24th-29th September 2018

Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon

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Special guests

Below is a list of special guests who attendedĀ the last Chagford Film Festival. Click on any one to read more.

The 2018 guests will be announced later this year.

Jennifer Saunders

We are delighted to have Jennifer as a special guest at the Chagford Film Festival, where she will be introducing the new film version of Absolutely Fabulous, then taking part in an on-stage interview and Q&A afterwards. It’s guaranteed to be a hugely entertaining and hilarious evening!

David Sproxton

David Sproxton is the co-founder of world-famous Bristol-based animation company Aardman Animations, creator of Morph and the much-loved Wallace and Gromit adventures. Join him for an exclusive and intimate lunch on Tuesday 27th September to hear about his fascinating career.

Jim Parkyn

Jim is one of Aardman’s most experienced model makers, having worked there for 16 years on films such as ‘Wallace and Gromit and the Curse of the Were Rabbit’, ‘Creature Comforts’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep’. Jim is running two model making workshops for us on Tuesday 27th September.

Grant Mather

Grant is a Master Chef of Great Britain chocolatier and will be coming to Chagford Film Festival on Friday 30th September to give a chocolate demonstration and workshop.