October 20-27, 2011 - 8 Nights Of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies!

Festival Updates

First Titles Announced: MONSTER BRAWL Gala! FATHER’S DAY Premiere! Japanese Thrill-Ride REDLINE!

Toronto After Dark Film Festival is THRILLED to announce its first wave of exciting new Horror, Sci-Fi, Action, and Cult feature film selections that will screen at the festival’s 6th Annual Event this October 20-27, 2011!

THE FIRST EIGHT TITLES REVEALED

The initial lineup includes a number of highly anticipated genre movies including the Opening Gala Film MONSTER BRAWL, a crowd-pleasing horror action comedy about an outrageous sporting event that sees fan favourites duelling it out to see who is the greatest monster of all! Fans will also be delighted to hear that Troma Entertainment’s FATHER’s DAY, the much-awaited cult exploitation film, about a group of misfits trying to hunt down a twisted serial killer, will hold its WORLD PREMIERE at the festival!

Zombie fans can look forward to the stirring EXIT HUMANITY with blends stunning live action and animated sequences to recount the tale of a soldier coping with a deadly zombie outbreak following the American Civil War, as well as the hysterical DEADHEADS a zombie buddy comedy about two undead fellows on a madcap roadtrip adventure!  A double dose of apocalyptic sci-fi is on this year’s festival menu. First up, THE DIVIDE sees co-stars Michael Biehn and Milo Ventimiglia dueling it out as survivors trapped in the basement of a New York building, the day the world ends. Meanwhile on the International Space Station, the absolutely stunning film LOVE has an astronaut coming to terms with an apocalyptic event on earth and features a fantastic original score composed by the band ANGELS & AIRWAVES.

Two very unique movies wrap up this year’s first wave of feature announcements. REDLINE is a must-see thrill ride of pulsating Japanese animation, seven years in the making, set in the distant future on a planet where an insanely deadly race takes place. Finally, THE THEATRE BIZARRE is an unmissable new anthology film featuring seven twisted horror tales incorporating the talents of numerous cult horror icons including Tom Savini and Udo Kier. 

WATCH THE TRAILERS

For a quick visual overview of our first wave of films, check out our new festival trailer, which packs tons of sizzling shots from our first eight films into one exciting minute! We hope you enjoy watching it, and if you do, please share it with friends:

To see the individual Feature Film Trailers of films screening at our festival, all on one page, please check out our new YouTube Playlist for Toronto After Dark 2011 Trailers here.

ALL-ACCESS PASSES NOW ON SALE! 10 MORE FEATURES AND INDIVIDUAL TIX FROM LATE SEPT. RSVP AT OUR EVENT PAGE

SEP. 29 UPDATE: Passes now 70% Sold Out! Fans wanting to see a bunch of movies at Toronto After Dark this Oct 20-27, 2011, are encouraged to snap up one of the always popular All-Access Passes, which give a huge discount on seeing the whole festival and are already on advance sale.  Individual screening tickets to all the films will be available at the end of September, when the full lineup of 18 new feature films, the short films, and festival schedule is announced. 

MORE NEWS TO COME! BOOKMARK OUR SITE, SIGN UP FOR UPDATES BY EMAIL, FACEBOOK AND TWITTER

Stay tuned for more news about this year’s Toronto After Dark Film Festival:  8 Nights of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies including details of our nightly festival social events, attending filmmaker guests, and exclusive tie-in with the annual Toronto Zombie Walk which runs as part of our festival this year, on Saturday, October 22! For complete details, and the latest updates on the fest, please bookmark our Home Page, and regularly check back at our site. For breaking updates we also recommend fans subscribe to our Festival Newsletter, join Toronto After Dark’s Facebook Group, Like our Fan Page, and Follow us on Twitter! If you are planning on attending any of this year’s Toronto After Dark screenings, be sure to also RSVP at the Official 2011 Facebook Event page and invite your friends to join in the cinematic fun! 

CALLING ALL PRESS, VOLUNTEERS & ADVERTISERS!

Despite our festival’s high profile, Toronto After Dark does not receive any government funding or donations from big corporations, and we remain very much a fan-driven festival that relies every year on our fans to get the word out and support us. Do you write about film for a media outlet or film site? Sign up for Press Accreditation and Press Updates here.  Interested in Volunteering? Sign up to our Volunteer List here. Interested in advertising or sponsoring an amazing event in Toronto attended by 10,000 film fanatics? Sign up to be contacted about promotional opportunities here.  We appreciate all of your support!

We look forward to thrilling you After Dark this October!

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