Monthly Archives: January 2007

YouTube announced this past weekend that it will start sharing ad revenue with people who upload films on the site. Banking on the idea that everyone wants to watch cell phone clips of Asian schoolgirls giggling in their high school libraries (i.e. the vast majority of legal content on YouTube), the system will be introduced [...]

Fan Film Review: The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet (France, 2006) 10 minutes Fan films are truly an international phenomenon these days, but few of them prove it like Aurélien Poitrimoult’s The Green Hornet. After all, where else are you going to see a Japanese Filipino character speak English with a French accent while pretending to kick ass in an American [...]

Fan Film Movie Rules Sundance Film Festival

Utah’s famed Sundance Film Festival is all about independent film–at least in theory–so it was all too apt that the indie movie with the biggest buzz there last week was all about making the ultimate kind of indie flick: a fan film. Son of Rambow generated so much attention, in fact, that U.S. distribution rights [...]


Tap tap tap….hello? Is this thing on? Ok…and it goes a little something like this: Welcome to Fan Cinema Today, a blog (ideally THE blog) about fan films in all their variety, glory and sucktitude. Fan films are a pretty wide ranging topic as I see ‘em, so we’ll be talking about everything that has [...]

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