News & Events
Platform programme to shine spotlight on artistically ambitious international films
May 21, 2015
The Toronto International Film Festival® today announced the launch of Platform, a new programme comprised of up to 12 films of high artistic merit that demonstrate a strong directorial vision by significant international filmmakers. A three-person international jury will award a prize of ,000 to the Best Film in the programme.
Just Announced: the Programmers of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival
May 11, 2015
Piers Handling, Director and CEO of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, reveal the team of 22 programmers who will make the selections for the 40th Toronto International Film Festival®, which runs Thursday, September 10 through Sunday, September 20, 2015. See the full list here!
LISTED: Canada's All-Time Top 10 Films
April 23, 2015
TIFF Announces Primetime: Television is Coming to the Festival
April 15, 2015
The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival® shines a spotlight on episodic storytelling with Primetime, a new programme presenting the best in international television on the big screen. The lineup will showcase up to six high-quality programs that demonstrate the strength of contemporary television coming from broadcasters, streaming services or independent filmmakers.
SPRING INTO THE CINEMA FOR TIFF’S SILVER SCREEN TREASURES THIS SEASON
March 4, 2015
Highlights include the return of the Just for Cats Internet Cat Video Festival, retrospectives on Ruben Östlund and Georgian Cinema, an In Conversation With… Pixar Animation Studios’ Pete Docter, and award-winning new releases including White God, Clouds of Sils Maria and Phoenix
VIDEO: In Conversation With... Ethan Hawke
February 23, 2015
Follow it Live: #TIFFNextWave is Here!
February 13, 2015
Watch Live on February 16! Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley Attend First TimesTalks+TIFF Event
February 11, 2015
Watch live! The New York Times TimesTalks series and The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) present the first TimesTalks+TIFF in Los Angeles on Monday, February 16, at 8pm PT (11pm ET), at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, featuring actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley.
VIDEO: In Conversation With... Alan Cumming
February 5, 2015
Celebrated actor of stage and screen Alan Cumming joined Theresa Scandiffio, Director of Adult Learning at TIFF, for a look back at his wildly successful and diverse career on the big screen - including roles in X2, the Spy Kids trilogy, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, GoldenEye, Emma, and Eyes Wide Shut - on television in The Good Wife, and on stage, where he received a Tony Award for his performance as the Emcee in Cabaret.
VIDEO: In Conversation With... Mamoru Oshii
January 28, 2015
Legendary Japanese filmmaker Mamoru Oshii sits down with Jesse Wente to discuss his life and career.
Michael Mann: Running to Stand Still
January 22, 2015
The release of Michael Mann’s new cyber-thriller Blackhat has occasioned a surge of online writing about the director’s work. As TIFF’s series Neon Nights: The Films of Michael Mann provides an opportunity to revisit the filmmaker’s theatrical features, Adam Nayman examines how the themes and aesthetics of Mann’s films grew out of his work for television.
Bundle Up! TIFF's Winter Season is a Flurry of Fun
January 14, 2015
TORONTO — Dash through the snow and dive under a warm blanket of cinematic escape at TIFF Bell Lightbox this winter. Major filmmaker retrospectives, notable special guests, engaging free programming, inspiring film workshops for kids and an inimitable roster of new releases will warm audiences beginning January 29.