There is absolutely nothing not to love about this trailer for The History of Future Folk, an immensely charming indie movie about and alien named Bill who comes to Earth to destroy it, but instead fall in love with our music. And when another alien named Kevin arrives to assassinate him, they start a band.
Wolf Cop is destined to become a meme, or at least a cult phenomenon. This concept trailer was produced by some film-makers in Saskatchewan, Canada, for the CineCoup online contest that gives one lucky film-maker $1 million to finish his or her film.
Last week marked the debut of Jim Munroe's latest indie flick, Ghosts with Shit Jobs, at the Sci-Fi London Film Festival. It played to a rapturous, sold-out crowd, and for good reason: As one of the festival organizers said, it's rare to see really smart, biting science fiction satire these days. Made for a budget of…
Good news: Gareth Edwards' well-reviewed film about aliens quarantined in Mexico, Monsters, is getting a limited release. The film, which generated plenty of awesome buzz at SXSW, is coming to NYC and LA.
Indie filmmakers often have to raise money for a movie while they're making it. So they make teasers that attract fans - and potential funders. What's the right way to do it? Learn from movie-in-progress Lightning In The Bottle.
This week get a face full of Manborg, the creepy film that takes place after the mighty hell wars! Plus a sweet little end-of-the-world rom-com, and a spooky short proves that H.P. Lovecraft is still the scare master.
Last year, thought-provoking independent film District 9 swept the box office and blasted its way into the Oscars. Was this a fluke, or could it happen again? Here are eight new science-fiction underdogs that could be the next sleeper hit.
You're maxing out your credit cards, or you've found an investor. However it's happened, you've got money to make your film. Now the question becomes: how to make that money last? Where do you spend, and where do you save?
In the alternate history of Project Arbeiter, it's 1943 and the Nazis have invented the ultimate weapon: Mobile armor suits. But the allies have stolen the tech. And now it's a mobile suit mano a mano to win the war.
A weird indie horror gem crept into theaters last week while you weren't looking. Called House of the Devil, it's a smart, spare homage to early-80s B-grade horror movies that pleasingly overturns nearly all the conventions of the genre.
From the official website of the film, now out on DVD:
Murderous aliens with secret connections to the Russian government ruin an innocent vacation with their cold, emotionless black eyes and hearts in Project Grey. Five friends go on a weekend camping trip, but only one makes it out alive. When the sole survivor is questioned by the government he explains that his…