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Fantastic Fest 2017: Satellite Fest Titles Announced


One of the more exciting things about this year’s Fantastic Fest (and believe me there are a TON of exciting things) is the announcement that the festival will be branching out of Austin and screening select films at satellite locations
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Short Film: FALL

This week’s short film pick comes to us from director Claire Hanrahan and her nasty little thriller Fall. This 6-minute short revolves around a girl getting revenge on her neighbor who used her to cheat on a spelling test. Boy, kids can

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Short Film: DEBIT WOLF

This week’s short film pick comes to us from director Chris Shields and his film Debit Wolf. Waking up on a park bench, a woman finds her hands covered in blood, not knowing what happened or how she got there. Through a series

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Short Film: PLENA STELLARUM

This week’s short film pick is actually one that we’ve discussed on the podcast before when it premiered at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival, and that’s Matthew Wade‘s Plena Stellarum. This trippy piece of animated weirdness is now screening online for

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Short Film: CUDDLE BUDDY

This week’s short film pick comes to us from director Max Barbakow with Cuddle Buddy, a sweet, funny, 10-minute short about a depressed woman who hires a cuddle service around the holidays as a last ditch effort to relieve just a sliver

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Short Film: ADAM AND JOEL

Theodore Collatos’s latest short is one that is positioned as an origin, of sorts, for his upcoming feature-length film, Tormenting the Hen (which I covered here); an influential starting point that informs a certain segment of his feature, specifically, as variations of

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Kickstart Sunday: TWELFTH MAN

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Mark Brennan and his short film Twelfth Man, telling the true story of a theatre company attempting to perform Shakespeare‘s Twelfth Night during the 1966 World Cup Final. The film is based

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Short Film: HAVE HAD

This week’s short film pick comes to us from director Jack Turits and his film Have Had. The film stars Imogen Poots and Ben Rosenfield as siblings meeting each other for the first time after the passing of their mother and the day they

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Kickstart Sunday: HUMAN SUN

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Carl Bird McLaughlin and his short film Human Sun. This dramatic comedy revolves around a motivational speaker who teeters on the verge of a complete mental breakdown right before he has to