Human Centipede helmer to judge 666 Short Cuts to Hell

Horror ChannelTom Six, currently in the States shooting Human Centipede 3, will help select the winner of the 666 Short Cuts to Hell short film competition, fronted by FrightFest and Movie Mogul, in association with Horror Channel.

Six said today that he was ‘delighted’ and ‘flattered’ to be invited to join the panel and was looking forward to hopefully meeting the six finalists winner at this year’s FrightFest event in August.

Rosie Fletcher, Total Film Magazine’s genre expert, will make up the ‘6 of the best’ panel, which also includes filmmaker/Special Make-up Effects expert Paul Hyett. Horror Channel presenter Emily Booth, FrightFest director Paul McEvoy and Movie Mogul’s John Shackleton.

The hottest short film competition around challenges aspiring filmmakers to make a short horror film – the best six of which will be shown on Horror Channel and at the 2013 Film4 FrightFest event. The overall winner will receive a prize fund of £6,666 and the opportunity to develop a horror short or feature idea under mentorship from Movie Mogul, for a possible 2014 production.

Entrants will have to follow a series of ‘killer’ restraints such as a maximum of 6 lines of dialogue, a maximum of 6 cast and crew members and a maximum budget of £666.

Entrants must submit their completed film by 6pm on the 6th June 2013. Submission guidelines and terms and conditions can be found at www.shortcutstohell.com The overall winner will be announced at FrightFest 2013 after the six films have been screened.

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About Alex Humphrey

Alex studied film at the University of Kent and went on to work for Universal Pictures in their Post Room gaining an inside look at the movie industry from the very bottom. Constantly writing reviews in everything from local magazines to Hip Hop sites Alex honed his critical skills even spending a brief period as a restaurant critic. In 2008 he teamed up with long term friend and fellow fright film fanatic Tom Atkinson to set up Love Horror in celebration of the genre they both loved. Becoming joint editor the website has been running ever since and some of Alex’s highlights have included frequently attending festivals and interviewing a ton of horror talent. Taking his passion for another genre further in 2017 he helped set up the Science Fiction Rating System. The podcast which runs weekly reviews films in an attempt to rank every Sci-Fi ever made.

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