Fantastic Fest 2012 Recap

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.

More Fantastic Videos

  • “Man of Tai Chi” US Premiere - Keanu Reeves & Tiger Chen Interview
  • Elijah Wood Slap Shot
  • The Fantastic Corpse - Short Film
    The Fantastic Corpse is a short film project based on the exquisite corpse collaborative method. Dell Precision and AMD are working with creative content company Arts+Labor to bring five Fantastic Fest filmmakers together to create one short film, each filming an equal part, and continuing each others segment. The first director (Oren Carmi, GOLDBERG AND EISENBERG) created the first minute, and then passed on to the next filmmaker (Nacho Vigalondo, TIMECRIMES). When the third filmmaker tagged in (Jim Byrkit, COHERENCE), he was only allowed to watch what Nacho had created before making his segment. The fourth filmmaker (Matt Johnson, THE DIRTIES) could only see what the third filmmaker shot, and so on until Eugenio Mira (GRAND PIANO) completed the Fantastic Corpse. It was screened at the Fantastic Fest Awards Ceremony, a mere 5 days after it began. This is the story of the making of that incredible feat, powered by Dell Precision Workstations and AMD FirePro Technology. The film was produced and edited on high-end Dell Precision T5610 and T7610 tower workstations powered by AMD FirePro™ W5000 and W8000 professional graphics, respectively, and M6800 mobile workstations equipped with AMD FirePro M5100. The systems will be paired with Dell UltraSharp U2413 monitors with AMD Eyefinity triple-display setups. Director #1 Oren Carmi Director #2 Nacho Vigalondo Director #3 James Byrkit Director #4 Matt Johnson Director #5 Eugenio Mira Creative Director - Erik Horn Producer - Stephanie Noone Director of Photography Drew Daniels - segments 1 and 4 Tod Campbell - segments 2 and 3 Drew Xanthopoulos - segment 5 Assistant Director - Will Cleveland Art Director - Michael Bayer Art Production Assistant - Colton Batts Hair & Make Up - Kathy Miller 1st AC - Drew Daniels, Melissa Porter 2nd AC - Melissa Porter, Stephen Huff Gaffer - Ben Oliver Grip - Jason Harter, Carlos Boillat, David Lackey Location Sound Mixer - Erik Duemig Boom Operator - Joseph Duemig Special Effects - Hawgfly (Meredith Johns, Ana Fugate) Post Supervisor/Editor - Joe Nicolosi DIT - Vladyslav Alexander Production Assistants - Kennon Talley, David Lackey, Colton Batts Behind The Scenes Camera Operator - Katie Graham Camera Operator - Sound - Landry Gideon Still Photographer - Lauren Reynolds Post-Production Post Supervisor/Editor - Joe Nicolosi Editor - Andrew Matthews, Bryan Poyser Assistant Editor - Matt Young Colorist - Joe Malina Composer - Kevin Schneider Sound Mix - Eric Friend
  • “Detective Downs” Cast + Crew Red Carpet
  • The Fantastic Corpse - Day One - Oren Carmi
    It's day one of The Fantastic Corpse Project, the short film powered by Dell Precision Workstations and AMD FirePro technology. Day one brought us director Oren Carmi, whose film GOLDBERG and EISENBERG is nominated for the Dell & AMD Next Wave Award. Hailing from Tel Aviv Israel, Oren kicked off the 5 minute short film.  We can't reveal what Oren came up with, but you can get some hints from the behind the scenes stills and this recap video. 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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  • MACHETE KILLS: Don’t Talk - Green Band Version
  • Fantastic Fest 2013 - Festival Wrap-Up