EXCLUSIVE: Paranormal Entertainment Awards Shortlist First Look

October 24, 2020 11:00 AM ‐ AwardsParanormal

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This morning we exclusively revealed the shortlist of three of the most hotly contested categories in this year's paranormal entertainment awards.

Steve Higgins from Higgypop announced the shortlist for three of the 17 categories during an interview as part of The Festival Of The Unexplained, a free online virtual event taking place this weekend.

Although the full shortlist won't be announced until voting opens on November 1, viewers of the virtual 40-hour event were the first to get a look at the nominations for the Best Paranormal Movie, Best Paranormal Entertainment Show and Best Paranormal Book.

Best Paranormal Movie

Best Paranormal Entertainment Show

  • A Christmas Carol (BBC)
  • Ghosts (BBC)
  • Hellier (YouTube/Amazon Prime)
  • Locke & Key (Netflix)
  • The Haunting Of Bly Manor (Netlix)
  • The Osbournes Want To Believe (Travel Channel/Really)
  • The War of the Worlds (BBC)
  • Truth Seekers (Amazon Prime)

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Best Paranormal Book

  • Alex Matsuo - The Brave Mortal's Guide to Ghost Hunting
  • Amanda R. Woomer - A Haunted Atlas of Western New York: A Spooky Guide to the Strange and Unusual
  • Amelia Cotter - This House: The True Story of a Girl and a Ghost
  • John Fraser - Poltergeist A New Investigation Into Destructive Haunting
  • Mark Rees - Paranormal Wales
  • Penny Griffiths-Morgan - A Haunted Experiment
  • Neil Packer - Mercurius and the Shattered Mirror
  • Richard Estep - The Hanging Pit
Steve was interviewed by the event's organiser Karen Fray with the help of the paranormal community who were asking questions while watching live on the event's Facebook and YouTube pages.

Other guests from the paranormal field taking part in the two-day online event include Richard Felix, Ciarán O'Keeffe, Patti Negri, Barri Ghai, Jayne Harris, Richard Estep, Sara & Phil Whyman and Nick Groff.

You can find out more about the event and follow all of the live sessions on its official Facebook page. If you missed Steve's chat with Karen, you can watch it back in full below and find out more about how the annual Paranormal Entertainment Awards are put together.

The awards recognise the best paranormal content creators, publishers, hosts and broadcasters of 2020. Covering all forms of content created for traditional broadcast, online streaming, social and print, as well as celebrating the stars and creators of that content.

Once again we'll be asking you to vote for your favourite paranormal reality television show of the year, the best supernatural movie, as well as the best paranormal investigators, skeptics and psychics of the last twelve months.

Voting for the second annual Paranormal Entertainment Awards will open on November 1, with this year's winners being announced on Sunday November 29, 2020.

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