Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Filmmakers & Celebs attending TIFF's 40 Anniversary Festival

Want to know who's coming to TIFF this year for their 40th Anniversary?

Well they just released the press release with the extensive list.  It seems very international this year to me.

The following filmmakers, creators and artists are expected to attend the Toronto International Film Festival:

Marc Abraham, Lenny Abrahamson, Hany Abu-Assad, Evgeny Afineevsky, Pablo Agüero, Chantal Akerman, AKIZ, Emin Alper, Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, George Amponsah, Laurie Anderson, Faraz Anoushahpour, Parastoo Anoushahpour, Joko Anwar, Danielle Arbid, Myrsini Aristidou, Gillian Armstrong, Harrison Atkins, Jacques Audiard, Nabil Ayouch, Jason Bateman, Joe Begos, Mateo Bendesky, Roxanne Benjamin, Amy Berg, Bergur Bernburg, Fabienne Berthaud, Thomas Bidegain, Wayne Blair, Matthew Taylor Blais, Anna Boden, Andreea Cristina Bortun, Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya, Leyla Bouzid, Salem Brahimi, Pietra Brettkelly, Sue Brooks, Matthew Brown, David Bruckner, Robert Budreau, Jayro Bustamante, Sean Byrne, Paco Cabezas, A.D. Calvo, Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias, Jon Cassar, Michael Caton-Jones, Sylvia Chang, Soi Cheang, Mabel Cheung, Andrew Cividino, Elaine Constantine, Scott Cooper, Julio Hernández Cordón, Catherine Corsini, John Crowley, Jonás Cuarón, Maris Curran, Andrew Currie, Jamie M. Dagg, Ely Dagher, Terence Davies, Tammy Davis, Álex de la Iglesia, Salvador del Solar, Samuel M. Delgado, Gaby Dellal, Julie Delpy, Yuval Delshad, Nick DenBoer, Diastème, Drake Doremus, Christopher Doyle, Igor Drljaca, Geneviève Dulude-De Celles, Stephen Dunn, Barbara Eder, Guy Édoin, Jussi Eerola, Robert Eggers, Atom Egoyan, Adil El Arbi, Halima Elkhatabi, Danae Elon, Jihan El-Tahri, Roland Emmerich, Anne Émond, Can Evrenol, Lawrence Fajardo, Philippe Falardeau, Bilall Fallah, Kasra Farahani, David Farr, Jean-Loup Felicioli, Pablo Fendrik, Ryan Ferko, Simon Fitzmaurice, Ryan Fleck, Federica Foglia, Davy Force, Maïder Fortuné, Stephen Frears, Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, Cary Fukunaga, Alain Gagnol, Florian Gallenberger, Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Geeta Gandbhir, Cesc Gay, Tom Geens, Beatrice Gibson, Nitzan Gilady, Helena Girón, Amos Gitaï, Fabrice Gobert, Tim Godsall, David Gordon Green, Paul Gross, Guan Hu, Ciro Guerra, Davis Guggenheim, Meghna Gulzar, Patricio Guzmán, Ido Haar, Lucile Hadžihalilovic, Du Haibin, Andrew Haigh, Hermon Hailay, Grímur Hákonarson, Catherine Hardwicke, Sterlin Harjo, Owen Harris, Brian Helgeland, Oliver Hermanus, Gavin Hood, Tom Hooper, Patrick Horvath, Eva Husson, Nicholas Hytner, Anders Thomas Jensen, Brian D. Johnson, Duke Johnson, Evan Johnson, Kent Jones, Kahlil Joseph, Marie-Ève Juste, Tolga Karaçelik, Paul Katis, Charlie Kaufman, Shambhavi Kaul, Naomi Kawase, Yaelle Kayam, Alexandra-Therese Keining, Eric Khoo, Sebastian Ko, Sandra Kogut, Barbara Kopple, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Baltasar Kormákur, German Kral, Lars Kraume, Tim Kring, Joachim Lafosse, Patrice Laliberté, Yorgos Lanthimos, Hicham Lasri, Daniel Leconte, Emmanuel Leconte, Sherren Lee, Claude Lelouch, Michael Lennox, Mark Lewis, Sergei Loznitsa, Guy Maddin, Michael Mann, Pietro Marcello, Alejandra Márquez Abella, Justin Martinez, Gabriel Mascaro, Mai Masri, Erik Matti, Steven McCarthy, Tom McCarthy, Bruce McDonald, Sam McKeith, Tom McKeith, Julio Medem, Isiah Medina, Deepa Mehta, Piero Messina, Takashi Miike, Rebecca Miller, Roberto Minervini, Josh Mond, Caroline Monnet, Dito Montiel, Michael Moore, Jocelyn Moorhouse, Nanni Moretti, Radu Muntean, Ilya Naishuller, Pan Nalin, Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser, László Nemes, Morgan Neville, Eva Neymann, Gaspar Noé, Bahar Noorizadeh, Rufus Norris, Ryan J. Noth, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Kwon Oh-kwang, Marcel Ophüls, Louise Osmond, Luis Ospina, Ivan Ostrochovský, Stephen Page, Kire Paputts, Jennifer Peedom, Nicolás Pereda, Osgood Perkins, He Ping, Leanne Pooley, Natalie Portman, Corneliu Porumboiu, Robin Pront, Lucía Puenzo, Nicolás Puenzo, Radio Silence, Kazik Radwanski, Behrouz Rae, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Nick Read, Patrick Reed, Rob Reiner, Jason Reitman, Arturo Ripstein, Ben Rivers, Jay Roach, Ariel Rotter, Patricia Rozema, Rúnar Rúnarsson, Zack Russell, Seung-wan Ryoo, Adam Salky, Jeremy Saulnier, Matthew Saville, Mark Sawers, Lorene Scafaria, Elisabeth Scharang, Sebastian Schipper, Kerstin Schroedinger, Grant Scicluna, Ridley Scott, Florin Serban, Michelle Shephard, Howie Shia, Mina Shum, Nick Simon, Jeremy Sims, Hanna Sköld, Marko Skop, Mark Slutsky, Peter Sollett, Paolo Sorrentino, The Sporadic Film Collective, Simon Stone, Todd Strauss-Schulson, Thomas Stuber, Corin Sworn, Malgorzata Szumowska, Mika Taanila, Kimie Tanaka, Terrarea, Johnnie To, Pablo Trapero, Joachim Trier, Athina Rachel Tsangari, André Turpin, Yermek Tursunov, Jean-Marc Vallée, Joost van Ginkel, James Vanderbilt, Ana Vaz, Federico Veiroj, David Verbeek, Lorenzo Vigas, Denis Villeneuve, Magnus von Horn, Charlie Vundla, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Wim Wenders, Ben Wheatley, Alice Winocour, Frederick Wiseman, Anthony Wonke, Marcin Wrona, Leena Yadav, Zhang Yang, Martin Zandvliet, Shemi Zarhin, Yared Zeleke, Jia Zhang-ke, Christian Zübert, and Alan Zweig.

The following guests are expected to attend the Toronto International Film Festival:

Christopher Abbott, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Alon Aboutboul, Abdelkarim Abu Baraka, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Waris Ahluwalia, Anajosé Aldrete, Vladimir Alexis, Sarah Allen, Joan Allen, Mathieu Amalric, Robert Amjarv, Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Benjamin Arthur, Ascot Royals, Kate Ashley, Mohammed Assaf, Hiba Atallah, Qais Atallah, Kevin Bacon, Jag Bal, Sofia Banzhaf, Tara Lynn Barr, Drew Barrymore, Joel Basman, Sean Bean, Jonny Beauchamp, Monica Bellucci, Tim Beresford, Bernardo Bernardo, The Big Sound, Luke Bilyk, Rougalta Bintou Saleh, Emily Blunt, Alexis Bonogofsky, Devon Bostick, Rachida Brakni, Adrien Brody, Erika Brodzky, Josh Brolin, Bruce Peninsula, Daniel Brühl, Sandra Bullock, Lindsay Burdge, Emil Buschow, Oskar Buschow, Will Butler, Win Butler, Rose Byrne, Michael Caine, Deragh Campbell, Michael Caton, Josh Charles, Régine Chassagne, Jessica Chastain, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Ricardo Chavira, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Suzanne Clément, Kristine Cofsky, Emory Cohen, Toni Collette, Common, Tom Courtenay, Bryan Cranston, John Lloyd Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Jimena Cuarón, Matt Damon, Jeff Daniels, Mackenzie Davis, Benicio Del Toro, Monica Deol, Johnny Depp, Rajshri Deshpande, Tommy Dewey, Agyness Deyn, Steve Dhillon, Fariborz David Diaan, Sarah Jane Dias, Garret Dillahunt, Ma-Anne Dionisio, David Disher, Ryan Donnelly, Jean Dujardin, Willonson Duprate, Francesca Eastwood, Joel Edgerton, Jean Romane Edmond, Dennis Edney, Patricia Edney, Jesse Eisenberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Carmen Ejogo, Idris Elba, Viss Elliot Safavi, Greg Ellis, Cary Elwes, Elle Fanning, Feng Xiaogang, Dominic Flores, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Ben Foster, Jeremy Gara, Gael García Bernal, Maxim Gaudette, Filip Geljo, Jasmin Geljo, Greta Gerwig, Domhnall Gleeson, Donald Glover, Cad Gold Jr., Caroline Goodall, John Goodman, Topher Grace, Greg Grunberg, Pavleen Gujral, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Hardy, Allan Hawco, Ethan Hawke, Salma Hayek, Liam Hemsworth, Aksel Hennie, Tom Hiddleston, Randeep Hooda, Sacha Horler, Christine Horne, Nicholas Hoult, Patrick Huard, Rhys Ifans, Reef Ireland, Jeremy Irons, Jeremy Irvine, Christopher Jacot, Stephan James, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Connor Jessup, Wang Jiajia, Jillea, Harvey Keitel, Anna Kendrick, Richard Kerr, Irrfan Khan, Kirin Kiki, Jack Kilmer, Tim Kingsbury, Burghart Klaußner, Naomi Klein, Johannes Krisch, Diane Kruger, Peter Kurth, Kutiman, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Lamassonne, Martin Landau, Caleb Landry Jones, Diane Lane, Brie Larson, Gilles Lellouche, Alban Lenoir, Dave Liang, Marilyn Lima, Maša Lizdek, Kayla Lorette, Yo-Yo Ma and members of the Silk Road Ensemble, Amrit Maghera, Anushka Manchanda, Kate Mara, Jackson Martin, Steve Martin, Rachel McAdams, Anthony McCoy, Katelyn McKerracher, Chad McKinney, Baya Medhaffer, Alyx Melone, Tyler Messick, Dounia Mikou, Helen Mirren, Susan Misner, Jessica Mitchell, Reece Moffett, Roland Møller, Ali Momen, Julianne Moore, Elisabeth Moss, Sandhya Mridul, Axelle Munezero, William Nadylam, Jean Baptiste Nazaire, Navid Negahban, Sophie Nélisse, Cynthia Nixon, Tom Noonan, Dean Norris, Kim Novak, Michael Nyqvist, Chris O'Dowd, Alvaro Ogalla, Dean O'Gorman, Elizabeth Olsen, David Oyelowo, Ellen Page, Hunter Page-Lochard, Dev Patel, Michael Peña, Ron Perlman, Terry Pheto, Christopher Plummer, Clémence Poésy, Imogen Poots, Keith Poulson, Tara Pratt, Princess Shaw, Ahmad Qassim, Dennis Quaid, Eddie Redmayne, Richard Reed Perry, Callum Keith Rennie, Ryan Reynolds, Keith Richards, Julian Richings, Emma Roberts, Nick Robinson, Sam Rockwell, Scott Rodger, Géza Röhrig, Sandro Romero, Saoirse Ronan, Chloe Rose, Sakis Rouvas, Louis Roux, Geoffrey Rush, Andrew Ryder, Alain Saadeh, Gia Sandhu, Susan Sarandon, Morgan Saylor, Aliocha Schneider, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mike Scott, Nick Serino, Gingger Shankar, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Kiernan Shipka, Sarah Silverman, J.K. Simmons, Julia Simpson, Goran Slavkovic, Sarah Snook, Sebastian Stan, Kristen Stewart, Patrick Stewart, Yunfan Sun, Donald Sutherland, Kiefer Sutherland, Rossif Sutherland, Theo Tams, Juno Temple, David Thewlis, Tory N. Thompson, River Tiber, Karelle Tremblay, Jacob Tremblay, Ulrike C. Tscharre, Peter Vack, Marine Vacth, Chantal Vaillancourt, Erwin Van Cotthem, Željko Veljkovic, Alicia Vikander, Vinay Virmani, Christopher Walken, Michaela Watkins, Naomi Watts, Matt Watts, Andy Weir, Rachel Weisz, Chase Williamson, Rachel Wilson, Kate Winslet, Letitia Wright, Fouad Yammine, Anton Yelchin, Odessa Young, Zhao Tao, and Elsa Zylberstein.

Time to start figuring out what films you want to see or your favourite filmmakers or celebrities because they will be all over the place in Toronto very soon.

Fore more info:

Purchase Festival ticket packages until August 26 while quantities last. Individual tickets are on sale from Sunday, September 6 to Sunday, September 20. Purchase packages and tickets online 24 hours a day at tiff.net/festival, by phone at 416.599.TIFF or 1.888.599.8433.

Festival Box Office, located at 225 King Street West, opens on August 25. TIFF prefers Visa.

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