What are FanEdits, and why make them? FanEdits are an artform where someone takes a video source/sources and rearranges them with video editing software to create either a modified, or even radically new version of a movie.
I remember chatting with a guy a few years ago, he was a n00b here. He had made a fanedit of Indy 4 and figured he was going to just drop it off and not spend much time with this site. One and done.
I'm sure glad he chose to stick around. In the years since he's turned into one of the most talented and respected guys on this site. More than that, he's a friend to all. I have never seen him speak down to anybody and he's always willing to give help when he can. He's one of my favorite guys here (don't tell blue) and I'm honored we're friends.
I am proud to announce that NJVC is now an FE Admin!
Reaper18783x just released his first fanedit Friday the 13th Part X Jason In Space
This version removes all the ham-fisted humor, fix the sloppy editing and removing as much bad dialogue as possible.
"This movie was a bomb. What should have been a good movie was turned in to a mess. I felt it needed a fanedit so we could have a good send-off to the original Friday the 13th's. (I could not fix the bad acting...)"
Leeroy just released a new fanedit Killer Bride: The Japanese Cut
This version of Kill Bill combines the two volumes and removes the characters of Budd, Elle and Vernita. The focus of the edit is the Japanese segment, placing O-Ren Ishii behind the attempted murder of the Bride.
"Being a fan of the Kill Bill films this is my third fanedit of Tarantino's epic series. For each fanedit I hope there are enough differences to make each one unique and different to one another. The edit hopefully implies that the events that unfold are nothing more than a coma induced dream. Certain events that really happened have been converted into Black and White. The more fantasy elements, like taking down the Crazy 88 alone, could now been interpreted as events that never actually took place."
TM Productions just released a new fanedit Chainsaw Devil
This edit turns the Texas Chainsaw remake franchise into an old 70s/80s slasher on VHS, beginning with "The Beginning".
"On one last road trip before they're sent to serve in Vietnam, two brothers and their girlfriends get into an accident that calls their local sheriff to the scene. Thus begins a terrifying experience when the teens are taken to a secluded house of horrors, where a chainsaw weilding maniac is waiting for them..."
NewSpock just released a new fanedit Buffy Reimagined
This is Buffy Season 1 and 2 formed into a series of five movies. Every one of these movies has a reimagined story arc of its own, but there is an overarching story arc as well that weaves them together to a greater whole.
"This Buffy saga, named "Buffy Reimagined", contains these movies:
1. Buffy The Prophecy (I already released this one before, containing Buffy season 1 as a movie. But I reworked it for this release, adding six important minutes in the middle to improve the story-telling and to add some needed charm to it.)
2. Buffy 2 - I The Truth
3. Buffy 2 - II The Life
4. Buffy 2 - III The Love
5. Buffy 2 - IV The Awakening"
By telling the story in form of movies it was possible to make the story more interesting.
Of course I used the opportunity to redeem certain storyelements or get rid of those that lessened the overall impact and importance of the story.
I hope that through these five movies more people will get to discover and enjoy the sheer brilliance of this TV-show-gem.
Beezo just released a new fanedit Oblivion Redeemed
By removing the bookend voice-overs, trivial dialog and a few choice action sequences, this edit streamlines the viewing experience, adds more mystery and otherwise polishes this film for a more mature, intelligence audience.
"Oblivion was a good sci-fi movie hindered by unnecessary plot exposition, Tom Cruise-isms, and a few inconsistent character motivations.The purpose of this edit was to remove the clutter and "dumbing down" aspects of this film to create a more satisfactory sci-fi experience for a smart audience."
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