16 October 2019

Openingsfilm Imagine Film Festival 2019 ‘Monos’ wint opnieuw belangrijke prijs

De film Monos, van Alejandro Landes ontving op het BFI London Film Festival de Best Film Award en werd een meesterwerk genoemd: “Monos is a stunning cinematic achievement; marrying dynamic visuals, faultless performances and groundbreaking storytelling. It’s a masterpiece!”  The BFI London Film Festival on Saturday unveiled its award winners for 2019. Alejandro Landes’ Monos took […]

8 October 2019

Call for entries!

The Imagine Film Festival calls on Dutch video game developers to submit their game for Imagine 2020. For over 30 years, the Imagine Film Festival has been the festival for Fantastic Film in The Netherlands. Besides the cream of the crop of fantastic cinema, there is also an extensive programme of masterclasses, panel discussions, talks […]

Nederlandse kortfilm Wild wint ‘Oscar voor fantastische film’

Wild, de korte film van Jan Verdijk, is op het Sitges Film Festival onderscheiden met de Méliès d’argent 2019. Het is de prijs die jaarlijks door 25 internationale festivals voor fantastische films wordt uitgereikt aan de beste korte fantastische film van Europa. Wild kwam tot stand vanuit Filmfonds Shorts. Wild is een zwarte komedie over een […]

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 […]