Fabien Delage

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Template:UDP Fabien Delage is a French filmmaker based in Paris, France. He is known for writing and directing the French Paranormal shows, Dead Crossroads, Cold Ground, and Fury of the Demon.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Career and Filmography

Fabien Delage started his career as a graphic designer in 2006. He specialized in typography with typefaces like Dead Kansas[12][13] or Plane Crash used around the world. His Plane Crash font was used without permission by the British Home Office for a controversial illigal immigrants campaign in 2013, the dispute between Delage and the UK Goverment highlighted his work as a graphic artist.[14][15][16] Delage has also participated in photography exhibits in Paris, Los Angeles and Toronto.[17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27]

In 2012, he created the ghost hunting show Dead Crossroads distributed by Oh My Gore and Reality Entertainment.[28][29][30] The show was listed as one of the best Horror TV series by Sens Critique in 2015.[31] Delage made his feature debut with the documentary Fury of the Demon in 2016. The movie premiered at Gérardmer International Fantastic Film Festival in January 2016.[32] La Rage du Démon[33][34][35] was released in French theaters in March 29, 2017.[36] Delage also wrote and directed the French Found Footage horror film Cold Ground.[37][38][39] [40][41][42][43][44][45] [46][47][48][49]

Personal life

Fabien Delage was part of the European Punk Hardcore scene with his band Bleeding Freaks, working with labels like I For Us Records.[50][51][52][53][54][55][56][57] Delage created the international Hardcore clothing brand "Posi: The Fun Starts Here" in 2007. All revenue gained from the store was used for charity purpose.[58][59][60][61][62][63][64][65][66][67][68]


  1. Crypt, Culture. "Highly unique in conception, “Fury of the Demon” emerges as both an intelligently executed faux documentary and a fun footstep into the imagination and innovation of original cinematic grandmaster Georges Melies.". http://culturecrypt.com/movie-reviews/fury-of-the-demon-2016. 
  2. "Cette enquête captivante nous emmène sur les traces d’émeutes violentes ayant eu lieu tout au long des XIXème et XXème siècles, provoquées par une œuvre rare, fascinante et dangereuse : La Rage Du Démon". http://www.allocine.fr/film/fichefilm_gen_cfilm=241576.html. Retrieved 29 March 2017. 
  3. Lambert, Chris. "Fabien Delage on FURY OF THE DEMON, Georges Méliès, mixing fiction and documentary, TV directing, and witchcraft". http://www.filmcolossus.com/single-post/2016/10/14/Fabien-Delage-on-FURY-OF-THE-DEMON-Georges-M%C3%A9li%C3%A8s-mixing-fiction-and-documentary-TV-directing-and-witchcraft. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  4. Cooper, Patrick. "‘Fury of the Demon’: Film History Meets Occult Conspiracy Theory". http://bloody-disgusting.com/movie/3401162/fanatsia-review-fury-demon-film-history-meets-occult-conspiracy-theory/. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  5. "The most dangerous movie of all time is also one of the first.". https://horrorpedia.com/2016/07/27/fury-of-the-demon-la-rage-du-demon-2016-horror-mockumentary-fabien-delage-cast-plot-reviews/. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  6. Erickson, Justin. "Poster for Fabien Delage’s upcoming documentary, FURY OF THE DEMON about a supposedly cursed film from late 1800s France.". http://phantomcitycreative.com/?our-work=fury-of-the-demon. 
  7. "Ce documentaire lève le voile sur le film le plus inquiétant de l’histoire du cinéma.". http://www.ohmygore.com/la-rage-du-demon-fiche-4161438.html. 
  8. Stanzick, Nicolas. "Fabien Delage’s mockumentary gets it right.". http://www.fantasiafestival.com/2016/en/films-schedule/294/la-rage-du-demon. Retrieved 18 July 2016. 
  9. Spin, J.B.. "Fury really does it right. Delage cleverly assembles evocative Méliès clips and constructs an eerily believable alternate mythology in a mere sixty minutes.". http://jbspins.blogspot.fr/2016/07/fantasia-16-fury-of-demon.html. 
  10. "Georges Méliès, the Film That Makes You Go Mad, and the Birth of Horror". http://www.horrorhomeroom.com/georges-melies/. 
  11. Cato, Nick. "this true little gem stands on its own and has placed Fabien Delage high on my directors-to-watch list.". http://balzertown.com/cinemaknifefight/fury-demon-2016/. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  12. "Fabien Delage - The Wondermaker, Dead Kansas". http://www.pickafont.com/fonts/Dead-Kansas.html. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 
  13. "Dead Kansas type by Fabien Delage". http://www.fonts2u.com/dead-kansas.font. 
  14. Rawlinson, Kevin. "The magazine Design Week first reported a claim that the Home Office had used Mr Delage's "Plane Crash" font on its vans without permission.". http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-24094435. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  15. Moseley, Tom. "After telling illegal immigrants to ‘Go Home’, it seems the Home Office’s notorious ‘racist vans’ may themselves be illegal.". http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/09/13/racist-van-copyright-claims_n_3920328.html. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  16. Muir, Hugh. "Fabien Delage, a French type designer.". https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/sep/12/hugh-muirs-diary-immigration-van. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  17. Traista, Roxana. "Fabien Delage : 'La nouvelle photographie érotique, c’est la liberté de photographier des modèles avec des codes nouveaux'". http://photographie.com/article/fabien-delage-la-nouvelle-photographie-erotique-cest-la-liberte-de-photographier-des-modeles. 
  18. "Fabien Delage - These Bones Shall Rise". http://www.unleashevil.com/art/4589185460. 
  19. "Expo Photo Pop Erotic". http://www.parisetudiant.com/etudiant/sortie/the-drift-expo-photo-pop-erotic.html. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  20. "Filmmaker Fabien Delage looks to weave a new urban legend by mixing together genuine facts about the early years of filmmaking with myths of the occult and a cursed movie.". http://www.filmbizarro.com/view_review.php?review=ragedudemon.php. 
  21. "Créé par Fabien Delage, Dead Crossroads est une série française à mi-chemin entre le documentaire et la fiction.". https://freakingeek.com/dead-crossroads-dossiers-interdits-sortie-dvd/. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  22. "Fabien Delage is an award winning graphic designer, photographer and film-maker. He first broke onto the scene with his horror travelogue series Dead Crossroads. he tells us about his favourite horror movie, the infamous FREAKS (1932)". http://www.youvegotredonyou.com/fabien-delage. 
  23. Hatfull, Jonathan. "Fabien Delage’s Fury Of The Demon (La Rage du Demon) is a pleasure for fans of vintage cinema and anyone who’s in the market for a bit of a conspiracy theory.". https://www.scifinow.co.uk/reviews/the-similars-film-review-frightfest-2016/. Retrieved 28 August 2016. 
  24. Manfredi, Gabriele. "The 10 Best Movies About Collective Madness.". http://www.tasteofcinema.com/2016/the-10-best-movies-about-collective-madness/. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 
  25. Erbisti, Stéphane. "L'intelligence de Fabien Delage et de La Rage du Démon est de traiter son sujet de manière on ne peut plus sérieuse. Les thématiques de l'ésotérisme, du mysticisme sont mises en avant pour ensuite être relativisées par une approche plus scientifique.". http://lepetitcinemadestephane.blogspot.fr/. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  26. "Mon nom est Fabien Delage et je ne croyais pas aux fantômes...". C'est par cette formule parfaitement affûtée, que démarre chaque épisode de la série documentaire, Dead Crossroads.". http://www.terreurvision.com/2013/01/dead-crossroads-2013-de-fabien-delage.html. 
  27. "Fury of the Demon, mockumentary scritto e diretto da Fabien Delage, ci riporta agli inizi del ‘900, quando i film erano ancora qualcosa di misterioso e di magico.". http://www.horrormagazine.it/10404/fury-of-the-demon. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  28. "Dead Crossroads : Un sinistre carnet de route qui vous mènera dans des lieux dont peu suspectent l'existence !". https://www.horror-scaryweb.com/2014/07/24/dead-crossroads/. 
  29. Townsend, John. "That Fabien Delage’s episodic mockumentary, seemingly put together for the price of a train ticket and some camera batteries, creates a creepy atmosphere noticeably lacking in so many more highly funded productions is of great credit to its young filmmaker". http://www.starburstmagazine.com/reviews/dvd-and-blu-ray-home-entertainment-reviews/12600-dead-crossroads. 
  30. "Dead Crossroads, les Dossiers Interdits est un pur régal, un rendez-vous avec l'horreur réussi !". http://www.avenuedelhorreur.fr/2016/09/critique-dead-crossroads-les-dossiers-interdits.html. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  31. "Top 10 of the best Horror TV Shows: Dead Crossroads". https://www.senscritique.com/liste/Series_horrifiques/1042322#page-1/order-note/. 
  32. Rieux, Nicolas. "Pour les amateurs d’épouvante comme pour les cinéphiles, La Rage du Démon est un vrai coup de génie !". http://mondocine.net/cinema-la-rage-du-demon-critique-film/. 
  33. Holland, Tom. "CURSED OR HOAX? A REVIEW OF FURY OF THE DEMON". http://www.thterrortime.com/cursed-or-hoax-a-review-of-fury-of-the-demon/. Retrieved 29 July 2016. 
  34. Bitel, Anton. "Fury of the Demon is the F for Fake of early film history, mixing truth and pure fiction in its pseudo-documentary form to reveal something essential about cinema.". http://projectedfigures.com/2016/07/18/fury-demon-2016/. Retrieved 18 July 2016. 
  35. "French director Fabien Delage (DEAD CROSSROADS) makes his debut feature with a fascinating movie, a magnificent tribute to Fantasy cinema.". http://www.rue-morgue.com/single-post/2016/06/13/Watch-the-new-trailer-for-cursedfilm-doc-FURY-OF-THE-DEMON. 
  36. Halfyard, Kurt. "Fantasia 2016 Review: FURY OF THE DEMON Offers Film History With An Occult Twist". http://screenanarchy.com/2016/07/fantasia-2016-review-fury-of-the-demon-offers-film-history-with-an-occult-twist.html. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  37. Miska, Brad. "French Found-Footage ‘Cold Ground’ Freezes to Death.". http://bloody-disgusting.com/indie/3331118/french-found-footage-cold-ground-freezes-death/. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  38. Rodriguez, Luke. "Fright House Pictures to Resurrect French Horror?". http://modernhorrors.com/fright-house-pictures-resurrect-french-horror/. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  39. Jones, Tamika. "Discover the truth about the lost movie that has been shaking the film world for over a century!". https://dailydead.com/round-up-fury-of-the-demon-im-dreaming-of-a-white-doomsday-poster-alienween-trailer-martin-35mm-screening-frankenstein-blu-ray-dvd-directors-cut/. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  40. Wells, Mitchell. "Fury of the Demon – The most dangerous movie of all time". https://www.horrorsociety.com/2016/01/21/fury-of-the-demon-the-most-dangerous-movie-of-all-time/. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  41. Tinnin, Drew. "Screening at the first annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, Fury of the Demon travels back through time to the turn of the 20th century.". http://www.dreadcentral.com/reviews/198248/fury-demon-2016/. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  42. Sarwar, Hamzah. "Fabien Delage's spine-chilling documentary investigates the mysterious case of a lost short film, La Rage Du Démon (The Fury of the Demon)". https://www.horrortalk.com/reviews/movie-reviews/6670-fury-of-the-demon-movie-review.html. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  43. "Fury of the Demon works wonderfully because it presents a little known aspect of the life of a man who changed the world to an audience it expects to be intelligent.". https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fury_of_the_demon/. 
  44. Oughton, Charley. "What if cinema could be the doorway to another world? No, really. This is the central questioning pertaining Fabien Delage’s Fury of the Demon.". http://www.starburstmagazine.com/reviews/latest-reviews-of-movies/16077-furyofthedemon. 
  45. Seaver, Jay. "SCREENED AT THE 2016 FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Fabien Delage's "La Rage du Démon"". http://www.efilmcritic.com/review.php?movie=30719&reviewer=371. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  46. Evangelista, Chris. "Delage’s film attempts to track down the mysterious cursed silent movie, La Rage Du Démon or The Fury of the Demon, a quest that first points to famed illusionist and early filmmaker Georges Méliès.". http://www.cutprintfilm.com/reviews/la-rage-du-demon/. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  47. Kosnar, Zed. "a “must watch” recommendation not only for the people that love cinema and its history, but also for the fans of the horror genre and the urban legends that dwell into the occult alike.". http://desdeabajo.net/laragedudemoner/. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
  48. Perry, Joseph. "Writer/director Fabien Delage takes a documentary approach in his film Fury of the Demon.". http://gruesomemagazine.com/2016/09/28/fury-demon-2016-silent-films-special-effects-spiritualism-highlight-history-cursed-film/. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  49. "Interview - Five FrightFest Facts From Fabien Delage Writer and Director of Fury Of The Demon". http://lovehorror.co.uk/interview/five-frightfest-facts-from-fabien-delage-writer-and-director-of-fury-of-the-demon/. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  50. "Retour sur la carrière de ce jeune espoir du fantastique français qu'est Fabien Delage". http://www.lesfilmsdelagorgone.fr/mapage/index.html. 
  51. Morazzini, Jim. "Fabien Delage deserves a tremendous amount of credit for not only writing and directing the film, but for convincing so many academics from different fields to participate and play it straight.". http://www.roguecinema.com/la-rage-du-demon-2016-fantasia-festival-2016-jim-morazzini.html. 
  52. "Dead Crossroads : Trois aventuriers risquent leur vie pour vous faire découvrir les lieux hantés les plus dangereux de France.". http://www.cine-media.fr/film-dead-crossroads-les-dossiers-interdits-saison-1-1477150847.html. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 
  53. "« Ghost show » à la française et petit Guide Michelin pour amateurs de frissons, la série Dead Crossroads nous emmène traquer l’esprit et le poltergeist dans les demeures les plus hantées des quatre coins de l’hexagone.". http://www.films-horreur.com/2013/04/critique-dead-crossroads-integrale-saison-1-fabien-delage-2013/. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  54. "Dead Crossroads 2: Fabien Delage nous revient avec son concept toujours aussi excellent.". http://www.grimmovies.com/2016/02/11/critique-dead-crossroads-saison-2-fabien-delage-2016/. Retrieved 11 February 2016. 
  55. "Dead Crossroads - Le ghost show le plus effrayant de tous les temps!". http://www.cinealliance.fr/critique/dead-crossroads. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  56. Bergman, Jolie. "I was absolutely blown away by Dead Crossroads. In fact, I straight up can't even handle right now.". http://horrorhabit.blogspot.fr/2015/07/dead-crossroads-television-show-2012.html. Retrieved 16 July 2015. 
  57. "Fabien Delage se lance dans le projet un peu fou de répertorier les maisons hantées françaises et de les explorer tout en passant une nuit dans chacune d’entre elles.". http://www.sinart.asso.fr/maniacs/dead_crossroads_2176.php. 
  58. "Les caméras de "Dead Crossroads" capturent les plus incroyables et les plus inexpliqués des phénomènes.". https://www.horreur.net/film/dead-crossroads-17789. 
  59. "Ne craignant ni l’amiante, ni la peinture au plomb, Fabien Delage a créé la série Dead Crossroads, qui explore des lieux abandonnés dans toute la France.". http://www.cinetrange.com/2013/04/dead-crossroads/. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  60. "Cold Ground : un found footage glacial par Fabien Delage.". http://www.avoir-alire.com/cold-ground-un-found-footage-glacial-par-fabien-delage. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  61. "Pour ma part, un seul et unique représentant avait jusqu’alors su attirer mon attention, l’iconoclaste Dead Crossroads de Fabien Delage, mini-série en 12 épisodes fascinante à de nombreux égards.". http://www.celluloidz.com/2015/09/chasseur-de-fantomes/. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 
  62. "Saluons donc la sortie du film La Rage du Démon de Fabien Delage.". http://lemuseedufake.com/leblog/2017/03/cinema-la-rage-du-demon-un-documenteur-de-fabien-delage/. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  63. "Fabien Delage at the European premiere of Dead Crossroads". http://celebritypictures.wiki/celebrity/5141259/2552113. 
  64. Bégué, Anne. "Fabien Delage réalise là une enquête fascinante sur l'histoire de l'art.". http://www.grrrrr.eu/fr/la-rage-documentee/. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  65. "Fabien Delage, réalisateur et porteur du projet Cold Ground, un found footage glacial et old school se déroulant dans les Alpes.". http://www.ingoruptibles.com/cold-ground-un-projet-de-found-footage-prometteur/. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  66. Salek, Sebastian. "French designer accuses UK Government of using his typeface without permission in campaign which has been 'unpopular abroad'". http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/home-office-rapped-for-illegal-use-of-font-in-go-home-ad-vans-8812646.html. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  67. "Designer Fabien Delage claims the Home Office has used his Plane Crash typeface for the campaign, without paying him or requesting a licence.". http://www.marcomm.news/home-office-accused-of-illegal-font-use-on-illegal-immigrants-campaign/. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  68. "Fabien Delage slammed the Home Office on Friday for using a font designed by him for the extremely “unpopular” campaign.". http://ukasian.com/immigrant-fonts-home-office-under-fire-for-unlicensed-use-of-typeface-for-go-home-campaign.html. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 

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