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Toronto International Film Festival Announces Guest List

TIFF, All Lights Film Magazine, ALFM

The guest list for the 37th Toronto International Film Festival announced yesterday. Hundreds of guests from the four corners of the globe will roll out the red carpet holding the festival spirit of celebrating cinema.

Filmmakers expected to present their world premieres in Toronto include: Rian Johnson, Noah Baumbach, Deepa Mehta, Derek Cianfrance, Sion Sono, Joss Whedon, Neil Jordan, Lu Chuan, Shola Lynch, Barry Levinson, Yvan Attal, Ben Affleck, Marina Zenovich, Costa-Gavras, Laurent Cantet, Sally Potter, Dustin Hoffman, Francois Ozon, David O. Russell, David Ayer, Pelin Esmer, Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, Andrew Adamson, Michael McGowan, Bahman Ghobadi, Ziad Doueiri, Alex Gibney, Stephen Chbosky, Eran Riklis, Edward Burns, Bernard Émond, Zhang Yuan, Michael Winterbottom, Mike Newell, Miwa Nishikawa, Margarethe Von Trotta, David Siegel, Scott McGehee, Gauri Shinde, Goran Paskaljevic, Baltasar Kormákur, J.A. Bayona, Rob Zombie, Peaches and Paul Andrew Williams.

Actors expected to attend include: Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jackie Chan, Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Bill Murray, Robert Redford, Riz Ahmed, Ryan Gosling, Robert De Niro, Stephen Dorff, Dennis Quaid, Jennifer Connelly, Billy Bob Thornton, Bradley Cooper, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Colin Firth, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, James Franco, Javier Bardem, Hiroshi Abe, Elle Fanning, Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Zhang Ziyi, Greta Gerwig, Helen Hunt, Laura Linney, Logan Lerman, Keira Knightley, Mads Mikkelsen, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zhang Ziyi, Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear, Gael García Bernal, Sridevi, Saoirse Ronan, Selena Gomez, Salman Rushdie, Sam Rockwell, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Johnny Depp, Terence Stamp and Vanessa Redgrave.

TIFF have got a total number of 3191 international submissions and 952 Canadian submissions. TIFF will showcase about 289n feature films this year.