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Announcing The Fantastic Fest Guests In Attendance And Final Three Films

We're adding three titles to the lineup and announcing a bunch of big names! 

Announcing The Fantastic Fest Guests In Attendance And Final Three Films

We have a ton of really cool guests attending Fantastic Fest this year alongside their films, and we're really excited to add three new titles to our already overstuffed lineup. So read on for the scoop!

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Austin, TX – Tuesday, September 17 — Fantastic Fest is pleased to announce three additional films to its exciting lineup for 2013, which includes films from celebrated directors Michel Gondry, Hitoshi Matsumoto and Ti West.

**Please note, the previously announced guest and Badass Hall of Fame inductee, director Errol Morris, is no longer able to attend Fantastic Fest. Unfortunately, Mr. Morris had to cancel his trip due to a family matter. He is disappointed to miss the Festival as he was very much looking forward to attend.**

MOOD INDIGO (FRANCE, 2013)

US Premiere

Director - Michel Gondry, 125 min

Michel Gondry returns with his most visually inventive film to date, a darkly whimsical love story adapted from the novel by Boris Vian.

R100 (JAPAN, 2013)

US Premiere

Director - Hitoshi Matsumoto, 100 min

The mad genius behind BIG MAN JAPAN returns to Fantastic Fest with his most crazed work yet, a brain-unraveling comic tale of male self-destruction.

THE SACRAMENT (USA, 2013)

US Premiere

Director - Ti West, 95 min

Ti West’s latest follows a Vice news team deep into the heart of darkness as they investigate a utopian, messianic commune.

Here is the list of guests in attendance for Fantastic Fest 2013 (listed by film):

AFFLICTED

Canada, US Premiere
Director: Clif Prowse
Director: Derek Lee

ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE

USA, Special Screening
Producer: Brian Udovich
Producer: Keith Calder

ALMOST HUMAN

USA, US Premiere
Director: Joe Begos
Producer/Lead Actor/ Editor: Josh Ethier
Actor: Graham Skipper
Second Assistant Camera, Digital Imaging Technician: Jon Killoran

BIG BAD WOLVES

Israel, Texas Premiere
Writer/Director: Aharon Keshales
Writer/Director: Navot Papushado

BLUE RUIN

USA, US Premiere
Writer/Director: Jeremy Saulnier 
Producer: Anish Savjani
Actor: Macon Blair

CHANTHALY

Lao People's Democratic Republic, North American Premiere
Director: Mattie Do

CHEAP THRILLS

USA, Special Screening
Director: Evan Katz
Executive Producer: Gena Wilbur
Producer: Travis Stevens
Actor: David Koechner
Actor: Ethan Embry
Actor: Pat Healy

COHERENCE

USA, World Premiere
Writer/Director: James Byrkit
Producer: Lene Bausager
Executive Producer: Alyssa Byrkit
Co-writer/Actor: Alex Manugian
Actor: Emily Foxler, actress
Actor: Hugo Armstrong, actor
Actor: Maury Sterling, actor
Actor: Nicholas Brendon  (Monday 9/23 only)

DETECTIVE DOWNS

Norway, World Premiere
Director: Bård Breien
Producer: Pål Røed
Producer: Asle Vatn
Actor: Svein André Hofsø

ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW

USA, Regional Premiere
Director: Randall Moore
Cinematographer: Lucas Lee Graham
Actor: Roy Abramsohn

FIELD IN ENGLAND, A

England, US Premiere
Director: Ben Wheatley

GOLDBERG AND EISENBERG 

Israel, World Premiere
Director/Writer/Producer: Oren Carmi

GRAND PIANO

Spain, World Premiere
Director: Eugenio Mira
Executive Producer: Núria Valls
Producer: Adrián Guerra
Actor: Elijah Wood
Actor: Alex Winter
Actor: Don McManus

GREATFUL DEAD

Japan, World Premiere
Director: Eiji Uchida
Actress:  Kumi Takiuchi

HALLEY

Mexico/The Netherlands, Texas Premiere
Director: Sebastian Hofmann

JODOROWSKY'S DUNE

USA, Texas Premiere
Director: Frank Pavich
Producer: Travis Stevens
Producer: Steven Scarlata

LFO

Sweden/Denmark, World Premiere
Director: Antonio Tublén
Producer: Alexander Brøndsted
Producer: Fredric Ollerstam
Actor: Patrik Karlson
Actress: Izabella Jo Tchig

LOVE ETERNAL

Ireland, US Premiere
Producer: Conor Barry

MACHETE KILLS

USA, World Premiere
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Producer: Tom Proper
Actor: Danny Trejo
Actress: Alexa Vega

MAN OF TAI CHI

USA, US Premiere
Director: Keanu Reeves
Actor: Tiger Chen

METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER

USA, Regional Premiere
Writer/Director: Nimród Antal
Metallica: Kirk Hammett
Metallica: Robert Trujillo

MIRAGE MEN

United Kingdom, North American Premiere
Director: John Lundberg
Co-Director: Roland Denning
Writer: Mark Pilkington

MONSOON SHOOTOUT

India, North American Premiere
Director: Amit Kumar

NARCO CULTURA

USA, Texas Premiere
Director: Shaul Schwarz

NIGHTBREED

United Kingdom, Texas Premiere
Restoration Director: Russell Cherrington

NINJA: SHADOW OF A TEAR

USA, World Premiere
Director: Isaac Florentine
Producer: Frank De Martini
Actor: Scott Adkins
Actress: Mika Hijii

NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN

Germany, North American Premiere
Director: Katrin Gebbe
Producer: Verena Graefe-Hoeft

PATRICK

Australia, North American Premiere
Director: Mark Hartley
Writer: Justin King
Producer: Antony Ginnane
Actress:  Sharni Vinson

PROXY

USA, US Premiere
Co-Writer/Director: Zack Parker
Producer: Faust Checho

RAGNAROK

Norway, World Premiere
Director: Mikkel Sandemose
Producer: Are Heidenstrom
Producer: Martin Sundland
Actor: Pal Sverre Hagen
Actor: Nicolai Cleve Broch
Scriptwriter: John Kåre Raake
Editor: Christian Siebenherz

RIGOR MORTIS

Hong Kong, US Premiere
Director: Juno Mak

SACRAMENT, THE

USA, US Premiere
Director: Ti West
Actor:  AJ Bowen

SEPTIC MAN

Canada, World Premiere
Director: Jesse Thomas Cook
Producer: Matt Wiele

SHE WOLF

Argentina, North American Premiere
Director: Tamae Garateguy
Writer: Diego A. Fleischer
Actress: Luján Ariza
Musician: Sami Buccella

THE DIRTIES

Canada, Special Screening
Writer, Director, Producer, Actor, Editor: Matt Johnson
Line Producer: Meghan Merkley

TIMECRIMES

Spain, Special Screening
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Composer: Eugenio Mira

WE ARE WHAT WE ARE

USA, Texas Premier
Co-Writer, Director: Jim Mickle
Associate Producer:  Lindsey Ramey

WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE

USA, US Premiere
Director: Zeke Hawkins
Director: Simon Hawkins
Producer: Justin Duprie
Producer:  Brian Udovich

WOLF

The Netherlands, US Premier
Director: Jim Taihuttu
Producer: Julius Ponten

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