Genre Conventions and Film Festivals
TISH is run by filmmakers, genre film aficionados and go by the names of Lari Teräs and Jon Lewis. Their aim is to showcase the best genre films from around the World from new filmmakers and seasoned veterans. They focus on new voices and prefer creativity over big budgets. In addition to dedicated short film blocks, they aim to schedule each feature with one short and a genre appropriate music video at the beginning to set the mood.
The Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival is a unique and imaginative showcase of contemporary Canadian horror, genre, and underground cinema, that exists to challenge social boundaries, explore artistic taboos, and support and exhibit independent Canadian genre media artist. Based out of Toronto Ontario, the festival had its first tour in 2019 premiering in Kitchener, Kingston, Peterborough and Ottawa
HORROR-RAMA is Toronto's ONLY convention and fan experience DEADicated to celebrating horror film culture of all kinds. The show is the brainchild of Luis Ceriz, founder and owner of Toronto’s landmark film culture emporium, SUSPECT VIDEO, Chris Alexander, filmmaker (QUEEN OF BLOOD, FEMALE WEREWOLF), synthwave composer (Music for Murder, Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll), former editor of FANGORIA and co-founder/editor of DELIRIUM magazine as well as marketing specialist (FANGORIA, FANTASM) and actress (BLOOD DYNASTY) Cheryl Singleton. Actress, writer, performer and producer Ali Chappell joined the team in 2018. Together, these multiple maniacs bring their broad knowledge of cinema and of the convention landscape to HORROR-RAMA along with their enthusiasm and passion for all things bizarre and fantastical.