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.

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Miskatonic at the Brooklyn Horror Festival: Big Scares on the Small Screen: A Brief History of the Made-for-TV Horror Film (NYC)

Sat. Oct. 13, 2018

Although rarely held in high regard by critics, the made for television horror film remains an intriguing artifact of network programming. Any subgenre was up for grabs, and the output was disparate, vast, and surprisingly subversive, often producing a collective memory (or trauma, depending) shared by millions of viewers. Join us for a retrospective on the golden age of the telefilm and beyond. This event will be hosted by Amanda Reyes, editor and co-author of Are You in the House Alone? A TV Movie Compendium: 1964-1999.

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PHOTOS: Michael Ironside in Conversation at Fantasia

Sat. Oct. 13, 2018

Miskatonic was honoured to have the opportunity to host screen icon Michael Ironside live in conversation at the Fantasia International Film Festival on July 20, 2018, moderated by film writer and producer Heather Buckley. Below are photos from the event. all photos by Julie Delisle except where noted.   Created with flickr slideshow.

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Live From Miskatonic: Michael Ironside in Conversation (Montreal)

Fri. Jul. 20, 2018

A career talk with one of the most iconic character actors of our time, and a true legend of the genre film world, moderated by Heather Buckley.

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Before Manson: A Look at Sharon Tate on Screen

Fri. Jul. 20, 2018

In advance of Ian Cooper’s Miskatonic London class “No Sense Makes Sense: Gurus, Cults, Movies and Murder,” on May 17th, Martyn Conterio looks back at the onscreen legacy of Sharon Tate Novelist and film writer Gilbert Adair pondered the screen paradox of watching old movies and performers in them, in an entry of his 1996 […]

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VIDEO: Ramsey Campbell in Conversation with Stephen Jones at Miskatonic London, March 2018

Fri. Jul. 20, 2018

If you missed Miskatonic London’s incredible masterclass with horror fiction giant Ramsey Campbell in a career talk with Editor Stephen Jones on February 15th, 2018, we’ve posted the whole thing on our Youtube channel in two parts, which you can see below, thanks to videographer Li-Wei Chu! PART ONE: PART TWO: