TIFF 2015 ELLE Canada Photo studio: Vinay Virmani
Brampton-born actor Vinay Virmani joins the cast of The Steps at this year’s festival. He’s known for his role in Breakaway, a film about Canadian hockey. READ MORE: What happens behind the scenes at a TIFF after party?
TIFF 2015 ELLE Canada Photo studio: Benjamin Arthur
Benjamin Arthur calls LA home, but he enjoyed being back home in Canada to film The Steps—even if it was cold! “It was a nice juxtaposition,” he laughed. As for TIFF, he says the whole experience doesn’t compare to anything in the world. “I have to pace myself.” READ MORE: Everything you need to know about TIFF 2015
TIFF 2015 ELLE Canada Photo studio: BilallFallah
It’s Bilal Fallah first time at TIFF and first time in Canada. “It’s been a dream of mine to come here,” says the Belgium director of Black, a film about the gang culture amongst the Dutch, Flemish, French and Arabs in Brussels. “It is above happiness. I am enjoying every second of it. Blackwas filmed in the underbelly of my city, so it’s not as nice as Toronto!” READ MORE: The 11 best Red Carpet beauty looks of the week