zombies in the hood

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zombies in the hood, originally uploaded by inklake.

Annual Vancouver zombie parade. Lots of impressive make-up and SFX. A few interesting prosthetics and internal organs on display too.

chariot festival parade

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One of Vancouver’s well-known stilt-walkers rests after taking part in the Hare Krishna parade en route to the 37th annualĀ Chariot Festival in Stanley Park today.

, originally uploaded by inklake.

Zombiefest takes over Vancouver

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Photo by Andrew Weichel/CTV
Photo by Andrew Weichel/CTV

Pretty funny event. Great special effects make-up too, most of them by Theta Effects, a local film effects shop. Read the whole article linked below.

Thousands of zombies reported in downtown Vancouver
Updated: Sat Aug. 15 2009 16:24:25
Andrew Weichel,

Police in downtown Vancouver watched helplessly from the sidelines Saturday afternoon as an army of the living dead gathered en mass to search for nourishing human brains.

Well, almost.

On the south side of the Vancouver Art Gallery at 750 Hornby Street, participants gathered for the Vancouver Zombie Walk — a growing annual event that has become known as the New Years celebration of the Goth community.

“We are protesting human stupidity,” parade marshal Ashton Green said Saturday. “We are protesting all the things that will lead to an apocalypse – zombie or otherwise.”

Read the entire article here.