Short Film Programs

Born of Woman 2023

Fantasia’s showcase of intimate, auteur genre visions returns to celebrate the unconventional gaze with these extraordinary works.

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Cabaret of Curiosities 2023

A new cabaret formula combining screenings of local and international short films, comedy acts and live performances.

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Celluloid Experiments 2023

You have a rendezvous with shapes, colours, and poetry on a celluloid journey that takes you all the way from sweet daydreams to feverish nightmares.

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Circo Animato 2023

Fantasia’s annual showcase of amazing animated short films from around the world returns with 10 dazzling offerings, marvellously multifarious in tone, technique, and perspective.

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Collective Delusions

A showcase of underground DIY, outsider, and bizarre cinema from around the world.

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Are You Afraid of Fantasia?

Like the popular Canadian horror television series FAIS-MOI PEUR / ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? (1992 to 1996), this programme is an international anthology of horrific short films.

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Fantasia Freestyle

Fantasia offers a kaleidoscope of short films from around the world and here at home that reflect many of the themes and genres the festival is so beloved for — and it won’t cost you a penny to check it out!

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Feast of Amrita

A mind-scarring melange of modern urban gothic, skin-crawling bio-horror, and impossible cosmic abomination, the Japanese anime FEAST OF AMRITA crowns a trilogy of animated horror from Asia.

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Les Fantastiques week-ends du cinéma québécois 2023

Les Fantastiques week-ends are back with a bang this year, and it's with a festive programme that we celebrate this 100% in-person return. You'll see everything that makes the festival unique: fantasy, horror, and wacky comedy!

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International Science-Fiction Short Film Showcase 2023

Fantasia’s showcase of provocative and character-driven international science-fiction works.

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My First Fantasia

Children, parents and the young at heart are invited to dive into this free series of short film programs.

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Perilous Ports: Tours of Northern Terrors

The inaugural edition of Fantasia’s celebration of Canadian short-form genre cinema is here to bring you the most exciting short films that this nation has to offer!

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Pinoy Party: Filipino's short films

Teenage malaise, talking fish, raining frogs and bold eagles: these five essential, up-and-coming directors from the Philippines are here, bold and r-r-ready to party!

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Kaléidoscope en dents de scie

Filmmaker Robin Aubert (LES AFFAMÉS) presents two of his hidden gems: the short film SUZIE (1999) and the medium-length film CADILLAC CLOWN (2002). Sélection

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Small Gauge Trauma 2023

Fantasia’s annual showcase of bold, auteur genre visions returns with nine unforgettable works from five countries that will positively floor you

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Things That Go Bump in the East 2023

Fantasia’s showcase of bite-sized Asian tales of the macabre again offers a celebration of the otherworldly from the other side of the world, split between animation and live-action.

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