Deadly Exposure Industry Conference November 23-25, 2023 banner image with logo for Horror Development Lab November 20-22, 2023, image contains festival sponsor logos; Super Channel, Telefilm Canada, Ontario Creates, IPF, Raven Banner, Red Water, Marquee Insurance, William F. White International, Michael Jari Davidson, Deadly Grounds Coffee, Scriptation, NYX


During the daytime of the festival, November 21-23, 2024 join us in person for industry panels and power round tables with key industry professionals.

This event has been financially assisted by Telefilm Canada, Ontario Creates and the Independent Production Fund.

Passes to go on sale in the spring. Guests to be announced in the fall.


Applications to the 2024 Horror Development Lab are now open on Film Freeway along with film submissions. The Lab takes place during the day November 18-20, 2024

The BITS Horror Lab is a development program focused on facilitating business and production opportunities for genre (horror, sci-fi, action, thriller) scripted projects and short films by traditionally underrepresented BIPOC, women, and LGBTQ+ Canadian filmmakers and content creators.

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These events will take place at the Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2M7) in Toronto.