[Industry Series] Off the Red Carpet: Inside the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

Michael Onofri
Creative Executive
LD Entertainment

If you’ve been watching movies (especially movies nominated for awards), then you’ve heard of the Toronto International Film Festival. Toronto is one of the biggest film festivals of the season with new films premiering and new power players emerging. The whole festival is a who’s who and what’s what of Tinseltown.

If you weren’t able to attend and see all the action up close, don’t feel left out! LD Entertainment's Michael Onofri is here to give us a TIFF highlight reel.

This 60-Minute Webinar Will Cover:

  • What is TIFF?
  • Who attends
  • What premiers
  • Who and what we should be watching
  • Q&A
About Your Host

Michael Onofri is a Creative Executive at financier/production company LD Entertainment where he has worked on such films as RISEN, MEGAN LEAVEY, and FOREVER MY GIRL. Each year, Michael attends multiple international film festivals on behalf of the company, including TIFF. LD's other credits include JACKIE, THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE, KILLER JOE, THE GREY, BIUTIFUL, FOREVER MY GIRL, I CAN ONLY IMAGINE, and 2018’s JACOB'S LADDER.

Michael holds a BA in Theatre from DeSales University and a Certificate of Completion from the UCLA Professional Writing Program. He was a writer and actor for over ten years, appearing in several television commercials spots and theatrical productions throughout Los Angeles. His most recent screenplay, CHRISTMAS ACADEMY, reached the Semi-Finals of the 2015 Fresh Voices Screenplay competition and his web series, TRAINERS, was a quarter-finalist in the 2013 NYTF competition.

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, there will be a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to the page containing the Webinar recording. Under that link will be the Password you'll need to unlock the page and enjoy!


If you have any questions or any trouble accessing the recording, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at alex@roadmapwriters.com!

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