Tag Archives: Fan Films

Croft – The Tomb Raider Fan Film

28 Dec

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

Director(s): Trevor Addie
Writer(s): Trevor Addie, Irma Leong
Producer(s): Irma Leong, Trevor Addie, Stirling Bancroft & Elad Tzadok

Cast: Cassandra Ebner, Liam Carter, Devyn Dalton, Nickolas Baric, Shaw Madson & Brad Friesen

croft2Croft is one of those fan films that can and will surprise you. It’s not the acting that will wow you (although it is decent) and it’s not the beautiful filming locations (the woods of British Columbia), no, what will take your breath away is the tight writing and the amazing fight choreography.

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Wind Up Geek’s Top Ten Takedown – Fan Films/Series

30 Jul

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind Up Geek)

In the past decade I’ve come to love fan films for what they are: shoe string budget movies made by people with big hearts for pop/geek culture. Gone are the days where our projects created from scratch (Hardware Wars) or joke dubbed (Ranma⅓) were distributed via VHS/Beta tape. With the  Internet era, it has brought to millions of us who speak Geekese, or if you will in Geekidiom, a whole new stage to show something cool to the world. Now we have places like Youtube and Vimeo to reach a much larger audience.
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