Dead by Dawn Festival welcomes special guest John Landis

John Landis

Edinburgh’s premiere horror film festival Dead by Dawn is delighted to welcome special guest of honour John Landis to their event between 19th and 22nd April 2018 at Filmhouse.

The legendary Director will host screenings of Innocent Blood, American Werewolf in London as well as a double bill of James Whales’ classics Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein.

Festival Director Adele Hartley said,

“In 25 years we’ve introduced so many amazing directors to Scottish audiences – the likes of Peter Jackson, Neil Marshall, Jim Mickle, Jaume Balaguero, Mike Flanagan, the Spierig Brothers – and this year’s selection showcases yet more exceptional talent from all over the world. Dead by Dawn continues to treat fans to the very finest chills and thrills!”

Here’s a full list of films screening at the festival –

Premiere list at Dead by Dawn 2018:

UK Premiere of KNUCKLEBALL / Director Mike Peterson in attendance

UK Premiere of AJ ZOMBIES! / Producer Javier Salvador in attendance

UK Premiere of THE LULLABY

Scottish Premiere of DAVE MADE A MAZE

Scottish Premiere of MON MON MON MONSTERS

Scottish Premiere of DOWNRANGE

Scottish Premiere of RABBIT

Scottish Premiere of TRENCH 11

Scottish Premiere of SPOOKERS

Classics line-up:

John Landis’ INNOCENT BLOOD and AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON

John Landis hosts James Whale’s FRANKENSTEIN and BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN

Taste-Along with EVIL DEAD II in collaboration with Conjurers Kitchen

Jorge Grau’s THE LIVING DEAD AT THE MANCHESTER MORGUE

Michele Soavi’s DELLAMORTE DELLAMORE

Murnau’s NOSFERATU with live piano accompaniment from Forrester Pyke

 

4 Shorts Programmes screening a total of 33 short films from 13 countries:

2D & DERANGED short animation programme

NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE short film programme

IT’S YOUR FUNERAL short film programme

WHAT YOU MAKE IT short film programme

Find out more about Dead by Dawn Festival HERE

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