After a two year hiatus we are thrilled to be resurrecting HorrorFest on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Maury Young Arts Centre – back where HorrorFest started in 2002.

Horrorfest Resurrection Details

When & Where

DATE: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

PLACE: Maury Young Arts Centre at 4335 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

DOORS: 7:00 PM

MOVIES START: 7:30 PM and we will party at Maury Young till 12:30 AM.

Yes, there will be a coat check.

Yes, Security will be searching your bags for booze, guns, chewing gum (not kidding) and the severed hands of your enemies (those are allowed, they just need to be properly sealed)

DRESS CODE is Red Carpet Creepy, but bear in mind that if your costume is sticky or covered in make up we will make you put a plastic bag over your seat. Also, please refrain from costumes that will impeded sight lines in the theatre. (so that Attack of the 40-foot Woman costume will have to be a scale model)

SHOWTIME is at 7:30. Don’t be late.

TICKETS FOR HEAVY HITTING HORRORFEST RESURRECTION WILL GO ON SALE AT 4:20 PM ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2018
TICKET LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AT THAT TIME. BE READY CAUSE THEY WILL SELL OUT FAST!

Prizing

The local and Film Communities have really stepped up this year and we are giving away our largest cash prize purse ever!

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS & PARTNERS WHO HELPED RESURRECT HEAVY HITTING HORRORFEST. WE COULDN’T HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU!
Best in Show Winner
  • At least $1,500 in cold hard cash presented by Gibbons Après Lager
  • $400 from Gibbons Après Lager for the winners to party with at any Gibbons establishment
  • 1 Industry Pass courtesy of the Whistler Film Festival
The People’s Choice Award
Chili Thom Memorial Award for Best Nude Scene
  • $666.69 cash presented by a supersecret sponsor
Erin Sollowey Manimal Award For Most Fearless Performance
  • $350 cash money
Best Actress
  • $100 cash
  • $150 from Gibbons Après Lager for the winners to party with at any Gibbons establishment
  • Shirt & Sweater from Ten Tree (Stay warm on those long nights of filming)
  • 1 Cinematic 6 pack courtesy of the Whistler Film Festival
Best Actor
  • $100 cash
  • $150 from Gibbons Après Lager for the winners to party with at any Gibbons establishment
  • Shirt & Sweater from Ten Tree (Stay warm on those long nights of filming)
  • 1 Cinematic 6 pack courtesy of the Whistler Film Festival
Best Cinematography
Best Sound
Best Effect
Best Make-Up Effect
  • A great big kick-ass professional Movie Make-up kit from It Cosmetics in LA
Rookie of the Year
  • TBA

The Judges

Judging of the films featured on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 will be adjudicated by:

  • Feet Banks
    Host & HorrorFest Co-Founder
  • Travis Tetreault
    Director, Heavy Hitting Films Co-Founder
  • Stu Mackay-Smith
    Director, Artist, Animator, HorrorFest Co-Founder
  • Bruce McBruce
    Long-time Judge and Horror Aficionado
  • Farrah Bunch
    Professional Make-up artist, Los Angeles

OFFICIAL HORRORFEST AFTER PARTY AT GARKINKEL’S

Full after party details will be announced soon.

HORRORFEST ACCOMMODATIONS

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Coming from out of town for this year's Heavy Hitting Horrorfest Resurrection? We've got you covered!

The Aava Whistler Hotel is the Official Host Hotel of HorrorFrest and they’re offering some killer rates to ensure we have a bloody good time together.
Book by October 23 by clicking here.