Canton Film Fest Celebrates Its Fifth Year With Special Guest Robert Kurtzman

-1The Canton Film Festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and they have pulled out all the stops as part of this years festival will celebrate the career of FX master Robert Kurtzman.

The three day event kicks off on Thursday April 21st and runs through Saturday April 23rd.

Canton Film Fest 5
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 12:00pm Sat, Apr 23, 2016 1:00pm

The schedule for the best Canton Film Fest yet. 

Thursday, April 21, 2016 – Admission $5
6:00pm Doors Open
6:30pm Sci-Fi / Horror Category Submissions
7:30pm Beast of White Hall
Post Movie Q& A with director Seth Breedlove
Friday, April 22, 2016 – Admission $5
6:00pm Doors Open
6:30pm Music Video Category Submissions
7:30pm Forced Perspective: The Story of artist Derek Hess
Post movie Q&A with director Nick Cavalier
Saturday, April 23, 2016 – Admission $5
1:00pm Doors Open
1:15pm Documentary
2:00pm Comedy
3:15pm Action
4:30pm Drama
6:00pm Presentation by Robert Kurtzman discussing his lengthy career in film
7:30pm Sweet Mickey for President
Post Movie Q & A with Ben Patterson
Category Submission Winners Announcement following Q & A

Small Town Monsters kick things off with the debut of their new feature Beast of Whitehall.  Hot on the heels of the success of Minerva Monster – Seth Breedlove and his crew investigate one of the most famous Bigfoot incidents ever recorded.  As the schedule states – Seth will be on hand after the screening to field a Q and A.

Friday is devoted to Music Videos and will culminate with Nick Cavalier’s Forced Perspective: The Story of Derek Hess.  Not to be missed.

And then on Saturday – the one and only Robert Kurtzman will be on hand to talk about his impressive resume of FX and directorial work.  If you’re a horror fan – this is a chance to meet a true legend in the genre.


The final showing of the festival with be Sweet Mickey for President – followed by a Q and A and then the winners of fest will be announced.

A busy and fantastic weekend of film and fandom.  You can head on over to the the fests website where you can find all the info you could ever possibly need.



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Dave Dreher About Dave Dreher

A life long Northeast Ohioan – Dave Dreher was born and raised in North Canton Ohio and still calls the area home to this day. Graduating with honors from High School with a degree in Media Communications his life took a bit of a strange twist when be pursued and built a successful career as a professional Chef but the world of entertainment was always in his blood. After raising his family he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing and in 2015 earned a Master’s degree in Journalism. An active writer, photographer and podcaster Dave works for several of the nets largest entertainment portals. An avid horror movie fan and lover of Rock / Metal music – he looks forward to bringing Ohio fans all the excitement that the area has to offer. Facebook -

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