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Company Profile

Taking its name from the great tradition of European Cinema Fantastique, Fantastic Films is an OSCAR™ winning film production company based in Dublin, Ireland.

Focusing on high quality genre & niche films, the company directors, John McDonnell and Brendan McCarthy are at the forefront of producing varied & groundbreaking films of the highest quality, with Fantastic Films credited with over 50 international awards to date.

Current productions include THE LAST DAYS ON MARS, the debut feature film from Oscar-nominated Irish director Ruairí Robinson, screening at Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival, 2013; the award-winning comedy-horror STITCHES (2012) directed by Conor McMahon and starring Ross Noble, and the Bollywood hit EK THA TIGER (2012) directed by Kabir Khan and starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif.

Recent productions include the critically acclaimed and multi award-winning HAMMER horror WAKE WOOD (2011) directed by David Keating and starring Timothy Spall, Aidan Gillen and Eva Birthistle and OUTCAST (2010) directed by Colm McCarthy and starring James Nesbitt, Kate Dickie and fellow Scottish actress Hannah Stanbridge, who received a Scottish BAFTA for her role in the film.

In 2012 following their recent successes Fantastic Films signed a three-picture deal with US Sales Agent MPI Media Group.

Click here for more information on Fantastic Films current slate of films.