An interview with Italian cannibal film starlets Me Me lai and Francesca Ciardi!

Just in time for Mark Pilkington’s upcoming lecture “I EAT CANNIBALS: ATAVISM, EXOTICISM & ATROCITY” at The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – London on February 12th (featuring a screening of Umberto Lenzi’s Man From Deep River (1972), British cult film writer Tristan Thompson gave Spectacular Optical this exclusive interview with actresses Francesca Ciardi (Cannibal […]

Tickets for Mark Pilkington’s “I EAT CANNIBALS” Now on Sale!

TICKETS ON SALE FOR MARK PILKINGTON’S “I EAT CANNIBALS” AT THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES – LONDON Following on a successful launch with Kier-La Janisse’s “School of Shock” class on horrific safety films, The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – London is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for its […]

The Quietus chats up Miskatonic Faculty

Mat Colgate from The Quietus recently featured an interview with Miskatonic London’s co-director Virginie Sélavy, and instructors Mark Pilkington and Stephen Thrower about their upcoming courses, as well as horror fandom, horror hybridity and the genre’s increasing respectability in academic circles. Read the full interview here:  

Happy Holidays from Miskatonic London!

Hope to see you all in the new year when our classes begin! First up, SCHOOL OF SHOCK: PAIN AND PLEASURE IN THE CLASSROOM SAFETY FILM on January 8th!


The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies has revealed the full curriculum for the pilot season of its branch in London, which opens on January 8th, with intensive film classes on a wide range of topics from safety films to cannibals by some of the horror world’s most renowned critical luminaries. Canadian founder Kier-La Janisse will […]