QUAD and HWA Join Forces for Highlighting Horror Event

The Horror Writers Association have teamed up with Derby-based arts and entertainment venue QUAD, to present the first Highlighting Horror: Scriptwriting Day. This month, a packed line-up of scriptwriters, producers and directors will be offering up day loaded with guidance, inspiration and practical advice for aspiring scriptwriters and filmmakers in the genre.

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.

Confirmed guests and speakers 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 names to be added to the line-up.

The event will run on Saturday 19th August from 10am. Tickets are £35 and offer access to all sessions on the day. For more information, or to book your ticket, visit the QUAD event page or call the QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606.

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