Super excited to see that the Toronto After Dark Film Festival has announced it’s First Wave of genre films. This is one of those festivals I’ve always wanted to attend due to the amazing movies that they premiere. Check out the news below and grab your passes before they sell out!

Toronto After Dark Film Festival is thrilled to have officially unveiled our First Wave of 10 exciting new horror and sci-fi feature film announcements for 2019!
Highlights include the award-winning Irish horror comedy EXTRA ORDINARY co-starring Will Forte, the critically acclaimed dark thriller COME TO DADDY with Elijah Wood, and the Sundance hit sci-fi fantasy PARADISE HILLS starring Emma Roberts and Milla Jovovich.
These new movies will all screen at Toronto After Dark as part of its 14th Annual Edition this October 17-25, 2019 at the Scotiabank Theatre, in the heart of downtown Toronto. For complete details including trailers, visit our First 10 Films Page! The final lineup of films, including 8 more features and over 30 shorts, along with schedule and single tickets will be announced by early October.


Toronto After Dark and our mascot Taddy Bear had a blast at this year’s Fan ExpoConvention with all the amazing cosplayers! Thanks to over 2,000 fans who swung by our booth last month to say hi! We hope you like all the fun pics in our newly created facebook album. Feel free to like, comment, tag & share your faves! One very lucky contest entrant at our booth was also selected at random to win an All-Access Pass to this year’s Toronto After Dark and they have now been emailed.


Fans interested in seeing a bunch of films at Toronto After Dark 2019 are encouraged to snap up one of the festival’s best-selling All-Access Passes, already on advance sale, before they’re all gone! They give priority entry via the Passholders line to all 20 screenings over the festival’s nine nights, Oct 17-25, as well as save over 40% in regular ticket purchases! The passes, retailing at $159, or just $8 a screening,make great gifts to treat friends and family and sell out early every year, and are already over 80% sold out! Find out more about Toronto After Dark’s All-Access Pass, or snap up yours at the at our Pass Page.


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Toronto After Dark Film Festival is one of the world’s leading showcases of New Horror, Sci-Fi and Action cinema. Each October, the critically acclaimed event screens over 50 films, both features and shorts from around the world in front of over 10,000 attendees. This year’s 14th Annual festival runs Oct 17-25 at the Scotiabank Theatre, the biggest cinema in the heart of downtown Toronto, Canada.
We could not put on our independent film festival each year without the incredible support of many dedicated filmmakers, fans, press, industry, staff and most especially our amazing volunteers. Thank You!