Season 1 Episode 9: TIFF, the Holy Grail?
It’s almost Labour Day and for most filmmakers and film lovers in Toronto it’s one of the most exciting times of the year. The Toronto Film Festival is the holy grail of the fiction film world. In this episode, we wonder out loud what a premiere at TIFF can do for Canadian filmmakers? Does it really propel your career ahead?
To talk shop and share some of her thoughts on how to take advantage of a TIFF premiere, we speak with Emily Reid, Programming Associate. Three-time TIFFer and Canadian queen of short film Elizabeth Lazebnik shares her stories of steep learning curve that is playing the festival game.
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Suggested Reading & Watching:
- TIFF 2016 press conference video
- Why Matt Jonnson is Taking Operation Avalanche to Sundance instead of TIFF – Radheyan Simonpillai for NOW
- 10 just announced films to get you excited for TIFF 2016 – Amy Grief for BlogTO
- TIFF Lineup: 5 Reasons to Get Excited About the 2016 Program – Eric Kohn for
Check out Elizabeth Lazebnik’s new project Language here.