Celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations between Canada and the Republic of Korea, Fantasia is proud to showcases six South Korean classics
Celebrating the Godfather of Canadian underground film.
Fantasia is proud to be presenting restorations of four extraordinary dark fantasy works from the great Slovak filmmaker Juraj Herz.
Fantasia’s flagship juried competition, a global selection of varied genre works from new and established, groundbreaking and unconventional auteurs.
Discover the year's best genre films from all across the globe.
Experimental and audacious, the Camera Lucida section exists at the margins of genre cinema, showcasing its most original, personal, and innovative voices.
From experimental enigmas to eye-popping crowd-pleasers, the many tones and techniques of animation are highlighted in this section.
Bold, super independent outsider works that possess a purity of vision and are wholly unafraid to take risks. The revolution begins here.
A highlight of the talent of Quebec filmmakers, shown here across their feature films.
Take a look at the films that shaped the history genre cinema.
From shorts to features, each cinematic experience brings audiences Northern perspectives that capture the weird, the dangerous and almost everything in between
A vital reflection on Quebec's cinematic history, offering a worthy showcase for rare films that history has forgotten, neglected and even snubbed.
Fantasia’s showcase of intimate, auteur genre visions returns to celebrate the unconventional gaze with these extraordinary works.
A new cabaret formula combining screenings of local and international short films, comedy acts and live performances.
Fantasia’s showcase of animated short films from around the world returns with 10 dazzling shorts, marvellously multifarious in technique, and perspective.
A showcase of underground DIY, outsider, and bizarre cinema from around the world.
You have a rendezvous with shapes, colours, and poetry on a celluloid journey that takes you all the way from sweet daydreams to feverish nightmares.
Like the popular Canadian horror television series ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?, this programme is an international anthology of horrific short films.
Fantasia offers a kaleidoscope of short films from around the world and here at home that reflect many of the themes and genres the festival is so beloved for.
A mind-scarring melange of modern urban gothic and cosmic abomination, the Japanese anime FEAST OF AMRITA crowns a trilogy of animated horror from Asia.
Les Fantastiques week-ends are back with a bang this year, and it's with a festive programme that we celebrate this 100% in-person return.
Fantasia’s showcase of provocative and character-driven international science-fiction works.
Children, parents and the young at heart are invited to dive into this free series of short film programs.
The inaugural edition of Fantasia’s celebration of Canadian short-form genre is here to bring you the most exciting short films that this nation has to offer!
Le gars des vues a un nom : Rémi Fréchette. Préparez-vous à tout un voyage, car vous y verrez quelque 22 courts-métrages datant de 2003 à aujourd’hui.
Teenage malaise, talking fish, raining frogs and bold eagles: these five essential, up-and-coming directors from the Philippines are bold and ready to party!
Filmmaker Robin Aubert (LES AFFAMÉS) presents two of his hidden gems: the short film SUZIE (1999) and the medium-length film CADILLAC CLOWN (2002)
Fantasia’s international showcase of cutting-edge genre works is back with ten films from five countries that positively astonish.
Fantasia’s showcase of bite-sized Asian tales of the macabre offers spooky chillers from Bangladesh, Viet Nam, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and China.
The Fantasia festival, in association with Wapikoni mobile, presents a program of Indigenous genre films. To this end,
Introduction to Japanese musical toy company Maywa Denki and its popular Otamatone device, and an unveiling of the OTAMATOON video vignette series.
Do everything in your earthly power not to miss this star-studded book launch event for a new genre fiction anthology curated by produce, David Lawson Jr.
In celebration of THE PRIMEVALS’ world premiere at the festival, a special artist talk with legendary American independent producer Charles Band.
Assorted luminaries do live-reading of their texts for filmmaker and artist Pat Tremblay’s series of horror movie posters with the assistance of AI.
If there was such a thing as a “gold standard” of exploitation cinema historians, Jimmy McDonough would be it.
Fantasia, the Kino movement and the team behind the film JOUR DE MERDE (2023) team up for a new experience that's both entertaining and educational.
RKSS, the acronym for Roadkill Superstars, is a filmmaking trio consisting of Canadian film directors François Simard, Anouk Whissell, and Yoann-Karl Whissell.
Revisit 50 years of genre cinema in Quebec and trace its evolution in the company of those who have precisely opened the door to the creation of genre films.
You’ll hear a selection of French and English BIPOC panellists discuss what the landscape of Canadian genre filmmaking looks like for BIPOC creators.
Tous les courts métrages réalisés pendant le mois de juillet par des kinoïtes.
Fantasia est enchanté de vous présenter "Escale Sanglante", un événement spécial dans le cadre de la célèbre série télévisée "Sur la Route de l'Horreur".