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THANK YOU TO THE READERS OF

THE WALLEYE - THUNDER BAY'S ARTS AND CULTURE MAGAZINE -

 FOR VOTING US #1 FILM FESTIVAL 3 YEARS IN A ROW: 2020, 2021 & 2022!

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HORROR/MYSTERY/THRILLER FILMS ARE WHAT WE LOVE!

SLASHER FILMS, SUPERNATURAL THRILLERS, SLOW-BURN SUSPENSE, CREATURE FEATURES, GOTHIC OR COMEDY HORROR. IF YOUR FILM IS CONSIDERED TO BE IN THE HORROR GENRE, THEN WE WANT TO SEE IT!

 

   TERROR IN THE BAY FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASES A WIDE RANGE OF INDIE HORROR FILMS & TRAILERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD! 

THIS 4-DAY FILM FESTIVAL IS DEDICATED TO THE CREATIVE WORKS OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS THAT HOLD A STRONG PASSION FOR HORROR FILMS. AS FILMMAKERS OURSELVES, WE RECOGNIZE TALENTED ARTISTS WHO BRING THEIR VISUAL STORYTELLING GIFTS TO THE SCREEN.

OUR COMMITEE WILL VIEW ALL SUBMISSIONS, AND EACH FILM WILL BE JUDGED FAIRLY, REGARDLESS OF BUDGET, POPULARITY OR PRODUCTION COSTS. SELECTED FILMS WILL BE SHOWCASED AT THE HISTORIC MAPLETOPS PARAMOUNT ENTERTAINMENT THEATRE, LOCATED IN THE EXCITING DOWNTOWN CORE OF THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA.

Festival Venue | MapleTops Paramount Entertainment Theatre | 24 Court St S, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2W3

*2023 AWARD WINNERS:

-BEST FEATURE FILM *THE PORTRAIT
​-BEST FEATURETTE *SOME VISITORS 
-BEST SHORT FILM *WORMIES 
-BEST MINI SHORT FILM *CHARLIE THE CANCELLED SKELETON
-BEST WEB SERIES *ALAS
-BEST MUSIC VIDEO *CROOKS - HEART OF VENGEANCE
-BEST FILM TRAILER *GHOSTS OF HIROSHIMA
-BEST DIRECTOR *BRIAN SEPANZYK (IN THE SHADOW OF GOD)
-BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY *ARNAUD GOMEZ-THEBAUD (MARYLA)
-BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY *JACOB WELDON (SEED)
-BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY *CONSUMED
-BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY RUNNER-UP *THE SHADOW PPL 
-BEST ORIGINAL SCORE *NATALIA LAGUENS (BOOKWORM)
-BEST EDITING *EDOUARD ALVADO (WELCOME TO CANDY'S)
-BEST SFX MAKEUP *ALIEN PLANET
-BEST TITLE/CREDIT SEQUENCE *SASCHA MAY (A BLOODY GRAVEYARD STORY)
-BEST ACTOR *MICHAEL TEH (SMILE AS YOU KILL)
​-BEST ACTRESS *SARA CANNING (IN THE SHADOW OF GOD)
-BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR *MICHAEL JORDAN (DEMON BOX)
-BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS *TAYLER DELINE (THE CLOSER YOU GET)​​
-BEST FILM POSTER *BOOKWORM
​-BEST ATMOSPHERE *CLAYTON ORGLES (DISSOCIATION)
-BEST ENSEMBLE *ELDRITCH, USA
​-AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD *A DEER CAUGHT IN THE HEADLIGHTS & SOME VISITORS

*24 AWARDS IN TOTAL

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WE INVITE ALL INDIE HORROR FILMMAKERS TO SUBMIT YOUR FILMS INTO THE 8TH ANNUAL TERROR IN THE BAY FILM FESTIVAL! THERE WILL BE NUMEROUS AWARDS GIVEN FOR BEST FILMS AND INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS. IF YOUR FILM IS PICKED AS AN OFFICIAL SELECTION, IT WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE CONSIDERED FOR INDIVIDUAL AWARD NOMINATIONS. GOOD LUCK!

 

*ALL OFFICIAL SELECTIONS, IN EVERY CATEGORY WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR NOMINATIONS AND AWARDS.

  

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS, NOMINEES AND WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED BY SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2024. GOOD LUCK TO ALL OF THE FILMMAKERS AND WE HOPE TO SEE YOUR FILM PLAY IN OUR

FILM FESTIVAL THIS YEAR! 

               

THANK YOU TO OUR FRIENDS, PARTNERS & SPONSORS!

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