2016 winners

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Our Audience Award for Best Animation was won by David Romero’s OTHER LILY. You can now check it out online. Our Audience Award for Best Short was won by Ryan Spindell’s THE BABYSITTER MURDERS. Check out the trailer. Our Audience Award for Best Feature was won by Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton’s WE GO ON. […]

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Full 2016 lineup

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Hey So, all-fest Passes are on sale now priced just £75, but individual tickets for all screenings will go on sale in early April. Our late night double bills on Friday and Saturday will each be sold as a single ticket for both films.  All that means is that you can’t buy a ticket to […]

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All-inclusive passes now on sale

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All-inclusive Passes are now on sale, priced £75 from the Filmhouse in person or on their website.

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Dead by Dawn returns for 23rd edition in 2016

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Our dates are April 21 – 24 inclusive.

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2015 Winners announced

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Audience Award for Best Feature: MUSARANAS aka SHREW’S NEST Audience Award for Best Short: Rat Pack Rat Audience Award for Best Short Animation: Day 40

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Full screening schedule announced

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DEAD BY DAWN 2015 All screenings in Cinema One Thursday TUSK 2300 – 0045 Friday MANHUNTER 1230 – 1430 Cargo + WHEN ANIMALS DREAM 1530 – 1710 What You Make It Short Film Programme 1800 – 1900 DE POEL aka THE POOL + Q&A with director Chris Mitchell and producer Jan Doense 2030 – 2215 CUB […]

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2015 screenings announced

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We’re very pleased to announce some for the screenings for the 2015 fest.

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THIS IS HORROR awards

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We’re really thrilled to have won UK Event of the Year.  Thank you so much to everyone who voted for us and to our amazing audience who are such a pleasure to programme for! See you in April.

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Early Bird passes on sale from 24th Oct

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Here at Dead by Dawn we’re huge fans of our fans and so we’ve come up with what we think is a very cool way to thank you for the loyalty that you show this festival. This year, we’re going to do things just a little differently. Normally, we put Passes on sale a couple […]

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Hallowe'en screening of George Romero's Night of the Living Dead

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Halloween screening update – quite a few of you have been in touch regarding our Halloween screening, particularly because lots of you have purchased the recently released Complete Halloween Blu-ray Box Set. Well, we’ve listened and decided to screen a different horror classic that we know fans have long been asking for the chance to […]

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