The first Southside Film Festival was in 2011 in response to the lack of cinemas in the Southside of Glasgow and there has been an annual film festival since then. Southside Film also run screenings throughout the year in various venues but primarily in The Glad Cafe, Govanhill Baths and Pollok House. The festival is volunteer run and is a community interest company.
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Glasgow Festivals include festivals for art, film, comedy, folk music and jazz. Glasgow also hosts an annual queer arts festival in November. Unlike the Edinburgh Festival, Glasgow's festivals are spread evenly across the year, therefore ensuring a continuous annual programme of events.
Glasgow Film Festival je filmski festival, koji se održava u Glasgowu u Škotskoj.. Ovaj poprilično mladi festival počeo je 2005.U 2015. godini festival je dostigao drugu godinu uzastopno broj posjetilaca od 40 000.
Mar 01, 2019 · The Glasgow Film Festival is an annual film festival based in Glasgow, Scotland. The festival began in 2005. By 2015, the festival had seen audience figures top 40,000 for two consecutive years.
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The festival was envisioned and run by film producer Paul McEvoy, Ian Rattray a film distributor, Alan Jones a journalist, and Greg Daya film and television PR. They are a visible force throughout the weekend and eager for feedback. Films are introduced on stage by a varying combination of the organisers. Question and Answer sessions are also compered by them. For five years the festival was held at the Prince Charles Cinema (PCC). In 2005, it moved to the Odeon West End (OWE) due to increasing audiences. In 2009, it found a new home in Empire, Leicester Square. Various one-off events have been held at venues across the UK. The Fright Fest brand has been included in the Cambridge Film Festival and the Glasgow Film Festival. The Festival has been host to many personal appearances by those involved with the making of the films being shown. Notable attendees include George A. Romero, Rob Zombie, Paul W. S. Anderson, Park Chan-wook, Danny Boyle, Guillermo del Toro (twice), Brian Yuzna,...
ABCs Of Death
FrightFest hosted a special preview screening of The ABCs of Death at Prince Charles Cinema, London on Thursday 18 April 2013. Special guests on the night were: Ben Wheatley, Lee Hardcastle, Jake West, Lucy Clements, Simon Rumley and Simon Boswell.
In 2006 FrightFest began an annual Halloween all night event in the Institute of Contemporary Arts. 2006: Gone, The Chumscrubber, Re-cycle, The Raven, Heartstopper. Preceding the first all nighter the ICA and FrightFest conducted a double bill the week before. This was attended by Tom Savini. The films shown were Meet the Feebles and Creepshow. 2007: Diary of the Dead with George A. Romero, Planet Terror, Savage Streets, Frontier(s), Inside and Trailer Trash. Short film Far Outwith Prod. 2008...
American Mary Cinema Tour 2013
FrightFest hosted a cinema tour to promote the film American Mary, the directors Soska sisters and lead actor Katharine Isabellewere present on the tour, introducing the film and taking part in post-show question and answer sessions at each screening. Tour dates were: Friday 11 January Prince Charles Cinema, London. Saturday 12 January FilmHouse, Edinburgh. Sunday 13 January Glasgow Film Theatre. Monday 14 January Sheffield, Showroom. Tuesday 15 January Leeds, Hyde Park Picturehouse. Wednesda...
Regular blogs are now a feature of the festival's website. They began with The Alan Jones Diary and a guide to DVDs Gore in the Store. Recently it has grown to include more blogs which cover Video Games, TV, the Australian horror scene, foreign language genre fare, HD format releases, Memorabilia and Comics. The 2009 annual redesign of the website added two more blogs and a regular review blog from Alan Jones. The organisers of the festival blog annually about their visits to the Cannes Film Festival and the Fantastic Fest in Austin Texas.
Launched in August 2012, FrightFest Originals is a range of limited edition posters featuring new artwork for classic and modern feature films. Posters can be purchased through the dedicated FrightFest Originals online website or at FrightFest events.
In 2005 a "FrightFest Presents" DVD label was created and briefly distributed Dead Meat, Malefique, Tears of Kali, Eyes of Crystal and The Roost within the UK.The label was an imprint of Revolver Entertainment.In 2015, the label was revived in cooperation with Icon Film Distribution. Films to be released from October 2015 are Night of the Living Deb, Some Kind of Hate, Last Girl Standing, AAAAAAAAH!, Afterdeath, Landmine goes click, Emelie, The Lesson, Estranged.
On 23 May 2011 FrightFest Features DVD label was launched, the first 2 DVDs released were both films that had previously played in the festival: Italian director Federico Zampaglione's 2007 film Shadow and the 2007 New Zealand action comedy The Devil Dared Me To. Films will be released theatrically and for home entertainment, the label is launched in conjunction with Wild Bunch.
In 2005 the FrightFest quiz was introduced. The first quiz was spread over the weekend but was then streamlined. In 2007 the quiz was devised by Alan Jones and was remarked upon as being especially challenging. This quiz was conducted by British Horror institution David McGillivray. 2010 saw the introduction of Andy Nyman's Quiz from Hell, an audiovisual horror movie quiz projected on the massive Empire Screen 1. Hosted by Andy Nyman, the quiz saw several hundred horror fans answering questions from a range of categories including 'What happens next? - Guess the Death', Movie Monsters, horror soundtrack themes and trivia. The Quiz from Hell, with its opening horror movie montage, audiovisual clips and all questions, was put together by Simon Williams and Lee-Jay Bannister, the brains behind the London-based film-themed pub quiz You're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. The quiz returned in 2011 as Andy Nyman's Quiz from Hell 2.
Tickets are sold with the option of a weekend pass or individual tickets. 2007 saw the introduction of Day Passes. Weekend passes go on sale, typically, on 1 July each year with individual tickets on sale a month later. Tickets are bought online, by phone or in person. Since 2005, a growing group have congregated in person to buy tickets for the festival. The start time of this queue has been earlier each year earning it the nickname "The Sleepy Queue". Weekend pass holders are presented with a "goodie bag" of freebies. This is a mixture of promotional items and posters, badges, T-shirts and DVDs.
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The Glasgow Film Festival is a yearly film celebration situated in Glasgow, Scotland. The celebration started in 2005. By 2015, the celebration had seen group of onlookers figures top 40,000 for two back to back years.
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