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15 Awesome Kickstarter Projects

I love the site Kickstarter, which enables people to raise funds for all kinds of projects, from indie comic books to clothing lines to theater performances. Every time I browse through the projects, I notice just how many of them are the kinds of projects our readers would love–educational yet playful, quirky and scientific, fan [...]

CG Animated Short Shows Life After Aperture

(YouTube Link) After Aperture is a CG fan film with beautiful atmospherics and an understated elegance that attempts to explain what happens to Chell after she escapes from Aperture Science in the video game Portal 2. Apparently the creator Zachariah Scott drew inspiration for the film from a sketch he saw of Chell sitting on the Companion [...]

Y: The Last Man Fan Film

(YouTube Link) This incredibly well made fan film is based on the Vertigo comic book Y The Last Man, which centers around an apocalyptic setting where everyone on Earth with a Y chromosome is wiped out, except for a guy named Yorick and a monkey named Ampersand. The film is entitled Y:The Last Man Rising, it was [...]

Fan Film – Indiana Jones And The Jungle Spider

(YouTube Link) A very young fan of Indiana Jones asked his father to help him make this adorable fan film, in which young Logan plays Doctor Jones of course. Watch as he searches for the elusive Tiki looking ceramic thingy missing from his collection, all the while trying to avoid being bitten by a rather nasty looking [...]

Deadpool Fan Film Is Dead Funny

(YouTube Link) Marvel’s wise cracking, super powered assassin gets his day in the sun in this Deadpool fan film called Deadpool: A Typical Tuesday by Bean Dip Productions. This hilarious fan film sets the bar pretty high for any Hollywood Deadpool that may (but probably won’t) come out sometime before I die, and shows why Deadpool would [...]

Take A Ghostbusters Themed Tour Of New York

(YouTube Link) The Ghostbusters tour of New York is a tribute to the classic film that showed us all we don’t need to be afraid of ghosts, or giant marshmallows for that matter. A byproduct of Bleedingcool’s Patrick Willems relocating to the Big Apple, this fan film is as much a tribute to the city as it [...]

Live Action Mega Man X Vs. Protoman Fan Film

(YouTube Link) This slick looking Megan Man X fan film was brought to life by Olan Rogers, who spent a mere $700 on the entire production. The costumes alone look like they cost more than seven hundred bucks, and yet the average budget of B-movies like Sharktopus is well over a million dollars. Take note, budding filmmakers-it’s [...]

Fan Film: The Secret Origins of Pac-Man

(Video Link) At an underground military research facility in Nevada, scientists are hard at work on some revolutionary new weapon. What is it? In this fan film by Steelehouse Digital, a US Army colonel journeys into the bowels of the maze to investigate. Official Website -via Comics Alliance Previously: Pac-Man: The Musical Pac-Man: The Movie

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney-The Movie Trailer

(YouTube Link) This production of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is not a fan film, nor is this a parody trailer meant strictly for the interwebs. This is a big budget motion picture, directed by Takashi Miike (Ichi the Killer, Audition) and based on the Nintendo DS game series by Capcom. Maybe the Japanese can make a decent [...]

Portal Fan Film Is Quite Good Actually

(YouTube Link) When the term Fan Film is used to describe what you’re about to watch, you normally don’t expect much from the film or the maker.  This film, entitled Portal: No Escape is unlike any fan film i’ve ever seen, because it’s downright quality-looks good, well written, stylish and entertaining throughout.  No Escape should definitely [...]