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Imagine & Universal Pictures NL present...

The Imagine Film Festival & Universal Pictures NL present ten special screenings of the new psychedelic horror-thriller 'Mandy' Read more...


Imagine Pitch Contest winner 'MEET JIMMY' is being made into an international feature film!

In the intense bidding war between major film studios, Paramount Pictures has won the rights to the short horror film MEET JIMMY. Read more...





Come visit our festival cafe!

Our festival cafe offers delicious meals, great drinks, nice reads and interesting conversations. Read more...


Kick-Ass Women Column: Mothers

Every week, Gwyneth Sleutel writes about kick-ass women in genre film. This week: mothers. Read more...


New film, new guest and New Scientist!

This week: I love dogs, storyboarding and space thrills.. Read more...


Kick-Ass Women Column: Young Monsters

Every week, Gwyneth Sleutel writes a Kick-Ass Women column. This week's topic: young female monsters. Read more...


Kick-Ass Women Column: The Witch

Every week, Gwyneth Sleutel writes a Kick-Ass Women column. This week's topic: the witch. Read more...



New feature films and a magic guest!

A witch is coming to town and Frankenstein will be brought back to life! Read more...


Laterna Magica: predecessor of cinema

The Laterna Magica was used to tell fantastic stories, using merely a candle, a mirror and glass. Read more...


Imagine 2018: fantastic stories from past and present

The first titles and programme sections are revealed! Read more...


Imagine 2018 from 11 to 21 april in EYE Amsterdam

> Imagine Film Festival 2018 is on its way! This year there will be concentrated on themes as diversity, virtual reality and 200 years of Frankenstein. Read more...



Award winners!

The Award Winners of Imagine Film Festival 2017. Read more...


Silver Scream Award: may the best film win!

Check out how the films are rated so far by the audience. Read more...


Awards and Jury

During the closing ceremony the jury members will reveal the award winners. Read more...


Imagine Fright Night

Imagine will move to Pathé de Munt for a horror night full of audience participation. Read more...


Update Fantastic Fashion!

We proudly present a few new elements of the Fantastic Fashion theme programme, like a symposium, masterclass and workshop. Read more...


Banishing the Devil

This year, the Imagine Film Festival will be visited by a genuine exorcist, who will explain why banishing the devil is not just something from a distant past or horror movies. Read more...


Imagine and Doka present: all-night film lockdown

From classic horror, fantasy and cult to science fiction and nail biting thrillers. Read more...


Get Out opens Imagine 2017

Jordan Peele's American horror sensation Get Out will open the 33th edition of Imagine Film Festival 2017. The film is a big hit amongst press and public. Read more...


New title: The Bar

A few years ago, Imagine’s closing film was Alex de la Iglesia’s Witching & Bitching. The Spanish master of delirious comedy is back! Read more...


Imagine presents Women Who Kill

Chris Oosterom, artistic director of Imagine, presents Women Who Kill during the Roze Filmdagen. Read more...


4x International Action Movies

Besides the usual number of films that activate the brain cells and open up the imagination, the Imagine Film Festival is also the place to be for superior action films. Read more...


Imagine Film Competition

Would you like to create your own character with surreal styling? Then this is your chance! Join our film competition and win fantastic prizes. Read more...


Co-production market Frontières in Amsterdam

​​Imagine Film Festival, the Canadian Fantasia Film Festival and Marche du Film present the international co-production market Frontières. Read more...


Lindy Hemming will give a masterclass about her work

Costume designer and Oscar winner Lindy Hemming (James Bond, The Dark Knight and Wonder Woman) will be a guest of honour during the Imagine Film Festival 2017. Read more...


Shorts at Imagine 2017

This year we have a selection of international short films during Imagine Film Festival, with the segments Fashion Shorts, Fantastic Shorts and Nieuw Nederlands Peil. Read more...


Suspiria: European premiere

In 1977 the movie Suspiria from horror maestro Dario Argento played in theatres. Now, 40 years later Imagine Film Festival and Cinema Egzotik present the Western European premiere of the 4K restoration of Argento's magnum opus. Read more...


First selection of debut films announced

First selection of debut films announced Imagine Film Festival 2017 Read more...


Fantastic Fashion

The Imagine Film Festival theme of the 2017 edition is Fantastic Fashion. In a wide ranging and varied theme program, we will focus on the role costumes and styling play in creating a fantastic illusion. Read more...


New artwork 2017

For the fifth time, Nick Liefhebber has developed amazing new artwork for Imagine Film Festival. Read more...