UK Festival Release: When The Screaming Starts

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Riotous Films in association with FOUR plus10 Films and Little Narwhal Films are delighted to announce that their new comedy-horror mockumentary, When the Screaming Starts, will have its World Premiere at FrightFest this August.

Described as “If Louis Theroux met the Manson Family”, the film will debut alongside this year’s most prestigious and hotly anticipated horrors and thrillers at Leicester Square’s Cineworld on 28th August. The film will have two additional screenings, one later that night and another on Sunday 29th.  

The film includes Yasen Atour, who will star alongside Henry Cavill in the second season of The Witcher, as well as up and coming talent Ed Hartland (The Crown), Octavia Gilmore (For Sale) and Jared Rogers (making his second appearance at FrightFest following 2018’s Killer Weekend). 

When The Screaming Starts marks the feature debut of filmmaker Conor Boru, and was overseen by a production team which includes Dom Lenoir, who directed and produced the award-winning thriller Winter Ridge. 
 When Norman Graysmith is invited into the home of an aspiring serial killer, Aidan Mendle, he believes he has found the subject for the documentary that will transform his failing career. Initially the production goes well with Aidan freely opening up about his desire to kill, but when his early attempt at committing murder falls apart, things begin to unravel.

Aidan desperately tries to maintain his position as the next Charles Manson by starting a murder cult, interviewing prospective members for what he affectionately calls his “family”. The potential candidates provide a rich tapestry of misfits, from the lost and confused to the (most likely) psychopathic. Events begin to spiral out of control and Norman watches his dreams crumbling around him.

A wannabe serial killer, a warped filmmaker, and a murderous cult on a blood-soaked rampage. When The Screaming Starts is a darkly comic tale of how far we will go in order to achieve our ambitions. 
 Director Conor Boru was thrilled with the news that the film was heading to the prestigious horror festival; “We’re honoured to have our world premiere at FrightFest! The fact that it is in our home city makes it even more special. We cannot wait to share our twisted vision with the ravenous FrightFest crowd!” 

When The Screaming Starts will have its World Premiere at FrightFest 2021 on 28th August. 

Tickets can be bought here
World Premiere – Sat 28th – 8.50pm – Tickets here 
Sat 28th – 9.15pm – Tickets here 
Sun 29th – 1.15pm – Tickets here 

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UK Festival Release: I’m An Electric Lampshade

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Holy Moly Productions is thrilled to announce that their surreal documentary-narrative, I’m An Electric Lampshade will be screening at three UK Film Festivals this June. 

Following a successful US debut at Cinequest, the film will have it’s UK Premiere on 18th June at Barnes Film Festival, followed by a screening at The Romford Film Festival on 24th June. The film has also been nominated for Best Post-Production and Best Feature Of The Festival at Ignite Film Festival where it will be screening at their festival between 29th June – 3rd July.  

Directed by John Clayton Doyle, I’m An Electric Lampshade is a joyous, heart-warming and offbeat docu-narrative adventure starring Doug McCorkle, a buttoned-up, mild mannered corporate accountant who retires at age 60 to become the world’s least likely rock star. Truth is indeed stranger than fiction as Doug puts his marriage, life savings and reputation on the line to chase his lifelong fantasy. An inspiring underdog story about finding your unique voice. I’m An Electric Lampshade is a film that proves it’s never too late to pursue your dreams.
Delighted with the film’s upcoming UK festival run, lead actor and inspiration behind  I’m An Electric Lampshade, Doug McCorkle said; “We are so excited to share our film with U.K. audiences at these three festivals. At the film’s U.S. Premiere, viewers were delighted and inspired by Doug’s real-life journey from drab corporate accounting to daring live performance, and we hope that audiences in the U.K. will feel the same. We look forward to sharing our film even more widely in the future.” 

I’m An Electric Lampshade will be screening at Barnes Film Festival on 18th June (UK Premiere) as well as The Romford Film Festival on 24th June and Ignite Film Festival (29th June – 3rd July)

UK Festival Release: Demon

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Mind-bending British thriller Demon celebrates World Premiere @ Cinequest 2021

Zersetzung are pleased to share the first look artwork and trailer for their debut film Demon.

Demon will be premiering online at the Oscar qualifying 31st Cinequest Film Festival, Cinejoy, from 20th to 30th March 2021.

When an unpaid train fine comes back to haunt him, office worker Ralph flees London to a forest motel where a temporary hideout becomes a nightmarish purgatory, and emerging ghosts of the past force him to confront the loss of his father.

Taking viewers on a winding road that blurs the lines of reality, when one man tries to escape his problems but instead finds himself faced with more anguish.

Demon is the debut feature from director and co-writer George Louis Bartlett and stars Jemma Redgrave (Love & Friendship, Doctor Who), Gary Beadle (Mangrove, Summer of Rockets), David Schaal (A Call to Spy, The Inbetweeners), Rachel Jackson (Beats, The Party’s Just Beginning) and introduces Ryan Walker-Edwards in his first feature role.

Demon will be released in the UK later this year

Buy your tickets for Demon at Cinejoy here


Find out more about Demon:
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