FrightFest at Glasgow Film Festival 2024

glasgow film festival 2024

7 – 9 March, 2024

FrightFest, the UK’s No.1 horror fantasy event returns to the Glasgow Film Festival for its 19th year from Thurs 7 March to Sat 9 March 2024 with an incredible line-up of talent. 



 Schitt’s Creek and The Rig star Emily Hampshire will be hosting the World Premiere of MOM, alongside the film’s director Adam O’Brien. Emily not only stars in the film but is also Executive Producer.

 Lauren LaVera

the well

the well

They will also have mega-genre talent Lauren LaVera, in the house. The star of Terrifier 2 and the forthcoming Terrifier 3, will present her latest terrifying movie, THE WELL, alongside Italian director Federico Zampaglione.

Abigail Hardingham –star of The Missing and Nina Forever is here for the World premiere of CUSTOM, a passion project, which she stars in and co-produces. The film’s director, Tiago Teixeirin, making his impactful feature film debut, will also be attending, as will the film’s co-star Samantha Steel.

Kill Your Lover

Kill Your Lover

Also making their feature film debut with KILL YOUR LOVER are the dynamic filmmaker duo Alix Austin and Keir Siewert. They will be in Glasgow, alongside key cast, Paige Gilmour and Fair City’s Shane Quigley-Murphy.

The monster may be invisible but the talent behind THE INVISIBLE RAPTOR are not. Attending GFF are writer, lead actor and producer Mike Capes and actor David Shackleford.

all you need is death

All You Need Is Death

The genre is currently blessed with emerging new auteurs and FrightFest is thrilled to welcome two talented directors into the fold – Paul Duane, director of ALL YOU NEED IS DEATH and Alan Scott Neal, director of LAST STRAW.

In Flames

In Flames

In Flames 9 March, is the feature directorial debut from award-winning writer and director Zarrar Kahn, starring Ramesha Nawal, Omar Javaid (Hafiz), Bakhtawar Mazhar (Wakhri (One of a Kind), The Queen of my Dreams) and Adnan Shah Tipu (Sub Set Hai, Bakhtawar). In Flames premiered at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight and was Pakistan’s submission for Best International Feature Film at the 2024 Academy Awards.

Please note that all films contain graphic scenes of strong violence and sustained threat.

How to Buy Tickets

Online at FrightFest

Telephone: 0141 332 6535 (£1.50 fee per transaction, voice-mail available during peak business periods.

In person: Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB.

Full Programme Details

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