Toronto After Dark Film Festival is one of the world’s leading showcases of new Horror, Sci-Fi and Action Movies and is enjoyed by over 10,000 attendees each year. This October 17-25, 2019, the 14th Annual Edition will screen over 50 films, both features and shorts, at the Scotiabank Theatre located at 259 Richmond Street West in the heart of Toronto’s downtown Entertainment District. Many of the filmmakers will be in attendance for lively Q & A’s with the fans following their screenings.

The complete 2019 Film Schedule & Tickets are Now available. If you’re planning on attending, please join the Official 2019 Facebook Event and invite your friends. To get major announcements including this year’s film selections, sign up for E-Mail Updates. We hope to See You After Dark this October!

2019 KEY Dates & Info

ALREADY ON SALE AND SELLING FAST: ALL-ACCESS PASSES:  With Toronto After Dark’s best-selling All-Access Passes, fans enjoy the huge twin benefits of Priority Entry to all 20 screenings and a huge 40% Discount off regular ticket prices! In limited supply, it’s no wonder they sell out early every year. (Oct 4 Update) Now over 90% sold out! Only few passes left! Find out why they’re so popular and Order Your Pass before they’re gone!

NOW AVAILABLE! SCHEDULE & SINGLE TIX: Complete Film Schedule & Individual Tickets are now available here at the Fest Site and In Person at Scotiabank Theatre.


APPROXIMATE SCHEDULE: Most of our nine night Oct 17-25 festival, there will be two prime time evening shows starting at 7pm and 9.30pm. In terms of age advisory, most screenings are 18A or 14A. For the specific rating, check the Cineplex website when actual tickets are on sale.

TICKET PRICES: $13.99 Regular or $11.99 Multipack Discount (when you buy two or more films online). If you’re planning on seeing a bunch of movies at the fest be sure to check out the festival’s Best-Seller the All-Access Pass! Already on advance sale for $159, which works out to just $8 a movie, as well as a massive 40% Discount vs regular tickets, you get the luxury of Priority Entry to all 20 screenings. If you’re interested, find out more and order yours before they sell out!

VENUES: All Screenings will take place at Scotiabank Theatre259 Richmond St. West, in the heart of downtown Toronto. Each night after the screenings you are invited to join other festival attending fans and filmmakers to socialize at Pub After Dark, a late night social event at The Office Pub117 John Street, just 5 mins walk from the theatre, starting from approx. 11pm until late. (Pub is Restricted to 19+).

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Past Key Dates 2019

APRIL - JUNE 2019: CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES - NOW CLOSED! If you would like to submit a film to our next festival, please visit our Film Submissions Page.

LATE AUG 2019: SNEAK PEAK AT FAN EXPO: Get a Sneak Preview of some of the first films programmed at the Toronto After Dark Booth at Canada’s Biggest Fan Event, Fan Expo Canada, AUG 22-25, 2019, attended by over 100,000 fans at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre.

ALREADY ANNOUNCED: FIRST 10 FILMS: First 10 Feature Films to screen at the 2019 fest revealed here at the Official Website!

ALREADY ANNOUNCED: FINAL FILMS: Final 8 Feature Films Plus Shorts to screen at the 2019 fest revealed here at the Official Website!