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Blood Window 2020: Official Selection Projects for Blood Window LAB 2020

Today Blood Window announced the 15 projects selected for the official Blood Window LAB, part of the genre program at the Ventana Sur co production market in Buenos Aires, Argentina.   With a lot of filmmakers chomping at the bit...

Lund Fantastic 2020: Swedish Genre Fest Announces PAUL W.R.'s LAST JOURNEY And PSYCHO GOREMAN Bookend Hybrid Lineup

Next week our friends at the Lund Fantastic Film Festival will host their 26th annual festival, going with a hybrid edition this year to offer as close to the real experience as they can while providing a safe enviroment for...

Grimmfest 2020: UK Genre Fest Announces 'Reaper' Award Winners

Grimmfest in Manchester, UK, has wrapped up its online version last week. Opting to go online in wake of the global health crisis the festival was able to reach a wider audience than ever, hosting their festival on the Eventive...

Nightstream 2020: DINNER IN AMERICA Wins Audience Award

By all accounts everyone who virtually attended the Nightstream digital film festival had a great time. It was short (really, too short) and most certainly it was sweet.   While we hope we do not have to do this type...

Lund Fantastic 2020: GINGER SNAPS Anniversary Screening Highlights Halloween Celebration

Halloween is a couple weeks away and like it or not where you live in this World kind of dictates what kind of celebrating you're allowed to do. Our friends at Lund Fantastic in Sweden will announce their plans for...

CONTRACTS: Canadian Indie Action Flick on DVD And VOD in November

We were a tad disappointed when Alex Chung's martial arts action flick Contracts promptly disappeared after its premiere at Toronto After Dark last year. Heading back to the drawing board for some reworking we had all but forgotten about it...

Australia Korean Fest 2020: Free and Digital Leaves No Excuses

The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA rolls off the tongue) returns for its eleventh outing, well so to speak. Despite plague ravaged streets the festival will go on, online of course, and for free! Check all the juicy details...

ARCHENEMY Trailer: Joe Manganiello Saves The Day, One Fist at a Time

Adam Egypt Mortimer's third film Archenemy, starring Joe Manganiello, will have its world premiere during the Fuck Covid Edition of this year's Beyond Fest on October 7th. RLJE Films have already picked up the film for North American distribution and plan...

MINOR PREMISE: New Festival Poster For Sci-fi Drama, on VOD This December

Is there anything more terrifying than a face with too many eyes and teeth? I know that when you look at this poster below for Eric Schultz’s Minor Premise you're not thinking sci-fi drama. That's too many eyes and teeth...

Sitges 2020: Exclusive Poster Premiere For A PERFECT ENEMY

Catalan filmmaker Kike Maíllo will debut his latest film, a psychological thriller, in the Official Fantàstic Competition at Sitges Film Festival.

SIBERIA, MY SALINGER YEAR, SAINT-NARCISSE, and More at Montreal Nouveau 2020

As parts of Québec have been put back in the pandemic red zone, thereby closing cinemas for at least 28 days (that's not ominous), the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma has moved (most of) its programming online, running October 7th -...

Sitges 2020: NO MATARÁS Trailer, Mario Casas in a Frantic Spiral

Set to screen at the upcoming Sitges International Film Festival, David Victori's No matarás (English title: Cross the Line) stars Spanish actor Mario Casas, who is well-known among his fans for his lead performances, especially in romantic dramas and on...

Celluloid Screams 2020: UK Horror Fest Gets Physical With PSYCHO GOREMAN, RELIC, And THE STYLIST

Our friends at the Celluloid Screams Horror Film Festival in Sheffield, UK, are preparing for their annual weekend of horror delights. They are planning to run a physical edition this year, with reduced capacity and social distancing measures in place....

ARCHENEMY: RLJE Films Acquires North American Rights For New Adam Egypt Mortimer Flick Ahead of World Premiere

It's days away from the world premiere of Archenemy, the new flick from Adam Egypt Mortimer (Daniel Isn’t Real, Some Kind of Hate), and the North American rights have been picked up by RLJE Films. Wasting no time they're planning...

Nightstream 2020: Full Program Announced, Aneesh Chaganty's RUN Starring Sarah Paulson to Premiere And Open Online Event

You kind of had the sense that when Nightstream was announced, that if this many great festival minds were to combine their powers that the result of their efforts would be something really, really exceptional. If not, a pox on...

Sitges Pitchbox 2020: Film And Series Projects Selected For Virtual Coproduction Event

Sitges is not too far off and along with that comes Sitges Pitchbox, an international coproduction event committed to finding production partners for emerging projects.    This year the project will go virtual over four days. Two days from the...

Telluride Horror Show 2020: SPARE PARTS, FOR SAKE OF VICIOUS, BUTCHERS in First Wave of Shelter-in-Place Edition

As we announced just a few loooooong weeks ago our friends at the Telluride Horror Show have gone digital this year with their Shelter-in-Place edition. Today they have announced the first wave of titles and there is a nice mix...

Blood Window 2020: Final Call For BW Screenings Section

One week from this coming Monday is the deadline for the BW Screenings section in the Blood Window Program at Ventana Sur in Beunos Aires, Argentina.    The section is for films near completion, that are in post, works in...

Beyond Fest 2020: The Fuck Covid Edition Features World Premieres of THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW, ARCHENEMY, FREAKY

Where there is a will there is a way. The resurgance of the drive-in cinema has been a blessing for the industry still struggling under the current pandemic and film festivals are no exception. Normally a combination of ticketed and...

Nightstream 2020: Advance Look at Trailer For Genre Collective's Online Event in October

In August it was announced that our friends from the Boston Underground, Brooklyn Horror, North Bend, Overlook, and Popcorn Frights film festivals would be combining their powers for good. This collection of U.S. Genre Film Festivals announced a collective virtual...