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Horror house Bad Blood Films announces UK Cineworld release for its first film

 Horror house Bad Blood Films announces UK Cineworld release for its first film - Sacrilege


UK horror outfitBad Blood Filmshas secured a nationwide Cineworld release throughout the UK, set for 6thMarch 2020 at selected sites. 

Latest release 'Sacrilege' follows the British production company's script-to-screen business model, which provides a profitable, all-encompassing end-to-end approach to production. Spearheaded by co-founders Mark Kenna and David Creed, it places a focus on sustainability while keeping to a realistic budget.


Bad Blood Films approaches its business model with an array of international inspirations. The concept takes the US studio model of acumen and scalability and the Scandinavian model of agile team efficiency and combines the two with the classic British model of creativity that utilises the country's world-renowned pool of talent.


Co-founder and producer, Mark, explains, "We're delighted that this film has already secured UK distribution with Cineworld. It comes at just the right time for UK film. We know the industry is going through massive changes. You need to think big. It's not just about getting your film made. That's only the beginning."


He goes on to add, "You need to be savvy about marketing, distribution and sales to provide your investors with healthy returns. We combine creative freedom and deliver high-quality films based on realistic budgets."


As co-founder and director David, adds, "Bad Blood Films is built on innovative contributors here in the South West. We're always looking to push the boundaries in filmmaking. Whether being the first film production company to use a robot dolly (MotionImpossible), sourcing cast members from new platform (WeAudition), or partnering with cutting-edge cloud post-production company (Sundog). It's all part of our mission to use homegrown talent and resources."


With their latest release, 'Sacrilege' being crewed, directed, filmed and produced in the South West of the UK, Bad Blood Films is already proving that concept. Creed describes the new film as 'The Ritual (2017)'meets 'Eden Lake (2009)', tapping into the popular  folklore horror sub-genre reignited by Ari Aster's Misommar (2019) for the younger audiences, they're looking to be scared just as much as we are.


Mark explains how Bad Blood Films are using technologies to raise the bar in horror: "Sacrilege is mixed in Dolby Atmos for an incredibly immersive sound experience. This format was made for horror and Sacrilege is made for the big screen. Our mix of well-established and emerging technologies is just one of the ways we can encourage change in our industry. And there are many more." 


Four scripts are in final development and Bad Blood Films is seeking investment to produce two films in 2020 and three films in 2021. Investors can find out more about the finance packages by emailing the company at
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Four lifelong friends head to a remote lodge for a weekend of fun. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into a fight for their lives when a local Pagan cult offer them up to their Goddess as a sacrifice for the Solstice. 
Audiences have always had a fascination for the supernatural and paranormal, especially the sub-genre within the sub-genre of ritualistic or dark arts and ancient and mysterious cultures.  

'Sacrilege' will be Bad Blood Films entry into this sub-genre, a film where we probe what it means to be a friend and what friendship means through the hard times. When your friendship is pushed to the limits, does this make the bond stronger or does it break and shatter?


Bad Blood Films 

BAD BLOOD FILMS is a British production company specialising in horror and thriller. The company was incorporated by Mark KENNA and David CREED who share a passion for film and years of experience to bring a team of creatives together with a vision of producing high quality, commercially driven stories in what is being described as the UK version of the hugely successful American company Blumhouse Pictures. Bad Blood Films are developing a slate of horror movies that will scare, shock and downright creep you out!



Cineworld aims to be the best place to watch a movie, offering an unparalleled cinema experience in the UK & Ireland, with 102 cinemas and over 1,030 screens. Cineworld Group was founded in 1995 and is currently the second largest cinema chain in the world following the acquisition of US cinema group Regal Entertainment Group in February 2018.  


In 2014, the Cineworld Group combined with Cinema City International (CCI) and appointed CCI Founder and CEO Mooky Greidinger, as CEO of the Cineworld Group. In August 2016 Cineworld acquired 5 Empire Cinemas, including the iconic Empire Theatre in Leicester Square. This was followed by the acquisition of Empire Newcastle in 2017. Cineworld currently has 23 IMAX® auditoriums, and 16 Superscreens nationwide, as well as a special VIP experience currently available at 5 of their cinemas. Cineworld are the only operators in the UK to offer ScreenX - a 270-degree format that projects onto the front and side walls of the theatre across 14 auditoriums and 4DX; the immersive multi-sensory cinema experience, with 31 auditoriums across the UK and Ireland, including Cineworld Leicester Square.