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.
Coming soon: In The Mouth Of Event Horizon by Rollwave
This fanmix combines two horror films that are connected through their central character played by Sam Neill and common elements of insanity and inner demons that come to life. Viewers will follow the main storyline of "In the Mouth of Madness", but as the hero begins to lose his mind, he will drift uncontrollably into the world of "Event Horizon".
TM2YC just released a new preservation fanedit: Drive: Radio 1 Rescores
On 30th October 2014 BBC3 screened a new version of Nicholas Winding Refn's 2011 film 'Drive' with an all-new score of original music. It was curated by Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe with the full co-operation of the Director. TM2YC made a preservation fanedit of this alternate 'Drive' soundtrack, as it was only available to stream for one-week-only and then only for UK viewers.
Zane Lowe has insisted that it's not meant to be an improvement on the original, only an alternate take while Refn has stated "You can't own creativity. Rather than say 'Drive' is mine, I'd prefer to say it's everyone else's".
"I've aslo taken the opportunity to match the audio to a better image from the official Blu-Ray."
Ranger613 won the favorite edit of the month of September with his fanedit The Hobbit: Into the Fire
This is the "version 2" of his firs fanedit The Hobbit Fire of the Dragon, that also wn the favorite edit of the month in June.
Congratulations, Ranger613 And thanks to all the faneditors who made an edit that month and to all the people who voted for this contest.
This is as close as Desolation comes to being a 'book' cut of Tolkien's the Hobbit.
"This cut has none of the zany dwarven antics of previous cuts and is strongly faithful to the novel (if you overlook Legolas, and Bard being a bargeman). It is different enough from previous versions that I felt comfortable giving it its own release-- 'Dragon' is 120 min (41 min cut) , Into the Fire is 98 min (63 min cut). This is a version I hope fans of the novel will enjoy, and is in many ways a better movie than "Dragon", narrative-wise."
"I'm an avid fan of Lifeforce. But, as the years went on, I could see things that bothered me. Don't get me wrong, I still love the film but wanted to have a go at making the film more serious in tone."
Avid 4D just released a new fanedit Contact: Special Edition
This version of Contact is not meant to replace the original. It is slightly shorter than the theatrical release and differs in that instead of two attempts to use "the machine", in this Special Edition there are three attempts.
"I really enjoy the theatrical version of Contact every time I watch it. I have listened to a lot of feedback however, that it is too slow paced, and the end was unsatisfying. Personally, I do not agree, but have come up with an idea to make a slightly different version of how the events play out in Contact."
Aztek463 just released a new fanedit 300: Earth and Water
This is a fanedit of 300 and 300 Rise of a Empire, mixed together. 72 minutes are cut.
"As soon as '300: Rise of an Empire' was announced to take place before, during, and after the original 300, a fanedit was inevitable. Combining the two films was like putting together a big puzzle that was covered in blood and sweat. The end result is, I feel, a war epic that revels in absurd action and doesn't forget to have fun."
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