Fantas magorical filmfest

The Best Short Film Festivals – Part 1

The age of the short film festival has been with us for decades but has never been as popular as it is today.
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The Best Short Film Festivals – Part 2

The concluding part of the best short film festivals around the world takes us to Greece, Germany and the UK among others.
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The Different Kind of Categories at Film Festivals

When a director, producer or filmmaker decides to enter one of their films in a festival it is highly important they indicate and tick the right boxes what category their film belongs in.
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The Most Unusual Film Festivals

When people talk about film festivals then certain images come straight to mind such as beautiful Cannes or Sundance, perhaps even short film festivals for animation etc.
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How to Become a Screenwriter

As we all know many films are based on books by famous and non-famous authors, but they then have to be adapted so they are suitable for the big screen.
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Joker – Why So Sensational?

There is one movie this season that has hit screens all over the globe and still has everyone talking – Joker. For those out of the loop this could easily be overlooked as another comic book film retelling virtually the same tales with the exact same characters (looking at you live action Spiderman), but you…

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The 5 Different Endings in Hollywood Films

Research has shown that when we walk away from a film the parts, we remember the most clearly are the peaks, the moments we enjoyed the most for whatever reason, and the end. Everyone has different preferences and therefore our most beloved scenes may not be on the radar of others, however the end is…

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From Laughs to Cries

Modern Comedians Stepping into Dark Territory We have all been guilty of having a narrow perspective of comedians in the past, many people still do. The idea that these people wake up funny, spend their day laughing off the woes of modern life and then spend all night retelling these events to a crowd, all…

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Today’s Best Writer/Directors

In order to make a good film you need lots of well-oiled components from great sets or locations to stunning costume, and of course stellar acting. Yet at the heart of a good film are two ingredients great writing and great directing.

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Why Hollywood Is So Repetitive

For over a decade now Hollywood has been churning out sequels, prequels remakes and non-stop adaptations in what seems to be a relentless onslaught of idea regurgitation all over audiences. Just a quick visit to the database and dedicated film site IMBD will show you that what is hot is something not unlike that you’ve…

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2019 Oscar Buzz

Its that time of year again when the absolute Hollywood elite put on their best tuxedos and display their custom made dresses on the red carpet. The award show to beat all awards shows – the 91st Academy Awards formerly known as the Oscars are days away. This year audiences will decide between classic ‘Oscar…

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The World’s Best Film Awards

There is hardly anything more glamorous than a film festival, and some of the award ceremonies around the world certainly capture the attention of the world media. Hard work should be appreciated, and the film industry is no different than any other in that respect. There are many film award nights that are held annually…

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The Best Ever Film Directors – Part 3

The third and concluding part of our blog to undercover the best ever film directors continues with David Cronenberg. So far, our list includes mainly American filmmakers and the dominance of Hollywood probably is responsible for this. However, we have also seen that countries such as Iran and Japan have also great directors that are…

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The Best Ever Film Directors – Part 2

Following on from our first blog on the best ever film directors we continue our quest to highlight some of the most elite directors that have ever made movies. It is not difficult to comprehend that the director creates a piece of work by molding the actors into a certain mindset and capturing their ideas…

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The Best Ever Film Directors – Part 1

There is no doubting how important a director is to a film; the director is probably the most important component in the makeup of a production. The director has the ultimate say and control over the film including editing, so even if a big movie star thinks they are the most important part of the…

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