The Cinema Museum, London

The Misty Moon International Film Festival 2018

Sat 27 Oct 2018 @ 19:00 · Events

The Misty Moon International Film Festival 2018The Misty Moon International Film Festival is back again this Halloween, for another year of fantastic indie films and will be held on Saturday the 27th October at London’s ‘The Cinema Museum’, a venue of significant cultural importance within England’s capital city.

Trevor and SimonWe are looking for short films of all genres to be submitted but as it is near Halloween and our judges are made up of actors and actresses from well know horror films we would appreciate a smattering of short horrors as well.

The evening will be hosted by legendary comedy duo Trevor and Simon, best known for BBC1’s Saturday morning alternative comedy shows Going Live! and Live and Kicking.

Festival Judges - Emma Dark, Judy Matheson, Linda HaydenCelebrity judges include:

  • Linda Hayden – Actor (Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970), Blood On Satan’s Claw (1971))
  • Emma Dark – Director/Actor (Seize the Night (2015), Frankula (2017), Bad Friday (2017))
  • Judy Matheson – Actor (Twins of Evil (1971), Lust for a Vampire (1971), Crucible of Terror (1971))
  • Hattie Hayridge – Actor (Red Dwarf (1988-1992))
  • Debra Lamb – Actor (Beverly Hills Vamp (1989))
  • Ben Peyton – Actor (The Bill (2000-2002))
  • Frances Lowe – Actor (December Bride (1991))
  • Graham Humphreys – Painter of many UK film posters and video covers

Festival Judges - Hattie Hayridge, Debra Lamb, Ben Peyton
Here is a link to a short promo video recorded by Henry D.C. Williams at the 1st Misty Moon International Film Festival:

The Finalists are:

  • T.I.M. This Is Me – Director Peter Hepplethwaite & Philip L Moore
  • People, Places & Things – Director Sue Jackson
  • Once Bitten – Director Peter Tomkins
  • RUBBERECK – Director Benjamin Orifici
  • Knock At The Door – Director Michael Constable
  • Devoid – Director Matthias Von Braun
  • Decay II – Director Matthias Von Braun
  • Switch – Director Matthias Von Braun
  • Repeat After Me – Director Yu Shibuya
  • The Not So Bright Vampire – Director Jim Zounis
  • Vintage Blood – Director Abigail Blackmore
  • Lunch Ladies – Director J M Logan

There will be four awards, audience winner, judge’s winner and two special awards: The Fenella Fielding Award and The Dudley Sutton Award. Each of the winners will receive an engraved trophy.

Each of the finalists will get a chance to meet the judging panel on the night.

To submit a film:

Doors: 6pm
Festival: 7pm

Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.


Free admission but donations towards the museum are most welcome.