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 […]

d's 8th Annual Film Fest Party

  Danielle Iversen (aka “d”), of that PR thing, held her 8th Annual Film Fest Party along with her sister, Kristen, to celebrate Canadian film and talent at the Empire in Yorkville on Monday, September 14 where some proceeds go to a good cause.  This year, guests were asked to donate $5 to cancer research at the University Health Network.  The […]

Philanthropy is IT!: Toronto International Film Festival Gifting Lounge

Richart is one of several companies participating at the IT Lounge, the celebrity gifting suite at the Windsor Arms Hotel.  This year’s lounge is the first in North America where every single sponsor is contributing to a charity.  A full article will come on Tuesday’s issue.

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 […]