Central City Media has released a trailer for director Chris Collier’s acclaimed documentary FrightFest: Beneath the Dark Heart of Cinema, which details the history of one of the world’s leading genre festivals and follows the trials and tribulations of four unlikely partners, thrown together into a high-pressure festival environment, forging horror history that’s been nineteen years in the making. Watch it below after the official synopsis…
The organisers and fans chart the history of the festival and discuss the key films and events that have helped shape the event since its inception in 2000, and attempt to explain what’s been behind the festival’s ever growing success.
A host of filmmakers including Adam Green (HATCHET), Joe Lynch (MAYHEM) and Dominic Brunt (ATTACK OF THE ADULT BABIES) also talk about their relationship with the festival and the impact it’s had on their careers. Also features Gareth Edwards, Eli Roth, Robert Englund, Simon Rumley, Soska Sisters, Tom Six and Jake West.
FrightFest: Beneath the Dark Heart of Cinema is set for release in the UK on March 4th.