UK’s FrightFest unveils five-person shortlist for Screen Genre Rising Star Award

Screen | 7/18/2019 | Ben Dalton
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Four directors and one actor are on the five-person shortlist for the 2019 FrightFest Screen Genre Rising Star Award.

This year’s event is the 20th edition, and runs from August 22 to 26 at cinemas in Leicester Square, London.

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Nominees for the Genre Rising Star award include Rebecca Rogers, who takes the lead role in Michael Louis Huffstutler II’s Stalked. Rogers plays Sam, a former Royal Marine Commando and single mother who wakes up disoriented in a deserted factory and must evade an invisible foe.

Writer-director-producer Fredi ‘Kruga’ Nwaka is nominated for his debut feature Are We Dead Yet?, about a robbery-gone-wrong that results in the perpetrators taking refuge in a haunted castle.

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Another debut director, Jack McHenry, is nominated for Here Comes ****, a mystery thriller described...
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