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Your Backstage Pass to TIFF '18

The Roy Thomson Hall green room in black and white

by Staff
Sep 15, 2018

Welcome to the Roy Thomson Hall green room. We’ve been expecting you. Please, get comfortable, and help yourself to drinks, snacks, and these photos of the brightest stars at the Festival. The man with the camera? That’s Toronto photographer Jess Baumung. We’ve asked him to capture all the backstage action at TIFF '18.

Trust me, your hair looks perfect — you’ve just got a little something between your teeth. All good now. I’m off to the bar for a top up, but I believe Mr. Kaluuya is trying to get your attention...

Olivia Wilde and friends at the Life Itself premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Viola Davis at the Widows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Felix van Groeningen and Timothée Chalamet at the Beautiful Boy premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Felix van Groeningen and Timothée Chalamet at the Beautiful Boy premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Gabrielle Union and Jena Malone at the premiere of The Public (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Octavia Spencer at the Green Book premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Billy Howle at the Outlaw King premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Algee Smith at the premiere of The Hate U Give (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Mahershala Ali at the Green Book premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Ryan Gosling at the First Man premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Zhang Yimou and Zheng Kai at the Shadow premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Daniel Kaluuya at the Widows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Olivia Wilde and Annette Bening at the Life Itself premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Vicky Kaushal, Taapsee Pannu, and Cameron Bailey at the Husband Material premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

TJ Wright at the premiere of The Hate U Give (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson at the Outlaw King premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Chris Pine at the Outlaw King premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Damien Chazelle at the First Man premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Robert Pattinson at the High Life premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Piers Handling, Penélope Cruz, Asghar Farhadi, and Javier Bardem at the Everybody Knows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Gabrielle Union and Michael K. Williams at the premiere of The Public (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Steve Carell at the Beautiful Boy premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Issa Rae at the premiere of The Hate U Give (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Timothée Chalamet at the Beautiful Boy premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Liam Neeson at the Widows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Linda Cardellini at the Green Book premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Asghar Farhadi and Javier Bardem at the Everybody Knows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Emilio Estevez at the premiere of The Public (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Annette Bening at the Life Itself premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Aaron Taylor-Johnson at the Outlaw King premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Zheng Kai at the Shadow premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Robert Duvall at the Widows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Amy Ryan at the Beautiful Boy premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Michelle Rodriguez at the Widows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Colin Farrell at the Widows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)

Elizabeth Debicki at the Widows premiere (photographed for TIFF by Jess Baumung)