NEWS HISTORY

Three Fantastic Weekends

The Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival has decided to postpone its next edition to 2021, while continuing to support the creation of genre films in a different way until the end of 2020 through its Three Fantastic Weekends.

The Return – Summer Prospects & Genre Films

For every avid moviegoer, relief is at hand. You were hoping in your wildest dreams to return to your favourite cinema in July, but as it turns out the date is closer than you think: most cinemas will open on 22 June. Here’s what to watch for in the coming weeks.

Low-res Horror Polygons, J-Horror and Retro Spectres

Low polys, low-resolution textures and a back to basics design: let’s have a look at some horror video games that refuse ultra-realism and return to the PlayStation imaginary.

Oddballs

Finish your lockdown with a detour into three weirdo films, uneasy with classification.

For a better understanding of game design

Blisters on your fingers and controllers worn out? Then it’s time to take a breather from our indie game recommendations. This is the occasion to get behind the scenes of the video game and see how they work, with our selection for budding gamers and designers.

Festival films on VOD

For each edition, the Festival offers films that are not released in theatres. But don’t panic, by looking into various VOD services, you can treat yourself to some catch-up sessions !

Farewell to an artist and a friend

This Sunday, we learned that Philippe Nahon had died. Gaspar Noé bids farewell to his friend in a powerful and moving tribute to an actor, to life and to friendship, in the French daily, Libération.

Five indie gems waiting to be discovered

Now that the Festival’s call for entries for the 8th Indie Game Contest is open, let’s take a look at five major indies that marked the decade.

Murder is therapy

Is the line between Reality and Apocalyptic films growing ever thinner by the day? Blackening your thoughts? Then cheer yourself up with a therapeutic dose of 5 masterful Asian crime films.

Learn how to create video games!

To keep kids busy during lockdown, the Strasbourg studio Neuronality has put together a video-game creation course entirely online!

Masters of confinement

Lockdown puts time on your hands. So why not put it to good use by watching a few of the master classes by the greats of genre cinema from the Festival’s past editions.

Indie Game Contest: Call for entries

Call for entries – the 8th Indie Game Contest is officially open!

The return of a cult saga in VR: Half-Life: Alyx

After years of waiting, the Valve studio has just released an ambitious VR experience from the ultra-cult game series Half-Life.

A few apocalyptic movies

Did you picture the Apocalypse any differently than at your place, sprawled on the sofa with your feet on the coffee table? That’s probably what they were doing too.

A selection of horror comedies

Need a boost from the Lockdown Intimate Living Syndrome? Take your pick from this mixed species cocktail of horror comedies, bringing together serial-killer sheep, zombie beavers, normal zombies, graceful werewolves, Google-loving vampires and humans.