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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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    Director E.L. Katz and stars Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, and David Koechner dares someone in the audience to get the title of the film tattooed on their body. Is someone up to the challenge? Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world. In years past we have presented the world premieres of THERE WILL BE BLOOD, APOCALYPTO, CITY OF EMBER, ZOMBIELAND, and GENTLEMEN BRONCOS, while our guest roster has included such talent as Mel Gibson, Bill Murray, Dolph Lundgren, Jemaine Clement, Paul Rudd, Bill Pullman, Paul Thomas Anderson, Kevin Smith, Jon Favreau, George Romero, Darren Aronofsky and Mike Judge. We also feature world, national and regional premieres of new, up-and-coming genre films.
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    The Fantastic Debates have become the most highly anticipated special event at Fantastic Fest. At the Fantastic Debates, press, filmmakers & film professionals enter the arena for a formal debate followed by two rounds of boxing. In the ring, the great issues facing the fan community are solved once and for all, first by words, then by fisticuffs. Four debates are scheduled, culminating in the main event, a bout featuring Fantastic Fest Co-Founder Tim League.
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    It's day three of The Fantastic Corpse Project, the short film powered by Dell Precision Workstations and AMD FirePro technology. Closing out the Fantastic Corpse project is Fantastic Fest veteran Eugenio Mira, here at the festival presenting his newest film Grand Piano. Eugenio has only 4 hours to figure out how to bring this innovative, challenging and fantastic short film to an end. Be sure to check out www.TheFantasticCorpse.com to see the finished film after the Fantastic Fest award ceremony on Sept. 24th.
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    It's day three of The Fantastic Corpse Project, the short film powered by Dell Precision Workstations and AMD FirePro technology. Day three began with Fantastic Fest newcomer Matthew Johnson. After viewing only the scene directed by James Byrkit the day before, Matthew launched head first into writing, directing, producing, and even acting in his minute of the film in 4 hours. Be sure to check out www.TheFantasticCorpse.com to see the finished film after the Fantastic Fest award ceremony on Sept. 24th.
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