Fan filmmaker Garrett Gilchrist is making Shamelessly She-Hulk, an ambitious, feature-length fan film that sports not only Jennifer Walters (AKA She-Hulk), but also Spider-Man, The Punisher, Blade, Captain America, Iron Man, Superman, Batman, Black Widow and even an animated Howard The Duck.
Suddenly in the world of fan films, Spider-Man and European fan productions are all the rage. Combining both trends, then, is Stefano Morandini’s Spider-Man: Beyond The Dark, an Italian Spidey flick which just hit YouTube.
Maybe I’m not the best person to judge a fan film about The Flash, DC Comics’ long-running character. My knowledge of the red guy comes almost entirely from watching a few episodes of his early-Nineties TV show, which I checked out because friends told me I was the white version of Flash’s black sidekick (huh?). [...]
Even though Marvel Comics is the biggest comic book company around, the DC Comics characters get all the fan film attention. Last week, FCT took a look at some of the Marvel-based fan flicks that have been flying under the radar. This one…well, it sort of isn’t a Marvel character…buuuut it kind of is, but…aw, [...]
Next week, it’s all Marvel, all the time. DC Comics’ characters get all the fan film love, so we’re gonna shine a light on the other major comic book company by focusing in on its characters and their underground movies. You’ll see the big names you’d expect and at least one that will leave you [...]
One of the most notorious moments in fan film history came in the late 1990s, when Marc Kimball, a visual effects editor for TV commercials, dug out a Superman home movie he made in the early Eighties as a college student, and souped it up with 147 (then) modern-day effects on his home computer. Releasing [...]
DC Elseworlds link now works. Chris Cowan, a young filmmaker from Cincinnati now based in Los Angeles, has initiated a webseries of fan films called DC Elseworlds. Based on DC Comics’ Elseworlds series, the idea is that heroes are taken from their usual settings and put into alternate realities. So far, there’s three episodes online [...]
Mike O’Hearn, who I’ve written about a few times, appears as “Titan” on NBC’s American Gladiators, but fan film fans know him as Superman from Sandy Collora’s World’s Finest faux trailer fan film from 2004. Now Slashfilm has reported that O’Hearn is in the running for big-screen reboots of Conan The Barbarian and Captain America. [...]
Star Trek, Wall•E and Aquaman
Some small fan film-related items today: STAR TREK FAN FILM ZINE Don’t know how I never heard of this before, but you might want to take a look at Trekkie Central, a downloadable zine in .PDF format for Trek fan film fans. Its website is a bit of a mess, but clearly this is someone’s [...]