18 May 2016

Imagine Film Competition

Would you like to create your own character with special costumes and spectacular masks or surreal styling? Then this is your chance. Join our film competition and win fantastic prizes!  The Imagine Film Festival theme of the 2017 edition is Fantastic Fashion. In a wide ranging and varied theme program, Imagine will focus on the role […]

1 May 2016

Co-production market Frontières in Amsterdam

Imagine Film Festival, the Canadian Fantasia Film Festival and Marche du Film of the Cannes Festival present the international co-production market Frontières. Frontières  is an international co-production market and networking platform specifically focused on genre film financing and co-production between Europe and North America. It is organised by the Fantasia International Film Festival, in partnership […]

27 April 2016

Lindy Hemming will give a masterclass about her work

With our  Fantastic Fashion theme program – on the role costumes and styling play in the creation of the fantastic illusion – we are very proud to welcome Lindy Hemming as a guest of honour during Fantastic Film Festival 2017. Costume designer and Oscar winner Lindy Hemming (James Bond, The Dark Knight and Wonder Woman) […]

20 April 2016

Shorts at Imagine 2017

Fantastic Shorts We selected a  wide international selection of short films again this year:  the Fantastic Shorts. Over forty films from fifteen countries are divided into four programmes: All in the Family, Everyday Stories, Secrets and Lies and The Body Shop. Shorts: All In the Family Shorts: Everyday Stories Shorts: Secrets and Lies Shorts: The […]

10 April 2016

Suspiria: European premiere

In 1977 the movie Suspiria from horror maestro Dario Argento played in theatres. Now, 40 years later Imagine Film Festival and Cinema Egzotik present the Western European premiere of the 4K restoration of Argento’s magnum opus on Thursday, April 20th. More info about tickets coming soon! About Suspiria Suspiria is an Italian horror film from 1977 […]

2 April 2016

First selection of debut films announced

The Imagine Film Festival, which will take place from 12 to 22 April in EYE, Amsterdam, pays close attention to up-and-coming film talent. The selection for 2017 currently includes no less than fourteen feature film debuts from five different countries.  Prior editions of the festival have confirmed that Imagine has a keen eye for new talent: three […]

26 March 2016

Fantastic Fashion

The Imagine Film Festival theme of the 2017 edition is Fantastic Fashion. In a wide ranging and varied theme program, Imagine will focus on the role costumes and styling play in creating a fantastic illusion. Besides an extensive film program, there will be a large fringe program with domestic and foreign guests. Every fantastic film genre […]

18 March 2016

New artwork 2017

Imagine once again worked with the designer and illustrator Nick Liefhebber this year. The premise of Imagine’s campaign is the undulating and ever-changing shape of textiles.  Nick designed for, amongst others, American magazine The New Republic and Grasnapolsky Festival, but also for various international fashion brands, like the Asian The Dot and Target in the […]

14 March 2016

BRIMSTONE: exclusive advance screening on 2 January 2017

On January 2nd, 2017, the Imagine Film Festival, in cooperation with EYE, will organise a special advance screening of Martin Koolhoven’s dark western BRIMSTONE. In an interview before the film Martin Koolhoven will talk with Imagine programmer Phil van Tongeren about the films that inspired and influenced him. The trailers of these films, originating from […]

25 February 2016

European Genre Forum

The European Genre Forum (EGF) calls out to European first and second feature film makers working within genre film to submit their projects. The EGF provides a one year training cycle, consisting of three talent labs throughout 2017. A Director’s Lab, a Producer’s Lab and a Packaging Lab will provide film makers with an invaluable […]