A cash prize of $5,000 for the winning filmmaker is just the cherry on this bloody sundae in what looks to be the most original horror-genre film competition Vancouver has seen in a while! Conceived and put together by New Image Entertainment and New Image College (courtesy of John Craig and Cherie Van Dyke) and co-produced by actor and mentor Philip Granger (Tucker & Dale vs. Evil), the Phrike Filmfest is currently accepting submission here. Go, check it out now! This competition happens this October!
The Tucker & Dale co-star Philip Granger will also be joining the Horror Honeys and Shivers Film Society this Halloween for the Shivers/VIFF presentation “Canadian Horror Show” (details soon!) featuring Shivers Film Society’s third annual screening of Tucker & Dale vs. Evil on Halloween night!
1:00 pm The 1983 classic Strange Brew
3:00 pm Russ Meyer’s Vixen!
ALSO FEATURING: The new short film “No Pets Allowed” by Vancouver’s punk filmmaker Nadine L’Esperance, awesome organic beer for $cheap$!, admission by donation (pay what you can).
Sunday, August 24, at the Cinematheque — 1131 Howe St. Vancouver
(Following CanadaDrome 4’s Short Film Fest & “Reversed” screening on Aug. 10th)