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Not for the faint of heart... when you win an award at Fantastic Fest you better be ready for a shotgun-blast of appreciation to the face. Strap on your drinking horns and join us for a night of ceremonial tomfoolery. Awards will be given for best shakeyface, best bumper, best shorts, best features, audience awards and the AMD Next Wave award. Our awards are beer mugs that come full, so winners need to arrive thirsty.

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