9.2 a) Film Genre

Under the rubric ‘film genre’ we group for instance festivals on fantasy, science fiction, horror, and crime (cf. Stringer 2008).

Stringer, Julian (2008). “Genre Films and Festival Communities: Lessons from Nottingham, 1991-2000.” Film International 6:4 (2008): 53–59.

Fantasy Film Festivals

Dellert, Frederike (2011). “Kontroverse Pioniere: Zur Kuration des Fantasy Filmfest.” Schnitt 2 (#62) (2011): 35–36.

Fantastic Film Festivals: US & Canada, resource website.  <http://fantasticfilmfests.com/>

Gann, Jon (2012). “‘Select. Build. Party.’: Patrick Van Hauwaert, Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival.” Behind the Screens: Programmers Reveal How Film Festivals Really Work. Washington, DC: Reel Plan Press. pp. 39–48.

Mendik, Xavier (2004). “The Fantastik Film Festival: An Overview and Interview with Magnus Paulsson.” Alternative Europe: Eurotrash and Exploitation Cinema Since 1945. Eds. Ernest Mathijs, and Xavier Mendik. London: Wallflower. pp. 232–235.

Van Extergem, Dirk (2004). “The Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film.” Alternative Europe: Eurotrash and Exploitation Cinema Since 1945. Eds. Ernest Mathijs, and Xavier Mendik. London: Wallflower. pp. 216–227.

Horror Film Festivals

Hills, Matt (2010). “Attending Horror Film Festivals and Conventions: Liveness, Subcultural Capital and ‘Flesh-and-Blood Genre Communities’.” Horror Zone: The Cultural Experience of Contemporary Horror Cinema. Ed. Ian Conrich. London; New York: I.B. Tauris. pp. 87–101.

 

(last updated: 25 February 2015)