The trip was a long one for the four travellers, but it came with numerous rewards, including claiming the title of winning the Ultimate Canadian Dream Job. After travelling 17,000 kilometres for five months across the Trans Canada Trail, Woods Canada's four explorers--Melba Seto & Adam Kochanek and Magee Walker & Cedric Blanchette--made it back to Toronto late last month after an incredible adventure.
During the Toronto International Film Festival I talked to writer and director Robert Budreau about his film Born to be Blue, which stars Ethan Hawke as Blues legend Chet Baker. The film received numerous glowing reviews from its TIFF 2015 debut, and IFC Films has picked up the U.S. rights for a future release.
John Hodgman: the man, the myth, the legend. You may know him as Judge John Hodgman, as an author, a stand-up comedian, or perhaps as that guy who showed up a lot on The Daily Show. However you've connected with him in the past, his new show, Vacationland, is taking him on the road to talk about his home, Massachusetts, which he's dubbed "the birthplace of rage", not to mention his "exile" to Maine, and other sundry topics.
The GATE is pleased to announce that luxury stylemakers Hamilton Watch and their powerful timepeices will join The GATE’s Interview Lounge as a brand partner at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
The GATE is pleased to announce that its Interview Lounge at TIFF 2015 will be hosted at the Omni King Edward Hotel from September 10 to September 14. Located in the heart of Toronto, and just steps away from key attractions and entertainment and dining, the Omni King Edward Hotel represents luxury, style, and a VIP experience for The GATE's guests during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
This is a big year for the Toronto International Film Festival, with the former "Festival of Festivals" celebrating its 40th anniversary, and it just wouldn't be the same without a few filmmaking luminaries and celebrities. As always, there are a lot of stars planning to visit this September for the parties, red carpets, screenings, and everything in between, and we've got the complete list of expected guests to help you plan your star-gazing adventures.
The GATE’s Interview Lounge at TIFF 2015 | Featuring Parrot and The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Today, The GATE is thrilled to announce its inaugural interview lounge, which is set to debut during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and features brand partnerships with Parrot and The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Throughout the forty years of the Toronto International Film Festival, the developing and fostering and incubating of Canadian films and Canadian cinematic talent has always been an important priority, and because of that this year's terrific line-up of Canadian films can be seen as a direct pay off of all those past efforts and the need to keep TIFF a Canadian film festival--one that celebrates international films and film culture probably better than just about any other festival in the world, while remaining still a Canadian film festival.
Before you head out on the great Canadian family road trip, a few tips might be in order this summer, and Calgarian Michael Palmer--the self-appointed “CEO” of family travel--has you covered.