The EVIL DEAD w/ SFX artist Tom Sullivan at Thriller Chiller


Peter Wege Auditorium

1130 Wealthy St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Starts: 6:30pm
Doors: 6:00PM
Duration: 3 hours

All-Access Pass holders and Saturday Day Pass holders do NOT need to purchase a seperate ticket for the Evil Dead event.

Thriller! Chiller! & ASIFA Central to host Michigander + Evil Dead film series makeup, props, and SFX artist TOM SULLIVAN (with EVIL DEAD film screening), Saturday, October 12

Tickets $8 and are on sale this FRIDAY THE 13TH! at

Thriller! Chiller! International Film Festival in partnership with ASIFA Central (THE ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DU FILM D’ANIMATION, Central Midwest Chapter) announce that TOM SULLIVAN will be a visiting artist offering a lecture on Special FX history and the Evil Dead film series on October 12 beginning at 6:30 pm at the Wealthy Theatre.

A screening of director Sam Raimi’s Michigan-filmmaker-made cult horror comedy THE EVIL DEAD will immediately follow the lecture.

The screening is scheduled for 7:30 pm.

Tickets to both the lecture + film screening are $8 and will go on sale on Friday the 13th of September at the Wealthy Theatre box office or online at

Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival ALL ACCESS PASSHOLDERS and SATURDAY DAY PASSHOLDERS will be able to attend the event at no additional charge.

Thriller! Chiller! International Film Festival will return to screen the best in indie Action, Sci-fi, Suspense, and Horror movies this October 8-12 at the Wealthy Theatre.


Founded in France by a group of professional animators and chartered by UNESCO in 1960, ASIFA’s goal is to encourage the art of animation and further promote international understanding and goodwill through the medium of the animated film. There are about 4500 members and 30 chapters world-wide including seven in the USA. ASIFA Central sprouted in Chicago, Illinois, in 1975 and has expanded to include many professional and independent animators in the Midwest.

The action, sci-fi, suspense and horror-themed film festival will screen five cult classic movies, as well as 63 international independent film selections over five days in October. Specific screening details on independent films are available at

The Event:
Thriller! Chiller! International Film Festival
Independent & cult classic Action, Sci-fi, Suspense, and Horror movies

When: October 8-12, 2019; Tuesday to Saturday.

Where: Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI. Festival Hub and screening venue in its 400-seat main theatre, and 60-seat micro-cinema

Entry is priced two ways for maximum access: All Access to the entire festival; or all access by the day in the form of a Day Pass. There will be no tickets to individual screenings available except for the EVIL DEAD screening and lecture sold separately at $8..

All-Access Festival Pass, $50
All screening, events, and private passholder only party + select online screening access.
On sale now at

Day Passes:
Thursday, $12 for all-evening access to all movies.
Friday, $12 for all-evening access to all movies.
Saturday, $20 for all-day access to all movies


63 Movies from 8 countries: (Argentina, Australia, Canada, France, Republic of Korea, Sweden, U.S., UK)
Including -- 13 Features; 40 Short films; 10 Michigan Movies and 5 Cult Classics will screen at Thriller! Chiller! 2019