The Dark Of Cinema Frightfest needs no introduction, especially with genre fans. Today UK independent distributor Signature Entertainment has announced they are teaming up with the UK’s premiere horror fantasy film festival. Entering into an exclusive partnership that will see Signature release FrightFest curated films under the festival’s thriving label ‘FrightFest Presents’.
In a move that sees the label set to expand following its two year tenure with Icon Film Distribution, selected FrightFest endorsed films will be made available across physical, digital and TV/SVOD platforms in the UK and Ireland, via Signature’s established network of partners. Each release will have the collective backing of Signature and FrightFest across marketing, PR and social channels.
Paul McEvoy, Co-Director of FrightFest commented, “We’re delighted to be joining forces with Signature, who have always passionately supported FrightFest and understood our mission to open up new audiences to horror and fantasy, a genre which already has a clear, devoted and dedicated fan base. With Signature as our new partner, we very much look forward to releasing the cutting edge of next generation genre releases”.
Jon Bourdillon, Signature’s COO, added: “We are truly thrilled to be partnering with FrightFest. The combination of their expert knowledge and contacts in the genre and our outstanding commercial relationships makes this a winning partnership. With horror fans increasingly flocking to the FrightFest brand, together we can make it easier than ever to consume the FrightFest endorsed movies at home”.
The list of the first titles to be released has been announced yet. Outside The ‘Frightfest Presents‘ Signature Entertainment has released many previously films that played Arrow Video Frightfest. The past few weeks Pyewacket and Cold Skin both played Arrow Video Frightfest Glasgow. This new partnership you could say is long overdue, hopefully, one worth waiting for.Powered by Sidelines