Unlike so many TIFF parties, where you look around and recognize no one, ACTRA’s Young Emerging Actors Assembly bash is all about celebrating with friends and peers, making meaningful connections, and fostering the future of Canadian film.

“I have invested 45 years helping to build the Canadian film and television industry,” says producer Robert Lantos, whose company, Serendipity Point Films, sponsored the event. “This would be pointless if we do not ensure the future by encouraging and celebrating the next generation.”

In the last week, dozens of TIFF events lit up the city; this one had the most smiles. It was also very refreshing to step away from the chaos of King Street and let loose in Regent Park’s Daniels Spectrum. We were delighted to return as a media sponsor for the second year in a row…because HOW FUN DOES THIS LOOK?

Cheers to a thriving film industry in Canada, one that continues to grow and expand to include exciting roles for all these beautiful people.

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