7:00 pm - A SERIES OF WEB BITES - WEB SERIES
A special feature length program of some of the best genre web series, music videos and digital content in Canada.
(Dir. Robin Hunter) (4:40 mins) concept pilot
An animated web series poking fun at the numerous shows exploring the paranormal. Rex Daniels, the conceited, non-believing host of the show puts up a good front and plays along with the victims of the paranormal. Soon he finds himself terrified in very real situations.
TO NO MAN'S LAND
(Dir. Khizer Khani) (12:00 mins) concept pilot
When a catastrophic attack puts a peaceful galactic nation on the brink of war, a lowly Scout is sent to an isolated planet to obtain the whereabouts of the one man who may know who committed the attack. But he quickly finds out that there are other players in the game, trying to incite a war between the peaceful factions in the universe.
(Dir. Marta Borowski) (12:30 mins)
RESOLVE explores the ways we hurt one another and the nature of forgiveness in a world connected by social media.
DARK BEFORE DAWN: CARAVAN
(Dirs. Brodie Spaull & Paul Krysinski) (9:58 mins)
After catastrophic social collapse, the survivors struggle to find their way in the harsh wilds. "Season 1" follows two such survivors, whose path becomes divided. Reconnecting in the future, they are both changed men. On the trail of his missing son, a man and his long-time friend are led to a decrepit caravan, where a nefarious merchant resides.
HIT THE HITMAN
(Dir. Robert Bellamy) (13.26)
Can a Russian assassin protect his double life from his best friend.
(Dir. Courtney James) (6:52 mins)
The series follows a journalist’s search for her missing sister as it takes her into a mysterious underground world of dance floor cults, dark web chat rooms, political scandal, and the rise, wrath, and anarchy of EDM’s newest celebrity DJ K055.
(Dir. Matthew Campbell & Jason Fischer) (5:00 mins)
Kidnapped at birth and raised in secrecy by the Church, Lilith is the most powerful exorcist in existence. Unbeknownst to humanity and to Lilith herself, is Lucifer’s grand plan of creating an eternal hell on earth through his son Damien. The only thing standing in their way is his own daughter, who has forsaken her royal lineage to fight for humanity one epic battle at a time.
SPACE RIDERS: DIVISION EARTH II
(Dir. Jordan Canning) (4:27 mins)
A year after the events of the award-winning first season, Philip (Dan Beirne) and Ken (Mark Little) are now incredible (read: pretty good) Space Riders... though they've yet to master the elusive Double-Zoid. Can they learn to work with Scarlet (Laura Cilevitz), a fellow Space Rider looking for revenge against an intergalactic villain? What nefarious plan is their nemesis Orson Ooze (Kayla Lorette) devising, and whatever happened to his estranged Moon Monster (Kyle Dooley)? What is a space STI and who will get it?
Breakfast buffets, obscure 70s glam rock bands, and the perils of overcloning, all this season on Space Riders: Division Earth!
(Dir. Mathieu Laprise) (5:00 mins)
When Vielda decides to get revenge on her worst enemy, she's clueless about the disastrous consequences of her actions... On the menu : bullying, shamanism, a demonic doll and a 90s vibe.
(Dir. Tanya Hoshi) (8:33 mins)
BLACKOUT is a 12-episode mystery/horror web series and special feature presentation. While investigating a mysterious case of extreme sleepwalking and memory loss, a documentary production is derailed when the paranormal symptoms of their subject begin to affect the crew as well.
Please join us early during the pre-show for our podcast program featuring IMAGE KILLER.
9:30 pm - DEEP SIX
(Dir. Davin Lengyel) THEATRICAL PREMIERE (70 mins)
DEEP SIX is a science fiction web series about a crew of astronauts stranded in deep space who discover they’re not alone. Starring Michelle Morgan (Heartland), Mika Collins, Katherine Gauthier, Jonathan Whittaker (The Expanse), Ginger Busch, Kristian Bruun (Orphan Black), and featuring Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Galactica).
with the short film GILTRUDE'S DWELLING
(Dir. Jeremy Lutter) (14:30 mins)
Orphaned at the age of eleven, Giltrude, an interdimensional shut-in, has waited fifteen years for her parents to come home. When a life or death dilemma comes knocking, Giltrude must look beyond her front door and learn to face the outside universe.
with the short film EXT
(Dir. Adrian Bobb) (9:24 mins)
In the snow-covered ruins of 24th century Toronto, AEGIS, a humanoid war machine, leads a team of five robot-bound digital-humans into the real world (aka the "E-X-T") to retake an enemy-occupied server installation vital to the survival of their digital homeworld.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26th
7:00 pm - Z
(Dir. Brandon Christensen) TORONTO PREMIERE (83 mins)
A family find themselves terrorized by their eight-year-old son's imaginary friend.
with the short film THE REMNANT
(Dir. Navin Ramaswaran) (16:45 mins)
A team of con artists posing as paranormal investigators steal from the home of an affluent elderly woman, only to find themselves unleashing a dormant malevolent spirit.
9:00 pm - CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS: THE BLOODIES
"The Bloodies" (The Blood in the Snow Awards) presented by Hollywood Suite.
Please stay after our closing film (included in your ticket) for our yearly star studded closing awards show where we give out 16 awards.
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD VR EXPERIENCE
Join us at the Monarch Tavern after the screening and awards on Tuesday November 26th during our closing party to try out the World Premiere of the "Night of the Living Dead VR Experience"
brought to you by Hollywood Suite.
10 pm to 2 am!