Fantasia’s flagship juried competition, a global selection of varied genre works from new and established, groundbreaking and unconventional auteurs.
Discover the year's best genre films from all across the globe.
Martial arts, motor madness and hard-boiled heroics hit the screen hard, thrilling big crowds every time!
From experimental enigmas to eye-popping crowd-pleasers, the many tones and techniques of animation are highlighted in this section.
Experimental and audacious, the Camera Lucida section exists at the margins of genre cinema, showcasing its most original, personal, and innovative voices.
Cutting-edge documentaries from pop culture and counter-culture to issue-driven works of illumination and stranger-than-fiction tales of everyday oddness.
A highlight of the talent of Quebec filmmakers, shown here across their feature films.
Bold, super independent outsider works that possess a purity of vision and are wholly unafraid to take risks. The revolution begins here.
A vital reflection on Quebec’s cinematic history, offering a worthy showcase for rare films that history has forgotten, neglected and even snubbed.
Take a look at the films that shaped the history genre cinema.
Fantasia’s showcase of intimate, auteur genre visions returns to celebrate the unconventional gaze with these extraordinary works.
Some of the year’s very best animated short films from around the world in a unique journey, from childhood's discoveries to the insights of adulthood.
A cornucopia of shorts amid a mix of old TV ads, film snippets and bursts of static, to simulate a productive evening of channel surfing with the gang at home.
Short films from home!
Fantasia’s showcase of provocative and character-driven international science-fiction works.
Children, parents and the young at heart are invited to dive into this free series of short film programs.
Fantasia’s renowned showcase of provocative and cutting-edge international shorts is back, with these bold works. Skin will crawl.
FANTASIA International Film Festival, in collaboration with Woolf + Lapin, the National Film Board and Mont VR, are proud to present the FANTASIA VR Experience
Conférence multimédia/lancement de livre!
Presented by The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies, in association with Fantasia & Frontières
Celebrated filmmaker Mick Garris (THE STAND, SLEEPWALKERS) presents a special live recording event of his Post Mortem podcast.
Special screening of Italy’s first genre film with a live score by Goblin’s Maurizio Guarini!