10th anniversary Russian International Horror Film Festival and Awards “DROP”
At the end of March 2020, Moscow holds the 10th Annual Russian International Horror Film Festival “Drop” presented by Live Entertainment this year’s anniversary festival has a huge program for horror fans all over the world. Кинофестиваль This particular festival is a huge international project supported by the Fantastic Film Festivals Federation. “DROP” is listed among the official international film festivals recognized by the Russian Federation Ministry Of Culture.
The Competition Program of the festival’s non-stop premiere of horror films, thrillers, action films, detective and sci-fi pictures is held in March 25-th till March 28th 2020 in KinoOKKO chain of movie theaters (”CINEMA PARK” and “Formula Kino”) as well as the independent Moscow theater “Mir Iskusstva” С From early morning till late night in movie theaters “Gorizont”, “Metropolis” and “Mir Iskusstva” audiences will have a chance to see best pictures of the year, selected by the Festival’s Committee. You’ll see the newcomers’ work as well as the masters of genre. Since the applications came from all-over the world, the audiences will get the chance to see a great variety of this multi-layered genre on the Global Scale. This year’s winner gets an Award and money prize, as well as the TV-distribution deal. At March 25th The “GORIZONT” theater also holds the first-ever VR -cinema program.
At 18:00 March 28th the “Gorizont” theater holds a press-conference and Celebrity Q&A master-class featuring ALL the celebrity guests of the festival. After the session, the audiences get to see the world premiere of a full-length thriller featuring the Bollywood star Kashmira Shah.
This year festival judges are: Sylvia Perel (Mexico) — a celebrated judge and a multi-year member of the MIFF jury, an actor Yuriy Torsuev (Russia), Аndrea Marfori (Italy — the writer, producer and director of “EVIL CLUTCH”), Paola Mingoni (Italy) — the screenwriter and make-up artist, Elena Kornilova (USA/Russia) — a Hollywood actress, producer and filmmaker, Alessia Gasparella (Italy) — an organizer and program director of ToHorror Film Festival, David Ghane (Germany) — the president of Obscura Film Festival , as well as Rodos Blonskiy (VOID).
К Every year this festival features international celebrity guests. This year we have Hollywoods: Chris McDonald («The Faculty», «Perfect Storm», «Requiem For A Dream», «Spy Kids», «American Pie», «Flubber», «Thelma And Luise», «The Collector», «Superhero Movie», «The Twilight Zone», «Superman»), Pollyanna Mcintosh («The Walking Dead», «Deathcember»), Javier Botet («Мама», «Slenderman», «It», «Conjuring 2», «Mara», «Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark», «The Mummy», «Rec», «Insidious 4», «Final Destination»), Andrea Marfori («Evil Clutch”, “Quest Of Fear”), Josita Black (”Saw 6”) and… the greatest gift for all the genre fans — the cast of the biggest TV-show on NETFLIX — “Stranger Things”.
П Aside from the celebrities personally presenting on the festival, we have video messages for the audiences from Guillermo Del Toro, Dolph Lundgren and Steven Spielberg.
This year’s Russian celebrity guest list includes Fedor Bondarchuck, Yuriy Korobeinikov, Egor Abramenko as well as the cast of “Creature”.
At 18:00 March 29th the theater “Gorizont” holds the Special Award Ceremony of the festival’s winners. The creators of the best pictures will hold the stage as well as the creators of the best films of the year. The Award Show features: Yordi Matos, Michail Parfenov, Alexander Savin, Zhenia Sasha Chugunova, the performers of the African dance, Sergey Sadovoy and his extreme-show and the celebrity child-performers from “Golos” and “Kids Eurovision” Before the show the audience can enjoy the treats, the performance-quest and the exhibition of the predatory plants, and after the show — World Premiere of the full-lengh anthology movie “Deathcember” made by some of the world’s best genre filmmakers.
The “DROP” Festival is an open event Anybody can attend it. Follow the newsreel at www.horrorpremia.ru. Your personal horror awaits!!!
Tickets are avaliable at March 15th!
1 ticket for 1 screening: 300 RUR
1 ticket for a Celebrity Master-Class: 2000 RUR
The Award Ceremony ticket – 500 RUR
The Media sign-up is for public screenings and Master-Class ONLY. The Award Ceremony press will consist of the hand-picked media guests from Master-Class.