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2019 marked my sixth year at Wild Wild West Con and I took advantage of the theme (Galactic Steampunk Federation) and the venue (Old Tucson, an old west town built as a Hollywood set) to roll my sets from traditional steampunk animation to science fiction westerns.
As with last year, I brought a couple of films from my full film festival, the Apocalypse Later International Fantastic Film Festival; this year, they were Daisy Belle and Aurora.
Other notable new films to the Roadshow included Widdershins, a Scottish animation featuring the voice talents of one of my favourite actors, Brian Cox; Daug dienų, an award-winning music video from Lithuania; and The Gunfighter, a gloriously inappropriate meta western that got a huge response.
Also new to the Roadshow was No Game Left Behind, a four part webseries shot in Tucson in the style of a silent serial. I interspersed its four episodes in between five very different animations. Saturday saw one more animation before rolling into the Twilight Zone-esque Aurora, which pointed the way to the science fiction westerns of Sunday. The Shot and The Highwayman were also new to the Roadshow and I wrapped everything up with an old favourite that I screened in my very first event, Black Gulch.
Two thirds of the running time was comprised by films that cannot be seen outside the film festival circuit.
|1||Widdershins||2018||11:16||Simon Biggs||Once Were Farmers
|2||No Game Left Behind, Part I||2013||2:06||Don A. Dehm||Pulp Gamer||USA||IMDb||YouTube|
|3||1900-2000||2013||6:04||Caroline Le Duff
|4||No Game Left Behind, Part II||2013||2:04||Don A. Dehm||Pulp Gamer||USA||IMDb||YouTube|
|5||McDonough||2009||2:14||Kyle Stephens||Wingsuit Pictures||USA||IMDb||YouTube|
|6||No Game Left Behind, Part III||2013||2:07||Don A. Dehm||Pulp Gamer||USA||IMDb||YouTube|
|7||Daug dienų||2017||5:32||Irena Kunevičiūtė||Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio dantys||Lithuania||Vimeo|
|8||No Game Left Behind, Part IV||2013||2:14||Don A. Dehm||Pulp Gamer||USA||IMDb||YouTube|
|9||Daisy Belle||2018||11:14||William Wall||Halo Cinematic||USA||IMDb|
|1||Della Mortika: Carousel of Shame||2018||16:39||Marisa Martin||Enemies of Reality Films||Australia||IMDb|
|2||Aurora||2018||29:30||Thomas Negovan||Century Guild
|1||The Gunfighter||2014||8:49||Eric Kissack||Six Shooter Films||USA||IMDb||Vimeo|
|2||The Shot||2009||6:06||Travis Lee Eller||Travis Lee Eller||USA||IMDb||YouTube|
|3||The Highwayman||2015||9:54||Erick Steiner||San Francisco State University||USA||Vimeo|
|4||Malaria||2013||5:33||Edson Oda||Edson Oda||Brazil||IMDb||Vimeo|
|5||Black Gulch||2003||15:05||Michael Strode||University of Southern California||USA||AL||IMDb|
Last update: 6th March, 2019