23 movies

Young & Fabulous

May 26, 2016

The coming-of-age story of a group of teenage friends—Royston, Violet, and Hao Ren—who strive against all challenges and obstacles to pursue their dreams.

A behind-the-scenes look at San Diego Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention, and the fans who attend every year.

Super

September 9, 2010

After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.

Becoming Jessica Nigri

January 26, 2018

Jessica Nigri is an internationally renowned cosplayer, racking up millions of social media followers and the number one Patreon page in cosplay. Becoming Jessica Nigri explores Nigri’s life, from a magical childhood growing up with quirky parents in New Zealand, to entering middle school in the U.S. where she was mercilessly bullied for her “nerdy” interests. Through cosplay, Nigri learned that becoming someone else gives her the courage to be herself.

Unknown Origins

August 28, 2020

In Madrid, Spain, a mysterious serial killer ruthlessly murders his victims by recreating the first appearance of several comic book superheroes. Cosme, a veteran police inspector who is about to retire, works on the case along with the tormented inspector David Valentín and his own son Jorge Elías, a nerdy young man who owns a comic book store.

An eye-opening look at the 'costume play' subculture known as cosplay. "My Other Me" chronicles a year in the life of three different cosplayers, following the subjects as they travel the convention circuit, balancing their home lives with their cosplay alter egos, revealing the profound effects the subculture has played in their lives.

A Brony Tale

July 8, 2014

Vancouver-based voice artist Ashleigh Ball has been the voice of numerous characters in classic cartoons such as Care Bears, Strawberry Shortcake, Cinderella and more. When Ashleigh was hired to voice Apple Jack and Rainbow Dash for Hasbro's fourth series to use the My Little Pony name - My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic - she had no idea she would become an Internet phenomenon and major celebrity to a worldwide fan-base of grownups. Bronies are united by their belief in the show's philosophy. This documentary gives an inside view of the Pony fan-world, and an intimate look at the courage it takes to just be yourself...even when that means liking a little girls' cartoon.

Otakus in Love

October 20, 2004

Live-action adaptation of a madcap manga about art, opposites, love and a whole lot of cosplay.

Geek, and You Shall Find

July 23, 2019

After attending a local comic book convention, three filmmakers are so moved by the stories shared with them by cosplayers that they decide to investigate geek culture even further. Attending other conventions across the country and speaking with legendary creators such as Kevin Eastman, Stan Lee and George R.R. Martin, the trio not only begins to find answers to why people gravitate towards superheroes and stories about superheroes, but how being a geek could help them live deeper, richer lives. Geek, and You Shall Find tells the stories behind the creation of several popular stories including Superman, Star Wars, Game of Thrones and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In sharing how these characters and their worlds came to be, creators reveal how often they have been inspired by real-life social ills. Most importantly, by continuing to speak with fans who have been inspired by these creations, this film reveals how superheroes have the potential to combat these social issues as well.

A film profiling the unusual cross-demographic fandom of the ostensibly girl oriented television series "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic"

Supercon

April 27, 2018

A ragtag group of former TV stars and comic book artists who make their living working at conventions decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon.

Otaku Unite!

April 16, 2004

Otaku Unite! is a feature-length documentary on the history of Japanese animation fandom in the United States: from the importation of anime in the early 60s to the current boom in both the visibility and accessibility of its accompanying fandom.

Ringers - Lord of the Fans

January 21, 2005

'Ringers: Lord of the Fans' is a feature-length documentary that explores how "The Lord of the Rings" has influenced Western popular culture over the past 50 years.

The Last Days of the World

February 18, 2012

The life of a student named Kanou is transformed when a tiny man informs him that Earth will soon be annihilated. Kanou decides to do just as he pleases with the time he has left, leading to strange adventures that could be real -- or just a dream.

Cosplay Culture

October 19, 2017

Darth Vader, Lara Croft, and Bilbo Baggins are sharing a latte. Captain America, Superwoman, and Naruto are waiting for the toilet. No, you’re not dreaming. You’ve just entered the world of Cosplay

NerdQuest

January 20, 2014

A group of nerd enthusiasts head to the woods of Bristol to partake in a LARPing session. When the bodies start piling up, the surviving LARP players will have to distinguish between what is part of the game and what is real if they are to survive.

Monster Force Zero

September 13, 2019

In a last ditch effort to gain exposure for his failing comic book "Monster Force Zero" (MF0), Calvin Cashill (aka A.I.) and his team of cos-players enter an underground exhibition cos-play battle against the infamous "Destroyers of Destruction" (D.O.D.) - but cosmic forces are at work, and this battle is just the beginning of an interstellar monstrous ride for the team.

Fans Forever

December 31, 2013

Helga would give anything to meet Stanton Gareth, the star of '80s Sci-Fi show Time Fighter. Simeon would give anything to get out of his costume.

Comic Con: Requiem

May 9, 2015

From Angry Bible Thumpers to Infamous Hall H Lines, This is an Appropriated Video Essay Covering the Negative Changes that San Diego Comic Con Has Gone Through This Passed Decade Alone.

Queen Bee Honey

September 22, 2001

This is another masterpiece by Takao Nakano. A sort of mix of Ed Wood and Russ Meyer. The story ? Well, just a sort of parody of the famous manga/anime "Cutie Honey". If you have liked L.E.G.S, if think that this one will give to you a big big moment of pleasure. No english subs ? Really, I assure you that it doesn't matter at all.

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