The Body with Paul Davis

For horror fans in the UK, August bank-holiday weekend can’t come round fast enough. That’s when FrightFest horror festival gets its bloody hands on Leicester Square’s Empire cinema for 5 days of murder, mayhem and mirth on the big screen.

But it’s not just the big features premiering at FrightFest that make it such a cool event, it’s also the chance to catch short films by the horror stars of the future.

One such film is horror comedy The Body, which sees Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen play a murderer who uses the cover of Halloween night to transport his latest victim from the scene of the crime to her final resting place.

Flicks And The City caught up with the film’s writer-director Paul Davis to find out more about his very smart, very funny, and beautifully executed short.

Check out the video to see Paul chat about his third world premiere at FrightFest, what it meant to him that The Body was one of the final movies to show in Empire’s enormous screen 1, how he came to make The Body, working with producer Paul Fischer, and what The Body’s all about.