Here’s the list of our LIVE and PRE-RECORDED times for our filmmaker Q and A’s!! **Please note the Live Presentations will be on our main facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CinemafantastiqueFest/NOT on our event page, because FB/or us are stupid and could not get it to work** If you like and follow our page you should be notified when we go live. Don’t worry if you miss the live broadcast as it will be available on both our main and event page to watch later that day, as well as our Darkside Video YouTube page next week.
SATURDAY AUGUST 29TH, 2020
1PM (PDT): Matt Storc – PRE-RECORDED (Director of Take Back the Knife)
1:30PM (PDT): Emi Electra and Amber Anne – LIVE (Director and Lead Actor of SOMATIKA)
2PM (PDT): Marcella C. De Finis – LIVE (Director of Incredible Tale of the Spiritless Man)
2:30pm (PDT): Baptiste Rouveure – PRE-RECORDED (Director of anonymous animals)
3pm (PDT): #FilmedInBCwith 6 filmmakers: LIVE
Carolyn Irwin and Jon Flahr (Producer and Director of Deleted) Ariel Hansen – (Director of Nepenthes) Sharai Rewels – (Director of Ramshackle Blues) Chris Beaubien – (Director of Siren) Topher Graham – (Director of Devil and I)
3:45pm (PDT): TBC – LIVE Our community partner Vancouver Short Film Festival.
SUNDAY AUGUST 30th, 2020
12PM (PDT):Emmanuel Bonami – PRE-RECORDED ( Actor in French Blood 1. Mr. PIG)
12:30PM (PDT): Ryan LaPlante and Tom McGee – LIVE ( Director and Producer of Don’t Sneeze) Matt Parks – LIVE (Director of The Minister)
1PM (PDT): Ryan Irving LIVE – (Director of Bark)
1:30PM (PDT): William Davis and Kyle Wilson – LIVE ( Producer and Director of Look Twice)
2PM (PDT): Tony Reames – LIVE (Director of Playtime’s Over)
2:30PM (PDT): Mark Beal – LIVE (Director of Bloodsucker’s Planet)
4PM (PDT): AWARDS!!!
Best Feature Film Best Short film Best BC Film Best Horror Film Best Horror Comedy Film Most Fantastique Film Director’s Choice Film
The Vancouver International Women in Film Festival returns this week! Hope you will be able to make it out to see some great films. In addition to film screenings, the festival offers Artist Talks (free), VR experiences (free), post screening discussions, workshops, Galas and Receptions, an Award ceremony and an International Screenplay Competition.
We are once again thrilled to be a partner with a special screening of “Riot Girls” by Canadian filmmaker Jovanka Vuckovic on Wednesday March 4th at 9:00pm!! Jovanka Vuckovic as well as producer Lauren Grant will be in attendance. For more information and tickets visit viwff.ca
Producer Lauren Grant will be hosting a workshop on: Genre Producing in Canada: A Case Study of Riot Girls on March 5, 2020 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM tickets available Info: viwff.ca
We are delighted once again to be Community Partners with Women In Film + Television Vancouver for this awesome festival showcasing the very talented female filmmakers from around our globe. The festival is running March 5-10 at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver, as well as film screenings, the festival offers a variety of ancillary programming including workshops, pitch sessions, panel discussions, artist talks, receptions, an awards ceremony and more. You can check out the full film line-up and schedule over at Women In film + Television Vancouver.
For our Community Partner film this year, we have a talented director that has played numerous times at Cinemafantastique Film Festival over the years….drum roll please….!
Alejandra’s life is about to change forever on the night of her quinceañera, a coming of age ceremony held on a girl’s fifteenth birthday. In this daring revenge tale, a young girl will learn the limits of resilience and strength as she is thrust into the most extraordinary of situations over the course of 24 hours. The director has been praised for innovative work in the horror genre and this work reflects her recognizable style of Tex-Mex grit with a touch of grindhouse and gore.
Don’t miss this BC PREMIERE screening on Saturday, March 9, 9:30 pm. There will be a Q&A with Gigi after the screening as well!! Checkout the trailer below. We will also be giving away 2 TICKETS to the screening via our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram so be sure to like and follow so you know when that is happening!
Pride weekend is in full swing this weekend in Vancouver, and we hope everyone is having a fabulous time!!! After that great celebration starts another one, The Vancouver Queer Film Festival August 9th-19th 2018. The theme this year is ‘To the Moon and Back’
We are always happy to be asked to be a Community Partner and to once again have a partner screening. Let’s introduce you to this year’s film, playing Friday August 10 at 7pm at the International Village. The Director Sook-Yin Lee will be in attendance for a Q& A after the film!!! Tickets available now.
On the same day Tyler is fired from her dead-end job, she learns her estranged father, Octavio, has passed away. All her life, Tyler’s overbearing mother has lead her to believe her father wanted nothing to do with her, but after a strained meeting with Octavio’s lawyer, Tyler finds herself in possession of his decrepit and eccentric apartment—an apartment that both scares her and compels her to change her life.
Directedby the multi-talented Sook-Yin Lee a filmmaker, musician, actor, visual artist, dance-maker, and radio & TV broadcaster. The former MuchMusic VJ is a three-time Gabriel Award-winning radio and TV broadcaster know for her personal storytelling program DNTO on CBC Radio One, and the podcast Sleepover. She starred in John Cameron Mitchell’s groundbreaking movie Shortbus, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. Year of the Carnivore, Leeʼs debut feature as writer-director, stars Cristin Milioti and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. She is in the band JOOJ with albums on Last Gang Records/eONE Music Canada. – I remember her from the band Bob’s your Uncle 🙂