25 July 2019

Rutger Hauer – In Memoriam

Wie aan Rutger Hauer denkt, ziet personages voor zich die hardhandig orde op zaken stellen, die desnoods in hun eentje een bende criminelen dan wel een complete politiemacht te lijf gaan. Die kortom niet met zich laten sollen, of ze nu zwerver, terrorist, ridder of blinde zwaardvechter zijn. Maar de vrijdag 19 juli overleden acteur […]

15 July 2019

Call for submissions

For its 36th edition, which takes place from 15 to 25 April 2020, Imagine calls on short film, animation, documentary, and feature filmmakers working within the fantastic genre to submit their work. Imagine Film Festival is the festival for fantastic film in the Netherlands. Now in its 36th year, Imagine presents the best in fantasy, science fiction, horror, anime, martial arts […]

2 June 2019

Imagine Video Games @ LAB 111, June 15th.

The videogames designed especially for Imagine, are playable for one last time at LAB 111. HKU students have designed a couple video games for Imagine. These were free to play during the festival. After Imagine, the students had the opportunity to improve their games. On Saturday, June 15, the HKU students will demo the latest […]

16 May 2019

Imagine Presents – Vincent Price Birthday Bash

On May 27, Vincent Price would have turned 108, had he not died in 1993 at the age of 82. Together with Straigh to Video, Shocking News, LAB 111 and Jan Doense we are organizing a birthday party for this horror legend. On Sunday the 26th of May, Vincent Price’s daughter and biographer Victoria Price […]

28 April 2019

Alternative film posters now also for sale online!

We understand you didn’t really feel like bringing one of these amazing posters home with you on the boat, train or bike. Luckily for all of you who really wanted one of these anyway, the posters are now also for sale online! These handmade posters are limited edition and were made especially for Imagine, so […]

20 April 2019

Silver Scream Award goes to…

Our most coveted prize, the Silver Scream Award, has been awarded to the zombie comedy One Cut of the Dead. It was an exciting race last night, as the film Freaks suddenly rose to second place, but even our closing film could not exceed this amazing zombiefilm. Check out the final rankings of our Silver Scream […]

19 April 2019

And the winner is …

At our lovely closing night, we got to give away our Imagine Film Festival awards. We are very proud to present our winners to you. Black Tulip Award The award for the best film in the competition. The jury this year consists of directors Hanna van Niekerk and Ena Senadiarevic and Schokkend Nieuws editor in […]

18 April 2019

William Lustig receives the Career Achievement Award

William Lustig directed a whole set of genre films in the 1980s, including Maniac and the Maniac Cop trilogy. Maniac was shown yesterday after William Lustig’s Career Talk, the first part of the Maniac Cop trilogy can be seen today on Imagine. Lustig is a real genrefan who spent a large part of his childhood […]

16 April 2019

Awards score

Little can be added to these last scores. One Cut of the Dead is the big winner, but today three more titles can throw a spanner in the works: O Beautiful Night (now on 3), scary dog-thriller Wilkolak, and closing film Freaks. The result will be announced during tonight and then published here. View the […]

15 April 2019

Best of Imagine – programma bekend!

The first half of Imagine is behind us and we had some fantastic days, events and screenings. Based on your opinions (and our own…) we’ve created the programma it’s the numbers 1 to 7. These are: 10:00 – 11:40 Mirai 12:00 – 13:35 MEMORY: The Origins of Alien 13:55 – 15:35 Prospect 15:55 – 17:40 […]