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Neuchatel 2019: EXTRA ORDINARY Takes Top Honours at Record-Breaking 19th Edition

Irish supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary was honoured with the H.R. Giger “Narcisse” Award last Saturday night, as the 19th Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival came to a rousing close.    Other winners included Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ Swallow and Miguel Llansó’s Jesus...

Neuchatel 2019: Festival Makes History, Signs SWAN Charter for Gender Equality

History was made at the 19th Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival on Monday, when it became the first genre festival to sign the Swiss Women’s Audiovisual Network (SWAN) Film Festival Pledge for Parity and Inclusion. In doing so, NIFFF joins...

Neuchatel 2017 Interview: Takashi Miike on JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE, Joining the Academy and Shooting in Sitges

The 17th Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival is underway this week in the idyllic Swiss city, where Japanese director Takashi Miike is the guest of honour. The prolific auteur behind such classics as Audition, Ichi the Killer and 13 Assassins...

Full Neuchatel 2017 Lineup Announced And It's A Doozy!

Strap in, European genre film fans, because the 2017 edition of the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival have announced their complete lineup and it is a doozy. There is absolutely loads to dive into here - everything from a Miike...

Neuchatel 2015: GREEN ROOM, THE INVITATION Win

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival wrapped this past Saturday with an awards ceremony that saw Jeremy Saulnier's Green Room win a whopping three awards: the HR Giger Narcisse Award for Best Feature Film, the Denis-de-Rougemont Youth Award, and the RTS...

Neuchatel 2015 Interview: Zoë Bell Talks Jumping Through Fire And Moving Into Acting

While within the industry, stunt people are appreciated for their incredible work and discipline, not many of them reach the cult status of Zoë Bell. From her work on Xena: Warrior Princess to Kill Bill, and her transition to acting...

SPRING, TURBO KID, DEATHGASM And More At Neuchâtel IFFF 2015

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival has quickly become one of the biggest and best in Europe, in no small part due to amazing programming, and 2015 looks to be no exception. I'm very honoured and excited to be on the...

DARK TOUCH Leaves Neuchâtel A Winner!

Marina de Van's poem of telekinesis and terror Dark Touch took home the H.R. Giger Narcisse Award when all was said and done at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival this past Saturday. ScreenAnarchy's Joshua Chaplinsky's feelings were decidedly mixed when...

Neuchatel 2013 Review: IN THE NAME OF THE SON Has The Church In Its Crosshairs

Evoking the gospels both sacred and profane (Father Tarantino, hallowed be thy name), Vincent Lannoo's In the Name of the Son (Au nom du fils) is divided into six 'books'. It is only fitting for a film that veers wildly...

Neuchatel 2013 Review: CHIMÈRES Heralds a New Talent in Swiss Horror

He's a vampire, and that's OK. Such is the verdict thirtysomething couple Alex and Livia reach about halfway through Chimères, a surprisingly intimate genre work that evokes Kübler-Ross as much as it does Cronenberg. A botched blood transfusion during a...

Murnau, Martinez, Miike And Many More Hit The Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

What evil lurks in the hearts of picturesque, Swiss lakeside towns?Returning for its 13th edition, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF from here on out) has announced its full program today, and does it ever look fun.The festival, which...