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Toronto, Sep 15 (Canadian-Media): An annual fundraiser to support both Toronto International Film Festival's year-round programming, as well as the organization’s core mission to transform the way people see the world through film, The TIFF Tribute Awards ceremony would be streamed internationally tonight by Variety at 8:30pm ET, TIFF reports said.
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The recipients of 2020 TIFF Tribute Awards are given below.
TIFF Tribute Actor Award would be given to Kate Winslet , star in Francis Lee's Ammonite, and to Sir Anthony Hopkins, for his performance in Florian Zeller's 'The Father'; TIFF Ebert Director Award would be the presented to Chloé Zhao for her direction debut of Frances McDormand's 'Nomadland'; Mira Nair would be awarded Jeff Skoll Award in Impact Media for her Vikram Seth’s 'A Suitable Boy'; The recipient of TIFF Variety Artisan Award would be Terence Blanchard for the film 'Harriet,' and Tracey Deer would be the proud recipient of TIFF Emerging Talent Award presented by L'Oréal Paris and supported by MGM.
These awards are to honor the recognitions of the leading industry members, acting talent, directorial expertise, new talent, and a below-the-line artist and creators, as well as their outstanding contributors and achievements to the film industry.
The awards would be presented by Oscar-nominated multi-hyphenate Ava DuVernay, Tabu, a master filmmaker, Regina King, the director of 'One Night in Miami,' Jodie Foster, playing Bickle in 'Taxi Driver,' Olivia Colman, England-based actress, Colin Farrell, an Irish actor, and Delroy Lindo British-American actor and theatre director.
The award ceremony would also be accompanied by a performance by Shawn Mendes, the award-winning musician.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)