I’m very excited about this! This is absolutely awesome so if your’e in the Toronto area, feel free to pop on over for some fun! Here are the details as I have them:
DATE: May 15th, 2012
LOCATION: 1035 Gerrard St. East, Toronto, ON M4M 1Z6
HOSTS: Curio Media and Fangoria’s Fright Nights
Kelly Stewart is a local film writer in Toronto who has written reviews, articles and interviews for such publications as Fangoria Magazine and Toronto Film Scene and has hosted event all over the city including the Bloor Cinema, Carlton Cinema and the Projection Booth.
Lianne Spiderbaby is a contributing writer to Fangoria Magazine, Famous Monsters of Filmland and is the host of the popular web series FRIGHT BYTES. She currently working on her first book, “Grindhouse Girls: Cinema’s Hardest Working Women”, about exploitation and horror actresses.
Jovanka Vuckovic is the former editor of RUE MORGUE (2003-2009) magazine, a contributing writer to REVOLVER magazine, author of the book “Zombies! An Illustrated History” of the Undead and has completed her first short film THE CAPTURED BIRD that will be released later this year.
Karen Lam is a producer, screenwriter and director based in Vancouver, Canada. Her film DOLL PARTS is featured in Viscera this year and her feature film STAINED will be presented earlier this evening at 6pm.
This marks the first appearance of the Viscera Film Festival in Toronto with a program short films from respected female filmmakers from around the world.
The Viscera Film Festival has been a yearly event for the last three years that showcases the fearsome creations of female filmmakers from all over the world. Viscera is a non profit organization committed to expanding opportunities for contemporary female horror filmmakers and educating the public by raising awareness of the changing roles for women in the film industry.
ABOUT FRIGHT NIGHTS
Fright Nights is the premiere local monthly showcase focusing on horror films by new emerging filmmakers. Most recently the event has showcased world premieres of THE DEVIL WALKS AMONG YOU, FAMILIAR and the theatrical Toronto premiere of the cult classic BATTLE ROYALE. The Projection Booth theatre along with the Fright Nights series was listed in in The Grid magazine as one of “Toronto’s Top Ten Movie Moments of 2011″ (Adam Nayman – Dec 28/11)
Since opening its doors in the summer of 2011 The Projection Booth (formerly the Gerrard Cinema) has become one of Toronto’s most respected cinemas focussing on independent cinema.
ADVENTURE GIRLS by Dara Jade Moats, Dan Emery, and Jon Deitcher
AFTERSHOCK by Lori Bowen
BOX by Nikki Wall
THE PARTY’S OVER by Gigi Romero
BON APETIT by Kate Shenton
DOLL PARTS by Karen Lam
BLOOD BUNNY by Molly Madfis
A FEVER AND A RIVER by Rachael Deacon
THE KEY TO ANNABEL LEE by Staci Layne Wilson
THE MANY DOORS OF ALBERT WHALE by Marichelle Daywalt
TOGETHER by Gigi Romero
NURSERY CRIMES by Laura Whyte
12-15-1996 by Mae Catt
THE GHOST AND US by Emily Carmichael
THE ROOM AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS by Briony Kidd
DADDY’S GIRL by Helen Komini Olsen