October 17-25, 2013 - 9 Nights Of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies!
Toronto After Dark is thrilled to already announce our return for our 8th Annual edition, taking place over the dates of Oct 17-25, 2013. If you’re interested in attending or taking part, please sign up for major festival updates via our email newsletter, facebook page or twitter feed, and also join the Official 2013 Event Page at Facebook where you can invite your friends to join you! We also have a number of special online sign-up forms for our 2013 festival now open: Filmmakers: Interested in submitting a film? Please visit our Film Submissions Page for more info. Planning on covering the event for your Media Outlet or Film Blog? Fill out our 2013 Press Contact & Accreditation Form. Want to be a Volunteer? Sign up for our 2013 Volunteer List.
Toronto After Dark Film Festival wrapped up its thrilling 7th Annual showcase of new Horror, Sci-Fi, Action and Cult Movies last month at the beautifully restored Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto, Canada with over 10,000 enthusiastic attendees taking in screenings and events during a record nine-night run over Oct 18-26! Festival highlights included Zombie Appreciation Night, the Twisted Twins on stage and a special Intro from fan favorite Simon Pegg! To read the full festival wrap-up report, including pictures and videos from the fest, click here.
Toronto After Dark 2012, nine amazing nights of New Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies, is now on at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West at Bathurst, in central Toronto! To see the schedule, read all about the films, watch trailers and buy tickets, start at the festival SCHEDULE PAGE which has all the key links! We look forward to Seeing you After Dark!
Toronto After Dark Film Festival is thrilled to officially unveil its final wave of exciting film announcements for 2012! Included in our lineup are some of the most critically acclaimed and eagerly anticipated horror, sci-fi, action and cult films from this year’s international film festival circuit. For a complete overview of the movies, visit the new Final Films Announcement Page on our site. Fans can also preview all the individual trailers to the films at our 2012 Festival Youtube Playlist
Toronto After Dark Film Festival is thrilled to officially unveil its first wave of exciting film announcements for 2012! Included in the lineup of 9 films are some of the most critically acclaimed and eagerly anticipated horror, sci-fi, action and cult films from this year’s international film festival circuit. For a complete overview of the movies, visit the new First Films Announcement Page on our site. Fans can also preview all the individual trailers to the films at a newly created Youtube Playlist, which includes a fun one-minute sizzle trailer featuring highlights from all the first announced films.
Team After Dark had a blast at the recent Rue Morgue Festival of Fear (Aug 23-26), part of Fan Expo, Canada’s biggest fan event! For some fun pictures see here. A huge thank you to the over 1,000 fans who visited our Booth to get a sneak peek at the first ten titles from our 2012 film lineup and entered to win a Free Festival ALL-ACCESS PASS worth $168! The winner has now been notified. As well as our films, another huge hit this year was a brand new monster-themed tee designed for Toronto After Dark, exclusively by award-winning artist Ghoulish Gary Pullin! The t-shirt was so popular we plan to reissue it for sale to fans attending our main festival this Oct 18-26, 2012!
2012 Call for Film Entries Ends with over 800 Entries! Extended Deadline of July 27 Available at WAB
Toronto After Dark’s 2012 Call for Film Entries has now ended and we would like to thank the (updated) over 800 filmmakers from around the world who chose to submit their works for programming consideration by our festival this year. If you are waiting to see your status update change on the Withoutabox (WAB) submission system, please be patient as due to the number of entries, it does take additional time to update all records. Rest assured our little worker droids in the programming department will be spending the next few weeks reviewing every single one of the submitted films before we make our final selection for screening at this October’s 7th Annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival.
Filmmakers please note these key 2012 & 2013 Deadlines and dates for submissions & processing: JULY 27, 11.59 PM, PST: 2012 Extended Submission Deadline. You can submit your film by this deadline exclusively at Withoutabox.com here. AUG 3: Screener Delivery Deadline, if mailing a DVD screener it must arrive by this date. Please follow the Delivery Instructions on our page at Withoutabox if you used their system, or if you submitted directly, follow the instructions on our site here. LATE AUG: You will receive a Confirmation Email from Toronto After Dark of your film being processed. END AUG: Half the feature films selected and announced on site. END SEPT: Remaining feature films and all short films selected and announced on site.
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