10 March 2018

Kick-Ass Women Column: The Witch

Every week, Gwyneth Sleutel writes a Kick-Ass Women column. This week’s topic: the witch.

6 March 2018

New feature films and a magic guest!

A witch is coming to town and Frankenstein will be brought back to life! An occult guest is coming to town.. She’s often seen in fantastic film, but at Imagine she will be on stage. Furthermore, we are paying a tribute to the 200-year existence of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein using music and film. Last but […]

4 March 2018

Imagine 2018: fantastic stories from past and present

The first titles and programme sections are revealed! With great pleasure we announce the first details of our 2018 programme! As always, we present you a fine selection of horror, sci-fi and fantasy. This year’s programme reflects the wide range of storytelling traditions that belong to the realm of fantastic film: from fantastic stories going […]

17 February 2018

Kick Ass Women Column: Femme Fatale

She finds an innocuous corner in which to spin her web. The linger the web takes, the more fabulous it construction. She has no need to chase. She sits quietly, her patience a consummate force; she waits for her prey to come to her on their own, and then she ensnares them, injects them with […]

5 February 2018

Full programme revealed!

Kick-Ass Women, David Russell, Mick Garris and the revelation of our full programme. This year, we would like you to hear and see the voices of cinema’s kick-ass women. Also, we invited two professionals that will elaborate on the art of screenplays and storyboards.. Last but not least, our full programme and timetable is online! […]

4 February 2018

Kick-Ass Women Column: Mothers

Kick-Ass Women: domestic mothers, monstrous mothers, final Mothers One of the most popular Dutch romantic comedies is the 2013 film Soof. Soof shows us a mother who cooks not for the wellbeing of her children but for her own financial independence.Cooking has become a choice, no longer a chore a mother is supposed to do. […]

2 February 2018

Laterna Magica: predecessor of cinema

The Laterna Magica was used to tell fantastic stories, using merely a candle, a mirror and glass. Fantasy and imagination are the key to telling legendary stories that transcend reality. Fantastic stories are often told using images that create a complete new world. Especially film is a good method to achieve this altered reality, as […]

29 January 2018

Imagine 2018 from 11 to 21 april in EYE Amsterdam

The Netherland’s largest festival for fantastic film will take place from Wednesday the 11th to Saturday the 21st of April 2018 in EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam. Just like previous years, the 34th edition of the festival puts its focus on original and pioneering horror, science fiction and fantasy films. Over the course of 11 days, […]

13 January 2018

Berlin Syndrome – de keuze van Imagine voor La Notte Filmnacht

La Notte is een filmnacht geprogrammeerd door 12 Nederlandse filmfestivals. Onze programma bijdrage voor de filmnacht: Berlin Syndrome, een claustro-thriller van Cate Shortland over een sinistere vakantieliefde…

5 January 2018

Genrefilmmakers! Meld je nu aan voor EGF Talent Lab 2018

European Genre Forum is een talent lab voor Europese genrefilmmakers om je filmproject verder te ontwikkelen. Ieder jaar selecteren we 8 projecten waarvan de regisseur, scenarist en producent worden uitgenodigd deel te nemen aan 3 bijeenkomsten vol trainingssessies en mentor meetings, en een pitch workshop. De bijeenkomsten vinden plaats tijdens de genrefilmfestivals in Amsterdam (april […]