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

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CANADIAN SHORTS AFTER DARK

CANADIAN SHORTS AFTER DARK is Toronto After Dark’s annual collection of outstanding Canadian Short Films. For 2018 we will be presenting 25 amazing short films in two different collections, the CANADIAN SHORTS SHOWCASE (Screening 7 of the very best shorts on Sun, Oct 14, 4pm) and our CANADIAN PRE-FEATURE SHORTS PROGRAM (Screening 18 additional brilliant shorts, one in front of each of the 18 Feature Films throughout the nine nights of the entire Oct 11-19 festival). Find out more about all the shorts and get tickets to the Showcase below: 

CANADIAN SHORTS SHOWCASE (Sun, Oct 14, 4pm)

This lineup feature 7 incredible new horror, sci-fi, action and cult shorts, with a total runtime of approximately 90 minutes. A number of the short filmmakers will be in attendance for an intro and Q&A!  Scroll down for more information on the films (listed alphabetically) or to get tickets. Tickets to Canadian Shorts After Dark $13.50 or $11.50 in a Multipack of two or more TADFF films online:

BONE MOTHER
Sylvie Trouve & Dayle Hayward, 8m
The ancient witch Baba Yaga and her living house of bones are visited by a prince with youthful desires.

EDEN
Kristian Bakstad, 14m
A scavenger searches for a valuable artifact deep within an abandoned facility on a desolate planet but finds something more sinister waiting for him.

MILK
Santiago Menghini, 10m
A boy discovers his mother is not quite herself when he sneaks into the kitchen for a glass of milk.

GEMINI
Milly Mumford, 13m
In a very near future two VR gamers coincidentally meet in real life and through their interactions expose the dark side of virtual reality and gaming

GLITTER’S WILD WOMEN
Roney, 13m
Two sisters living in isolation on their farmland, harvest and smoke bio-luminescent glitter that gives them super strength.

SPLIT DECISION
Scott Riopelle, 15m
A young couple are at odds when their scary movie night is interrupted by a frantic woman at the door begging for their help.

TICK (pictured at top of page)
Ashlea Wessel, 13m
In a post-pandemic society, a vampire in hiding is forced to make a stand when confronted with the oppressive regime who kidnapped and enslaved her family.

CANADIAN PRE-FEATURE SHORTS PROGRAM

18 more incredible new horror, sci-fi, action and cult shorts, screening one in front of each of the 18 feature films.  A number of the short filmmakers will be in attendance to intro their films!  Scroll down for more information on the films (listed chronologically by which feature film they screen in front of). To buy tickets to the actual screenings visit our Schedule & Tickets Page.. Please Note: Shorts do not screen in front of any Feature Film’s Second Screenings.

ECHOES IN THE ICE
Screening in front of: TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
BJ Verot, 10m
A group of men search an arctic research facility for answers when they discover it is not only abandoned, but contains something even more chilling within.

DELIVERANCE
Screening in front of: I’LL TAKE YOUR DEAD
Philippe Bossier, 6m
While breaking into an abandoned house for their urban exploration video, two friends discover they are not alone.

LOCOMOTIVE 8 - ENCORE
Screening in front of: PROSPECT
Sean Janisse, 3m
This animated adventure follows an astronaut deep into into a black hole where he desperately seeks for his lost love.

THE TICKET
Screening in front of: MEGA TIME SQUAD
James Villenueve, 11m
A man must make a life changing decision when he receives a ticket to board a giant space craft hovering over Toronto.

ALONE
Screening in front of: ANNA & THE APOCALYPSE
Amanda Row, 4m
While house-sitting for a friend, a woman is frightened by an unwelcome stranger at the door.

THE WINDMILL MAN
Screening in front of: I AM A HERO
Quang Ngo-Trong, 1m
A young man learns that you will not get any sleep when the Windmill Man pays you a visit.

MIRROR
Screening in front of: SATAN’S SLAVES
Jordan McEwen & Corey Glover, 4m
After moving into a new apartment, a woman is terrorized by a demon only seen in reflections.

MIMIC
Screening in front of: EXTRACURRICULAR
Patrick Devlin, 4m
A teacher working late accidentally summons a creature that lures it’s prey by mimicking anything it desires.

L’HOMME ET LA POISSON
Screening in front of: PREY
Lewis Leon, 4m
An old curmudgeon learns a harsh lesson while ice fishing in the frozen tundra.

THE FOOL
Screening in front of: ROBBERY
Francesco Gianini , 4m
A evil entity takes the form of a Jester and targets a little girl and her parents.

DOORS
Screening in front of: INHABITANT, THE
Kris Hagen, 8m
After a rough night at work, Lisa returns home to discover her roommate’s latest one night stand in the kitchen.

CLOWN KILLER
Screening in front of:  LIFECHANGER
Althea Manasan, 6m
After being threatened by a clown as a little girl, a young woman has grown in to a full fledged clown killer.

THE BABY BLUE CANOE
Screening in front of: RANGER, THE
Ryan Couldrey, 6m
A boring trip to the cottage takes a turn for a young woman when she decides to be spontaneous and accept an invite to a party from a charming stranger.

AFTER THE RAIN
Screening in front of: DARK, THE
BJ Verot, 3m
A little girl becomes nervous when it starts to rain because a child has gone missing after every big storm.

DEATH VAN
Screening in front of: LUZ
Michael Enzbrunner, 6m
The space-rock band Death Van tours a surreal and psychedelic planet inhabited by unusual and sometimes menacing creatures.

DON’T TURN AROUND
Screening in front of: NIGHTMARE CINEMA
Cayley Hanson, 3m
A teenager uses social media to stay connected with her friends while spending a night in, but soon discovers she is not alone.

BACK FROM IT
Screening in front of: OVERLORD
Eric Piccoli, 6m
Waking up in an abandoned hospital covered in bite marks with zombies running around seems like the end for this terrified man.

SPACE HUSTLER
Screening in front of: YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER
Carlo Schefter, 4m
An out of this world space music video where crime and corruption run rampant.

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