Tag: festivalannouncements

Overlook Announces March 2023 Dates, Submissions Open

Long a highlight of the genre fest calendar, the good folks at New Orleans's Overlook Film Festival have announced next year's festival will be scooting forward a bit. The dates for 2023 have been announced as March 30 to April...

AFI Fest 2022 Announces Full Slate

Film festivals -- and in particular LA-based film festivals -- have been in a fair amount of flux in past years. AFI Fest survives as LA's most prestigious fest, though it has shrink to just 5 days running November 2-6....

Overlook 2022: First Batch Of Flicks and Events Drops

The return of The Overlook is nigh and the today brings the announcement of the first big batch of mayhem. It includes the news that Scott Derrickson's Blumhouse pic The Black Phone starring Ethan Hawke and written by C. Robert Cargill...

Seattle International Film Fest Announces Hybrid SIFF in April

The Seattle International Film Festival (or SIFF) has long been known as one of the best regional festivals on the circuit. While the fest has traditionally been a nearly month-long early summer affair, the good folks in the Pacific Northwest...

SXSW 2022 Strong Festival Slate Announced

SXSW is back and in person in 2022! Some films will also be online (if they take the fest up on the offer) but the Austin fest which kicks off March 11, is touting their theatrical lineup and the slate...

Sundance 2022 Feature Lineup Announced

Once merely a frigid Utah gathering of the movers and shakers of the indie film world, the Sundance Film Festival now transcends its Rocky Mountain confines to take place simultaneously online and in such remote locales as Lawrence, Kansas, Seattle,...

Telluride 2021: Impressive Lineup Kicks Off Fall Fest Season

Telluride is back and the most exclusive of exclusive festivals starts up tomorrow. As is tradition, the lineup was just announced a day prior and it's another impressive list of movies looking make a mark with the tastemakers who have...

Sundance 2021 Slate of Features and More Announced

2020 has been a very different year for film festivals and 2021 looks to start off that way as well. While the 2020 edition of Park City's big indie extravaganza was mostly untouched by the then-developing pandemic, the 2021 edition...

Tallgrass 2019: PARASITE, GO BACK TO CHINA, 17 BLOCKS Amongst Strong Festival Lineup

Wichita's indie-filled celebration of cinema is hosting its 17th edition of the Tallgrass Film Festival in a few weeks and their full lineup is packed with goodness. A leader in the regional festival scene for bringing independent films to the...

Seattle 2019: Full SIFF Lineup Drops With Too Many Great Movies to List (We List Them Anyway)

It's the biggest and clearly one of the best. The Seattle International Film Festival has announced their slate for the 2019 festival and it's a doozy. The festival runs from May 16 to June 9 at points all over the...

Seattle 2019 to Kick Off with Lynn Shelton's SWORD OF TRUST

The massive Seattle International Film Festival will run this year from May 16 to June 9 and the good people at SIFF have just announced the movie that will kick it all off. That movie is Seattle-native Lynn Shelton's SXSW-premiering...

Sundance 2019: Whopping 112 Features Announced In One Fell Swoop

Piecemeal be damned! Sundance has announced an overwhelming 112 feature films for their 2019 festival coming up on January 24. Why all at once, you ask? Well because that way they can spit out all these impressive stats: For the...

Tribeca Announces Impressive 2018 Feature Film Lineup

The Spring-time film festivals are coming thick and fast and one of Spring's biggest is out today with an impressive lineup. The 17th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival runs April 18-29 in New York City. A few notable filmmakers...

Sundance 2018 Feature Lineup Drops

Forget about portioning out the announcement, Sundance has just gone and dropped their entire feature lineup on us in one fell swoop! Highlights include Nicolas Cage-starrer from Panos Cosmatos Mandy (pictured), Desiree Akhavan's Chloë Grace Moretz and Sasha Lane starring...

SXSW 2017 Announcement Features New Flicks from Katz, Wright, Malick & More

SXSW is coming up quick! The fest runs March 10-18 and the good folks in Austin announced the bulk of their lineup today. There are still a few of the program's 125 films to be announced, but what we now...

Denver Film Fest 2016 Announces LA LA LAND as Opener + Galas & Competitioners

The first big festival announcement landed today from the good folks at the Denver Film Society. Their 39th Denver Film Fest kicks off November 2 with Damien Chazelle's throwback Hollywood musical La La Land (here's Gorber's rave review). Pablo Larrain's...

Full Telluride Festival Program Hits the Net

Here you go folks, the full lineup for the secretive Colorado fest which takes place this weekend. A few titles that we expected because of their premiere statuses at TIFF (La La Land (pictured), Arrival, Moonlight), some festival faves (Manchester...

Fantastic Fest 2nd Wave Led by ARRIVAL, HANDMAIDEN, BAD BATCH

Whoo-whee! This is an exciting time of the year as festival announcements are coming thick and fast. TIFF has fully revealed its extensive program, Venice is out there, and NYFF will be close behind. But right in the middle of...

Toronto 2016 Vanguard Announcement Led by Amirpour, Du Welz, and Nacho Vigalondo

TIFF's Vanguard Program(me) always features some of the most innovative filmmakers on the international scene. Ana Lily Amirpour is just that and her debut feature A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night made everyone sit up and ask what else...

Wheatley, Wingard, 'Mo Bros. Lead Toronto 2016 Midnight Madness Announcement

We shoulda seen it coming when Free Fire, the latest from UK madman Ben Wheatley (Kill List, High-Rise), was announced to be having its "European" Premiere at BFI London in October. That's code for "It's headed to TIFF!" Indeed it...