Watch FANTASTIC CORPSE, A 5 Director Short Shot At Fantastic Fest!

Five Fantastic Fest filmmakers got together to create this short in the 'Exquisite Corpse' style!

The Exquisite Corpse method is a fun storytelling game - a writer begins a story and then leaves it on some sort of exciting note and hands it off to another writer who picks up the thread from there. This year at Fantastic Fest we got five filmmakers together to do Fantastic Corpse - a short film version of that concept. 

Here's how it worked: the first director, Oren Carmi (Goldberg and Eisenberg) started things off and he handed his finished piece to Nacho Vigalando (Timecrimes), and from there it went to Jim Byrkit of Coherence, but Byrkit was only allowed to see Nacho's section. And when Matt Johnson of The Dirties was at bat, he only got to see the previous segment. And finally Eugenio Mira, whose Grand Piano played the Fest, brought it all home.

The result is a strange, funny and absurd short that is actually impressive. This was shot and completed within five days, and played at the Fantastic Awards ceremony. I love this concept, and I hope it comes back again next year.