TIFF Filmmaker Lab is a talent development programme that takes place during the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
Each year, 20 Canadian and international directors receive an exceptional professional development experience, and an introduction to the global community of filmmaking. Over a five-day period, participants have the opportunity to interact with and learn from internationally acclaimed filmmakers and guests. Past mentors and speakers include Hany Abu-Assad, Darren Aronofsky, Juliette Binoche, Jane Campion, Alfonso Cuarón, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Julie Dash, Claire Denis, Ava DuVernay, Atom Egoyan, Cassian Elwes, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Agnieszka Holland, Jia Zhang-ke, Spike Lee, Steve McQueen, Sandra Oh, Lone Scherfig, Jim Stark, Wim Wenders, Saul Williams, and Edgar Wright.
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