AT&T is returning to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Sept. 6-9, 2019 to premiere AT&T On Location is an all-new activation, talent destination and location at Le Germain Hotel Toronto Mercer. AT&T On Location will once again host the Variety Studio presented by AT&T, a long-standing portrait and video studio for A-list actors. Guests to include Meryl Streep, Jessica Biel, Dakota Johnson, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Hanks, Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Lopez, Renée Zellweger, Shia LaBeouf, Antonio Banderas and more. Interviews will appear on Variety.com and its social channels throughout the festival.
“We are proud to be back at TIFF with the Variety Studio for the third year in a row. It’s a great addition to the AT&T On Location space, which exemplifies the passion our company has for arts, innovation, entertainment and community,” said Tim Gibson, vice president of video and application marketing at AT&T. AT&T On Location will also host cocktail parties, cast dinners as well as a lounge for celebs and tastemakers for a multi-level experience and hotel takeover equip with high-speed Wi-Fi.
Share Her Journey
TIFF is dedicating tomorrow to women in film. It’s our Share Her Journey Day of Action, and we’ll be spotlighting the talents of incredible women across all our major venues, on Festival Street, and online. Be sure to check out one these films directed by women!
My Zoe dir. Julie Delpy | 3pm, Winter Garden Theatre
Dads dir. Bryce Dallas Howard | 9:30am, TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre 2
Take in free musical performances on Festival Street by Kayla Diamond and Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, enjoy a free screening of Lone Scherfig’s An Education on its 10-year anniversary, and take part in our social media takeover to get people around the world posting with #ShareHerJourney.
We can’t get over this photo of the powerful cast of Sarah Gavron’s Platform Programme Opening Night Film, Rocks, taken at the TIFF x Samsung Studio. See more at tiff.net/portraitstudio.
You can keep up with So Here’s What Happened festival coverage here on the site, and by following Carolyn’s Twitter @Carriecnh12 and the hashtag #SHWHPodTIFF.
Images courtesy of TIFF. TIFF 2019 runs from September 5– 15, and for more festival announcements and to purchase tickets, visit TIFF.net.
Carolyn is a Freelance Film Critic, Journalist, and Podcaster – and avid live tweeter. Member of the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), her published work can be found on But Why Tho, The Beat, Observer, and many other sites. As a critic, she believes her personal experiences and outlook on life, give readers and listeners a different perspective they can appreciate.