UK Scriptwriters and Filmmakers come to QUAD, Derby this August for Highlighting Horror Event
This August, QUAD has teamed up with the Horror Writers Association to present the first Highlighting Horror: Scriptwriting Day. A packed line-up of scriptwriter, producers and directors will be offering up day loaded with guidance, inspiration and practical advice for aspiring scriptwriters and filmmakers in the genre.
Confirmed guests and speakers for the day include Joe Ahearne (The Replacement, The Secret of Crickley Hall, Ultraviolet), Jason Arnopp (The Last Days of Jack Sparks), Cat Davies (KEEN-wah, Blood Shed), Stephen Gallagher (Eleventh Hour, The Forgotten), Simeon Halligan (The Habit, Splintered), Jennifer Handorf (Prevenge, The Devil’s Business), James Moran (Severance, Tower Block, Cockneys vs Zombies) and Stephen Volk (Midwinter of the Spirit, Afterlife, Ghostwatch, Gothic) with more exciting names to be added to the line-up!
Attendees will have the chance to hear straight from the experts taking part in panels on a range of topics, explore specialist talks, enjoy special interview sessions, watch exclusive short films and trailers and also be part of some special evening screenings connected to the speakers taking part.
Alex Davis, Literature Officer for QUAD, said: ‘I’m delighted to be able to work with the Horror Writers Association in bringing together such a great array of talent for this event, which is an exciting and unique look into a perennially popular area of TV and film. If you have any interest in working in this industry, this is simply a must-attend event.’