Not invited? Here’s our best advice – look the part, walk with confidence and be nice. If you get shot down…fuck it – just head to the Park Hyatt roof.  

More will be added throughout fest, so keep checking…

90% of the parties are Private but we’ve marked with a * to inform you of the rare public ones you should hit up.

FRIDAY SEPT 11

Windsor Arms 10th Anniversary Celebration in support of Artists for Peace and Justice
WHERE: Windsor Arms of course
CELEBS: Paul Haggis, Olivia Wild 

The Trotsky  – Film Premiere Party
WHERE: Pravda Vodka Bar
CELEBS: Jay Baruchel, Colm Feore, Jessica Pare
~rumoured to be one of this year’s festival gems…takes place in Montreal!  

Nigel Barker from ANTM holding some kind of an anti-seal hunting in Canada party / protest? I’m not into clubbing seals but this irks me. Deets to come. 

Freaks and Felines: The Twitch 5th Anniversary Party
WHERE: Gladstone Hotel

CELEBS: No se.

SUCK After Party
WHERE: Phoenix Concert Theatre
CELEBS: Jessica Pare, Rob Stefaniuk and bloodied up rock n’ roll zombies

Men Who Stare At Goats official Premiere After Party
WHERE: Private residence – glass house on The Bridle Path
CELEBS: George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges

SATURDAY SEPT 12

HELLO! Magazine Film Festival Cocktail Party
WHERE: Birks
CELEBS: Mary Louise Parker, Michael Douglas, Woody Harrelson, Toronto glitterati like Degrassi and Monica Schneller 

*Solitary Man Post Screening Party

WHERE: Brant House
CELEBS: Michael Douglas 

Por Vida Post Screening Party

WHERE: Maro
CELEBS: Danny Glover (who incidentally wore a scuba suit last year while swimming in rooftop pool at Intercontinental) 

ET CANADA PARTY #1

WHERE: Parking Lot  – turned into crystal chandeliered rooftop balcony, on top of Cumberland Street
CELEBS: Whoever talks to Rick Campanelli and Cheryl Hickey, in past – celebrity guests like Michael Douglas, Antonio Banderas, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Rose McGowan, Sir Ben Kingsley, Scott Speedman and Gael Garcia Bernal.
*not open to public, but you can hang below in Yorkville and feel the energy – ooooh, can you feel it? 

Holt Renfrew Party

WHERE: NOT AT HOLTS! Burroughes Building @ Queen and Bathurst
Secret: 2 Super Models & 1 Hot Band 

*ONEXONE CONCERT

WHERE: Koolhaus
CELEBS: Matt Damon, Mary J. Blige
www.onexone.org
*Go to ticketmaster to buy tix 

*Lady Gaga’s DJ – Space Cowboy will spin for party hopping celebs and Toronto peeps alike

WHERE: THIS IS LONDON
CELEBS: ???? the kind that like to party. 

SUNDAY SEPT 13 

The 2009 Manitoba Party at TIFF

WHERE: Drake Hotel Sky Yard

CELEBS: Guy Maddin, HIGH LIFE cast

PRECIOUS PARTY

WHERE: ROM
CELEBS: Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, Mo’Nique

WHIP IT! Film Premiere Party

Tattoo Rock Parlour
CELEBS: Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page – woohoo! 

ET CANADA PARTY #2

…same deets as day before 

Norman Jewison’s Annual Canadian Film Centre BBQ

WHERE: Canadian Film Centre…aka giant white mansion way north on Bayview
*Tiff vets often remark this as their fave event, you are not invited 

Cairo Time Film Premiere Party

WHERE: Spice Route
CELEBS: Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig 

Good Hair Film Premier Party

WHERE: One King West
CELEBS: Chris Rock and other funny people 

MONDAY SEPT 14 

Mother and Child – Pre Screening Cocktail & Party

WHERE: Swarovski & Fairmont Royal York
CELEBS: Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Samuel L Jackson 

*Leaves of Grass Post Screening Party

WHERE: Cheval
CELEBS: Ed Norton and DJ-KOS 

Leslie My Name is Evil

WHERE: Berkeley Church
CELEBS: Don McKellar, Kristen Hager, Gregory Smith  

ET Canada – again, on the parking lot in Yorkville

Regular peeps can hang down below on a red carpet and ogle them in the sky.  

TUESDAY SEPT 15

Shinan Govani’s Boldface Names Launch Party

WHERE: Holt Renfrew Café 

InSTYLE Magazine Party

WHERE: Windsor Arms Hotel
CELEBS: Naomi Watts, Keanu Reeves, Michael Cera 

*NICOLAS CAGE PARTY

WHERE: Ultra Supper Club
CELEBS: party hopping from Windsor Arms to Ultra – you can be sure of that

*This is Nick’s party for you!! Perhaps to make up for the crap movies he’s poured out in the last couple years?  

Cinema Against AIDS 2009 Toronto to benefit amFAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and Dignitas International

WHERE: The Carlu
CELEBS: Special Performance by Sarah McLachlan, gala dinner prepared by Chef Jamie Kennedy 

WEDNESDAY SEPT 16

Cooking with Stella Film Premiere Party

WHERE: Mildred’s Temple Kitchen
CELEBS: Don McKellar, Deepa Mehta, Dilip Mehta, Lisa Ray 

THURSDAY SEPT 17

*DJ Deep Dish fries shit up

WHERE: Ultra Supper Club
CELEBS: Uncomfirmed but Deep Dish is a fave to a lot – although we have no clue who he is – Paris Hilton attended last year when he came into town as did Cuba Gooding Jr – so we are expecting a mixed bag 

FRIDAY SEPT 18

Sarah Ferguson Charity Dinner Party

WHERE: Ultra Supper Club
CELEBS: The Duchess herself, possibly Emily Blunt who co-stars with the original Fergie in The Young Victoria