartwright   10.40

Two ruthless killers on the loose choose the wrong home to invade. Waiting is an evil presence beyond their comprehension…and it’s hungry.

DEMONITRON : THE SIXTH DIMENSION   Canada  Dir: Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell   4.25

Amanda, a young dancer receives the unexpected visit of a messenger of the sixth dimension. This mysterious man tries to warn her about the evil forces that are coming to take her. She runs for help to her famous doctor friend and they fall together to the deepest pits of hell and madness.

BRUTAL RELAX    Spain  Dir: Adrian Cardona, Rafa Dengra, David Munoz   15.00

Mr. Olivares has already recovered, but now he needs a vacation. To go to some heavenly place where he can relax and blithely enjoy himself.

BANANA MOTHERF**KER    Portugal  Dir: Fernando Alle  14.00

New mayhem and madness from the team behind the brilliant PAPA WRESTLING. Six adventurers embark on a quest to find a mystical cemetery. After disturbing the dead, they awake an ancient evil that will unleash a violent rampage across the entire world.

THE LAST POST    UK  Dir: Axelle Carolyn  12.00

An old lady in a nursing home is visited by a mysterious man no one else seems to be able to see.

COLD CALL    UK  Dir: Clive Ford  11.40

A zealous preacher gets more than he bargained for when a routine house call proves some souls truly can’t be saved.

LOVE BUG    UK  Dir: Benjamin Kent  12.00

Frank’s blind date is way out of his league. However when she contracts a mysterious virus, it looks like his luck may be in. That is, until she turns into a homicidal maniac.

BATS IN THE BELFRY    Portugal   Dir: Joao Alves  7.10

Deadeye Jack tries to resume a botched heist, only to find himself face to face with darkness.

FLESH ART    UK  Dir: Nicholas Thompson, Chris Goodman  5.30

It’s the end of the world. Bizarre and gruesome experiments are being conducted in a basement all in the name of Flesh Art.

LITTLE MUNCHKIN    UK  Dir: Ryan Andrews  10.08

A materialistic and superficial couple acquire the ultimate accessory – an adopted child called Margaret. On her first night in her new home she is left in the care of a babysitter. Shocking events ensue. From the director of the forthcoming feature ELFIE HOPKINS




SHIFTER    UK   Dir: Ben Parker  8.30    Screening with KILL LIST

A young woman, trapped inside a dark building, tries to evade capture from shadowed soldiers. She is the live bait in a game to entrap a person of ‘special ability’, by an enemy of similar skills.

BAD MOON RISING    USA  Dir: Joseph Begos  12.37   Screening with CHILLERAMA

A man shows up at his brother’s doorstep with his dying girlfriend in his arms, claiming she was attacked by a werewolf.



Film4 FrightFest 2010 runs from Thurs 25 August to Monday 29 August at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square.


Tickets for individual films go on sale from ist August. Bookings: 08 714 714 714 or

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