Saturday, June 21, 2008

North American Fantastic Festival Alliance Expands To Seven

The NORTH AMERICAN FANTASTIC FESTIVAL ALLIANCE (NAFFA) is pleased to announce the addition of 4 fantastic film festival partners to its organization; New York Asian Film Festival, Toronto After Dark, Danger After Dark in Philadelphia, and ScreamFest L.A. NAAFA was founded by Montreal’s Fantasia, Alamo Drafthouse’s Fantastic Fest in Austin and Dead Channels: the San Francisco Festival of Fantastic Film.

NAFFA is comprised of professional North American festivals dedicated to presenting the best new independent and international fantasy, science fiction, horror, animation, exploitation, experimental and cult movies, as well as selected retrospective programs, with a dedication to quality and respect for the filmmaker’s work. The Alliance’s mission is to assist neophyte filmmakers in navigating the chaotic, and overwhelming, film festival submission process by providing useful information and invaluable networking opportunities.

NAFFA’s official website,, aims to provide emerging and established imaginative artists with access to an Alliance of acclaimed festivals that actively support the discovery and promotion of thrillingly unique independent film from all over the world. NAFFA is recognized by the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation:

The following is a list of upcoming events of partners of the NAFFA

New York Asian Film Festival
June 20 – July 6, 2008

July 3 – 21, 2008
Montreal, Canada

Fantastic Fest
September 18-25, 2008
Austin, TX

Dead Channels
October 2-5, 2008
San Francisco, CA

ScreamFest LA
October 10-19, 2008
Los Angeles, CA

Toronto After Dark
October 17 – 24, 2008
Toronto, Canada

Danger After Dark
March 26 – April 7, 2009
Philadelphia, PA

Find more information about NAAFA, events and festivals, visit:
Press Contact: Lewis Tice - naafa (dot) press (at) gmail (dot) com

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