On Wednesday, September 10th (2014), Maison Birks held its second annual Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film, in partnership with Telefilm Canada.

The event, which took place at Birks’ location on Bloor St. W., honours ten outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV.

The 2014 honourees were actresses Anne Dorval (Mommy), Cobie Smulders (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.S.), Molly Parker (House of Cards), Sophie Nélisse (The Book Thief), and Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black); and directors Jennifer Baichwal (Watermark), Marie-Hélène Cousineau and Madeline Piujuq Ivalu (Uvanga), and Nancy Florence Savard (The Rooster of St Victor), and Ric Esther Bienstock (Tales from the Organ Trade).

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On Wednesday, September 10th (2014), Roots launched a new collection in association with the National Film Board of Canada.

The event, which took place at Roots’ Bloor St. W. location, featured the attendance of Wayne Gretzky and Jason Priestley, who modelled jackets from the new collection.

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On Monday, September 8th (2014) L’Oreal celebrated TIFF and unveiled a new product with a posh cocktail reception at the Shangri-La hotel.

The event featured the attendance of L’Oreal spokesperson Julianne Moore, who helped introduce L’Oreal’s new haircare innovation.

Also in attendance:  Suzanne Boyd, Eric Del Monaco, Eddie Malter, Mary Symons, and Piers Handling – among others.

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On Saturday, September 6th and Sunday, September 7th (2014), Bungalow 8 held pop-up events at the Thompson Hotel rooftop.

A celebrity favourite, Bungalow 8 was a club in New York founded by Amy Sacco in 2002.  The brand now lives on through Sacco and her various film festival pop-ups.

In attendance:  Chris Evans, Bill Murray, Sam Worthington, Taryn Manning, Nicola Peltz, Lacey Chabert, Darren Aronofsky, Adelaide Kane, and Harvey Weinstein – among others.

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On Saturday, September 6th (2014), Hugo Boss and GQ hosted a post-premiere party for The Riot Club.

The event, which took place at Colette on Wellington St. W., featured the attendance of  the stars of The Riot Club – Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth, Holliday Grainger, and Max Irons.

Also in attendance:  Jason Priestley, Conrad Black, Lone Scherfig, Lauren Holly, Keleigh Sperry, and Miles Teller – among others.

Photography by Mauricio Calero

 

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On Friday, September 5th (2014), Stand Up To Cancer Canada held a screening party for its first major fundraising telethon.

The event, which took place during TIFF at Andrew Richards Design, featured the attendance of Ben Stiller, Rufus Wainwright, Nikki Yanfosky, and Jason Priestley – among others.

More than CAD $119 million has been pledged so far in U.S. and Canada in connection with the Sept 5 Stand Up To Cancer fundraising special.

For more information or to donate – visit standup2cancer.ca.

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On Saturday, September 6th (2014), the Beverley Hotel played host to a brunch celebrating German actors and filmmakers.

In attendance:  Alexander Fehling (Inglorious Basterds), Florian David Fitz, Hannah Herzsprung, Elyas M’Barek, Antoine Monot Jr, and Tom Schilling.

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On Wednesday, September 3rd (2014), the Canadian Filmmakers party was held at Spoke Club.

The TIFF kickoff event was sponsored by Skyy vodka, Hush Puppies, and Mill Street Organic – among others.

In attendance:  Tatiana Maslany, Jason Priestley, Robert Lantos, David Sutcliffe, Gabrielle Miller, and Tonya Lee Williams.

Photography by Ryan Emberley

 

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