Richelle Charkot is a Toronto-based film programmer, producer and writer. They are the Programming Director at The Royal Cinema (608 College Street), where they manage a team of series curators, as well as program and promote their own events. They are currently a staff writer for Rue Morgue Magazine, but they have contributed to dozens of publications over the years, including Broken Pencil MagazineEye Myth FilmParacinema Magazine, Delirium Magazine, HorrorTalk and Shock Till You Drop. Richelle has an interest in film production, and has collaborated with Shudder, First Love Films, and SWTPS Productions.