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

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Over the past ten years Toronto After Dark Film Festival and its screenings have received over 2,500 features, previews and reviews in more than 200 media outlets across Television, Print, Radio and the Web including Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Ain’t It Cool News, Bloody-Disgusting, Twitch Film, Coming Soon.Net, Fangoria, Rue Morgue, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Filmmaker Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Toronto Life, SPACE Channel, City TV and dozens more. 



“Ain’t It Cool News loves Toronto After Dark!....Great films and a great time….A can’t miss event for genre fans!...Kicks major ass!....One of the best film festivals around!....An Awesome Event!... Definitely worth checking out! “

“Very cool…Such an amazing festival!”

“Toronto After Dark has a level of intimacy that just isn’t there at major festivals such as TIFF. It is run by a dedicated group of hardcore fans. There is a fair share of opportunities for devotees to not only mingle with each other but with cast and crew. You get a hell of a lot more chances to meet really cool people here than any other festival. TAD seems to understand that the experience is just as important as the movies themselves. Toronto After Dark is not only a fitting celebration of genre cinema but to the loyal fanbase itself….Very cool indeed.”

“A very strong program….Mighty Cool!”

“Toronto After Dark is an epicenter for genre fans across the globe….a film festival to die for…it’s frightfully fun!”

“A festival created by fans (and for fans)....Lots of bloody goodness!....An amazing array of features and shorts from around the world….Well organized, friendly, and relaxed…..You can’t go wrong with this festival…Worth the travel…..A genuine theatrical experience….One of the world’s must-see genre film festivals…Wonderful!”

“Recommended…..A Treat for Cinephiles!”

“Adrenaline-dripping!....The programming is fantastic and innovative, designed for genre aficionados by genre aficionados.”

“A Great Festival!” (Scott Weinberg)

“An amazing experience….meet great people and watch movies you can brag about to friends.”

“Toronto After Dark is a great opportunity for filmmakers looking to make a splash in the business….The movies set them apart from similar festivals across North America…..Once you take a look at the lineup, you’ll be packing your bags for the Great White North for sure!”


“One of Canada’s Top 10 Film Festivals to Attend!”

“Toronto After Dark is one of the best festivals in Toronto. It’s a can’t miss for genre film fans offering the best in sci-fi, horror and fantasy in the world. It offers an amazing diverse lineup and incredible special guests. And the fans are amazing, making each screening an event. It’s unlike any other festival in the city.”

“The gathering place for local devotees of genre fare…Quite Awesome! “

“A Hot Ticket….One of the City’s Most Notable Events….An ever-so apt start to the Halloween Season…..The only one true home for the city’s genre fans…..Get all your thrills and chills at Toronto After Dark!”

“One of the Top Things to Do in the City!....Get in the Halloween Spirit with this fest!”

“Your passport to thrills and chills! One of Toronto’s Must-See Events….An Adrenaline Rush…. Bloody Good!....The must-see film festival of the year!”

“What A Scream!”

“Wonderfully programmed….An annual dose of twisted cinematic pleasure… Delicious!”

“A crowd-pleasing mix of horror, sci-fi and action with a healthy dose of comedy”

“For those who love genre, there’s no better film festival around. Toronto After Dark is a full week of thrills, chills and celluloid nightmares…get ready to shriek!”

“Toronto After Dark offers a bloody good slate of films!”


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