AMPD talent at TIFF

September 7, 2017

AMPD talent at TIFF

AMPD talent shines at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which runs Sept. 7 to Sept. 17. Work by York University students, faculty and alumni is featured in a slew of films screening at TIFF.

This year, TIFF will present 340 films from Canada and around the word with 238 screenings that are world, international or North American premieres.

Here’s a look at this year’s contributions from the AMPD community.

• Theatre Professor Michael Greyeyes stars alongside Jessica Chastain in Woman Walks Ahead, a Gala presentation at TIFF. Find details, showtimes and tickets here: http://www.tiff.net/tiff/woman-walks-ahead/.

• Current MFA student Ingrid Veniger directs the feature film Porcupine Lake. Find details, showtimes and tickets here: http://www.tiff.net/tiff/porcupine-lake/?v=porcupine-lake. Watch the trailer for Porcupine Lake:

• Current MFA student Kazik Radwanski directs the short film Scaffold. Find details, showtimes and tickets here: http://www.tiff.net/tiff/scaffold/?v=scaffold.

Rachel McAdams (BFA ’01) co-stars in the feature film Disobedience, a special presentation at TIFF. Find details, showtimes and tickets here: http://www.tiff.net/tiff/film.html?v=disobedience.

Daniel Cockburn (BFA ’99, MFA ’17) directs and edits the short film The Argument (with annotations), which was his MFA thesis film. Find details, showtimes and tickets here: http://www.tiff.net/tiff/the-argument-with-annotations/.

Wayne Wapeemukwa (York student 2008-2009) directs and edits the feature film Luk’Luk’I, which is a York/Telefilm microbudget production. Also working on the team is co-producer Spencer Hahn (BFA ’14). Find details, showtimes and tickets here: http://www.tiff.net/tiff/lukluki/.

Lina Roessler (MFA ’17) is Part of the TIFF Talent Lab, which is a competitive artistic development program designed for aspiring filmmakers. The TIFF Talent Lab only accepts 20 emerging directors and screenwriters, who are immersed in an intensive learning experience. Find details here: http://www.tiff.net/industry/talentlab17/.