News Round-up Week Ending 13 June 2014

SelkieScardiff begins to leave its mark

The organisers of Scardiff 2014, the annual horror expo held in the Welsh capital, have announced some details of this years’ event. Scardiff will feature screenings of horror films, novel pitching sessions, SFX duels and there will also be signings with Adam Nevill, Tim Lebbon and David Moody. The event will be held at the Cardiff Masonic Hall on Sunday 19 October and tickets are on sale now from the official Scardiff website for a special early bird price of £6.66.

Horror 101 comes to paperback

After being released as an ebook a few weeks ago, Horror 101: The Way Forward, a selection of essays for horror writers has been released as a paperback. The paperback version will include exclusive essays from Adam Nevill, Charles Day and Kevin Lucia. The book is available now from Amazon.

Haunter announced on DVD

Haunter is an original take on the haunted house genre starring Zombieland actress Abigail Breslin. Breslin plays Lisa, a teenager who died with her family in suspicious circumstances in 1986 and is forced to relive her last day over and over. She must reach out from beyond the grave to help her present day counterpart Olivia from avoiding the same fate and possibly save herself from limbo. The film is available on DVD and VOD on 14 July.

The poster for Selkie is revealed

Horror Channel’s Emily Booth stars in a new film Selkie. The film stars Booth as a mysterious woman who is summoned to a fisherman’s house after he finds a selkie skin on the beach. A poster for Selkie has also been released. The film is directed by Emily’s brother Simon. The film has no release date as yet but This Is Horror will bring you more details as they become available.

Terror Tales of Wales

Gray Friar Press have released the latest installment of their Terror Tales series, Terror Tales of Wales. The book will weave traditional folklore and original fiction together. Terror Tales of Wales features stories by Stephen Volk, Gary Fry and John Llewellyn Probert, it is edited by Paul Finch. Order your copy now from the Gray Friar Press website.


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