Wrapping Up a Virtual Fantasia 2020


Like many film festivals in 2020, Fantasia decided to go virtual this year. I would say that they were successful in this regard with its VOD and “live” screenings via the Shift72 powered Festival Scope platform. Combined with Q&As and panels streamed over Zoom and Youtube, the experience almost felt like a proper film festival. That said, I am hoping that I will get to return to Montreal and attend Fantasia in person in 2021.

Without further ado, here is my full wrap-up for the virtual 2020 Fantasia Film Festival:

Top Ten Favourite Films

  1. Slaxx
  2. The Mortuary Collection
  3. Come True
  4. Kriya
  5. Anything for Jackson
  6. A Mermaid in Paris
  7. The Columnist
  8. 12 Hour Shift
  9. The Five Rules of Success
  10. Special Actors

Least Favourite Film

Number of Films Seen

  • 39
    • 27 “live” screenings
    • 7 screeners
    • 5 VOD screenings

Plus, one film I started watching before realizing it conflicted with another screening

Number of Reviews Reposted from Other Festivals

  • 1

Number of Interviews Conducted

  • 3
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