The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is an international educational community through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and curators celebrate horror history and culture with a unique blend of enthusiasm and critical perspective. We have regular classes in London, New York and Los Angeles, as well as hosting special events worldwide.

New Trailer: PETE WALKER IN CONVERSATION May 9th in LA

Thanks to Nathan Boone for this incredible trailer he edited for our upcoming masterclass with Pete Walker at Miskatonic LA on May 9th! Details and tickets for that event HERE >>

TRAILER: DESTRUCTIBLE MAN: THE DUMMY-DEATH AND CINEMATIC STORYTELLING LANGUAGE

Join us for Howard S. Berger’s class on the dummy-death on film, Thurs April 11th at Miskatonic LA. Details HERE >>

THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES ANNOUNCES NEW ADVISORY BOARD FEATURING LARRY FESSENDEN, MICK GARRIS, BARBARA CRAMPTON, BUDDY GIOVINAZZO AND MORE

Founded in 2010 and named for the fictional university in H.P. Lovecraft’s literary mythos, the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is an international organization that offers university-level classes in horror history, theory and production, with branches in New York, London and Los Angeles, as well as hosting special events worldwide. Miskatonic is an endeavor through which […]

DOUGLAS E. WINTER TO LEAD JACK KETCHUM TRIBUTE AT WHAT THE FEST!? NYC

Once again we are partnering with the IFC Center’s new genre film festival What the Fest!? to present a brief talk before one of their films, and in this case it couldn’t be more perfect for us, having hosted a masterclass with the late Jack Ketchum (aka Dallas Mayr) as the opening event of our […]

What the Fest NYC 2019: DARLIN’ Screening with Jack Ketchum Tribute

Thu. Mar. 21, 2019

For this Special Screening at the IFC’s Center’s 2nd annual genre film festival What the Fest!? NYC, the Miskatonic Institute will be presenting a short tribute to author Jack Ketchum before the East Coast premiere of DARLIN’, which expands on the world created by Ketchum and Lucky McKee with THE WOMAN – and which will also be followed by a Q+A with the film’s director (and ‘The Woman’ herself!) Pollyanna McIntosh.