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Horror film enthusiasts from around the globe have just a few weeks to prepare for the Dead by Dawn festival, which begins in Edinburgh next month.

Set to run between Thursday April 30th and Sunday May 3rd, the event features a range of different types of movies, from the very best offerings from the independent cinema circuit to premieres and previews of upcoming blockbusters.

Complementing the newer films will be a programme including a range of classic features, as well screenings of rare and obscure pieces.

Audience members are able to vote for their favourite movie in three different sections, Best Feature, Best Short and the Cutting Edge gong for debut and emerging filmmakers.

The latter sees a total of ten short films screened - both live action to animated - and can serve as a launching pad for budding George A Romeros and Alfred Hitchcocks.

People staying in Edinburgh Hotels can visit the event and are now able to purchase Dead by Dawn passes, which provide access to the entire show, for £65.

Meanwhile, tickets to the Spawn of the Dead party - which rounds off the festival on the night of Saturday May 2nd - are also available for £25.

Below has outlined its recommendations below for those heading to the Scottish Capital.

Standard double twin rooms including breakfast can be booked at the Ramada Edinburgh Mount Royal where spectacular views over Princes Street Gardens and across the gorge to Edinburgh Castle can be enjoyed. This 3 star rated hotel has rooms available from £88 per night.

The George Hotel Edinburgh has standard doubles or twins readily available for £99 per night. The hotel has a four star rating and is ideally located in the heart of the city, taking prime position on the elegant George Street.

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