17 Nov 2015

Abertoir 2015: Over and Out!

Abertoir 2015 is done and dusted after a truly incredible six days!

We're very proud to announce our winners! Our audience casts their votes throughout the festival and here are the films that came out on top:

Best Feature (Classics)

1st: The Descent (Neil Marshall, 2005, UK)
2nd: Profondo Rosso (Dario Argento, 1975, Italy)
3rd: The Abominable Dr Phibes (Robert Fuest, 1971, UK)

Best Feature (New)

1st: Deadman Inferno (Hiroshi Shinagawa, 2015, Japan)
2nd: Bone Tomahawk (S. Craig Zahler, 2015, USA)
3rd: Robbery (Fire Lee, 2015, Hong Kong)

Melies d’Argent for Best European Short Film & Abertoir Short Film Award

Sanguine Craving (Gerard Tusquellas Serra, 2014, Spain)

The overall highest scoring event, and we think of all Abertoir's history, was our Danger 5 season one marathon with live commentary by Dario Russo and David Ashby, scoring an astonishing 4.79 out of 5...!

We would like to say a massive THANK YOU to everyone who was a part of Abertoir 2015 - special guests, old friends and first-timers alike! You all really made our 10th birthday special, and we can't possibly thank you enough. We hope you all had as amazing a time as we did, and we hope to see many of you again next year...!