Archive for July, 2012

FANTASIA 2012: OVER 160 FILMS FOR OUR 16TH YEAR!

Press release For immediate release FANTASIA 2012: OVER 160 FILMS FOR OUR 16TH YEAR! Montreal, July 11, 2012 – Greetings, cinephiles! The time is now for Fantasia’s 16th edition and we’re throwing a 160-film Sweet 16 blowout that’s going to shake Montreal to its knees. We hope your retinas’ and stomachs have plenty of space, [...]

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FANTASIA 2012: OCCIDENTAL LINEUP

Press release For immediate release FANTASIA 2012: OCCIDENTAL LINEUP Montreal, July 11, 2012 – As always, Fantasia’s 2012 Occidental film lineup is a thrilling cross of world premieres, hot new works and a supercharged smorgasbord of some of the most acclaimed genre films from Cannes, Sundance, Rotterdam, Berlin, SXSW, Sitges and Tribeca, most having their [...]

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FANTASIA 2012: ASIAN CINEMA IS BACK IN FORCE!

Press release For immediate release FANTASIA 2012: ASIAN CINEMA IS BACK IN FORCE! Montreal, July 11, 2012 – Fantasia 2012 promises to be a dream year for fans of cinema hailing from all corners of Asia. Japan, the Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, continental China, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines and India will make you [...]

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FANTASIA 2012: CAMERA LUCIDA +DOCUMENTARIES FROM THE EDGE

Press release For immediate release FANTASIA 2012: CAMERA LUCIDA + DOCUMENTARIES FROM THE EDGE Montreal, July 11, 2012 – Having become a can’t-miss part of Fantasia, the CAMERA LUCIDA section returns with its most daring edition to date. Each of this year’s 10 selections takes a certain look on genre film, then destroys it only [...]

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FANTASIA 2012: AXIS, A NEW SECTION DEVOTED TO INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION CINEMA

Press release For immediate release FANTASIA 2012: AXIS, A NEW SECTION DEVOTED INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION CINEMA Montreal, July 11, 2012 – The animated film, compared to its live-action counterpart, has long proven itself exceptionally well suited to conjuring illusions, to bringing the fantastic to life. No surprise then that animation has been a key component of [...]

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FANTASIA 2012: FANTASIA LOVES JENNIFER LYNCH

Press release For immediate release FANTASIA 2012: FANTASIA LOVES JENNIFER LYNCH Montreal, July 11, 2012 – From the day she exploded onto the scene with the largely misunderstood and still-controversial BOXING HELENA nineteen years ago, Jennifer Lynch has been a spellbinding iconoclast on the American indie landscape, her provocative approach to filmmaking seeing her alternately [...]

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FANTASIA 2012: JURY MEMBERS

Press Release For Immediate Release FANTASIA 2012: JURY MEMBERS Montreal, July 11th, 2012 – For its 16th edition, the Fantasia International Film Festival will be counting on prestigious juries in order to award the festival’s  various prizes. Stemming from  a vast range of cultural sectors and boasting significant experience in the field of cinema, the jury members will [...]

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DAVID BORDWELL, LIFETIME EXCELLENCE AWARD

Press release For immediate release DAVID BORDWELL, LIFETIME EXCELLENCE AWARD Montreal, July 11, 2012 – Roger Ebert once called him the world’s greatest film scholar. The Fantasia International Film Festival is giving a special Lifetime Excellence Award to the one and only, worldfamous cinephile, film theorist and scholar, David Bordwell. He has written over 15 volumes [...]

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Official Closing Film of Fantasia 2012 – LAIKA’S PARANORMAN

Press release For immediate release Official Closing Film of Fantasia 2012 LAIKA’S PARANORMAN Fantasia and Alliance Films are proud to showcase the Canadian Premiere of PARANORMAN as the gala closing film of our 2012 festival. The new 3D stop-motion comedy thriller from animation studio LAIKA, reteams the company with Focus Features after their groundbreaking Academy Award®-nominated CORALINE. [...]

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New Website Adjustments

We are aware that there are still some adjustments to make on our brand new website. Thanks for your patience. Everything should be fixed very shortly.

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