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Fantasia Festival 2019 poster takes flight!

Thursday, April 11, 2019 | Fantasia International Film Festival, News


We’re already looking forward to the 23rd annual Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, and the event’s official poster has just been unveiled to whet our appetites further.

Fantasia 2019 takes place July 11-August 1 in the Canadian city, and will showcase over 100 feature films and numerous shorts in the horror, fantasy and other genres, with many attending filmmakers and actors. The festival will also host the Frontières International Co-Production Market, which brings together filmmakers and financiers from around the world to help make movies happen. The festival lineup is still being curated, and the deadline for submissions is May 2; you can see the details here.

The poster seen below was created by illustrator and Fantasia regular Donald Caron, showcasing characters who have become favorites in the festival’s art: Le Cheval Noir the black horse, the giant flying cat and the luchador pug.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.