“Detective Downs” Cast + Crew Red Carpet
MAN OF TAI CHI Fantastic Debates Pre-Fight Video from Keanu Reeves & Tiger Chen
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.
Nerd Rap Reigning Champion Andrew Todd!
The Fantastic Corpse Day 3 - Eugenio Mira
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.
“Cheap Thrills” Director & Cast Audience Dares
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.
Special Intro by Errol Morris for THE UNKNOWN KNOWN
He's a natural for the Badass Hall of Fame. After all, he's the guy who made Werner Herzog eat his shoe. And he's the guy who invented the Interrotron, an interview system that allows his subjects to maintain eye contact with him while still looking directly into the camera lens. He helped get a man off Death Row with The Thin Blue Line. And most of all Errol Morris has spent his whole career following his own path and his own vision, telling the stories that spoke to him most personally.