The Cinema Museum, London

The Misty Moon International Film Festival 2019

Sat 26 Oct 2019 @ 18:30 · Events

The Misty Moon International Film Festival is back again this Halloween, for another year of fantastic indie films and will be held on Saturday the 26th October at London’s ‘The Cinema Museum’, a venue of significant cultural importance within England’s capital city.

We 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 industry professionals from well know horror films we would appreciate a smattering of short horrors as well.

Gary Shail and Lindsay Honey The evening will be hosted by actor Gary Shail (Quadrophenia (1979)) and adult entertainer Lindsay Honey.

Celebrity judges include:

Emma Dark and Ben Peyton

  • Emma Dark – Director/Actor (Seize the Night (2015), Frankula (2017), Salient Minus Ten (2017))
  • Ben Peyton – Actor (The Bill (2000-2002))

Judy Matheson and Dawn Perllman

  • Judy Matheson – Actor (Twins of Evil (1971), Lust for a Vampire (1971), Crucible of Terror (1971))
  • Dawn Perllman – Actor (The Omen (1976), The Sweeney (1978), Only Fools and Horses (1986))

Graham Humphreys and Suzanne Maddock

  • Graham Humphreys – Artist (A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984), The Evil Dead (1981)
  • Suzanne Maddock – Actor (The Bill (1999-2002), Hetty Wainthrope Investigates (1997-98))

Allan Bryce and Linzi Drew

  • Allan Bryce – Editor of Dark Side Magazine
  • Linzi Drew – Actor (An American Werewolf In London (1981), Aria (1987))

David Barry and Felicity Dean

  • David Barry – Actor (Please Sir! (1968-71), The Fenn Street Gang (1971-73))
  • Felicity Dean – Actor (The Professionals (1978), Midsomer Murders (1999-2006))

Here is a link to a short promo video recorded by Henry D.C. Williams at the 1st Misty Moon International Film Festival:

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: 6.30pm

Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.


Free admission but donations towards the museum are most welcome.