Guest Picks: Frank V. Ross

Tiger Tail in Blue Romance collides with reality as the mundane and the magical blur in Frank V. Ross’ impressive new feature, TIGER TAIL IN BLUE. We asked him to give us his five favorite Fandor films and his responses were likewise personal, percussive, and pointed. 

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Featured Release – Nostalghia

Nostalghia directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

Every Friday, Fandor’s curators serve up a newly available film worthy of special attention. This week’s Featured Release is Andrei Tarkovsky’s Nostalghia.

“…not so much a movie as a place to inhabit for two hours.” – J. Hoberman, the Village Voice

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Featured Release – Made of Stone

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone directed by Shane Meadows

Every Friday, Fandor’s curators serve up a newly available film worthy of special attention. This week’s Featured Release is the documentary Made of Stone directed by Shane Meadows.

“Warm and energetic, Shane Meadows’s love letter to The Stone Roses may be his best film so far.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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New Narratives: Building An Interactive Storyworld

South by Southwest Fandor

How can films provide a more immersive, and ultimately more fulfilling, experience for audiences?

The first few weeks of South by Southwest are divided into two camps, Interactive and Film, but a discussion on the emerging genre of interactive storytelling finds itself at the intersection of both.

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Guest Picks: Zach Clark

Vacation! directed by Zach Clark

Vacation! All he ever wanted: Warhol sleaze, French blood baths and unhinged characters acting out titillating scenarios.

It’s safe to say that filmmaker Zach Clark has a twisted sense of humor that tends towards the outrageous or just plain shocking. This is evident in his own productions as well as the movies he watches for pleasure, a potent mix of ’70s cult films, campy sexploitation throwbacks and deviant anarchic comedies.

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Going Into the Story with Ted Hope: Part 4

Ted Hope Fandor

Ted concludes his conversation with Go Into The Story, offering up resources for screenwriters, hope for the “creator class” and a call for change.

“I hope to find partners who believe in the mission that the creators and their supporters should be the direct financial beneficiaries of the work they create.” – Ted Hope

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Featured Release – A Bullet for the General

A Bullet for the General directed by Damiano Damiani

Every Friday, Fandor’s curators serve up a newly available film worthy of special attention. This week’s Featured Release is A Bullet for the General directed by Damiano Damiani.

“When the bullet turns red, the general will be dead!”

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