Investment company New Sparta has acquired Icon Film Distribution, the U.K. distrib arm of Icon UK Group. The company will be relaunched, with Ian Dawson tapped as CEO, Norman Humphrey as exec…
What started out in 2000 as a hobby for horror fans Alan Jones, Paul McEvoy and Ian Rattray, has become Blighty's biggest gorefest and a major event on the horror festival calendar.
Fearless Brit helmer Ben Wheatley is deftly seeping into the consciousness of U.K. cinema. He boasts an eclectic array of critically acclaimed low-budget pics, such as darkly comic gangster story…
HONG KONG - "Sightseers," a British film about a pair of serial killers who specifically target other happy couples, was named as the winner of the Puchon Choice award at South Korea's Puchon…
LONDON — Film4 FrightFest's Variety Award, which was inaugurated last year, will go to Brit helmer Ben Wheatley. Wheatley, who began his career as a short filmmaker and animator, made his feature…
A defiantly unclassifiable cross-genre experiment that simultaneously reinvents and regurgitates low-budget British cinema as it goes.
The lineup for London's Film4 FrightFest will include 10 world premieres, it was revealed Friday. The world preems include "Banshee Chapter," which is produced by "Star Trek's" Zachary Quinto, Kit…
LONDON — Film4 FrightFest, which Guillermo Del Toro dubbed "the Woodstock of Gore," will open with the world preem of the Ford Brothers' India-set zombie pic "The Dead 2: India," and closes with…
Paramount will release Martin Scorsese's “The Wolf of Wall Street” on Nov. 15 — a date that already has four other wide release movies. “Wolf” will face competition from Warner Bros. boxing comedy…
LONDON -- The inaugural Variety Award will be presented at London's 13th FrightFest, the U.K.'s premier horror and fantasy festival, to special effects and make-up artist Greg Nicotero.