Executive producer and lead Jennifer Aniston has Justin Theroux as her “+1” at the Monday afternoon premiere of “Cake” at the Elgin.
Sam Worthington is also in “Cake,” at the Elgin on Monday afternoon.
Meanwhile, Michael Moore fails to offend TIFF documentary programming chief Thom Powers with his competing festival cap at the SundanceNow lunch on Monday.
Director Liv Ullmann and star Jessica Chastain get a moment while celebrating their collaboration on “Miss Julie” at Grey Goose’s after party on Sunday night.
Miles Teller parties harder than the “Miss Julie” crowd (at Nikki Beach at the Spoke Club on Sunday).
Anna Kendrick and producer Helen Estabrook, who worked together on “Up in the Air,” also hit funspot Nikki Beach.
Denzel Washington and Chloe Grace Moretz take center stage at Roy Thomson Hall before Antoine Fuqua revealed the world premiere of “The Equalizer” on Sunday night.
Co-stars Ben Vereen and Richard Gere hit Storys for their “Time Out of Mind” party on Sunday night.
Bill Block, Jena Malone, and director Oren Moverman echo the somber tone of “Time Out of Mind” at the get-together.
Ed Zwick and Roberta Armani held a private screening of “Films of City Frames,” promoting emerging filmmakers at six film schools from NYU Tisch and USC to schools in Paris and Hong Kong, at the St. Lawrence Center on Saturday.
“TIFF and Toronto are both world class. Bringing young formative cinema talent to Toronto is in perfect focus for me,” Giordio Armani said in a statement. Inside, the team gathered before a party at the CN tower.
Awards watch: Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightly trump up “The Imitation Game” at TheWrap’s SodaStream interview suite inside the Trump Hotel.
After his turn facing TheWrap’s cameras, director Bill Pohlad got to enjoy the subject of his film “Love & Mercy”, Brian Wilson, at their Soho House party Sunday night.
“The Theory of Everything” producer LIsa Bruce and writer Anthony McCarten are all smiles after the big reaction as they arrive at Patria on Sunday night.
“The Theory of Everything” director James Marsh and his lead Eddie Redmayne inside Patria.
Adam Driver arrives on foot to Cluny Bistro for “This Is Where I Leave You” on Sunday night.
Earlier on Sunday, Gere and Tony Longo cruised through AMC’s Supper Suite.
Participant Media’s Jonathan King, Salma Hayek (who also produces), and Participant CEO Jim Berk after a screening of the animated “Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet” on Saturday night.
HFPA and InStyle’s Saturday night party was “the one”. Exhibit A: Laura Dern, Naomi Watts, and Mark Ruffalo inside the ballroom at the Windsor Arms.
These two hung out at the HFPA’s Grant Night Banquet a few weeks ago back in L.A.: Eddie Redmayne and Channing Tatum.
The scene inside the Windsor Arms for HFPA and Instyle’s bash.
HFPA president Theo Kingma (with Eddie Redmayne) hosted the bash in typical festive style.
Susan Downy, Robert Downey Jr., and a loud suit make a nice trio.
Another look at Downey’s suit, this time with Chris Evans.
..and a third look, as Downey deflects the attention to Al Pacino at WB’s party. More on that later.
Frequent couch claimer Jessica Chastain, with Zoe Kazan and Timothee Chalamet at HFPA/InStyle.
Hard hitting crew: “Rosewater” teammates Jon Stewart and Gael Garcia Bernal.
Miles Teller stokes the fans outside.
Lawrence Bender, Ben Stiller, and Michael R. Roskam.
She’s baaaaack. Quvenzhane Wallis at HFPA.
Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner, Anthony Mackie and Mark Ruffalo.
Over at EW, Steve Carell (in the hunt with “Foxcatcher”) chats with EW Editor Matt Bean.
“Foxcatcher” director Bennett Miller anchors a corner of EW with Jason Weinberg and Leslee Dart at his side.
Honorees at EW included the faces of “This is Where I Leave You”: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, and director Shawn Levy.
Meanwhile, Kevin Costner, Jillian Estell, and Octavia Spencer partied for “Black and White” at West Bar on Saturday night.
“Black and White” director Mike Binder with IM Global’s Stuart Ford.
Douglas Booth and Kevin McHale toasted “Riot Club” with GQ on Saturday night.
Cara Delavigne had a fun day at TIFF, hitting TheWrap and AMC’s Supper Suite lunch at the Trump hotel (with “Face of an Angel costar Daniel Bruhl)…
…and dancing with Kate Beckinsale at Grey Goose’s Soho House bash later in the night.
The night before, “Nightcrawler” was the hot ticket in the same space. Open Road Films President and CEO Tom Ortenberg, star Jake Gyllenhaal, and Open Road’s Jason Cassidy, and Peter Lawson.
Rene Russo, “Nightcrawler” writer-director Dan Gilroy, and Rose Gilroy.
TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey made the “Nightcrawler” scene.
Bold films CEO Gary Michael Walters (who also has “Whiplash” at the festival) with Jake at Grey Goose’s party.
Riz Ahmen and Rene Russo inside the “Nightcrawler” world premiere. Buzzfeed headlined a stand-alone piece on the film, “The Most Explosive Film of the Fall.”
Always explosive, or at least crackling, Ellie Goulding performed a private show at the RDIO house.
Also on Friday, Dustin Hoffman stole the night at the Creative Coalition’s Spotlight Awards, matching the donations in the room himself. The event took place at America inside The Trump Hotel.
IMDB’s Col Needham, Tim Daly, Robin Bronk, and Gersh’s Jay Cohen arrive as a brigade at The Creative Coalition’s Spotlight Awards.
Wendy Rutland, Sylvain Corbeil, Worldview Entertainment’s Clifford Werber, Lisa Wolofsky gathered at NYC based financiers Da Vinci Media Ventures’ cocktail part at Vertical on Friday.
“The Face of an Angel” team: Daniel Bruhl, Kate Beckinsale, director Michael Winterbottom, Cara Delevingne and co-producer Melissa Parmenter at Soho on Saturday night.
Chloe Grace Moretz and Kathryn Hahn joined Warner Bros president Sue Kroll at the studio’s Saturday night cocktails with Dolce & Gabbana.
Downey, Noomi Rapace, Sue Kroll, and Susan Downey on Saturday night.
Another film festival, another Bootsy Bellows pop up. Brian Toll and John Terzian (from left) hosted Nas (right) to celebrate the new executive producer’s documentary “Shake the Dust.”
A lively Robert Downey Jr. appreciated a young fan’s cross-promotion at Thusday night’s festival opener, “The Judge.”
100% movie star: Al Pacino. His highly anticipated “Manglehorn” debuts on Saturday afternoon.
“The Judge” costars Dax Shepard and Robert Duvall at a photo shoot on Friday morning. Jeff Vespa checks his shots in the background.
SAG president Ken Howard, at Thursday night’s opener, ensures compliance with the guild’s Global Rule One in this foreign territory.
The roster/cheat sheet of VIPs at Thursday night’s Gala.
Bill Murray’s fans confused TIFF for Comic-Con. Murray’s “St. Vincent” premieres Friday night. It’s one of artistic director Cameron Bailey’s top picks.
It’s 82 degrees in Toronto, nothing “Frozen” for Kristen Bell.
Writer-director Olivier Assayas and Juliette Binoche celebrate “Clouds of Sils Maria” at the Shangri-La on Thursday night.
The night time scene outside the Bell Lightbox.
Meanwhile back in L.A., BAFTA has been busy with their Brits to Watch series. Matthew Wiseman, director Yann Demange, the British Council’s SImon Gammell and Donald Haber screened Demange’s “’71”, as Stephen Merchant led a “Behind Closed Doors” discussion.