Chris Bavota

chrisChris is an award-winning Canadian screenwriter and founder of The Return to Odd and Deep Red horror film festivals. Raised on a steady diet of b-movie action, psychological horror and slapstick comedy, his career has focused on creating and supporting subversive cinema. ATTACK OF THE BRAINSUCKER, his first collaboration with Sid Zanforlin, screened at over 40 film festivals and won 5 awards, including Best Screenplay and Best Short Film. Last year his feature screenplay GHASTLIES was directed by Brett Kelly and will have a wide release in the fall of 2016.

He’s currently working two features, ZOMBONI and RED ACRES, both of which he plans to direct.