The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has fired its awards season opening salvo, announcing a slew of world premieres for the September edition, which will close with Alan Rickman’s A Little Chaos.
Top brass at the Toronto International Film Festival have announced the return of the year-round professional development programme.
Screen profiles selected world premieres from the major sections.
The co-directors and stars of Canadian Midnight Madness selection Afflicted talk about their unconvential approach to a vampire film.
French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve talks to Sarah Cooper about his busy two years making Prisoners and Enemy, which are both playing at Toronto.
The Unison Films principals talk to Jeremy Kay about their Toronto premiere The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her [pictured].
Sandy George talks to Joel Edgerton about his new film, Felony, which premieres at Toronto.
It took two-and-a-half years before Paul Haggis was happy with the script for Third Person, he tells Jeremy Kay.
Mike Flanagan talks about his Midnight Madness entry Oculus, a chiller about a mirror that is “like a portable Overlook Hotel”. Jeremy Kay tries not to gulp too loudly.
The Mad Men creator brings his debut feature You Are Here to Toronto’s Special Presentations section.
Wendy Mitchell talks to Sarah McCarthy about her documentary which receives its North American premiere in Toronto.
British director Richard Ayoade is in Toronto with the world premiere of his second feature as a director, The Double.
Jasmila Zbanic talks about her two new films, Bosnia today, Emir Kusturica’s controversial Andricgrad project and future work.
Matthew Ritchie speaks to Michael Dowse about his follow-up to Goon, romantic comedy The F Word which premieres at Toronto.
Justin Chadwick talks to Andreas Wiseman about the pressures of making a biopic of Nelson Mandela, Idris Elba’s acting style and future projects with Harvey Weinstein, Art Linson and David Milch.
“You have to make the money to buy a ticket!” screams Jake Gyllenhaal in Bold Films’ upcoming Toronto world premiere. What on earth can he mean?