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Fantastic Fest First Wave Films Announced (Finally)
Fantastic Fest 2009, Round One
"...be hotter than hades outside but the news from Fantastic Fest 2009 is cool, chilling, and guaranteed to make..."

July 13, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest Reformats, Resets in Pandemic Response
South Lamar reunion will become dispersed fest instead
"...Another domino on the fall festival circuit has, if not fallen, at least is angled..."

Sept. 3, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Canceled For 2020
Alamo's genre festival hopes to be back in 2021
"...Another, seemingly inevitable hit to Austin's film festival scene has landed: Fantastic Fest, the annual celebration of..."

July 7, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Returns to Celebrate Itself
Global genre gathering announces streaming lineup
"...Fantastic Fest may be taking a year off due to..."

Sept. 10, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Awards
Wakaliwood's Bad Black surprise audience pick
"...It was a big night for Ugandan cinema at Fantastic Fest as Bad Black, the latest film from Wakaliwood's..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Awards Announced
Studio Ghibli’s latest wins audience favor
"...a few days left in this 10th edition of Fantastic Fest, but the ballots, at least, have all been..."

Sept. 23, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Titane to Open Fantastic Fest 2021
Cannes winner heads up this year's lineup
"...space barbarians and a head full of metal. Yes, Fantastic Fest has announced its first wave of programming for..."

Aug. 6, 2021 Screens Post

Fantastic Fest Hands Out Awards
Green Room takes top audience award, plus jury nods
"...As Fantastic Fest survivors nurse their hangovers or catch up on..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

It's Knives Out For Rian Johnson at Fantastic Fest
The Last Jedi director's latest to close fest
"...got Knives Out, the new closing night film for Fantastic Fest...."

Aug. 20, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest: The Final Chron of Us
Looking back on the fest's highs and lows
"...Fantastic Fest 2018 is in the history books, and the..."

Oct. 3, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Fantastic Fest 2014 Open for Submissions
Plus two Drafthouse flicks take FF tour audience awards
"...already time to start thinking about next year's film festival season. Yup, Fantastic Fest is open for submissions for..."

Dec. 16, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Won’t Stop Announcing Awesome Stuff
May the Schwartz be with all of us
"...There's just no way to play it cool with Fantastic Fest, not when they're dropping bombs about the Cormans..."

Sept. 8, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Fantastic Fest Adds Last Two Titles
Follow-up to FF fave The Lure joins list
"...Just when Fantastic Fest made us think they'd locked their lineup, here..."

Sept. 17, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Night He Came to Fantastic Fest
Genre fest announces Halloween for opening night
"...to Austin this year – or rather, Halloween is. Fantastic Fest has announced that the revamp of the classic..."

Aug. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest First Wave Hits Hard
Stephen King adaptations, Arabic cinema, and Three Billboards
"...to nerve-jangling terror, the first wave of films for Fantastic Fest 2017 (Sept. 21-28) announced this morning has it..."

Aug. 8, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Announces Keanu Reeves as 'Man of Tai Chi'
Plus 'Big Bad Wolves' and 'Nightbreed - The Cabal Cut' and more
"...Fantastic Fest has just dropped the first wave of programming..."

July 24, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Gets 'Looper' For Second Wave
Stage two sees newbie Joseph Gordon-Levitt join FF veterans
"...Fantastic Fest has always been as much a family as..."

Aug. 16, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Unleashes Final Wave
New films from Charlie Kaufman and Owen Egerton join fest
"...fill out the final list of announced titles for Fantastic Fest 2015. Today's list adds 21 new titles and..."

Sept. 9, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Gets Arty
First titles, plus Nicolas Winding Refn on exploitation
"...Things are about to get weird: Fantastic Fest 2015 has announced its first round of programming,..."

July 30, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Opens the Mercado Fantastico
New film market at genre festival aims Spanish, Portuguese spotlight
"...For years, Fantastic Fest has been called the geek Telluride. Now it..."

May 30, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Parties On
Time to plan your FF drinking, plus two sneak announcements
"...With Fantastic Fest, it's not just the films: It's the parties..."

Sept. 10, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Nabs Latest Derrickson-Cargill-Hawke Horror Collab The Black Phone
Keira Knightley dark comedy Silent Night to close fest
"...Fantastic Fest – the Austin-based film festival dedicated to horror,..."

Sept. 9, 2021 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Donnybrook, In Fabric Top Fantastic Fest Awards
Plus Danish thriller Holiday sweeps Next Wave category
"...What's a film festival without awards? Fantastic fest has today announced the top..."

Sept. 25, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest 2015: Tim League Speaks!
Hot tips and the inside spill, plus Kurt Russell!
"...With Fantastic Fest bearing down on us like a flame-throwing, kipper-juggling,..."

Sept. 24, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Cancels Aerial Hog Hunt
Co-founder Tim League pulls the plug
"...If there's one thing you can count on at Fantastic Fest (besides an overwhelming number of first-rate films), it's..."

Sept. 17, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Fantastic Fest Tells Tales of the Long and the Short and the Tall
Short film selection from Austin to Estonia, animation to sushi
"...two rounds of feature films already on the schedule, Fantastic Fest has just announced its tall stack of short..."

Sept. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Round Two: Israel, Japan, and a 'Field in England'
New Ben Wheatley historical shocker added to 2013 lineup
"...Get your best shaky face ready: Fantastic Fest 2013 has announced its latest additions to the..."

Aug. 13, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Returns ... In the Flesh
Alamo Drafthouse's genre celebration, coming to a cinema soon
"...Fantastic Fest, the Alamo Drafthouse's celebration of weird and wonderful..."

June 22, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 2
Download our second report from the genre festival
"...counselors, and killer dresses, oh my! Day two of Fantastic Fest 2018 is over, and the Chronicle's Screens team..."

Sept. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 1
Download our podcast for reviews of Halloween and more
"...Day one of Fantastic Fest is in the books with some big premieres,..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

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