Special Harry Potter Celebration Planned for November

HP Fan Trips is planning a special celebration trip to commemorate the world-wide release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I. Nov. 18 and 19 you can join fellow Harry Potter fans in Seattle, Wash., for a weekend of wizardly fun. There will be: An exclusive showing of the Harry Potter Exhibition, A […]

Fan-Created Serenity Sequel to “Air” on Ustream Today!

The producers of Browncoats: Redemption have announced that Ustream has sponsored the film’s premier today at 7pm Eastern. You can watch the film online at Ustream or the film’s Facebook page as it screens live at Dragon*Con. Producer Steven Fisher approached Ustream in April looking for an innovative partner in online media to join the […]

Travel Trends and the Genre Traveler

I just heard about three hot micro travel trends and thought I’d share with you how they might be interpreted through genre-coloured glasses. Flashpacking This is backpacking with an electronic twist. Flashpackers travel on the cheap with all the electronic gadgets they use in their daily lives and traditional vacations, such as digital cameras, iPods, […]

Iconic Production Designer Dies at 100

Iconic Production Designer Robert F. Boyle, a four-time Academy Award nominee for Art Direction for his work on North by Northwest, Gaily, Gaily, The Shootist and Fiddler on the Roof and recipient of an Honorary Oscar in 2008 for his work on these and more than 86 other motion pictures, died Sunday of natural causes […]

Guests Announced for Rock & Shock

Rock and Shock is an annual horror and music festival held in Worcester, Mass. Gina Migliozzi and Kevin Barbare created the event seven years ago because they saw that there was an overlapping audience between horror film fans and hard-rock lovers. Rock and Shock is a combination horror film festival and multi-act rock concert. This […]

Short Horror Films Sought by Rob Zombie

Universal Studios HollywoodSM and Rob Zombie are partnering to recognize the nation’s top short-form filmmaking horror genre talent with the “Halloween Horror Nights – Rob Zombie Film Competition.” If you think your short horror film has what it takes, enter in your scariest short film for a chance to win a premiere showing on Chiller […]

Horror Film Festival Features 2 Hours of Short Films & Trailers

If you’ll be in San Francisco on June 26, you might want to check out “A Nightmare to Remember” San Francisco Horror Film Fest. In fact, if you can get there early enough to be among the first 20 through the door, you’ll also get a goodie bag. The event takes place at 7pm at […]

Genre Films for the Summer 2010 Season: July

July has quite a few genre films to offer, so I think you’ll be able to get out of the heat quite often without having to see a film more than once. 😉 The trailers for The Sorcerer’s Apprentice look really cool and I’ve always found Nick Cage’s film to be fun, so I’m looking […]

Genre Films for the Summer 2010 Season: June

I could only find three genre films coming out in June … but that will be made up in July, when there will be a cornucopia of genre films. Also, June’s releases seem to be a bit more tame than the block busters so far and planned for the coming months. I guess June is […]

SF Film Festival in London Celebrates 9th Year Running

When I created The Genre Traveler, one of my primary motivations was that there was no single resource for genre travel info available (and there still isn’t). Well, “because there wasn’t one” is also the inspiration for the Sci-Fi London Film Festival, now in its 9th year. “The festival started primarily because there wasn’t anywhere […]