TIFF 2009: The Cole Party

    Cole, a film about a young writer trying to find himself had its Toronto International Film Festival debut on Tuesday, September 15.  A party hosted by CityVIP to celebrate the film was held at the Spoke Club after the premiere.  Though Prospere Magazine was unable to speak with cast and crew, we were able to capture pictures […]

Philanthropy, Celebrity Gifts and the TIFF Media Lounge

Cynthia Cheng Celebrity Gifting Lounge Located at the Windsor Arms Hotel, year’s celebrity gifting suite is not like its predecessors.  For the first time ever, each and every one of the vendors are contributing to a charity, with kids-related programs being the most popular.  Several are, for example, giving to Camp Oochigeas, a summer camp for […]

The Stars are Alive in TO!

Cynthia Cheng The 35th Annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opened in the city this past Thursday and once again, buzzing with celebrities and reporters.  As usual, many of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities are in town, including the so-called Three Amigos (George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt (actually, no word on whether Brad has arrived […]

ET Canada’s Rosey Edeh on TIFF 2009

Blo Founder, Devon Brooks on Blo and TIFF 2009

Interview with a TIFF Volunteer, Part II

Ada has been volunteering for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) since the late 1990s. At that time, Ada was an undergraduate student, studying film at Ryerson University. For her, volunteering at TIFF was part of the experience of learning about film as it offered her the chance to see uncommon films and learn more […]

Interview with a TIFF Volunteer, Part I

Cynthia Cheng The Toronto International Film Festival, now underway all over the city cannot possibly be as successful as it is without its volunteers. Prospere Magazine recently had the chance to speak with two of TIFF’s volunteers. Stephanie Jones is volunteering at TIFF for the first time. A recent McMaster University grad with a degree […]

Toronto International Film Festival 2008 – September 4-13

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which opened on September 4, is one of the biggest film festivals open to the public. The ten-day festival celebrates its 33rd year this year. Since 1976, the festival has grown from a showcase of select films from other festivals (at the time, TIFF was called the Festival of Festivals) to a preview of what the Oscar race might be.