Your Sneak Peak at TIFF Gift Lounges

  Everyone’s heard of ‘swag’ but many are unclear on how exactly it works. To get a better idea of what exactly happens at the swanky gifting lounges that accompany TIFF like autograph seekers and ubiquitous festival ‘survival guides’, we went undercover at a couple of the season’s best lounges. (And by undercover, we mean…

Inaugural Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories brings the future of cinema to Toronto

Exclusive world premiere of first VR feature film, MansLaughter   September 8, 2015, TORONTO – FIVARS, the Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories, the first Canadian festival of its kind, will showcase a new wave of filmmakers and content producers who push the boundaries of virtual reality (VR) cinematography. The two-day festival runs…

TIFF survival guide

The ultimate TIFF survival guide

The Toronto International Film Festival. It’s a celebration of celluloid, cinema and celebrity but for PRs and publicists it’s a full contact endurance sport. Ultra-marathons? Puh-leeze. Iron Man races? You know nothing. We’re up at 6 a.m. compiling audience feedback, confirming interview spots and sending out press breaks. Then it’s off to screenings, booking more…

Our Top Picks for TIFF15

The 40th Toronto International Film Festival is just around the corner. We at ClutchPR look forward to it like kids counting down the days till Christmas. TIFF will screen hundreds of films this year, so highlighting the ones we’re particularly excited about is difficult, if not impossible. But we were lucky enough to get a…

Gail Harvey

#powerwives – Gail Harvey

#Powerwives is a monthly column where we feature women who inspire us. Marital status is completely irrelevant. The title is inspired by our founders November 2013 Toronto Life cover story. This month’s #powerwife is Gail Harvey. Gail Harvey is an award-winning photographer and film director who has studied under Norman Jewison, Wim Wenders and Arthur…

Homesick

Homesick Buy Tickets   Directed by: Anne Sewitsky Language: Norwegian Length: 102 minutes Canadian premiere, Contemporary World Cinema Screening Information Public 1 - Scotiabank Theatre, Tuesday September 15, 2015, 10:00 p.m. Public 2 - Scotiabank Theatre, Thursday September 17, 2015, 7:00 p.m. Public 3 - Scotiabank Theatre, Sunday September 20, 2015, 3:30 p.m. Talent Attending Anne Sewitsky, director…

Keeper

Keeper Buy Tickets   Directed by: Guillaume Senez Language: French Length: 95 minutes North American premiere, Discovery program Screening Information Press & Industry 1 - Scotiabank Theatre, Sunday September 13, 2015,  9:30 a.m. Public 1 - Scotiabank Theatre, Tuesday September 15, 2015, 7:00 p.m. Public 2 - TIFF Bell Lightbox, Thursday September 17, 2015, 9:30…

One Breath (Ein Atem)

One Breath (Ein Atem) Buy Tickets   Directed by: Christian Zübert Language: German, Greek Length: 110 minutes Screening Information Public 1 - Scotiabank Theatre, Saturday September 12, 2015, 7:00 p.m. Press & Industry 1 - Scotiabank Theatre, Sunday September 13, 2015, 12:00 p.m. Public 2 - TIFF Bell Lightbox, Monday September 14, 2015, 3:30 p.m.…