Press Releases
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  • 2015-04-23
    TIFF ANNOUNCES FOURTH EDITION OF CANADA'S ALL-TIME TOP TEN LIST OF CANADIAN FILMS
    TORONTO - TIFF today announces the results of its fourth Canada's All-Time Top Ten List, an international poll of industry and academicsâ00E on the most memorable Canadian films. This is the fourth edition of TIFF's All-Time Top Ten List; previous lists were released in 1984, 1993 and 2004.
  • 2015-04-20
    THE GRAND SEDUCTION AND THE LUNCHBOX NAMED WINNERS OF THE 11TH ANNUAL TIFF FILM CIRCUIT PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
    TORONTO - Film Circuitâ122, TIFF's national film outreach program, revealed that audiences across the country awarded <br />Don McKellar's The Grand Seduction and Ritesh Batra's The Lunchbox as winners of the 11th annual Film Circuit People's Choice Awards. The Grand Seduction was named Best Canadian Film and The Lunchbox was selected as the Best International Film.
  • 2015-04-19
    TIFF KIDS FESTIVAL RECOGNIZES THE BEST IN CHILDREN'S CINEMA
    Toronto - The awards for the 18th annual TIFF Kids International Film FestivalTM were announced today at a ceremony held at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. This year's prizes are the TIFF Kids Festival People's Choice Awards, which include two awards for the interactive exhibition digiPlaySpace; the TIFF Kids Festival Young People's Jury Awards, selected by three Young People's Juries; two short-film awards selected by the TIFF Kids Festival Adult Jury; and the Jump Cuts Young Filmmakers Showcase winners, determined by a jury of film professionals.
  • 2015-04-15
    TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOCUSES ON TELEVISION WITH NEW PRIMETIME PROGRAMME
    TORONTO - 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.
  • 2015-04-07
    CALLING ALL CAT LADIES AND GENTLEMEN Just for Cats: Internet Cat Video Festival Pounces on TIFF Bell Lightbox April 17
    TORONTO - The cat's out of the bag as TIFF announces the return of the Just for Cats: Internet Cat Video Film Festival. Co-presented with the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies (CFHS), the Just for Cats Festival presents the best in cat-themed internet videos. TIFF presents two fur-filled screenings on Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Prior to the 7 p.m. screening, felines and humans, including special guest Canadian musician deadmau5, will participate in a red-carpet adopt-a-thon hosted by the Toronto Humane Society.
  • 2015-03-25
    ONTARIO'S LEADING YOUNG FILMMAKERS SHINE AT THE TIFF KIDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    Toronto - The TIFF Kids International Film Festivalâ122 has chosen the finalists for the 14th annual Jump Cuts Young Filmmakers Showcase. The selected films will screen during the TIFF Kids Festival on Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. (Grades 4 to 6) and 1:15 p.m. (Grades 7 & 8) at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Following the screenings, the winners of the Jump Cuts Young Filmmakers Showcase will be announced at the TIFF Kids Awards Ceremony, which takes place on Sunday, April 19 at 3:15 p.m.
  • 2015-03-04
    BIG THINGS COME IN SMALL PACKAGES
    Toronto - The world's best short films for children and youth aged 3 to 13 hit the big screen at the 2015 TIFF Kids International Film Festival. Highlights of this year's 15 programmes include Pancakes, Waffles and Bugs Bunny!, featuring classic Looney Tunes shorts as well as Peanuts by Schulz, a collection of new animated short films in celebration of the 65th anniversary of Charles Schulz's beloved comic strip, screening as part of the ever-popular Loot Bag Jr. programme. The shorts programmes consist of 101 films that address a range of subject matters that are relevant to kids today, such as friendship, courage, bullying, teamwork, and self-discovery. Each shorts programme runs 60 to 80 minutes.
  • 2015-03-04
    TIFF KIDS TAKES OVER TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX
    Toronto - Now in its 18th of year celebrating the best in children's cinema from Canada and around the world, the TIFF Kids International Film Festivalâ122 enhances the festival-going experience for young movie lovers with activities, and special events happening throughout TIFF Bell Lightbox, encouraging kids and their families to engage with the festival in a variety of ways.
  • 2015-03-04
    THE 18th ANNUAL TIFF KIDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL LIGHTS UP SCREENS WITH THE BEST OF CHILDREN'S CINEMA FROM AROUND THE WORLD
    Toronto - The TIFF Kids International Film Festivalâ122, one of the world's premier film festivals for children aged 3-13, returns for its 18th year with a full slate of films from around the globe that will inspire and delight children and parents alike.
  • 2015-03-04
    SPRING INTO THE CINEMA FOR TIFF'S SILVER SCREEN TREASURES THIS SEASON
    TORONTO - TIFF invites audiences to leap into Spring by discovering the riches of cinema past, sharing love for furry felines, gaining insights from special guests, and catching compelling new releases.
  • 2015-03-04
    FOURTH ANNUAL DIGIPLAYSPACE EXHIBITION IS AN INTERACTIVE ADVENTURE WHERE KIDS AND FAMILIES GET HANDS-ON WITH THE MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE, TODAY
    Toronto - The award-winning digiPlaySpaceâ122 makes its highly-anticipated return to TIFF Bell Lightbox for its fourth edition this spring. In this interactive exhibition, kids and families will learn through play and stimulate their creativity by engaging with a diverse range of large-scale interactive installations, including multi-player videogames; 3D projections; immersive 360º videos; stop-motion dance routines; green screen adventures; robotic building activities and sound-based circuits in a DIY-friendly maker space; apps for all ages; and much more.
  • 2015-02-26
    IN CONVERSATION WITH PETE DOCTER AT TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX ON MARCH 23
    Toronto - TIFF welcomes Pete Docter, Academy Award®-winning director and Vice President, Creative at Pixar Animation Studios, for a special on stage conversation on March 23 at 7 p.m. where he'll discuss his extraordinary past projects including Up, Monsters, Inc., WALLâ022E and Toy Story. Host Richard Crouse and Docter will also discuss the director's new film Disneyâ022Pixar's Inside Out, featuring an all star cast of Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Diane Lane and Kyle MacLachlan.
  • 2015-02-18
    TIFF KIDS FESTIVAL INDUSTRY CONFERENCE BRINGS TOGETHER THE BRIGHTEST MINDS IN CHILDREN'S FILM, TELEVISION AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA
    Toronto - The TIFF Kids Festival Industry Conference returns in 2015 with a three-day programme that runs from April 8 10 during the TIFF Kids International Film Festivalâ122 (April 7 19). The only event of its kind in Canada, the TIFF Kids Festival Industry Conference provides an opportunity for filmmakers, television and interactive producers, game designers and researchers to converge and discuss the latest creative and business trends in the children's film and entertainment industry. This year's edition will focus on the art of crafting memorable characters and immersive stories, and how to inspire children to be creators across all platforms.
  • 2015-02-18
    HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FILM FESTIVAL DELIVERS EMPOWERING WORKS FROM GLOBAL VOICES TO TORONTO AUDIENCES
    TORONTO - TIFF and Human Rights Watch co-present the 12th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival in Toronto, with a powerful lineup of eight films that recount extraordinary stories of struggle, survival and hope. Showcasing cinema at the forefront of the human rights movement, the festival aims to draw attention to human rights violations worldwide through brave films from countries including Canada, Indonesia, Sudan, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Palestine, Guatemala, the United States and Hungary.
  • 2015-02-03
    LONDON, ENGLAND TO RECEIVE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CITY TO CITY SPOTLIGHT
    TORONTO - The Toronto International Film Festival® today announced that the 2015 City to City programme will focus on London, England. The City to City selection will be curated by Piers Handling, Director and CEO of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival.
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