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The features that make their premiere at Fantastic Fest tend to get much of the attention, but don’t forget that you’re likely to see some great short films at the event as well. Fantastic Fest is known for their extensive short film selection and this year is no different:
“Fantastic Fest is excited to announce the short film lineup for the ninth edition of Fantastic Fest, happening September 19th- 26th in Austin, Texas at Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline. Short films provide an outlet for filmmakers to showcase their genre talents in a format with fewer restraints, making them a Fantastic Fest favorite. Fantastic Fest is wildly excited that longtime festival comrade Kier-la Janisse is now our lead shorts programmer. Kier-la created the notorious CineMuerte Film Festival in Canada, and was the first full-time film programmer for the Alamo back in the “wild west” days. She has since gone on »
- Jonathan James
It’s almost that time of the year, when filmgoers, filmmakers and everyone else make their way to Austin, Texas for the annual Fantastic Fest. This year’s Ff will host the world premiere of Machete Kills, screenings of Cheap Thrills, Ben Wheatley’s A Field In England, Keanu Reeves’ Man Of Tai Chi, The Cabal Cut of Nightbreed, the premiere of the Patrick remake (starring You’Re Next heroine Sharni Vinson), Alex de la Iglesia’s Witching & Bitching and many more films/events. Last year saw You’Re Next star/mumblecore king Joe Swanberg hand Devin Faraci his ass in the annual debate/boxing match held at the festival every year, and the tradition will be sure to continue, this time with two new faces stepping up to argue/fight.
Today, Fantastic Fest has announced the complete lineup of short films playing at the festival (happening September 19-26th), and judging from the roster, »
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