Inside #TIFF18 on Twitter

By Michael Palombo
Tuesday, 4 September 2018

A calendar cornerstone for film fans worldwide, the 2018 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (@TIFF_net) kicks off this Thursday with a bevy of top talent and Twitter A-listers making the trek north of the border.

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The Twitter conversation around #TIFF18 has been heating up in recent weeks, with a focus on films that will be debuting during the festival plus the screen stars that we’ll be seeing on the red carpet.

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These are the top 10 celebrities attending the festival, ranked by how often they appear in Tweets about #TIFF18:

  1. Timothée Chalamet
  2. Lady Gaga
  3. Bradley Cooper
  4. Robert Pattinson
  5. Kristen Stewart
  6. Chris Pine
  7. Nicole Kidman
  8. Steve Carell
  9. Natalie Portman
  10. Mahershala Ali

Similarly, here is how notable Canadian attendees fare, ranked by how often they appear in Tweets about #TIFF18:

  1. Xavier Dolan
  2. Jacob Tremblay
  3. Ryan Gosling
  4. Drake
  5. Tatiana Maslany
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These are the five films debuting at #TIFF18 that have been receiving the highest volume of Twitter conversation:

  1. Beautiful Boy
  2. A Star is Born
  3. High Life
  4. If Beale Street Could Talk
  5. Outlaw King

The official @TIFF_net Twitter account will be a must-follow during the festival. Beginning opening night and for the next 10 days, @TIFF_net will feature a wide range of original live-streaming video content, including:

  • Red carpet footage and star interviews
  • Conversations with the biggest names in the film industry
  • Live footage from #TIFF18 press conferences

 

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@TIFF_Net will also be covering the top films and #TIFF18 events with dedicated Twitter Moments plus plenty of real-time content and conversation.

Film fans can also add colour to their Tweets with the first-ever festival emoji. Starting September 6th, Tweeting #TIFF18 will unlock a custom Twitter emoji that fans can use throughout the festival.

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Our friends at ET Canada (@ETCanada) will also be central to the #TIFF18 conversation in the coming days. Exclusive to the platform, @ETCanada will be streaming five red carpet live stream broadcasts on Twitter during #TIFF18. These will air between September 7-11. 

The @ETCanada Twitter Mirror will also be out in full force, capturing exclusive video and photos of your favourite #TIFF18 stars and personalities.

 

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Keep tabs on Twitter before, during and after #TIFF18 for the best real-time content and conversation from celebrities, executives and film fans.

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Michael Palombo

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Entertainment Partnerships, Twitter Canada