Akuma Films

AKUMA FILMS is a Vancouver film production company. It was created by filmmakers Joel H. Brewster, Tarun Keram and Mat Lo. Their purpose is to fuse originality and diversity with horror and science fiction.

AKUMA FILMS is a Vancouver film production company. It was created by filmmakers Joel H. Brewster, Tarun Keram and Mat Lo. Their purpose is to fuse originality and diversity with horror and science fiction.
We are eager to bring new life and vigor to each project, making our audience both SCREAM and IMAGINE. 

Contact us at akumafilm@gmail.com

Joel H. Brewster Akuma Films Producer Screenwriter Headshot by Mat Lo

JOEL H. BREWSTER

Joel is a screenwriter currently living in the sometimes sunny Victoria, BC. Who knows what the true genesis of where his creative awakening comes from, but since he was a boy, he’s always loved weird stories. With a humble goal to bring diversity to his favorite genres, creating unique stories for Akuma Films is what he loves doing the most.

He’d tell you more, but would much rather show you…

Top Horror and Sci-Fi films:

Maniac (2013)
It Follows
Descent
They Live
Slither

Tarun Keram Akuma Films Headshot

TARUN KERAM

For as long as Tarun (pronounced "Tron") can remember, he has wanted to be an actor and filmmaker. After graduating high school Tarun attended Vancouver Film School to which he commuted every day from Surrey. Since then Tarun has studied at various acting studios in town including Rogues West, Andrew Mcilroy and Associates, Haven studios and the Foundry. Tarun's acting credits include The C.W.'s 'Arrow', 'Emily Owens M.D', 'iZombie' and Star Trek Beyond'. In 2015 Tarun summoned his two friends Joel and Mat to join forces and create Akuma Films.

Top Sci-fi & Horror films:

Star Wars
Star Trek
Paranormal Activity
Cabin in the Woods
Starship Troopers

Mat Lo Akuma Films Producer headshot

MAT LO

After studying Film and Television at a university in York, England, Mat decided to make his first feature film in Canada. He discovered that the opportunities in Vancouver are vast and the community of filmmakers here is thriving and beautiful. He has written, produced and directed numerous independent films and has acted in multiple TV series. He is constantly building a network of fellow filmmaker friends in town. With diligent, lifelong study and practice he will continue to foster his talents both in front of and behind the camera.

Top Horror and Sci-Fi films:

It Follows
Sunshine
Interstellar
Ex Machina
Carrie (1976)
Red State