The 15th Annual TromaDance 2014 in New York City re-cap!
Posted on August 25, 2014
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Thank YOU for making the 15th Annual TromaDance Film Festival the Best TromaDance Yet!
Posted on July 3, 2014
Horror! Comedy! Suspense! Music! Science!! The 15th Annual TromaDance Film Festival had everything the most rabid cinephile, pickiest independent film connoisseur, or die hard Troma fan could ask for. In spades. What it had most though was support from across the world over for truly independent art!
The Paper Box, a New York city art compound, hosted the two day festival allowing attendees ample space to enjoy the films as well as the creative atmosphere in which they could roam and network. Sgt. KabukiM'am NYPD and one festival-goer enjoy the beautiful New York weather outside in the courtyard of the Paper Box.
With TromaDance being the festival that premiered films like Human Centipede and the Taint, this year's films had a lot to live up to and they did not disappoint. Drew Bolduc's Science Team received a standing ovation and Troma fans ate up PopcornFlix's Evil Feed. Director Chrzu came all the way from Finland for the World Premiere of his film "NightSatan & the Loops of Doom" and we're sure the crowd's reaction made the many miles he traveled all worth it.
NewGrounds.Com animator Emily Youcis got up close and personal with TromaDance attendees participating in an interactive Q & A session moderated by Master of Ceremonies, Lloyd Kaufman after giving an exclusive sneak peak at her upcoming Alfred Alfer feature film.
The Netherlands, Mannequin Pussy, Dawn of Humans, and Hellbent Hooker (pictured below) unleashed alcohol soaked, New York City Rock n' Roll war-dances all over the TromaDance stage in front of a full capacity crowd. Literally. The Troma merch tables had to be put away to fit any more people into the building!
*Photo by Noisey
Not only were fans walking away with Raffled Prizes like this brand new camera from one of our sponsors Lomography...
But we were also presented with some pretty Fan-Toxic Fan Art!
Also at TromaDance, our friends at Grey Matter Art unveiled this Brand New, Limited Edition "Toxic Avenger" screen-printed film poster designed by Godmachine!
We will have a limited number of these at our next stop this weekend, SuperCon! See you in Miami!
We would like to thank all of the filmmakers, PopcornFlix, Drafthouse Films, our sponsors PopChips, Forbidden Planet, Lomography, the PIT, HorrorBoobs, Dub Pies, Grey Matter Art, performers SylvaDean and Me, Murderfist, Hellbent Hooker, Mannequin Pussy, the Netherlands, Dawn of Humans, and everyone who attended and made the 15th Annual TromaDance our BEST one yet!
Fangoria.com Interviews Lloyd Kaufman About TromaDance!
Posted on June 25, 2014
Any cult cinema fanatic can tell you that Troma’s resident film festival, Tromadance, offers the type of midnight madness relegated to specialized sections at other fests all day long. And for NYC-based Troma lovers, the free film festival makes its Brooklyn debut on Friday, June 27th, and Saturday, June 28th, with provocative films such as Drew Bolduc’s SCIENCE TEAM, Zach Math & Jonah Bekhor’s THE FINAL MEMBER, Olivier Beguin’s CHIMERES and more. In anticipation for the 15th annual Tromadance festival, mastermind Lloyd Kaufman spoke to FANGORIA about the festival, as well as the next chapter in the RETURN TO NUKE ‘EM HIGH... (read full article)
Come To TromaDance...Win Free Stuff!
Posted on June 24, 2014
Not only will 2014 TromaDance attendees have the opportunity to meet the filmmakers and special guests with TromaDance's strict No VIP policy, they will also have the chance to win some exciting prizes! For every drink that festival-goers purchase they will receive a raffle ticket. Numbers will be drawn periodically throughout the weekend for Toxie-riffic DVD bundles and original, one-of-a-kind animation cels from the Fox-aired Toxic Crusaders cartoon series like the ones shown in this video:
And just announced, our sponsors Lomography will be donating two of their sleek, new cameras - the "Fisheye" and the "Sprocket Rocket" to be raffled off as well! We've never had a raffle this big before!
The Brooklyn Paper Promotes TromaDance!
Posted on June 19, 2014
The filmmakers behind the cult “Toxic Avenger” movie franchise are bringing their popular free film festival TromaDance to Brooklyn this year. And the organizers say there may be no better place for its unique brand of gory, comedic, horror, infused with political commentary.... (read full article)
BrooklynVegan.com Promotes TromaDance and After-Party!
Posted on June 10, 2014
15th Annual TromaDance Film Festival happens in Brooklyn June 27 & 28 at The Paper Box. Like the films that Troma and its president Lloyd Kaufman, are known for, there is little in the way of industry BS... (read full article)
"Evil Feed" and "The Final Memeber" to Headline TromaDance!
Posted on May 16, 2014
As Troma President and Creator of "The Toxic Avenger", Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Team ready for their exciting return to Cannes, breaking news emerges pertaining to the 15th Annual TromaDance Film Festival.
Troma Entertainment is proud to announce two more fantastic Features will be headlining the Brooklyn-bound Film Festival in "Evil Feed" and "The Final Member".
In Screen Media's "Evil Feed" a group of young martial artists infiltrate an underground pit fighting ring where competitors are forced into battle for the "TENDER-tainment" of cannibals and the loser is served and eaten in a Chinese restaurant. A stylized, over the top, action gore throwback to the days of 42 Street Martial Arts Grind House cinema, "Evil Feed" brings the fight back to New York at TromaDance on June 28th!Evil Feed (Official Trailer)
"Paris has the Louvre. London has the Tate Modern, and New York the Metropolitan Museum. But Husavik, Iceland - a diminutive village on the fringe of the Arctic Circle-boasts the world's only museum devoted exclusively to painstakingly preserved male genitalia." Drafthouse Films' "The Final Member" documents the race between two eccentric volunteers to preserve their legacies and become the first male 'member' of the human species on exhibit in the museum. Who will win? Come to the Paperbox June 28th to find out!The Final Member (Official Trailer)
The Netherlands Will Be Taking The Stage at TromaDance!
Posted on May 15, 2014
And at the conclusion of the 15th Annual TromaDance Film Festival Brooklyn's own The Netherlands will take the stage and perform at the PaperBox Saturday June 28th for fans and filmmakers alike during the Official TromaDance After-Party. Led by Timo Ellis (also of Spacehog), the Netherlands are sure to get the party going with their unique brand of art punk. "In-your-face heaviosity with a downtown edge, Ellis's the Netherlands is singular leviathan of face ripping magnitude." - The Village Voice.The Netherlands - "Stallions"
"Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom" To Make Its Americal Premiere at TromaDance!
Posted on May 14, 2014
"NightSatan and the Loops of Doom", a post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller that comes to us from Finland and the mind of visionary writer/director CHRZU, makes it's American Premiere at the 15th Annual TromaDance Film Festival. This starfire of a short film features graphic violence, stunning visuals, and a synth score that pays tribute to the likes of John Carpenter and Goblin. "NightSatan and the Loops of Doom" is one short that TromaDance audiences will be talking about for lightyears!Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom (Official Trailer)
15th Annual TromaDance expands to Brooklyn, NY June 27th and 28th!
Posted on April 1, 2014
Now in it's 15th year, the TromaDance Film Festival has grown into an event that filmmakers and film connoisseurs alike travel the world to attend. The reason for this is because since it's early beginnings as a DIY, grassroots alternative to the corporate elitist-run festivals in Salt Lake City, TromaDance has never swayed from it's ideals. TromaDance does not charge film makers anything to submit their films. All TromaDance screenings are free to attend and with the festival's strict "No VIP Policy", celebrities and fans are treated equally.
On June 27th and 28th, 2014, in celebration of it's 15th Anniversary, TromaDance moves to the Paper Box in Brooklyn, NY - a bigger venue in an exciting new city that will make the festival more more accessible than ever!
Here is an Early look at the schedule:
- On Friday June 27th, the TromaDance official opening night kick-off will see a block of films tba showcased from 6pm - 10pm.
- On Saturday June 28th, TromaDance begins at 12pm. Films will be shown in blocks all the way up until 10pm. Then the TromaDance After-Party will commence with bands and performers TBA.
Stay tuned for more announcements in the coming weeks! Mark June 27th and 28th on your calendar and come celebrate this milestone year with us at the Paper Box in Brooklyn, NY for what will surely be a Tro-Mazing weekend of independent art!The Paper Box is located at 23 Meadow St, New York, NY 11206
DATE CHANGED! - Set To Be The Biggest TromaDance Yet!
Posted on March 26, 2014
TromaDance expands! In honor of it's 15th Anniversary, the TromaDance Film Festival will be moving to a bigger and better location, possibly right here in New York City. The date has been changed to a tba date in June, allowing all guests, filmmakers, and attendees plenty of time to make their travel arrangements. Stay tuned to the Official TromaDance website and Troma Facebook page for a date and venue announcement coming very soon! As TromaDance continues to grow we look forward to making this year the best TromaDance yet!
TromaDance Submission Deadline Extended To February 28th!
Posted on January 30, 2014
The Troma Team is proud to announce that due to an overwhelming number of submissions and many requests, the call for submissions for the 15th Annual TromaDance Film Festival has now been extended! The new cut-off date for entries is February 28, 2014. We are very grateful for the submissions that we have received thus far and look forward to making this the best TromaDance yet!