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Interview With TARDIS Speaker Designer Karl Grimsey
Posted on Tuesday 4th November 2014
Karl GrimseyLast year, WhoSounds released their acclaimed TARDIS Speaker system, the world’s first ever TARDIS shaped speaker which produces amazing sound from an exact model of the Doctor’s time travelling machine. With Horror Channel showing re-mastered Doctor Who adventures we decided to speak to one of the directors of WhoSounds, Karl Grimsey about this cracking piece of premium kit and...

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Brand New Interview With Frazer Hines
Posted on Sunday 19th October 2014
DW TTDOf all the companions the good Doctor has travelled with, very few had as many adventures with him as Jamie McCrimmon did. This brave Highlander journeyed with the Second Doctor and battled with countless baddies throughout the universe. As newly re-mastered episodes of Doctor Who are showing on Horror Channel we decided to chat with Frazer Hines, the man who brought Jamie to life and become one of the show’...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Joe And Lloyd Staszkiewicz - Hubert's Ghost
Posted on Saturday 4th October 2014
s GhostThis year’s ShortCuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to finalists Joe and Lloyd Staszkiewicz who are behind the paranormal short Hubert’s Ghost. To vote for Hubert’s Ghost click here. HC: Where did the idea for Hubert’s Ghost come from? JLS: Despite it being a new idea we’d often talked about a way to expand the core concept behind Hubert’s Ghost fo...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Michael Down - All Inclusive
Posted on Saturday 4th October 2014
All InclusiveThis year’s Short Cuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to one of the finalists, Michael Down who is behind the surreal and disturbing short All Inclusive. To vote for All Inclusive click here. HC: Where did the idea for All Inclusive come from? MD: The idea is based on a true story. My brother and I went to Tenerife on a last minute all inclus...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Stanislava Buevich - Geoffrey's Heart
Posted on Saturday 4th October 2014
s HeartThis year’s Short Cuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to one of the finalists, Stanislava Buevich who is behind the atmospheric tale Geoffrey’s Heart. To vote for Geoffrey’s Heart click here. HC: Where did the idea for Geoffrey’s Heart come from? SB: You know I always come up with ideas in my dreams. Always. I have a dream and then I try to interpret i...

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Exclusive Interview With The Ford Brothers, Co-Directors Of The Dead
Posted on Friday 19th September 2014
The Ford Brothers at FF-1Horror Channel’s film highlights for September include the UK TV premiere of the acclaimed The Dead, the smash-hit African-set zombie film by The Ford Brothers on the 27th. We’ve been lucky enough to chat to this talented duo about this incredible film, its superb sequel and what movies they’re working on at the moment. HC: How do you two write? ...

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FrightFest: Interview With Shaun Dooley Star Of Blood Moon
Posted on Monday 25th August 2014
Shaun DooleyShaun Dooley is one of the UK's most talented character actors. Already well know to horror fans for his appearances in The Woman In Black and Eden Lake his latest film Blood Moon is showing at FrightFest today. Here he chats about this werewolf in the west shocker and the rest of his career. HC: First of all, have to ask, what was it like working on the hit horror The Woman In Black? Ar...

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FrightFest: Interview With for Kristina Klebe Star Of Nymph
Posted on Monday 25th August 2014
Nymph PosterNymph is a rather original movie that's being shown today on the main screens at FrightFest. Here we chat to one of the stars of the movie Kristina Klebe about the movie and her other film plans. HC: How did you get your big break into acting? KK: I started acting at a very young age. I was always doing theater since I can remember. I used to do a lot of musical theater. I played Jack in...

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FrightFest: Interview With Jeremy Wooding Director Of Blood Moon
Posted on Monday 25th August 2014
jeremy_woodingMore creature feature horror today at FrightFest with the world premiere of Jeremy Wooding's Blood Moon. We chatted to this talented guy about this fright flick and what else he has planned. HC: You made your name directing many of today’s most popular TV shows, how did these prepare you for Blood Moon? JW: I think in terms of my TV work the highest profile programmes have bee...

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Interview With Barry Keating Co-Writer Of Nymph
Posted on Monday 25th August 2014
Barry Keatng HeadshotThere's a strong creature feature theme at FrightFest this year with plenty of beasts clambering out of the darkness to frighten the wits out of us. One of the more original movie is Nymph which is showing today on the main screens so we decided to chat to its co-writer Barry Keating. HC: We know you as a writer for comic books and video games so how did you ma...

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Interview With Ben Loyd-Holmes Writer, Producer And Star of Extinction
Posted on Sunday 24th August 2014
expedition-p3There aren’t many found footage movies at FrightFest this year, one that is showing is the creature feature Extinction. Here its star and director Ben Loyd-Holmes chats about this creature feature. HC: What inspired you to write Extinction? BLH: All around the world there are these elements of nature that are still unexplored and unaffected by modern society and I love the idea that...

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Interview With Natalie Burn Star Of Nymph
Posted on Sunday 24th August 2014
Natalie BurnOne of the more inventive and original creature features to play at FrightFest this year is Nymph, a movie that gives mermaids a darker, murderous side. We chatted to one of its stars, Natalie Burn about this and the plans she has for the future. HC: How did you get your first big break into the world of acting? NB: From an honest opinion, I don't think I've gotten my big break yet. I c...

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Interview With Milan Todorovic Director Of Nymph
Posted on Sunday 24th August 2014
Milan TodorovicThere's a strong creature feature theme at FrightFest this year with plenty of beasts clambering out of the darkness to frighten the wits out of us. One of the more original movie is Nymph which is showing tomorrow on the main screens. We've had a quick chat with the film's director Milan Todorovic to talk about this much talked about movie and his plans for the future film making....

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Interview With Guy Pigden Director Of I Survived A Zombie Holocaust
Posted on Saturday 23rd August 2014
Guy Pigden director of ISAZHZombies are in short supply this FrightFest, luckily one movie, I Survived A Zombie Holocaust has enough of the shambling dead to fill a number of movies. We've been lucky enough to chat to the director of this blood-splattered shocker, Guy Pigden. HC: Is it true that I Survived A Zombie Holocaust is your first full length feature? GP: T...

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FrightFest: Interview With White Settlers Director Simeon Halligan
Posted on Saturday 23rd August 2014
SIM PORTRAITSimeon Halligan’s latest feature, White Settlers is to get its world premiere at FrightFest today. This superb movie crosses genre boundaries mixing house invasion terror with some social comment. Add to this one of the most exciting ensemble casts I’ve seen in a long time, the film is a nerve shredding, tension filled experience that needs to be experienced on the big screen. We’...

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Interview With Leo Fafard Star Of WolfCop
Posted on Friday 22nd August 2014
Wolf Cop Image 2FrightFest is at its best when its at its most outrageous and one movie that really hits that mark is WolfCop. Its a wild, hilarious and gore-drenched movie about, well, a cop that's a werewolf! Best seen with a crown of like-minded horror fans this is sure to be the next big midnight movie masterpiece. Here we chat with the WolfCop himself Leo Fafard. HC: How did you come to...

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Interview With Lowell Dean Director Of WolfCop
Posted on Friday 22nd August 2014
Wolf Cop 1FrightFest is at its best when its at its most outrageous and one movie that really hits that mark is WolfCop. Its a wild, hilarious and gore-drenched movie about, well, a cop that's a werewolf! Best seen with a crown of like-minded horror fans this is sure to be the next big midnight movie masterpiece. I've had the pleasure of chatting to the film's director Lowell Dean. HC: How did the WolfC...

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Interview With Ivan Kavanagh Director Of The Canal
Posted on Friday 22nd August 2014
Ivan KavanaghInfluenced by Don’t Look Now and Suspiria, Ivan Kavanagh’s The Canal is a disturbing, psychological thriller that contains some incredible moments of horrific bleakness. Starring Rupert Evans the film charts a descent into madness that becomes more and more extreme as the film goes on. We chatted to director Ivan Kavanagh ahead of its English premiere at FrightFest about this movie a...

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Interview With Oliver Frampton Director Of The Forgotten
Posted on Friday 22nd August 2014
The forgottenStarring Shaun Dingwall and Clem Tibber, The Forgotten is showing today on Discovery Screen 1 at FrightFest. This superb and eerie film contains a slow burning narrative that builds into a gripping pay off. We've been lucky enough to chat to the film's co-writer and director Oliver Frampton about this cracking film and his plans for the future. HC: What inspired you to write The Forgo...

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Interview With John Shackleton co-writer and Director of the Sleeping Room
Posted on Wednesday 20th August 2014
John Shackleton From the producers of the FrightFest 2011 favourite Panic Button comes The Sleeping Room, a supernatural tale of ghostly Victorian revenge. Here we chat to its director and co-writer John Shackleton about the movie ahead of its world premiere at FrightFest 2014. HC: Where did the idea for The Sleeping Room come from? JS: Brighton based writer Ross Jameson, lived in a Regency hou...

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Interview With Director Axelle Carolyn
Posted on Monday 11th August 2014
SoulmateMulti-talented Axelle Carolyn is one of the most talked about people in the horror industry today. She’s a writer, director and actress and her directorial feature film debut, Soulmate has just been released onto DVD. Here she chats about this fantastic film and her plans for the future. HC: Where did the idea for Soulmate come from? AC: The idea came about 5 years ago; at the time I’d been living i...

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Interview With Acting Legend Shane Briant
Posted on Thursday 1st May 2014
Shane Briant 2Early last week and to celebrate the release of Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell onto 2-disc DVD and single disc Blu-ray double play we asked you for questions for Hammer film legend Shane Briant and those chosen would receive an exclusive set of lobby cards. Well the lucky five were selected and we asked Shane their questions. Read below what he had to say. This special event was ...

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Doctor Who: Exclusive Interview With Effects Master And Writer Mike Tucker
Posted on Monday 21st April 2014
Mike TuckerMike Tucker is one of the heroes of Doctor Who and during the pogramme’s classic and recent runs has helped bring to life some of the show’s most special effects. Here he talks about his work on the series, his writing career and about his company, The Model Unit. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to work in effects? MT: Actually, I originally wanted to build models for the N...

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Exclusive Interview With Pan's Labyrinth Actor Doug Jones
Posted on Sunday 13th April 2014
s LabyrinthHorror Channel is proudly showing Guillermo del Toro’s superb masterpiece Pan’s Labyrinth on April 19th. One of its main actors is Doug Jones, a man who takes the roles of two very different but equally important characters, the Faun and the Pale Man (pictured) so we decided to chat to this very talented man about this very special film and what his acting plans are for the future. HC: Did ...

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Interview With Shian Denovan From Sawney: Flesh Of Man
Posted on Thursday 20th February 2014
Shian DenovanHorror Channel is proudly showing the acclaimed shocker Sawney: Flesh Of Man on Friday at 10.55pm. One of its stars, Shian Denovan took time out to talk about this celebrated, grisly gore-fest as well as her future movie plans. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to be an actress? SD: Yeah, I’ve always loved performing and I think I was about 9 years old when I realised tha...

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Interview With Award-Winning Author And Playwright James Goss
Posted on Sunday 5th January 2014
James GossRespected author, playwright and producer James Goss has written some of the best pieces of fiction of recent times, including official tie-ins for Doctor Who and Torchwood. His latest work for the stage, The Gentlemen Of Horror is a play based on the relationship between Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee which can be seen at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden on January 13th. Here he chats about this ac...

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