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FRIGHTFEST 2018 ARTWORK
It's that time of year again, Frightfest has revealed the festival artwork for its August 2018 event. As usual, artist Graham Humphreys has taken the helm and produced the ghoulish design that will dominate London's Leicester Square in late summer. Interestingly, Arrow Video appears to be the new headline sponsor, with the previous few years' big name, Horror Channel, stepping back from the headline while still continuing their support of the festival. The official announcement is below. Read on!
Arrow Video FrightFest 2018 is delighted to present Graham Humphreys’ stunning artwork for this year’s annual Bank Holiday event, the UK’s largest celebration of genre cinema, taking place at Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema between Thurs Aug 23 & Mon Aug 27, 2018.
For Graham, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' seemed too important to ignore:
“In the same way that Frankenstein gave life to his monster, horror films stimulate our imagination and give form to ideas that otherwise dare not leave the shadows”, he commented. “The painting shows our familiar host enjoying a fresh jolt...as do we - the audience - each year at FrightFest. In the background, a new entity emerges through the doorway... a new sponsor... Arrow Video!”
It’s time to crank up the Wimshurst generator, unleash the primal forces, see what's on the slab and do the Monster Mash…
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