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…

#powerwives – TIFF Edition

#Powerwives is a bi-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 week’s #powerwife is Michèle Maheux. Michele Maheux is the Executive Director/COO of TIFF with a love of people, good wine, cooking, reading, hiking and any and all genre of film.…

ClutchPR at TIFF 2014

World premieres to move you ClutchPR at TIFF 2014 August 21, 2014, TORONTO – ClutchPR is back at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with an exclusive lineup of world premieres. Canadian Kyle Thomas brings his first feature length film, The Valley Below featuring a soundtrack packed with all new music from Canadian talent. Matthew Kennedy and Adam Brooks (Manborg)…

what’s the buzz

  TIFF had its first press conference yesterday. Piers Handling (CEO & Director of TIFF) and Cameron Bailey (Artistic Director of TIFF) announced the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programmes. There’s never any telling what the super savvy Toronto audience will be excited about, but here’s what we think…