Fantasia's Frontieres Co-Production Market Enters Year Two

With the first year of the Frontieres co-production market at Montreal's Fantasia Festival proving a rousing success it comes as no surprise that it's returning and growing in year two. But expecting something and seeing it happen are two different... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia Wants Your Movie!

Well, they may not want your movie, actually, but they at least want the chance to see it to make that decision! Yes, kids, Montreal's Fantasia Festival - the oldest and largest genre film event in North America and one... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Production Deals Out Of Fantasia For TURBO KID And DARK HOLLOW

Good news for two more projects pitched during Fantasia's Frontières International Co-Production Market at this year's festival last month. The mythological horror film Dark Hollow and T is for Turbo/Turbo Kid (above), one of the most popular entries for the... More »
  

Watch PARANORMAN Directors' Lengthy Fantasia Q&A

Montreal's Fantasia Festival was proud to bring ParaNorman to a rabid audience in Montreal and it would appear that the creators were rather pleased about the scenario as well. Directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell were both on hand in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia 2012 Wrap: All Our Reviews, More Awards, & a Special Message from RESOLUTION Filmmakers

Things are all finished up at Montreal's impressive genre fest Fantasia 2012. Our crack team had every corner of the festival covered with a whopping 26 reviews in the can (and more to come). We've got them all linked... More »
  

Fantasia 2012 Award Winners: Doomsday Book, Toad Road, Crave and King of Pigs

As another fantastic edition, the sweet sixteen, of Fantasia wraps up, the Juries are in with the fests winners.  And the two big ones are Kim Jee-woon and Yim Pil Sung's science fiction anthology Doomsday Book, which one the Best... More »
  

Fantasia 2012: TOAD ROAD Clip - How to use Vick's to get High

With Jason Banker's creepy and drugged out urban legend inspired Toad Road having its world premiere at Fantasia yesterday, they were kind enough to offer Twitch an exclusive clip from the film, one of several early all-night drug sessions with... More »
  

Fantasia 2012: If You've Heard it All Before, You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet! PONTYPOOL CHANGES

We do not post One-Sheets, or Promo Key art as separate posts very often around here, only on those special occasions.  However, Being in the thick of a quite poster-heavy Fantasia Film Festival - an art show; 2 panels; and... More »
  

Witness The Twin Horrors Of DEAD SUSHI's Villainous Tuna Man And Asami's Robot Dance!

With the world premiere of Noboru Iguchi's Dead Sushi just around the corner at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal, Twitch has a pair of tasty new morsels for your consumption. First, we've added a quartet of stills to the gallery... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia 2012 Exclusive: 2nd Teaser for TOAD ROAD

One title starting to build a bit of buzz ahead of its July 26th premiere at Fantasia is Jason Banker's is-it-horror, is-it-drama feature TOAD ROAD. Previously known primarily for his documentary work (DP on Teenage Paparazzo and Walk Away Renee... More »
  

Full Fantasia Schedule Is Now Online (And It is Loaded!)

As anyone who has attended Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival can attest, the festival is MASSIVE; and it has been growing at an alarming rate year over year.   With its new production marketplace and a plethora of new spotlights, tributes and... More »
  

Trailer for Teller & Robbins' PLAY DEAD

With its world premiere at this years edition of The Fantasia Film Festival Play Dead is the filmed version of the off-Broadway magic and stage show dedicated to the tradition of Grand Guignol, that is to say, putting a lot... More »
  

Noboru Iguchi's DEAD SUSHI to Debut at Fantasia

This announcement somehow managed to slip through the cracks here at Twitch Towers, but news that a new Noboru Iguchi film will be having its world premiere at one of our very favourite film festivals simply cannot pass without comment... More »
  

Poster, Synopsis And Stills For Buddy Giovinazzo's A NIGHT OF NIGHTMARES

Cult fave director Buddy Giovinazzo (Combat Shock, Maniac 2, Life Is Hot In Cracktown, The Theatre Bizarre) will be premiering his new feature A Night Of Nightmares at the upcoming Fantasia Festival and Twitch is pleased to present the first... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia Announces First Wave Of 2012 Programming

Montreal's monstrous Fantasia Festival - a three week orgy of genre films from around the globe - is just around the corner and with the festival's imminent arrival comes the announcement of the first titles from the 150+ film lineup.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia Co-Production Market EXTENDS itself with "Off-Frontières"

One of the big new additions to the growing prominence of Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival was the addition this year of a marketplace for co-productions in the early stages of development.  In their excitement, the festival has just added a... More »
  

Fantasia's Co-Production Marketplace Titles Are Exciting!

The 2012 edition of Fantasia will feature the inaugural addition of a Co-Production marketplace, called Frontières (not to be confused with the crazy genre-mash-up from Xavier Gens, but perhaps evoking the spirit of that film.)  The very first thing that gets me excited... More »
  

Raven Banner Entertainment to rep underground fighting flick BRAWLER

If you want a shot at rights to Chris Sivertson's underground fighting flick Brawler you'll have to step into the ring with the guys from Raven Banner Entertainment. Raven Banner gets in the ring with BRAWLER! Toronto, Canada - Raven Banner Entertainment... More »
  

First Proper Trailer For Carl Tibbitts' RETREAT

Back in May we got a hold of a sizzle-reel (an industry promo) for Carl Tibbitt's claustrophobic thriller Retreat, ahead of its world premiere at Fantasia Fest. It held a lot of promise in terms of actorly gravitas, with Cillian... More »
  

Fantasia 2011: Weinberg Reviews 26 Films

(Fantasia 2011 has now passed into the history books, and you can catch up on all our coverage -- by Todd Brown, Kurt Halfyard, Michael Guillen, Andrew Mack, and Peter K., with contributions from Justin Decloux and Brandon Tenold... More »
  
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