ACTION Report Fall 2017


In our Fall 2017 edition of ACTION, we look 150 years into the future through 2167, share interviews with emerging and established female artists in the film industry, and showcase TIFF’s year-long celebration of the best in Canadian cinema.

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Fall Action Report #2 - Alex Bailey

Film has no limits

Alexandra Bailey is a 23-year-old Métis filmmaker from Toronto, Canada, whose work has been shown around the world. We spoke to Alex about her experiences at TIFF, both as a filmmaker and member of the Next Wave Committee, as well as her thoughts on our Share Her Journey initiative.

Action Report Fall share their journeys

Sharing Their Journeys

In July of this year, TIFF announced a five-year commitment to increasing opportunities for women in the film industry. Here we highlight two of Share Her Journey’s Ambassadors, filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming and producer Erika Olde, and the amazing work they are creating.


Fall Action 2017 #4 - Canada on Screen

Light Up the Nation: Canada on Screen

Through Canada on Screen, TIFF preserves, restores, and projects our shared heritage in celebration of our sesquicentennial. It’s been a busy season of live performances, free screenings (many with special guests), and the restoration of Ontario Place’s famed Cinesphere.

Action Report Fall #5 - Reel Comfort GIF 6

Reel Comfort: Reel Impact

We support 1,000 individuals living with mental illness through inpatient and community-based mental health programs across Toronto each year. Learn more about how your support of the Reel Comfort program is making a major impact.

Previous Editions

Community in action, Festival highlights, Connecting women in film, Micki Moore Residency, a wake-up call
Access for all, Filmgoing excellence, Filmmaker Lab, Film preservation, Programming Academy
Joana Vicente, Mexican cinema, endangered language, TIFF Next Wave
Micki Moore Residency, Share Her Journey Rally and statistics, Patricia Rozema
Keeping Film Memories Alive, Little Film Lovers, TIFF Next Wave, Call Me by Your Name
Film Has No Limits, Sharing Their Journeys, Canada On Screen, Reel Comfort
Making the Leap, Unlocking Imagination, Riding the Next Wave, Playground of the Future
Film For All, A Journey Shared, Cinema From Coast To Coast, Saving Film History
Reel Comfort, Adapt This! @ TIFF Kids, Touring Exhibtions, TIFF in Mumbai
Canadian Open Vault, Film Circuit, TIFF in the Park, From Durban, With Love
Learning & Outreach, A World of Pride, TIFF STUDIO, The Cronenberg Project, BOOMBOX
Learning through Laughter, Frames of Mind, Canadian Catapult, Cuban Connection

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