Festival Follow: The Twitter Accounts you need to know for TIFF

Shinan Govani, National Post Society Columnist
@shinangovani
The man in the know, Shinan always seems to be everywhere at once, overhearing the best tidbits of TIFF gossip. 
Typical TIFF Tweet: “Mia HowEverYouSpellHerLastName arrives in a cloud of cuteness at the showing, on Gerrard, of the new Gus Van Sant.”

Cameron Bailey, Co-Director of the Toronto International Film Festival
@cameron_TIFF
For serious industry updates, tailored film advice, and VIP sightings, he’s the man to follow. 
Typical TIFF Tweet: “So glad Zeitgeist has bought Andrei Zvyagintsev’s superb ELENA for US distribution.”

Richard Crouse, Film Critic
@RichardCrouse
For serious industry updates, tailored film advice, and VIP sightings, he’s the man to follow. 
Typical TIFF Tweet: “So glad Zeitgeist has bought Andrei Zvyagintsev’s superb ELENA for US distribution.”

Kevin Naulls, Associate Online Editor, Toronto Life
@kevinjn
Glorious sarcasm with a side of more sarcasm. 
Typical TIFF Tweet: “I can’t believe people went to Brant House. Adrian Grenier was all over town today. Brant House? Well, I hope you wore a scarf indoors.”

Sarah Nicole Prickett, Writer
@xoxsnp
Tastemaking take-no-prisoners tweets served up with sarcastic intelligence 
Typical TIFF Tweet: “I should win the goddamn Blue Ribbon for Patriotism, going to see a Cronenberg film over one with Gosling.”

MSNca Entertain, MSN’s Entertainment Editors
@MSNca_Entertain
All the latest celebrity gossip and news, plus insider festival happenings
Typical TIFF Tweet: “Line cutting is at epic levels at #moneyball press conference.”

Debra Goldblatt, Founder, rock-it promotions
@debgee
For an insider look at the crazy PR whirlwind, and excellent festival advice
Typical TIFF Tweet: “Crazzzzzy day ahead. Off to meet cast of Machine Gun Preacher including the ‘preacher’ himself. #letsdothis#ALLTIFF.”

Alliance Films
@alliancefilms
Updates from Canada’s leading independent film distributor
Typical TIFF Tweet: “Taylor Lautner? Abduction? Exclusive On Set Photos? Look No Further! Abduction – In Theatres September 23.”

Andrew Sardone, NOW Magazine’s Life & Style Editor
@NOWLifeStyle
From red carpet critiques to curious musings, Andrew’s tweets always make us smirk

Typical TIFF Tweet: “Wish I had a sound level meter to measure whether the AHHHHHHHHS! are louder at tonights #TIFF11 premieres for Moneyball or Ides of March.”

She Does The City
@shedoesthecity
And us! Follow us dammit! We are going nutso tweeting contests you wanna win and also pride ourselves on dirty little TIFF secrets that emerge at odd hours. Plus the real shit you need to know to DO THIS.
Typical TIFF Tweet: “Woman! #TIFF is crazy, but you can’t survive on espresso, vodka and poutine. Here’s how to stock your fridge for the fest. 

Chirp chirp, have a happy twestival festival. 

Post Comment