HOUSE OF AURORA’ TAKES OVER HISTORIC BANK TO HOST PREMIERE EVENTS FOR THE 2018 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL-Fri.,Sept.7th-9th,2018
Photography by A.J. Lam and BK.
Canadian company Aurora Cannabis hosted a private 3 day & night red carpet premiere events in a historic former bank located at 320 Bay Street over the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opening weekend. ‘House of Aurora’, was the destination to go and it hosted 3 exclusive premiere parties, industry networking events, press junkets and media activity.
The location is a historical architectural, art-deco gem and it was transformed into a majestic event destination during TIFF.
During the day, leading film and movie media site Collider.com , staged a pop-up press studio featuring a front row conversation with the top filmmakers and stars of the Festival.
Bold Films + Sharp and S/Magazine TIFF party
and Emmy Rossum
Bold Films, founded in 2004 by Michel Litvak and Gary Michael Walters, is an independent entertainment production and finance company dedicated to providing an artistic haven for creative talent. Bold Films’ mission is to produce original, studio-quality films, which have worldwide commercial appeal. S/Magazine is a premiere style and fashion magazine.
The Creative Coalition’s Annual “Spotlight Initiative Awards Dinner Gala”
with Mandy Patinkin (Life Itself, Homeland), Maura Tierney (Beautiful Boy, The Affair)
Dan Fogelman (Life Itself, This Is Us) and Olivia Munn(Predator)
Olivia Munn spoke out publicly on the controversy she stirred on her film “Predator” in a brave and emotional speech at The Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards.
ABOUT THE CREATIVE COALITION AND THE SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE:
The Creative Coalition (www.TheCreativeCoalition.org) is the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989, by Christopher Reeve, Alec Baldwin, Susan Sarandon, and other prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition uses the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. Actor Tim Daly serves as The Creative Coalition’s president. The Spotlight Initiative Awards are a prestigious honor in the independent film arena. For over a decade, these honors have been bestowed during the Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto Film Festivals. Past recipients include Uzo Aduba, Alan Arkin, Ellen Barkin, Kathy Bates, Maria Bello, Paul Bettany, Nick Cannon, Jennifer Connelly, Lee Daniels, Jonathan Demme, Jay Duplass, Roland Emmerich, Vera Farmiga, Josh Gad, Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Taylor Hackford, John Hawkes, George Hickenlooper, Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Irons, Eddie Izzard, Anna Kendrick, Barbara Kopple, Barry Levinson, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina, Demi Moore, Tracy Morgan, Julia Ormond, Sean Penn, Parker Posey, Jonathan Pryce, Quentin Tarantino, Stanley Tucci, Robin Williams, and Shailene Woodley, among others. Additional information about The Creative Coalition can be found by following @TheCreativeC on Twitter and thecreativecoalition on Instagram.
Starring Anna Paquin (True Blood, X Men: Day of the Future) and
Holliday Grainger (Cinderella, My Cousin Rachel)