The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is an international educational community through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and programmers/curators celebrate horror history and culture with a unique blend of enthusiasm and critical perspective.

New trailer for L.A. DESPAIR: CHASING DEATH WITH JOHN GILMORE

Check out the new trailer edited by Nathan Boone for Remy Bennett’s April 10th class L.A. DESPAIR: CHASING DEATH WITH JOHN GILMORE – tickets and description available on the event page HERE >> Trailer: L.A. DESPAIR: CHASING DEATH WITH JOHN GILMORE from Miskatonic Institute on Vimeo.

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is Official Educational Partner of IFC Center’s inaugural What The Fest?!

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is proud to be the Official Educational Partner of What The Fest!?, a four day event taking place March 29 – April 1, 2018 at the IFC Center, bringing cerebral genre films to the big screen in the heart of Manhattan. Showcasing a small range of carefully selected films […]

What the Fest?! Screening: GHOST STORIES

Sat. Mar. 31, 2018

Already lauded as one of the best British horror films ever, writer-directors Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s spooky, entertaining GHOST STORIES was adapted from a major stage hit into a seriously cinematic creep-out.

What the Fest?! Screening: BLUE MY MIND

Sat. Mar. 31, 2018

Samm Deighan will introduce the film with a discussion of female adolescence as a source of horror and the uncanny, from its origins in fairy tales and eighteenth century gothic literature to films about the terror of female sexual awakening like Cat People (1942), The White Reindeer (1952), Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), and Company of the Wolves (1984).

Miskatonic featured in the New York Times!

Sat. Mar. 31, 2018

Erik Piepenberg of The New York Times wrote this piece (appearing both online and in the print edition) about our school, featuring interviews with founder Kier-La Janisse, instructors Sukhdev Sandhu and Dianca London Potts, genre scholar Adam Lowenstein and Miskatonic student Derek Boeckelmann. “Because horror films have a vocabulary for the horrific, the painful, the […]