October 17-25, 2013 - 9 Nights Of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies!
Terms & Conditions
Attendees and those interested in attending or submitting or screening films at Toronto After Dark Film Festival (TADFF) 2014 and its events, should familiarize themselves with following Terms and Conditions regarding the use of Tickets, Passes, attendance and participation in the festival in general:
1. AGE RESTRICTION: We regret that Festival Screenings and are restricted by law to adults aged 18 years and older, Pub Social Events to 19 years and older.
2. PRICING: Prices subject to revision, applicable taxes and advance ordering fees.
3. AVAILABILITY: All advance and door purchased tickets and passes are in limited supply, and subject to availability.
4. ADVANCE TICKETING PROVIDER: Advance Box Office Service provided by Cineplex. Advance All-Access Pass Sales and other Passes provided by TADFF.
5. ALL SALES FINAL: No cancellation, refunds or exchanges. Tickets are good only for the screening for which they are issued. Tickets and Passes will not be replaced if lost or stolen, and are non-transferable or re-sellable.
6. ALL-ACCESS PASS PICK-UP: Your advance purchased Passes will not be mailed to you. All Access Pass purchasers must first pick up a laminated All-ACCESS Pass in order to gain access to screenings and events. The Pass purchase receipt alone will not get you access to the cinema. ALL-ACCESS Pass Laminates can be picked up starting the first day of the festival, Thurs, Oct 16 at the ALL ACCESS PASS PICK UP table located in the lower box office lobby of Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond Street W., starting at 5PM. From the second day of the festival i.e. from Fri, Oct 17 onward, ALL-ACCESS Passes will be available for pick up at the TADFF WILL CALL table located on the second floor, beside the Cineplex Customer Service desk from 1 hour before the first TADFF film of the day. Valid receipts include your Pay Pal Receipt. You will also need to provide your name , proof of ID (if requested), and contact email address on pick-up. Please allow extra time for you to pick up your pass, particularly on Opening Night, which is the busiest night of the festival for Pass Pickup.
7. SEATING AT SCREENINGS: Customers must present a valid ticket or pass to gain admittance to a screening. Please arrive at your screening venue a minimum of 30 minutes prior to each screening to ensure seating. Seating is NOT guaranteed for ticket or pass holders arriving less than 15 minutes before scheduled screening times, as vacant seats are liable to be filled by those waiting in the Rush Line. Standing at the back of the theatre or sitting in the aisle is not allowed.All customers must leave the cinema and lobby following each screening. Seats inside the theatre may not be saved. Please do not leave empty seats in the middle of the row. Rush seating is less disruptive to the rest of the audience if empty seats are available on the aisles.
8. RUSH TICKETS: At sold-out screenings, those without tickets can join the Rush Line. A limited number of Rush tickets will be released at the door, a few minutes before each screening, depending on the number of available seats.
9. LATECOMERS: Latecomers with valid tickets or passes will be seated only at the discretion of TADFF staff, if seats are available. There will be no admittance 15 minutes after the start of a program.
10. SCREENING TIMES: Film start time and length, as listed in the schedule, represents the best available information at press time and is for your convenience only. Length of film does not include film introductions or Q&A sessions following the screening. Screenings and schedules are subject to change without notice.
11. USE OF DIGITAL DEVICES: Use of cameras and any recording devices is strictly prohibited during screenings. In addition, personal digital devices including pagers, cellular phones, smartphones, and wrist watch alarms and chimes must be switched to silent for screenings.
12. PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY OF TICKET & PASS HOLDERS: By using a ticket or pass to enter a ticket venue or TADFF social after-screening event, the ticket/pass holder agrees to being photographed, filmed or recorded in the event venue and to the publication, reproduction and other use of all photographs, video or other recordings of the ticket holder’s voice or likeness without further notice or compensation in any publicity or advertisement carried out by, or on behalf of, TADFF in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.
13. MISTREATMENT OF STAFF & VOLUNTEERS: Our staff and volunteers are here to ensure the best possible Festival experience for all; TADFF will not tolerate mistreatment of any kind of its staff or volunteers and will take measures accordingly.
14. WAIVER: By reading this and using a ticket or pass the user waives and releases TADFF from all claims he/she may have against TADFF for any loss, damage, injury, liability or expense he/she may suffer, arising from his/her presence at the event venue due to any reason whatsoever, including those arising from personal injury, property loss/damage or death.
15. USE OF EMAIL: All online purchases of Tickets to TADFF events require a valid contact email to be provided. In addition ALL sales of Festival Passes, whether online, in person or by phone, require a valid contact email to be provided. Emails used for purchases will be automatically added to TADFF’s Email Updates list. They will not be provided or sold to any third parties. The TADFF updates list can be easily un-subscribed from with a single-click on the “Unsubscribe button” which appears on all festival updates. Note: TADFF’s email use policy takes precedence over any third party ticket provider’s email policy, including Cineplex’s.
16. USE OF FACEBOOK: RSVP’ing on Facebook or otherwise for a film screening or event of TADFF’s does not ensure a seat or ticket is reserved. You must have an actual valid physical ticket or pass in order to enter screenings and events.
17. ADMITTANCE TO TADFF SOCIAL EVENTS: Entrance to official TADFF social events including ‘Pub After Dark’ Socials restricted to Adults age 19+. For ‘Pub After Dark’ Socials - similarly a valid TADFF ticket or Pass must be shown for entry. Entrances to social events is not guaranteed and is subject to venue capacity regulations. In the event of capacity being reached or becoming close to being reached at a social event venue, entry priority will be given to Festival Passholders.
18. FILMMAKERS & REPRESENTATIVES / AGENTS/ DISTRIBUTORS OF FILMS SUBMITTED TO OR AGREED TO SCREENING AT TADFF agree to the following statement regarding their films: The film is not subject to any litigation nor is any litigation threatened. I represent and warrant that I have full legal right and authority to submit the heretofore mentioned film/video project for consideration by Toronto After Dark Film Festival (TADFF), and that all necessary consents, licensing and approvals have been obtained with respect thereto. If accepted to screen at the festival, I give TADFF the right to use my film/video preview screener, trailer, as well as any related promotional materials, information supplied, or any information and media available online connected to the submitted film/video, to promote my project as well as TADFF, without limitations. I agree to hold TADFF and its sponsors harmless in any and all matters pertaining to the consents, licenses, and approvals of heretofore film/video project. I understand that my submission is in no way a guarantee of acceptance into TADFF and I understand that any entry fees are non-refundable. No one from TADFF or its sponsors has guaranteed me inclusion into the festival. If accepted into the festival, an exhibition copy/print in one of the required formats, will arrive at TADFF’s office not later than ten days before the festival. I have read the terms and conditions appearing herein, and agree, without exception, to all the terms, conditions and requirements as stated above and in the Film Submissions section at the TADFF website (http://www.torontoafterdark.com).
19. REVISIONS: All terms and conditions, films and schedule, are subject to revision, change or cancellation without notice or refund.