The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled an international selection of films as part of this year’s TIFF Kids program, including world premieres for Finding Nemo 3D and Hotel Transylvania. Here’s the announcement:
This family-friendly lineup opens a world of cultural perspectives for young festival-goers, presenting extraordinary stories of family, friendship, love and acceptance. The programme boasts several world premieres, stunning 3D presentations and remarkable book adaptations including a special screening of an Academy Award®winning animated classic for the entire family. This years selection includes an all-star cast of talent, gorgeous animation and breathtakingly beautiful cinematography for the coming-of-age cinephile.
Ernest & Célestine Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier, France/Belgium/Luxembourg North American Premiere
Finding Nemo 3D Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich, USA/Australia World Premiere
Hotel Transylvania Genndy Tartakovsky, USA World Premiere
Igor & the Cranes’ Journey Evgeny Ruman, Israel/Poland/Germany World Premiere
All films are rated. Special child pricing applies. Purchase Festival ticket packages online 24 hours a day at tiff.net/festival, by phone Monday to Friday from 10am to 7pm ET at 416.599.TIFF or 1.888.599.8433, or by visiting the box office in person from 10am to 10pm ET at TIFF Bell Lightbox. The 37th Toronto International Film Festival runs September 6 to 16, 2012.
About TIFF TIFF is a charitable cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world through film. An international leader in film culture, TIFF projects include the annual Toronto International Film Festival in September; TIFF Bell Lightbox, which features five cinemas, major exhibitions, and learning and entertainment facilities; and innovative national distribution program Film Circuit. The organization generates an annual economic impact of $170 million CAD. TIFF Bell Lightbox is generously supported by contributors including Founding Sponsor Bell, the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto, the Reitman family (Ivan Reitman, Agi Mandel and Susan Michaels), The Daniels Corporation and RBC. For more information, visit tiff.net.