What an impressive result to this poll - 87% of us will be attending TIFF this year, 76% of those as a yearly ritual and 11% for the first time. Of the remaining votes, 5% isn't going but wishes they were, 5% is not going and 1% askes: What's TIFF?
For that 1%, The Toronto International Film Festival is a film festival held in Toronto every September starting the Thursday after Labour Day. It brings hundreds of title from around the world, and festival attendees range from A List stars to International press to local film fans. It is considered one of The Big Five festivals alongside Cannes, Sundance, Venice and Berlin. TIFF has the reputation of being The Friendly Festival and their tagline is "For the Love of Film". From red carpets to rush lines, it's quite the experience.
Here are the results of the poll:
76% - Yes! It's a yearly ritual
11% - Yes! It will be the first time
5% - No, But II wish I was
5% - No
1% - What's TIFF?
Thanks for voting! A new poll will be up each day during TIFF'09.
The Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 10 - 19, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.