As well as editing Moving Pictures Film Club Tim works as a freelance film critic, writing for Total Film, Second Sight Films and various other outlets. He’s also a screenwriter, with his first feature The Night Letters recently winning Filmarket Hub’s 2021 Script Contest.
A horror scholar and film journalist, Rebecca is Assistant Editor at Ghouls Magazine and has written for The Evolution of Horror, Zobo With A Shotgun, Horror Homeroom, Screen Queens, Anatomy of a Scream and Rue Morgue. She is also the author of Mums and Sons, a pocketbook that explores familial relationships in horror.
Ygraine (who sometimes uses her stage name Oh Golly! Miss Dolly!) is an Irish pinup model, burlesque performer and podcast host of ‘What A Scream’ . Deeply obsessed with all things dark and macabre from a frighteningly young age, she also co-produces events for Women in Horror Month in Ireland.
When not wallowing in the horror genre, Russell is the host of the podcast Not Just For Kids, which looks at family films (and those we grew up with) throughout the ages. He also reviews and blogs for Snakebite Horror and Daily Information.
Amy is a film and TV writer, who typically writes for Digital Spy. She has also penned pieces for publications such as SciFiNow, RadioTimes and Total Film, and is big into survival dramas, campy – and often blood-soaked – supernatural horror, teen-centred Netflix shows and Disney movies.
When not writing for his own site The Reviewing Rodders James tries to whittle down his ever-expanding watchlist, as well as contributing to Snakebite Horror and Zobo With A Shotgun. He’s never seen Gone With The Wind, but has seen at least 10 Pokémon films.
Alex has been a film educator for almost a decade. When he isn’t lecturing students he likes to lecture the public, writing pieces for Picturehouse, Liverpool Noise Magazine and Film Stories. He’s a shameless cinephile and even more shameless Nicolas Cage super fan.
Stevie has been been performing on stage and screen since the age of 8. After 30 years of obsessing over horror films, he’s put his passion to use in the form of ‘Brain Rot – an 80s Horror Podcast’. Focusing on the ‘so bad, they’re good’ films of the VHS era, he and an array of special guests revisit a different schlocky trash-fest each week, to see how they hold up.
Zoë Rose Smith
Zoë is a film journalist and founder of Zobo With A Shotgun website, podcast and YouTube. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Ghouls Magazine, and has written for Scream Horror Mag, Jumpcut Online and Horror News Net. Her speciality lies in anything extreme, with a penchant for nasty, gory and controversial horror films and books.
Melissa is a Brighton-based found footage enthusiast and Wendy Torrance defender who, according to Spotify, listens to far too much John Carpenter. She’s a contributor at Ghouls Magazine, reviews and recommends short horror films and stories on her blog Short and Sour, and when not watching horror movies can usually be found watching pro-wrestling or EastEnders instead.
Lakkaya is a soon to be PhD student at University College London, researching portrayals of Fatherhood in American Horror Cinema. She is a horror fanatic who has contributed to Headpress Publishing and Horror Homeroom. When she’s not watching horror films, you can find her watching JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure or Attack on Titan.
Lindsay is a Los Angeles native who overthinks things and has a tattoo of a quill because “I’ll always have a pen on me.” In addition to her own writing, she strives to amplify voices of writers outside of the mainstream. If you give her coffee enough times, she will fall in love with you.
Maureen is an author, poet, and mom living in Los Angeles. Her latest book is Alien in the Mirror: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Glazer, and Under the Skin (McFarland & Company, Inc., 2019).
Mae is a writer and editor based in Boston, Massachusetts. Her first horror anthology, The Book of Queer Saints, is set to be released in 2022. Website: maemurray.net
Jerry is a horror writer, screenwriter, and film analyst. She writes for Ghouls Magazine, Rue Morgue, Horror Obsessive, Hear Us Scream, and other publications, and is currently in pre-production on her first short film. You can find her on Instagram @thesleepermustawaken.
Brad’s a freelance journalist working predominately as a podcaster for The Evolution of Horror as well as appearances on Strong Language & Violent Scenes, Zobo With A Shotgun and Brain Rot. The Wicker Man (2006) non-apologist. Twitter: @hadbranson Letterboxd: splatterpatter
Jenn is a writer and podcaster from Nashville, TN. She co-hosts both Psychoanalysis: A Horror Therapy Podcast and The Loser’s Club: A Stephen King Podcast. Her writing has been published at Ghouls Magazine, Consequence, and Certified Forgotten. She is the author of the Strong Female Antagonist blog and will gladly talk your ear off about final girls, feminism, and Stephen King.
A horror fan since his young years Mark has spent the last 17 years running the website Snakebite Horror while also interviewing Horror and thriller authors on the book podcast Bloody Good Reads, forcing authors to choose their favourite books.
Louise is a writer, presenter and broadcaster specialising in entertainment, gaming, and technology. She presents Sound of Gaming on BBC Radio 3 and can regularly be heard on BBC Radio Scotland, and BBC Radio 4 as well as on The Evolution of Horror podcast. Her bylines include GamesRadar, T3, TechRadar, and NME.
Mary Wild (@psycstar) is the creator of the Projections lecture series at Freud Museum London, applying psychoanalysis to film interpretation. She co-hosts Projections Podcast, contributes ‘Wild About Horror’ to The Evolution of Horror Podcast, and recently started her own Patreon solo project.
Ariel is a lifelong horror enthusiast from the American midwest. She will watch almost anything, but particularly loves found footage, slashers, and the SAW franchise. Twitter: @Ari_Hellraiser Letterboxd: Ari_Hellraiser
Kim Morrison is a horror writer from Edinburgh, Scotland. She enjoys crocheting, has a mild obsession with bees, and a Simpsons quote for every occasion. A writer for Ghouls Magazine, she loves remakes, slashers, werewolves, and Stephen King.
Becky is a London-based podcaster and writer, with her sights on film, horror and 90s pop-culture. She co-hosts the podcasts Don’t Point That Horror At Me and Return to Eerie, Indiana and is a regular contributor to The Evolution of Horror and The Final Girls, as well as writing for Bloody Women, Ghouls Magazine and FilmBusters.
Dr Vincent M. Gaine
Vincent is an academic, film critic and podcaster. He has published books and articles as well as reviews for the Critical Movie Critics, the Geek Show and Bloody Good Screen. He specialises in the intersection of globalisation, liminality and identity politics in media and will happily talk for hours on end about spies, superheroes and Boston.
Twitter: @drgaine / Podcast: Invasion of the Pody People
Johnny writes freelance about films, music, and books, specialising in cult and horror. His work has been published by websites including We Are Cult, Diabolique Magazine, and Little White Lies. You can find him rambling inanely on Twitter at @johnnyrestall.
Dr Megan Kenny
Megan is a writer, parapsychologist and forensic psychologist currently researching people’s paranormal beliefs (a.k.a. listening to people tell ghost stories). She writes horror and historical fiction, as well as for Ghouls Magazine, Hear Us Scream and Horror Obsessive, and is a folk horror expert, werewolf movie super-fan and lover of body horror.
Becci is a freelance entertainment and lifestyle journalist based in the Midlands, writing regularly for Metro UK, WhatCulture and many more national and regional publications. When she’s not chasing her flock of chickens, two dogs or rowdy toddler you can find her watching something gory or singing her heart out to a musical.