Toronto After Dark 2014: DEAD SNOW 2 And THE BABADOOK Win Big At Fest

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Toronto After Dark 2014: DEAD SNOW 2 And THE BABADOOK Win Big At Fest
The votes have been counted and the audience at this year's Toronto After Dark Film Festival has spoken. After an massively successful year including an unprecedented thirteen sold out screenings (twelve and both screenings of The Babadook) the winners were announced on Sunday. Dead Snow 2, Predestination and horror doc Why Horror? took home the Audience Choice Awards for Best Feature Film. 

Dead Snow 2 won four other Audience Choice awards rounding the number up to five: Best Make-up, Best Film To Watch With A Crowd, Best Fight (Nazi zombies vs Russian zombies) and Best Gore. And the Aussie fright flick The Babadook took home five awards as well, including Best Director (Jennifer Kent), Best Leading Actress (Essie Davis), Best Monster/Creature (The Babadook), Scariest Film and Best Trailer. 

Kiwi haunted house flick Housebound, The Spierig Brothers' time travel film Predestination and the hairy Wolves each won three awards at the end. 

Wyrmwood, Late Phases and The ABCs of Death 2 each took home a pair. 

To see what everyone won, here is the full list below!

BEST FEATURE FILM - AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNERS:

  1. GOLD:  DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD 
  2. SILVER: PREDESTINATION 
  3. BRONZE: WHY HORROR?

FEATURE FILM SPECIALTY CATEGORY - AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNERS:

THE BABADOOK 
  BEST DIRECTOR (Jennifer Kent)
  BEST LEADING ACTRESS (Essie Davis)
  BEST MONSTER/CREATURE (The Babadook)
  SCARIEST FILM
  BEST TRAILER

HOUSEBOUND 
  BEST HORROR FILM
  BEST COMEDY
  BEST ENSEMBLE CAST

DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD 
  BEST MAKE-UP
  BEST FILM TO WATCH WITH A CROWD
  BEST FIGHT (Nazi zombies vs Russian zombies)
  BEST GORE

WOLVES   
  BEST CANADIAN FEATURE FILM
  BEST VILLAIN (Connor played by Jason Momoa)
  BEST SCREENING Q&A

PREDESTINATION 
  BEST SCI-FI FILM 
  BEST SCREENPLAY (The Spierig Brothers adapted from the Story "All You Zombies" by Robert A. Heinlein)

WYRMWOOD 
  BEST ACTION FILM
  FILM MOST LIKE TO SEE A SEQUEL TO

LATE PHASES   
  BEST LEADING ACTOR (Nick Damici)
  BEST HERO (Ambrose played by Nick Damici)

THE ABCS OF DEATH 2   
  BEST TITLE SEQUENCE 
  BEST KILL (Z is for Zygote)

KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER   
  MOST ORIGINAL FILM

HELLMOUTH   
  BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN   
  BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

OPEN WINDOWS   
  BEST EDITING

LET US PREY   
  BEST MUSIC (Steve Lynch)

SUBURBAN GOTHIC   
  BEST LINE OF DIALOGUE ("Next time you interrupt your mother sucking my dick, there's     going to be hell to pay" spoken by Ray Wise)

WHY HORROR?   
  BEST POSTER (Illustrated by Ghoulish Gary Pullin)

BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM - AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNERS:

  1. GOLD: PERIOD PIECE Directed by James McLellan
  2. SILVER: DEAD HEARTS Directed by Stephen W. Martin
  3. BRONZE: SATAN'S DOLLS Directed by Carlo Schefter

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM - AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNERS:

  1. GOLD:  INVADERS Directed by Jason Kupfer
  2. SILVER: HAPPY B-DAY Directed by Holger Frick
  3. BRONZE: HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME Directed by Ben Aston

BEST FESTIVAL BUMPER - AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNERS:

  1. GOLD:  SWAN SONG by O. Hannah Films (aka The Battery Boys)
  2. SILVER: MONSTER IN THE ROOM by Jay Clarke
  3. BRONZE: VINES AT NINE by Shannon Rae Hanmer
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