The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is a non-profit, community-based curriculum through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and programmers/curators celebrate horror history and culture with a unique blend of enthusiasm and critical perspective.

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Robert Morgan and Chris Shepherd to appear at Nov 9th Horror Animation class!

Just added: Animators Robert Morgan (BOBBY YEAH) and Chris Shepherd (DAD’S DEAD) will appear at the class in person to discuss their work! Too little attention has been paid to animated horror and yet animation is uniquely qualified as an art form to fully explore all our fears and anxieties, through visuals crafted by some […]

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NEW MISKATONIC LONDON PROGRAMME REVEALED FOR AUTUMN 2017

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – London returns to the Horse Hospital from September to December this year for a new term of film seminars, covering a range of exciting and esoteric topics, led by renowned critical luminaries from the world of fantastique and horror cinema. After closing the spring season last May with […]

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New Trailer for Jon Towlson’s “SYNTHETIC FLESH /ROTTEN BLOOD” March 16

Check out this trailer we put together for Jon Towlson’s upcoming class on the turn to “gruesomeness” in 1930s horror , which explores violence, cruelty and disfigurement in a variety of films, from favourites to obscurities. The class takes place this coming Thursday March 16th, 2017 and will also act as a launch for Jon’s […]

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New Trailer for Jasper Sharp’s “Lost Treasures of Japanese Filmmaking”

Check out the trailer for “Behind the Pink Curtain” author – and co-founder of Midnight Eye – Jasper Sharp’s “Lost Treasures of Japanese Filmmaking” class at The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – London on February 16, 2017. Details on the class HERE >> Please note the clips here do not represent the quality or […]

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Miskatonic “SATANIC PANIC” class inspires the play “B.A.D.D. (Bothered About Dungeons & Dragons)”

We’re thrilled to discover that some folks who were at our SATANIC PANIC talk/book launch in October 2015 were inspired to create a play based on the events discussed in it – and the play debuts this March 1-5 as part of the Vault Festival! See the full details below: Hermetic Arts presents BADD (Bothered […]