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POSTED BY Jon Roke ON February 12, 2013 Add Comments
Batman: Nightwing is a short film produced, directed by, and starring Danny Shepherd in the title role. While Talia Martinez plays Oracle and Bilal Young is the Red Hood. The film is five minutes long and tells the story of Nightwing, while Bruce and Tim dealing with Bane, has been sent to investigate a series of murders. Upon arriving at the scene of the crime Nightwing is ambushed by the Red Hood and a fight ensues.
Tags: batman, nightwing, oracle, red hood, tbu fan film showcase
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON September 12, 2011 2 Comments
Another fan film has come across the offices of TBU and this time we found out about it from the director himself. Henry Tripson shared his film with us and a little bit of information about his film and how it came to be.
Following the events found within the comic books Batman #424-425, comes an original story by Henry Tripson. The use of lethal force is called into question by Robin. As Batman defends his position, an old encounter with The Joker is reflected upon.
Batman: The Line is a fan film that took, from conception to distribution,…
Tags: batcave, batman, robin, tbu fan film showcase
POSTED BY Zach Betonte ON September 2, 2011 Add Comments
Fan films have been appearing more frequently here on TBU and surprisingly, they have all been pretty strong. Well, there's another one, just released within the last month titled, "GCPD". The film was written and directed by Luis Saldana Jr. and tells the story of two detectives who show up to a crime scene only to learn things aren't exactly "routine". The film doesn't really play like most fan films mainly because Batman never shows up. However, it does seem like something that drew inspiration possibly from "Gotham Central"? Regardless, visually its one of the more impressive fan…
Tags: gcpd, gotham central, tbu fan film showcase
POSTED BY Zach Betonte ON August 18, 2011 1 Comment
Batman fan films tend to be a mix bag. Sometimes we get some really impressive ones, and other times…. well, I just leave it at that. Recently, ENSO Productions teamed up with Gotham City FX to co-produce a new Batman fan film, "Batman: The Last Laugh". Essentially, the film runs about twelve minutes in length and captures a high-action showdown between Batman and the Joker. Now, I think visually the film is pretty damn impressive with some strong stunt-work. It's wonderfully choreographed and you can tell that a group of professionals put this together. However, I don't…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON August 5, 2011 Add Comments
A new series that I will be heading up on the site is a showcase for fan films. Fan films that include Batman have been being made for years. Some of them you have heard about and some you haven't. Being a Batman fan who peruses the internet all of time looking for Batman goodness, I often come across fan films that are really good. So I want to share these finds with you, because like I said, some these you may have never even seen.
The first one I want to show is relatively new to the fan film…
Tags: batman, tbu fan film showcase, wolverine