Richelle Charkot is the Programming Director at The Royal Cinema, an independent repertory theatre in the heart of Toronto. Their duties include (but are not limited to) managing a team of series curators, producing a monthly print calendar, and programming & promoting their own events. Richelle has experience in film production, and is currently writing their first feature. Richelle has also worked as a publicist at AlphaPR, joining the team for their film festival slate. Richelle currently contributes to Rue Morgue Magazine, and has written for several publications including Broken Pencil Magazine, Eye Myth Film, Paracinema Magazine, Delirium Magazine, HorrorTalk and Shock Till You Drop.