2007 Festival of Fear Horror Expo Dates, Details!

Visitors from across Ontario and around the world have the opportunity to experience the very best of pop culture first-hand at the upcoming 13th Annual Fan Expo Canada. The return of the country’s largest combined event which includes The Canadian National Comic Book Expo, CNAnime, SFX Science Fiction Expo, Festival of Fear Horror Expo and it’s newest addition GX- the Canadian National Gaming Expo. The Festival of Fear is sponsored by our friends at Rue Morgue Magazine, who present an extensive celebrity line up of guest presentations. Read on to see who will be attending.

The event takes place Friday, August 24th – Sunday, August 26th at:
The Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building
222 Bremner Boulevard
Toronto Ontario

The Festival of Fear Horror Expo Celebrity Guests include:

Dario Argento – Rare public appearance by Legendary Horror Director of Suspiria
Malcolm McDowell – Alex in Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange
George A. Romero – Honoured Horror Director of Dawn of the Dead
H.G. Lewis – Acclaimed Horror Film Producer
Michael Biehn – Star of Terminator, Aliens and Grindhouse
Angela Bettis- Star of upcoming films, Red and Scar
Adrienne Barbeau – Revered actress and “Scream Queen”
Greg Nicotero – Award winning Special Effects and Make Up Artist
Basil Gogos – Award winning Horror Artist and Illustrator
Charisma Carpenter – Star of tv series Buffy the Vampire Slayer & Angel
Karim Hussain – Director of Abandoned & Subconscious Cruelty
Roberto Campanella – Actor in Silent Hill

Key Features and Highlights of the Festival of Fear Horror Expo:

* Intimate and Interactive ~ celebrity presentations allow fans the opportunity to meet their favourite personalities and learn from an insider’s perspective
* Autograph Sessions ~ always a crowd pleaser, visitors have the opportunity to meet and seek autographs from industry personalities and professionals
* Screaming Rooms ~ here is a great opportunity to preview upcoming films and projects before they are released
* Special presentation at the Bloor Cinema TBA.
* Workshops and Seminars ~ daily free lectures by horror industry experts
* Q&A Sessions~visitors can participate in an open forum with many professionals
* Voodoo Death Party: The Official Horror Expo Party on Saturday, Aug.25 – dress up as a popular Horror character and compete for a midnight costume contest!
* 600 commercial exhibitors and retailers will offer everything from graphic novels, trades, videos, DVDs, movie memorabilia, original artwork, posters and more
* Industry Preview Area ~ see the latest products and services and get a sneak peek at upcoming projects
* Artist Alley ~ meet the up and coming talent in the horror world in this area which features writers, artists and publishers

Visit the official website for more info

Source: Official Website