2013 Toronto International Film Festival

2013 Toronto International Film Festival

Festival poster
Opening film The Fifth Estate
Closing film Life of Crime
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
Number of films 366
Festival date September 5, 2013 (2013-09-05)–September 15, 2013 (2013-09-15)
Language English
Website tiff.net

The 38th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 5 and September 15, 2013. The Fifth Estate was selected as the opening film[1] and Life of Crime was the closing film.[2] 75 films were added to the festival line-up in August.[3] A total of 366 films from 70 different countries were screened, including 146 world premieres.[4]


Award[5][6][7] Film Director
People's Choice Award 12 Years a Slave Steve McQueen
People's Choice Award First Runner Up Philomena Stephen Frears
People's Choice Award Second Runner Up Prisoners Denis Villeneuve
People's Choice Award, Documentary Winner The Square (Al-Midan) Jehane Noujaim
People's Choice Award, Documentary First Runner Up Hi-Ho Mistahey! Alanis Obomsawin
People's Choice Award, Documentary Second Runner Up Beyond the Edge Leanne Pooley
People's Choice Award, Midnight Madness Winner Why Don't You Play in Hell? Sion Sono
People's Choice Award, Midnight Madness First Runner Up Oculus Mike Flanagan
People's Choice Award, Midnight Madness Second Runner Up Witching and Bitching Álex de la Iglesia
Best Canadian Feature Film When Jews Were Funny Alan Zweig
Best Canadian Short Film Noah Walter Woodman and Patrick Cederberg
Best Canadian First Feature Film Asphalt Watches Shayne Ehman and Seth Scriver
FIPRESCI Discovery The Amazing Catfish Claudia Sainte-Luce
Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award All the Wrong Reasons Gia Milani
FIPRESCI Special Presentations Ida Paweł Pawlikowski
Netpac Award for World or International Asian Film Premiere Qissa Anup Singh


Gala Presentations

Special Presentations



Midnight Madness


Contemporary World Cinema

Contemporary World Speakers


City to City: Athens


Short Cuts Canada



TIFF Cinematheque

Future Projections

Next Wave


TIFF Special Event


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