Tastemakers Lounge knows how to celebrate the Toronto International Film Festival in style, and that’s hardly surprising since they’ve been doing it right for 10 years now.
I must have blinked because suddenly it’s the third day of the Toronto International Film Festival and this is the first time I’ve had time to write in the blog. I’m also sitting on a day of content that I still need to post, and of course today is also a full day unto itself…
Actress Priyanka Chopra and first-time director Omung Kumar were in Toronto yesterday for the premiere of their film Mary Kom, based on the life of the legendary Indian boxer, whose real name is Mangte Chungneijang. After rushing from the airport to get to her press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival, the two sat down for interviews at the InterContinental Toronto to discuss why they made the film, and how they came to admire the Olympic medallist and five-time World Amateur Boxing champion.
Midnight Madness is in a realm all to itself, and Toronto International Film Festival programmer Colin Geddes has been visiting that reality since before he realized he would ever end up involved in the festival. Geddes credits the program, and the festival at large, as his “film school” that ended up training him to become a programmer–a role he never imagined for himself when he went to the first-ever Midnight Madness in 1988.
Director Ruba Nadda returns to the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival with her latest film, October Gale, a psychological thriller starring Patricia Clarkson, Scott Speedman and Tim Roth.
Celebrities and filmmakers from across the world will be descending on Toronto for the 39th Toronto International Film Festival in just a few weeks, and this morning TIFF revealed the full list of stars expected on the red carpets, at the films, and around the city at all of the parties.
The 39th Toronto International Film Festival is just over a month away now, and with that in mind, it’s worth noting a few of the important dates that are worth remembering for this year, especially if you’re buying tickets or packages.
On Tuesday, July 22, the Toronto International Film Festival announced a few of the films that will debut this year, including 13 Galas and 46 Special Presentations.
Ticket packages for the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival — which kicks off in just 85 days, running September 4 to 14 — were announced today, and will be available on July 9, offering a range of options for film fans looking to satisfy their particular style.