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U.S. Genre Film Fests Plan Second Virtual NIGHTSTREAM Festival (Exclusive)

Four U.S. genre film festivals are set to host the second annual online-only festival, NIGHTSTREAM, to jointly screen films and other programming from their events amid the pandemic. The Boston

Korean Crime Drama ‘Voice of Silence’ Takes Top Jury Prize at Fantasia Film Fest

Korean director Hong Eui-jeong’s indie crime drama Voice of Silence has picked up the Cheval Noir best film prize at the Fantasia Film Festival, which wrapped on Wednesday. Hong’s debut…

Mark O’Brien Talks Premiering Debut Feature ‘The Righteous’ With a Live Audience: “I Feel Surreal”

Mark O’Brien enjoyed a rare privilege for a pandemic-era director on Sunday night — being in a movie theater and seeing the opening titles of his debut feature, The Righteous, roll and hearing…

Takashi Miike’s ‘The Great Yokai War – Guardians’ to Close Fantasia Film Fest

Takashi Miike’s The Great Yokai War – Guardians has been tapped to close the Fantasia International Film Festival on Aug. 25. The sequel to The Great Yokai War, which opened Fantasia in…

Dark Star, Bloody Disgusting to Host Free Virtual Film Fest with Secret Screening (Exclusive)

Los Angeles-based Dark Star Pictures and Bloody Disgusting came up with a novel way to unveil their latest horror pic acquisition, 'Dementia Part II,' by featuring it as a surprise secret finale to a…

Charlotte Kirk’s ‘The Reckoning’ Sells to RLJE Films, Shudder

Neil Marshall's horror movie about a young widow accused of being a witch is set for a 2021 release.

Polish Comedy ‘Marygoround’ Wins Top Prizes at Fantasia Film Fest

The Polish comedy Marygoround nabbed the Cheval Noir trophy for best feature, director and actress at the Fantasia International Film Festival after prizegiving on Wednesday night.

Fantasia: Kamikaze Dogfight Nabs ‘Clapboard Jungle’ Doc (Exclusive)

Justin McConnell’s documentary about the trials of an indie filmmaker features interviews with Guillermo Del Toro, Paul Schrader and the late George A. Romero.