Connor Jessup is a Rising Star in TIFF 2012!By admin on August 09, 2012 — Leave a comment
Congratulations to Connor Jessup, star of BLACKBIRD, for becoming one of TIFF’s Rising Stars!
Here is a segment of the press release about the announcement:
TIFF Rising Stars
TIFF is once again helping publicize “emerging talent” from Canada, as part of its Rising Stars program.
Cameron Bailey, the festival’s artistic director, said the program aims to provide these young stars with “more profile, networking opportunities and access to industry experts to help them get their careers to the next level.”
Charlie Carrick has appeared in various TV and stage productions. He will soon have a recurring role on Showtime’s The Borgias.
Connor Jessup is an actor from Toronto who produced a film that played at TIFF last year. This year, he stars in Blackbird, which is playing at this year’s festival.
Tatiana Maslany was born in Regina and has “amassed an impressive resume in both film and television,” according to TIFF organizers. She stars in Picture Day, which plays at this year’s festival.
Charlotte Sullivan is from Toronto and has appeared in a number of TV and film projects, including The Kennedys miniseries and ABC’s Rookie Blue TV series.
Check out the TIFF website for all the details on this year’s Rising Stars!
The full press release can be found here.