Fantastic Fest returns and this time at the new Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline theater, the largest one to date. Fantastic Fest dates are September 19th – 26th in Austin, Texas, so make your plans to attend as soon as possible.
The Fantastic Fest Poster for 2013 is by artist Johnny Sampson
Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills will have its world premiere on September 19, 2013 as the opening night film for the 2013 festival, with talent from the film in attendance, including Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega and Robert Rodriguez. Additional talent is to be confirmed closer to festival.
“Every year we compile our dream targets for opening night film; MACHETE KILLS was at the top of that list,” said Fantastic Fest Co-founder & Creative Director Tim League. “We are going to pull out all the stops to ensure Robert’s world premiere red carpet experience is literally blood red.”
Photo of Robert Rodriguez in Austin at another film event this year – By Liz Lopez
“Fantastic Fest has quickly become the best place for fans to first experience the newest and coolest genre movies and blockbusters,” said director Robert Rodriguez. “I am honored and extremely excited for Machete Kills to have its world premiere right here in Austin and kick off Fantastic Fest.”