October 13-21, 2016 - 9 Nights Of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies!

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ABOUT US FOR FANS: Key Info & Dates for Toronto After Dark Film Festival

WELCOME TO TORONTO AFTER DARK FILM FESTIVAL!

ABOUT THE 2017 EDITION (MORE INFO COMING SOON!) 

The 12th Annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival will return in 2017 with nine more nights of thrilling new horror, sci-fi, action and cult cinema from around the world! Fans can look forward to a similar event, location and timelines to our successful 2016 edition below. Please add our tentative festival dates Oct 12-20, 2017 to your schedule calendars, and subscribe to us via Facebook, Twitter Feed and Email Newsletter for the latest updates! 

ABOUT THE 2016 EDITION 

Now in its 11th Year, Toronto After Dark Film Festival is one of the world’s leading showcases of new Horror, Sci-Fi, Action and Cult cinema.  In the run-up to Halloween each October, the critically acclaimed event screens about 50 new feature films and shorts over nine thrilling nights in front of over 11,000 attendees,  including some 150 members of Press and Industry  in Canada’s largest city.  This year’s festival runs Oct 13-21, 2016 at the Scotiabank Theatre at 259 Richmond Street West, in the heart of downtown Toronto’s Entertainment District.  Beyond film screenings, attendees can also look forward to lively Q&A’s with visiting filmmaker guests, our popular Zombie Night where many fans dress up as the undead, and Pub After Dark, the festival’s nightly after-screening social event where fans get to mingle with the filmmakers. We Hope to See You After Dark this October!  UPDATE: Schedule and Tickets for Toronto After Dark 2016 Now Available!

KEY 2016 DATES & INFO 

BY SPRING: CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES  Filmmakers Enter Your Details to contacted about our Next Call for Entries!
BY EARLY SUMMER: PASSES ON SALE!  Enjoy Priority Entry to all 20 Screenings and over $100 in savings on tickets with the Festival ALL-ACCESS Pass, in limited supply!
MID-SEPT: FIRST 10 FILMS REVEALED! Get a Sneak Preview at the Toronto After Dark Booth at Fan Expo Canada, Sep 1-4, at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre! (Updated): Check out the First 10 Films Here!
BY EARLY OCT: FINAL FILMS ANNOUNCED! Final Wave of 9 Feature Film Titles and Collection of Shorts Announced! (Updated): Check out the Final Films Here!
BY EARLY OCT: SCHEDULE & SINGLE TICKETS AVAILABLE! Complete Festival Schedule Available Individual Tickets Online Here and In Person at Scotiabank Theatre. Most screenings will be at 7pm and 9.30pm nightly, Individual Tickets will be priced $13 Regular or $11 Each with Multipack Discount (Buy two or more films).  (Updated): Check out the schedule and tickets page now live!
OCT 13-21: FESTIVAL! All Screenings Restricted Adults 18+ take place at Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond St. West, in downtown Toronto. All After Screening Pub After Dark Socials Restricted 19+ take place just 5 mins away at the The Office Pub, 117 John Street.  Planning to Attend? Join the Official 2016 Facebook Event Page!


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TORONTO AFTER DARK BACKGROUND INFO 

OUR MISSION

Toronto After Dark Film Festival’s Primary Goal is to theatrically showcase new, innovative, independent, local and international genre cinema, including horror, sci-fi, action and cult films, both short and feature length, in front of local audiences that would otherwise rarely get the chance to see these movies on the Big Screen. The Secondary Goal of the festival is to host events around our screenings that allow festivalgoers and filmmakers to interact in an accessible and relaxed setting.  The Third goal of the festival is to assist the filmmakers by generating great publicity and word of mouth for their films that ultimately leads to greater interest in and distribution of their films. Both audiences and filmmakers are typically ecstatic with the results we have delivered following these three goals over 10 years, and you can read what filmmakers have to say about us here.

FESTIVAL SIZZLE TRAILER 

To get a good idea of what Toronto After Dark is all about, we suggest you take a look at our 2014 sizzle trailer, featuring clips from a number of the thrilling films that played at that year’s festival:


BEHIND THE SCENES MINI-DOCUMENTARY

And be sure to also check out this fun zombie-themed Mini-Documentary shot by a local event site, MyCityLives, at our 2011 festival, which including filmmaker and staff interviews, and scenes from our popular annual Zombie Night

FOR MORE ABOUT TORONTO AFTER DARK 

Please Visit these Site Pages:
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- About us for Filmmakers
- Testimonials from Filmmakers

Your Passport to Thrills & Chills!

Whether you are a filmmaker or a film fan, we hope you can join us for Nine Nights of Cinematic Mayhem at the next Toronto After Dark Film Festival this October 13-21, 2016  See You After Dark!

- Team After Dark

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