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Submit your film: 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW ON! Early Deadline: JUNE 5!

WELCOME FILMMAKERS!  

**PLEASE NOTE: 2015 FILM ENTRY DEADLINES: JUN 5 (EARLY), JUN 26 (REGULAR), JULY 17 (FINAL), JULY 31 (EXTENDED), 11.59 PM PST ON EACH DATE**  

Please Submit Early to avoid paying higher entry fees.  

Welcome to the 2015 Film Submissions Page of Toronto After Dark Film Festival, one of the world’s leading showcases of thrilling cinema! Our 10th Annual Call for Entries is Now Open! We pride ourselves on discovering and promoting all forms of international and independent thrilling genre cinema including horror, sci-fi, fantasy, animation, crime, action, suspense, thriller, documentary, music videos and cult/bizarre films, both in short form and feature-length.

A TERRIFIC AUDIENCE AWAITS YOUR FILM!

This year Toronto After Dark runs for nine nights, October 15-23, 2015 and will screen almost 50 films, including both shorts and features. Our Festival is uniquely run by film fans for film fans and enjoys incredible loyalty and support from the large film-appreciating community in Toronto. Last year,  Toronto After Dark was attended by over 11,000 enthusiastic genre film fans and over 200 members of the film press and industry. Filmmakers were delighted in the fantastic response that included a record number of attendees, overwhelmingly positive reviews, and distribution deals! If you want to know more about Toronto After Dark’s filmmaker-friendly reputation, please visit our About Us for Filmmakers Page

GENRE ELIGIBILITY

Toronto After Dark Film Festival seeks independent feature-length and short films from around the world in any of the following main genre groups:

  • Horror, Supernatural
  • Sci-Fi, Fantasy
  • Animation
  • Crime,  Action, Thriller, Suspense
  • Cult, Bizarre, Genre-defying, Experimental
  • Documentaries, with a genre-related or cult/bizarre subject matter
  • Music Videos, with a genre-related or cult/bizarre aesthetic

SHORT FILM ELIGIBILITY:

  • Completed after January 1st, 2013
  • Completed Films, Works-in-Progress and Rough Cuts all acceptable for submission
  • Run time of between 1 and 29 minutes
  • Not previously submitted to the festival
  • Films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English

FEATURE FILM ELIGIBILITY:

  • Completed after January 1st, 2013
  • Completed Films, Works-in-Progress and Rough Cuts all acceptable for submission
  • Run time of 60 minutes or longer
  • Screening at our festival would be its Toronto Premiere (only applies to feature films)
  • Must not have played in Canada on TV/cable/satellite, nor be available on DVD/Blu-Ray in Canada, nor available publicly online (only applies to feature films)
  • Not previously submitted to the festival
  • Films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English

READY TO SUBMIT? SUBMIT ONLINE NOW.

Please note: Toronto After Dark only accepts online screeners (no mail-in discs) submitted via these film festival submission platforms: Film Freeway,Withoutabox (WAB) and from May 19, FestHome. . While submissions are treated equally across the platforms, If you are a first-time submitter that have not used any of them before, we do recommend Film Freeway, simply for its ease of use. Please click on the applicable button link below, to begin your submission to the 2015 Toronto After Dark Film Festival.

1. FILM FREEWAY SUBMISSION:

3. WITHOUTABOX SUBMISSION:

3. FESTHOME SUBMISSION (from May 20):

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