The Guild is a proud partner of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival and is delighted to be co-presenting the following events throughout the festival's 11-day run:

DGC Ontario SHORT CUTS Case Studies: Transitioning to Features

Wednesday, September 14

9:30-10:30 AM

Glenn Gould Studio

We’re delighted to be able to welcome a number of former Short Cuts filmmakers, who are returning to the festival this year with their feature film debuts. They are ready to share all they learned in making the journey from shorts to features; from the moments of triumph to the challenges and the surprises they never knew were ahead of them. 

DGC Ontario Master Class with Rob Reiner

Thursday, September 15

10:30AM- 11:30 AM

Glenn Gould Studio

Director/writer/actor/producer Rob Reiner has built a remarkable body of work in comedy and drama, which has cemented his place in contemporary culture and consciousness. His career has spanned decades, from writing for The Smothers Brothers and All in the Family (and his iconic role as Michael Stivic), to a spectacular filmmaking career with standout features including: Stand By MeThe Princess BrideWhen Harry Met SallyA Few Good MenThis Is Spinal TapMisery, and the poignant Being Charlie. Reiner returns to TIFF with his new film LBJ, to discuss the versatility of his career in film and television, and his commitment to social justice on and off screen. 


Don't forget to check out the following films at TIFF 2016 from DGC Directors:

Anatomy of Violence (Directed by Deepa Mehta) Click HERE for the schedule. 

ARQ (Directed by Tony Elliott) Click HERE for the schedule. 

Below Her Mouth (Directed by April Mullen) Click HERE for the schedule.

Hand.Line.Cod.(Directed by Justin Simms) Click HERE for the schedule. 

It's Only the End of the World (Directed by Xavier Dolan) Click HERE for the schedule. 

Mean Dreams (Directed by Nathan Morlando) Click HERE for the schedule.

The River of My Dreams: A Portrait of Gordon Pinsent (Directed by Brigitte Berman) Click HERE for the schedule. 

Two Lovers and a Bear (Directed by Kim Nguyen) Click HERE for the schedule.

Weirdos (Directed by Bruce McDonald) Click HERE for the schedule.


Wishing you a happy and productive TIFF 2016. 

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