Insiders at the Toronto International Film Festival can connect daily with filmmakers and stars in Toronto at our afternoon talk series beginning this Saturday. Indiewire @ The TIFF Filmmakers Lounge, launches (Saturday, September 8 at the TIFF Filmmakers Lounge in the downtown Hyatt Hotel next the TIFF Bell Lightbox (mezzanine level).
Over four days, from 4pm – 5pm, Toronto pass holders attending the festival (filmmakers, industry and press, or whoever has something around their neck looking official) can watch talent from this year’s festival talk about their films with the staff of Indiewire. Guests include filmmakers Brian DePalma, Derek Cianfrance, Xavier Dolan, Deepa Mehta and Alex Gibney as well as actors Kristen Wiig, Gael Garcia Bernal, Darren Criss and Penn Badgley.
The Schedule Follows:
Saturday, September 8
4:00pm — Directors Shari Springer Bergman and Robert Pulcini and actors Kristen Wiig, Darren Criss, Christopher Fitzgerald and Matt Dillion (“Imogene”) Moderated by Dana Harris
4:30pm — Director Alex Gibney (“Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God”) Moderated by Anne Thompson
Sunday, September 9
4:00pm — Director Derek Cianfrance (“The Place Behind The Pines”) Moderated by Nigel M. Smith
4:30pm — Director Pablo Larrain and actor Gael Garcia Bernal (“No”) Moderated by Eric Kohn
Monday, September 10
4:00pm — Director Brian DePalma and to-be-determined special guests (“Passion”) Moderated by Anne Thompson
4:30pm — Director Dan Algrant and actor Penn Badgley (“Greetings From Tim Buckley”) Moderated by Dana Harris
Tuesday, September 11
4:00pm — Director Deepa Mehta (“Midnight’s Children”) Moderated by Melissa Silverstein
4:30pm — Director Xavier Dolan (“Laurence Anyways”) Moderated by Peter Knegt