Craig’s writing / directing / producing partner Shaun Robert-Smith has been shortlisted for their feature debut Broken, which is set to screen at this year’s FrightFest. He originally trained as a prosthetics make-up artist before turning to writing and directing.

Winner to be announced during genre festival. The full shortlist included Alice Lowe, Paul Hyett, The Ford Brothers, Kate Shenton and Shaun Robert Smith have been shortlisted for the inaugural Screen International Horror Rising Star Award.  The award, celebrating the work of emerging talent in genre cinema, has been launched with Horror Channel FrightFest 2016 (Aug 25-29).

The winner will be announced on Aug 28, following a panel discussion on the future of the UK horror film industry moderated by Screen at London’s Vue Cinema in Shepherds Bush – the main hub of the festival.