Jason Bateman in "Bad Words."
Jason Bateman in "Bad Words."

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 7 at the TIFF Filmmakers Lounge in the downtown Hyatt Hotel next the TIFF Bell Lightbox (mezzanine level).

Over four days, from 530pm - 630pm, passholders attending the festival (filmmakers, industry, 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 Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Weiner, Jason Bateman, Juno Temple, Alexandre Aja, Alex Gibney, Liza Johnson and Lars Ulrich (yes, that Lars Ulrich).

The Schedule Follows:

Saturday, September 7
5:30pm -- Director Alexander Aja, writer Joe Hill and actress Juno Temple ("Horns")  Moderated by Nigel Smith
6:00pm -- Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor ("12 Years a Slave") Moderated by Anne Thompson

Sunday, September 8
5:30pm -- Director Matthew Weiner ("You Are Here") Moderated by Anne Thompson
6:00pm -- Directors Bertrand Tavernier ("Quai d'Orsay") and Nils Tavernier ("L'Epreuve d'une vie") Moderator TBA

Monday, September 9
5:30pm -- Director and actor Jason Bateman ("Bad Words") Moderated by Nigel Smith
6:00pm -- A Conversation with Female Directors: Liza Johnson ("Hateship Loveship"), Megan Griffiths ("Lucky Them"), Dana Rotberg ("White Lies") and Judy Kibinge ("Something Necessary") Moderated by Melissa Silverstein

Tuesday, September 10
5:30pm -- Director Nimrod Antal and star Lars Ulrich ("Metallica: Through The Never")  Moderated by Eric Kohn
6:00pm -- Director Alex Gibney and subject Jonathan Vaughters ("The Armstrong Lie") Moderated by Anne Thompson