Extreme Group (Advertising Agency Partner)
Since its launch in 1997, Extreme Group in Halifax has established itself as one of Canada's most creative, client-driven, and award-winning agencies. With more than 60 employees, Extreme Group has some of the best specialists in the country in advertising, public relations, marketing, special events and interactive services. In the past few years, Extreme has garnered over 200 awards for its work, winning over 50 awards in 2005 alone, including a Silver at Canada's Marketing Awards and a finalist place at the prestigious Cannes International Advertising Awards.
Holiday Inn Toronto-Midtown (Hotel Partner)
The newest addition to the Holiday Inn group in Toronto is the superbly positioned Holiday Inn Midtown Hotel. Rated 'Excellent' for outstanding service, the AAA 3-star hotel is just a short walk or five minutes by subway or cab to the Bloor Cinema, the main venue of the Toronto After Dark Film Festival. But when not festing, the hotel also boasts plenty of amenities to spoil guests, coupled with an ideal location for taking in the some of the finest sights of the city. Holiday Inn Toronto-Midtown is just a few minutes walk away from a number of Toronto's most sought after shops and tourist attractions, including the award-winning Royal Ontario Museum and its popular dinosaur exhibition.
Daniloff Productions (Events Management Partner)
Daniloff Productions provides valuable expertise to the Toronto After Dark Film Festival thanks to its extensive experience in organizing film and music related-events involving directors, producers, actors and music artists.
Vagrancy Films (Programming Partner)
London, Ontario-based Vagrancy Films specializes in the theatrical exhibition of rare cult genre classics. With regular screenings at The Rainbow Cinema in London, past shows have included Zombie, Dolemite, Demons, Flesh for Frankenstein, and Cannibal Holocaust. Vagrancy will be providing a series of rarely seen and incredibly entertaining retro film trailers from its substantial 35MM archives, for screening in front of the Toronto After Dark Film Festival midnight shows.
Amsterdam Brewing Company (Drinks Sponsor)
Jagermeister (Drinks Sponsor)
Cat*PR (Public Relations Firm Partner)
Owned and operated by Toronto's rising star publicist Catherine 'Cat' Fawcett, Cat*PR is a public relations firm specializing in the arts, culture, lifestyle and entertainment industries. Cat has worked in theatre on hit stage shows, festivals and special events and in the cinema realm, at the Toronto International Film Festival, Cat worked with FLIP Publicity & Promotions Inc. and filmmaker Ron Mann, to promote his breakout cult hit film GO FURTHER, starring Woody Harrelson.
Ultra 8 Pictures (Community Partner)
Ultra 8 Pictures is an independent distribution company dedicated to promoting in Canada groundbreaking underground cinema from around the world. Some of the acclaimed and eclectic titles Ultra 8 has helped introduce to Canadian audiences in recent years include: Save the Green Planet (Korea), The Perfect Crime (Spain/Italy), A Tale of Two Sisters (Korea) and Lipstick & Dynamite (USA).
Punkmagic Productions (Entertainment Partner)
Owned and operated by internationally acclaimed performance artist, Dylan Studebaker, Punkmagic produces exhilarating stage shows for both private and corporate clients. From his astonishing uses of fire, to his incredulous sleights of hand, and outrageous sense of humour, it's easy to see why Dylan's international performances have won him both awards and fans as far away as Singapore and Australia.
Chris Frampton Photography (Photography Partner)
Photographic wunderkind Chris Frampton's eclectic background includes stuntwork (Assault on Precinct 13), acting (Blue Murder), journalism (Toronto Star) and web design. Since picking up a camera in the past few years, Chris has netted dozens of clients in entertainment, fasion, and music. Chris's unique, social style of photography is informed by film, illustration, and the spirit of documentary.
Charlotte Bernard Communications