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STARBURST Film Festival Manchester 26th-28th August 2016

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Starburst Film Festival Highlights

Inside No.9

Inside No.9

Season 3 preview of this darkly comic twisted tales by Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith. The screening/s will be supported by a discussion and Q&A sessions about the show and exciting guests from the productions

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Thunderbirds 1965 - New Episodes

Thunderbirds 1965 - New Episodes

Thunderbirds are go! Catch these new episodes based on the original 1960s mini-album recordings - Thunderbirds launched a generation of childhoods.

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Red Dwarf XI

Red Dwarf XI

Doug Naylor visits the Festival to discuss Red Dwarf X1 launching this Autumn on a telly near you

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Saturday - Family Day

Saturday - Family Day

Bring your kids and family with a special programme of events. Watch classic childrens movies, like 'The Golden Voyage of Sinbad', learn to draw and write comics plus much more

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Festival Featured Guests

Doug Naylor

Doug Naylor

The co-creator of Red Dwarf visits the festival to discuss the upcoming series XI

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Steve Pemberton

Steve Pemberton

Steve is a writer, comedian and screenwriter, best known as a member of The League of Gentlemen with Reece Shearsmith and Mark Gatiss. He will be previewing series 3 of Inside No.9

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Toby Whithouse

Toby Whithouse

Toby is a writer and actor, appearing and writing for Doctor Who and is possibly best known as the creator of Being Human

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Adam Tandy

Adam Tandy

Adam Tandy is appearing as part of the Inside No.9 exclusive. He has worked on some of Televisions best comedy series and will be interesting to hear

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STARBURST Festival Schedule

A busy 3 days of Cult TV, Comics with screenings of over 70 classic Sci-fi and Horror genre films awaits you.

With tickets at £25.50 a day, or a full weekend pass for £75.00 this is a great way to spend you bank holiday weekend with your mates.

Come and see industry legends talk about writing, acting in and making movies. Enjoy the STARBURST Awards with screenings of films from up and coming film makers.

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The STARBURST Awards

The STARBURST Awards 2016, sponsored by the Horror Channel, will celebrate the best, the most inspiring and will reward those who are expert in their craft of storytelling and film making. Join us for the big event on Sunday night when the winners will be announced.

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Indie Shorts Film-makers Submission

Independent film-makers are offered the chance to submit their work for consideration to the Starburst Awards. With two categories dedicated to growing and developing talent; your film shorts and features can entered through FilmFreeWay.com

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