Fantasia News

FANTASIA 2013 AWARD WINNERS!

After Tuesday night’s sold-out screening of the Canadian premiere of THE WORLD’S END, presented by director Edgar Wright and actor Nick Frost, the Fantasia International Film Festival can confirm record attendance numbers this year, boasting more than 125,000 festival-goers for its 17th edition, surpassing last year’s record of 109,000 (a 15% increase). Over the course [...]

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Fantasia 2013 in iTunes!

Back by popular demand, the Fantasia International Film Festival is once again offering a selection of films from the 2013 festival edition programming in Premium Video-On-Demand. The films are featured on the Fantasia Festival page on iTunes. Since 2011, Fantasia extends the festival experience by making films available on the platform that screened at the [...]

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BASHA POSTER EXHIBIT, JULY 26th – AUGUST 4th

BASHA POSTER EXHIBIT Barbara ‘Basia’ Baranowska — best known in North America for her poster for Andrzej Zulawski’sPOSSESSION — is the unsung hero of Polish poster art. Whereas the likes of Jan Lenica developed a distinct, often instantly recognizable style, Barbara Baranowska was a chameleon (as reflected in her alternating use of ‘Basia’, ‘Basha’ and ‘Bacha’ [...]

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WESTERN PARTY – OPENING OF THE FANTASTIQUE WEEKEND

Tandis qu’on paie hommage au western spaghetti avec le PROJET DJANGO à la Cinémathèque Québécoise (et une projection de SWEETWATER), nous ouvrons leFantastique week-end du court métrage québécois (Fantasia)avec un party à thématique western! Des pintes et un taureau mécanique! A-t-on besoin de bien plus dans la vie?!?! OUVERT À TOUS! JEUDI 25 JUILLET 2013 [...]

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HATCHET III – TONIGHT ONLY!

TONIGHT at Cineplex Odeon Forum, 9h30PM! Fantasia co-presents Hatchet III as part of Raven Banner Entertainment and Cineplex’s ongoing “Sinister Cinema” series, with actor Kane Hodder in person for a Q&A! Concluding the saga begun in Adam Green’s hit 2006 thriller, HATCHET III follows the vengeful Marybeth (horror heroine Danielle Harris of Halloween 4 & [...]

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OXV: THE PARTY – CAMERA LUCIDA LAUNCH PARTY!

CAMERA LUCIDA OPENING PARTY Bar Benelux (245 Sherbrooke W.) Sunday, July 21, 10pm – 3am Come one come all and celebrate the incredible fourth edition of the Camera Lucida spotlight! Join us at Bar Benelux to groove to the rhythms of DJ Dave Bertrand and (re)discover the imagery of the spotlight’s films as revisited by [...]

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*SOLD OUT*

(Updated daily) Shield of Straw (Impérial, 18/07) The Conjuring (Impérial, 18/07) Animals (J.A. De Sève, 19/07) Lesson of the Evil (Impérial, 19/07) The Broken Circle Breakdown (19/07) Rurouni Kenshin (Imperial, 20/07) Hell Baby (J.A. De Sève, 20/07) Key of Life (J.A. de Sève, 20/07) Zero Charisma (J.A. de Sève, 20/07) V/H/S/2 (Imperial, 20/07) Key of Life  (J.A. De Sève, 21/07) Au delà de l’animation (J.A. de [...]

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FANTASIA Opening Party

Party d’ouverture FANTASIA / FANTASIA Opening Party présenté par/ presented by la Société des arts technologiques [SAT], McAuslan, Barefoot Wine & MixSessions Jeudi 18 juillet // Thursday July 18th, 9PM Entrée gratuite // Free Admission Ouvert à tous // Open to all Société des arts technologiques [SAT] (1201, Boul. Saint-Laurent) Djs et Vjs de 21h [...]

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FANTASIA UNDER THE STARS

FANTASIA UNDER THE STARS: July 10-11, 13-14,2013 @ Parc de la Paix, 7pm. Fantasia, in collaboration with Société des arts technologiques [SAT], Le Quartier des spectacles and 24Heures present FANTASIA UNDER THE STARS, July 10-11 & 13-14, four evenings of free outdoor screenings at the Place the la Paix, a small parc located on the [...]

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FANTASIA PROGRAM LAUNCH!

Friday July 12th, 7pm @ Société des Arts Technologiques (S.A.T.), 1201, Boul. Saint-Laurent Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2013 program at the SAT. Get your schedule and your program, including the trailers DVD (almost 4 hours of trailers and extras) before everybody else! From 8pm onwards, we will screen nearly 100 trailers for [...]

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