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TIFF film picks and festival memories from the Producers Ball

Hundreds of showbiz types turn up every year to celebrate the film, TV and digital industry at the Producers Ball: actors (Tatiana Maslany, Pamela Anderson), musicians (Kardinal Offishall), filmmakers. They're an expert mix to ask about TIFF film picks, and their favourite festival experiences...

Inside the Producers Ball, an annual celebration of the Canadian film, TV and digital industries

The 2015 Producers Ball, September 12 at the Royal Ontario Museum. (Pascal Chiarello)

They're the people who get it all done. And every year, around the beginning of TIFF, the producers behind the Canadian film, TV and digital industries get to party. The annual Producers Ball, which was held at Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum Friday night, is all about toasting their success with cocktails, and canapes and an amply stocked candy and chocolate station.

A different sort of dancefloor at the 2015 Producers Ball, September 12 at the Royal Ontario Museum. (Pascal Chiarello)

Hundreds of showbiz types turn up for the occasion, partying amid the dinosaur bones: actors (Tatiana Maslany, Pamela Anderson), musicians (Kardinal Offishall), filmmakers. They're an expert mix to ask about festival film picks, and their favourite TIFF experiences...

Mouna Traore, actress/filmmaker

Catherine McCartney, entertainment manager

Zel Artan, Bellus Barbari

Nyda Kwasowksy, dancer

Leonardo Dell'anno, producer

Stacey Farber, actress

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