We rebooted our international Delta film competition in 2022. We have a fantastic response each year, with a great range of finalists from around the world.
Winners in each category — Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy – receive the Delta Award, with the best-in-festival getting the coveted Norman J. Warren Trophy, named in honour of the cult filmmaker. Click here to learn more about Norman
The festival’s home is the Pendulum Hotel – also known as the Manchester Conference Centre – on Sackville Street in central Manchester.
Accommodation is usually available at special rates. Look out for festival updates and news on Facebook. Buy festival tickets here
We have a unique atmosphere and impeccable pedigree, bringing an eye-popping array of horror, SF and fantasy films to Manchester – in 2023 that included short films from Brazil, Australia, Mexico, Iran, Spain, UK, Ukraine, Taiwan, Turkey and Germany.
A hidden gem on the festival circuit, discover us in 2023. Buy festival tickets here
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