This marks the eighteenth year in a row that the company has provided technology for the festival. Taking place from September 6-16, the Toronto International Film Festival garners global attention annually, screening almost 350 feature films and shorts, hosting 20 galas and attracting a veritable Who’s Who of international movie luminaries.
“TIFF has worked with Christie for almost two decades, delivering a long standing service of cinema excellence and innovation,” said Diane Cappelletto, TIFF’s director, technical production services. “Christie’s support for cinema experiences as delivered on large screens across our festival venues is laudable and we value their partnership and collaboration.”
Added Andrei Gravelle, TIFF’s senior technical manager, “Christie, with its world-class projection technology and service resources, helps my team to ensure that TIFF’s movie fans have the best cinematic experience throughout the festival. We’re thrilled to introduce major upgrades to our Roy Thomson Hall venue this year, and excited to see our audience reaction.”
“For the past 18 years, the Toronto International Film Festival has consistently employed Christie’s advanced cinema technologies to deliver on TIFF’s brand promise and delight its stakeholders and patrons,” said Arlonna Seymour, senior director, corporate marketing, Christie. “We would like to congratulate festival organizers for yet again picking a stellar lineup, ranging from art-house and documentary productions to upcoming awards contenders. We are thrilled they have entrusted Christie projection to help deliver the best visual experiences for their audiences.”
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