Toronto-based Cinemavault has acquired international rights to zombie thriller State of Emergency.

The film has its market debut at the AFM, after having a world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London.

Cinemavault’s VP Acquisitions, Craig Morrow, and Managing Director, John Dunstan negotiated the deal with producer Jason Price.

The story follows a small town where a chemical plant releases a deadly toxin; a young man is stuck in the quarantined area and has to elude flesh-eating zombies.