This is the site for author Dave Jeffery, creator of the bestselling NECROPOLIS RISING SERIES and the critically acclaimed adventure/mystery series for Young Adults: BEATRICE BEECHAM. His CAMPFIRE CHILLERS collection has also been longlisted for the prestigious EDGE HILL PRIZE, 2012. The short story Masquerade was nominated for the Horror Society's IGOR AWARD and the short film ASCENSION (written by Jeffery and based on his short story) was recipent of an award at BRAM STOKER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Best director - James Hart, Ascension). This site is regularly updated (honest!) so please come back and visit soon. Dave is also a director of award winning Venomous Little Man Productions.
Necropolis Rising: The Amazon UK #1 Bestseller!
Based on Jeffery's short story, and adapted into a screenplay by the author, the award winning short film ASCENSION was filmed by Venomous Little Man Productions in January 2013. The film stars Derek Melling (INBRED, THE ELECTRICIAN), Laurence Saunders (EASTENDERS, THE VILLAGE, DR WHO). Jacky Fellows (FIZZOG THEATRE PRODUCTIONS), Mark Rathbone (INBRED, AUSTRALIA, CRADLE OF FEAR) and Sam Knight (BIGGER AND BADDER).
See the video trailer here
PRAISE FOR ASCENSION!
'We've been screaming for authentic British zombie films since 28 Days Later. Well
here it is ... Here's what we've been waiting for!' MINISTRY OF ZOMBIES
'A cracking little film. The story is compelling and even poignant. Ascension is a gem!'
GARY McMAHON - Award winning author of THE CONCRETE GROVE TRILOGY
'This is one you won't forget in a hurry ...' BLOODGUTS.COM
BRAM STOKER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNER!
BEST DIRECTOR 2013 - JAMES HART, 'ASCENSION'
A winning team (from left to right) - Cast member MARK RATHBONE (Eddie), award
winning director JAMES HART, paper props and poster illustrator JAMIE HUNTLEY,
screenwriter and author DAVE JEFFERY and cast member LAURENCE SAUNDERS (Tom)
at the BRAM STOKER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!
Dave Jeffery has teamed up with SILENT STUDIOS to produce novels that will subsequently be developed for the movie industry. The first of these is the pulp fiction novel CONTAMINATION based on an original story idea by Jason Wright. Dave will be writing the screenplay and has already devised the script for the trailer later this year.
Six Authors Discuss their Zombie Publications via a Variety of Internet Media
Finding Jericho is released on 5th June via Hidden Thoughts Press!
On the BBC: Headroom - Recommended Reading List!
Book Signing and Launch at FORBIDDEN PLANET, London December 9th 2011.
Contains my story FRIGOPHOBIA!
Winner of the 2012, This is Horror: Best Anthology Award!
Contains the zombie short story DADDY DEAREST by Dave Jeffery