EMMA DARK is a writer, director, and actress, specialising in all things macabre. In 2012 she featured as Miss April and July in Jason Juta's annual fantasy calendar and won World Goth Day's Best Model. 2014 also saw her moving forward in her film career, taking part as an official judge at the prestigious British Horror Film Festival and embarking on her first, self-produced, horror short Seize the Night (2015) which won The MMBF Rising Star Award at The Yellow Fever Independent Film Festival.

 

 

Why MMBF Trust ?

"Filmmaking is an art and in some regards an art form that is less supported than others in the UK, particularly when it comes to genres such as horror.  Having had recent successes with filmmaking myself, and winning an MMBF Rising Star award earlier in 2015, I believe it’s important to help assist organisations such as the MMBF that support up and coming, and particularly young filmmakers, enabling a new generation of outstanding talent and helping ensure that talent gets the recognition it deserves."

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MMBF’s Emma Dark Horror Award

‘New Year, New You’

 

Closing date : 28th February 2016

 

FOR THE WINNER:

Physical MMBF Award

Publicity for filmmaker/creative

A mentoring session with Emma Dark

Mentoring from MMBF Film Dept to develop  your idea

£250 prize money

Invitation to film events

 

 

Are you a keen horror filmmaker ? Written a script of have an idea for a spectacular horror short film you think would be amazing ? OR do you have a complete horror short film ?

 

Look no further !

 

MMBF Trust has teamed up with acclaimed film director/actress Emma Dark to offer you the opportunity to make your short film or to provide your completed short film with excellent publicity whilst giving you funding for your next projects.

 

TO ENTER:

Simply submit a screener to your film via Film Freeway or

Submit your idea or synopsis via the form on the right or

Email mmbfawards@mmbf.co.uk

 

For full terms visit - https://filmfreeway.com/festival/MMBFHorrorFilmCompetition

 

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MMBF EMMA DARK AWARD JUDGES

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Dean Sills

 

Dean Sills, aged 47 is an actor, writer and producer. He began acting back in 2012 when he played a zombie in 'The Eschatrilogy: Book of the Dead' and since then he has worked on over 30 projects including 'In The Club' on BBC1 and lead roles in 'Tears in the Dust'. Dean is also a writer at UKHorrorScene.com and he has interviewed over 80 people including Luke Goss.

Manfredi Mancuso

 

Manfredi Mancuso is a filmmaker and film critic – a member of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI). From 2010 to 2014, he has been the film columnist of the Italian Daily Tabloid 'Giornale di Sicilia'. Since 2012, he has collaborated with film festivals all over the world working as film selector, coordinator, consultant and programmer. He is currently based in London where he works as independent director and producer.

Emma Dark

 

EMMA DARK is a writer, director, and actress, specialising in all things macabre. 2014 also saw her moving forward in her film career, taking part as an official judge at the prestigious British Horror Film Festival and embarking on her first, self-produced, horror short Seize the Night (2015) which won The MMBF Rising Star Award at The Yellow Fever Independent Film Festival.