March 2017

Blood in the Snow announces its new location and dates for BITS 2017!

The Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival is proud to announce dates and location for BITS 2017. Blood in the Snow will be moving to its new location at The Royal at 608 College Street in Toronto moving from its previous location at Cineplex.

The festival will run this year from November 23 to the 26th, 2017 with it unique program of features, seminars and shorts that highlight the best in contemporary Canadian genre cinema now in its 6th year.

“This was the logical next step for us. We are moving up from 282 seats to 380 seats and you can’t top the Royal for picture, sounds and screen size.” says Festival Director and Founder Kelly Michael Stewart “We will have 10 screenings over four days this year and it is incredible how we keep growing and growing each year.” Early bird festival passes are now on sale soon for only $75 and individual tickets will go on sale later this fall for $13. Film submissions are also now open on Film Freeway at

You can see our new highlight video here: here

Jen Gorman is named Festival Coordinator!

We are excited to announce that Jen Gorman has taken on the role of Festival Coordinator helping Festival Director and Founder Kelly Michael Stewart with the managing of the overall Festival. Previous Festival Coordinator Melanie Turner has moved to the Special Events Coordinator position to focus more on the non-film events during the Festival and she continues her role as a Programmer.

Jen is not new to the BITS team serving the past year as the Sponsorship Coordinator and she has been in charge of Front of House administration since 2013. Along with RX Zammit, Jen also serves on the festival's Board of Directors. Jen is also a Film Producer, Composer and full time Publicist. Please congratulate Jen Gorman on her well deserved new role!


February 2017

BITS 2017 New Poster Announced!

Illustration by Steve McGinnis!

                                                                                            BITS 2017 poster