Latest Fantastic Fest Stories

2011-08-01 10:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, today announced the acquisition of US rights to THE FP from its July 30th screening at Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival.

2011-07-14 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fantastic Fest is proud to announce our first wave of programming for the seventh edition of Fantastic Fest, happening September 22-29 in Austin, Texas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/FFLOGO) This batch of 20 films spans the globe from Japan, Belgium, Mexico, Russia, Hong Kong, Korea and of course the USA.

2011-06-13 12:36:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Drafthouse Films, Timpson Films and Magnet Releasing have secured genre heavyweights Xavier Gens (Frontiers, Hitman) and Christopher Smith (Severance, Black Death) to join Noburo Iguchi (Robo Geisha, Machine Girl) and Kaare Andrews (Altitude) along with 21 other directors to make up the talented roster behind THE ABCs OF DEATH, a twenty-six chapter anthology feature that showcases death letter by letter.

2011-05-16 11:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alamo Drafthouse and Texas Monthly today announced their collaboration for the 2011 Rolling Roadshow, marking the first all-Texas tour of free outdoor 35mm screening experiences pairing famous movies with famous places.

2011-05-13 09:15:00

CANNES, France, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Drafthouse Films, Timpson Films and Magnet Releasing announced today that they will produce THE ABCs OF DEATH, a twenty-six chapter anthology feature that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.

2011-03-08 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alamo Drafthouse, "#1 theater in America" (Entertainment Weekly) and Fandango, the nation's #1 moviegoer destination, have partnered to offer online and mobile ticketing on Fandango, in addition to current ticketing on Alamo Drafthouse sites.

2011-01-10 11:16:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery have teamed up for the "Off-Centered Film Fest" short film competition on April 15 & 16 in Austin, TX.

2010-10-21 10:12:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Movies, food, booze, fun - Badass Digest springs from the movie-loving culture of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas and is dedicated to all the aspects of a badass lifestyle.

2010-10-07 14:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Drafthouse Films announced today that Chris Morris' new comedy Four Lions will open in select cities on November 5. The film will expand wider in the weeks following the November 5th opening.

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