SPECIAL GUESTS

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MAX BOOTH III

 

Max Booth III is the screenwriter and executive producer of We Need to Do Something. He’s also the Editor-in-Chief of Perpetual Motion Machine, the Managing Editor of Dark Moon Digest, and the host of Ghoulish, a podcast dedicated to celebrating everything spooky. He’s written several novels, including Touch the Night and The Nightly Disease and other books without the word “night” included in the title. Bylines include LitReactor, CrimeReads, the San Antonio Current, Fangoria, and Film 14. Follow him on Twitter @GiveMeYourTeeth or visit him at www.TalesFromTheBooth.com. He lives in Texas.

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PHIL DRINKWATER

Phil Drinkwater is an award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter from Manchester, UK. Along with Tim Woodall, he has co-written, directed and developed work for the BFI, Creative England, BBC, Working Title and NBC Universal. He is the co-writer of the feature film Broadcast Signal Intrusion, starring Harry Shum Jr and Chris Sullivan. He is currently in production on a feature documentary as well as developing several different writing projects for film and television. 

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GILES EDWARDS

Giles is a producer at Queensbury Pictures who developed, financed and produced the 2019/2021 SXSW festival hits GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR and BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION. They are currently in pre-production on two further features and a documentary. 

 

In conjunction with London's premiere genre film festival Frightfest, Giles and Queensbury also initiated and run New Blood, a scheme dedicated to nurturing and developing new and unproduced genre screenwriters living in the UK, which is where Giles discovered the script for BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION.

 

Prior to Queensbury Pictures, Giles was Global Acquisitions consultant during the birth of AMC's VOD platform, Shudder, and Head Of Acquisitions at late, lamented UK distributor Metrodome.