FrightFest is an annual festival that is held within Central London during the summer. The first FrightFest was in 2000, and it has grown considerably in popularity since then. The event is sponsored by the Horror Channel and attracts familiar faces of this genre. While the primary focus is on scary movies, the festival also screens films that blur genre lines.

Films That Have Appeared at Frightfest

  • Creep

In this movie, a woman falls asleep inside the London underground tube system. When she wakes up a deformed monster pursues her. Creep is one of the most disturbing examples of British horror released in 2004. It features gory violence and very tense chase scenes.

  • Let the Right One In

Set in Sweden, Let The Right One In follows a young boy who befriends his new neighbour. However, what he doesn’t realise is that his new friend is actually a centuries-old vampire. The film is based on a controversial but popular novel.

  • Trollhunter

Trollhunter is a Norwegian action fantasy about a documentary crew who meet a mysterious old man. He claims to be a hunter of mythical trolls. As they follow him, the crew soon discover he is telling the truth, and they are all in danger.

  • Curse Of Chucky

In this instalment of the Child’s Play series, a possessed killer doll stalks a family inside their manor house. One of the family members is Nica, who is confined to a wheelchair. She has to use all of her wits to escape the evil doll alive.

  • The Guest

A young soldier visits the family of his late comrade. They let him stay in their house as he seems friendly. However, it is soon revealed that he is keeping a dark and deadly secret. The Guest mixes horror, suspenseful mystery and explosive action.