Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Tyler Perry, Hugh Jackman, Joe Jonas Join TheWrap and Shutterstock’s TIFF Studio

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Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Tyler Perry, Hugh Jackman and Joe Jonas are among top talent who will  join TheWrap and Shutterstock’s interview and portrait studio at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The studio, located at the InterContinental Toronto Centre, will take place September 9-12.

The video and portrait studio, photographed by Jeff Vespa, will feature conversations with cast members and directors from the top movies premiering at TIFF. This year’s studio sponsors include Moët & Chandon, GreenSlate, PEX and Vancouver Film School.

Additional talent attending the studio includes Daniel Radcliffe, Evan Rachel Wood, Kit Harrington, Lily James, Nicholas Cage, John Boyega, Eddie Redmayne, Billy Eichner, Anna Kendrick, Sam Mendes, Vicky Krieps, Jonathan Majors, Kiernan Shipka, Laura Dern, Peter Farrelly, Lily Tomlin and many more.

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“TheWrap-Shutterstock partnership is a powerful combination,” said Waxman. “Jeff’s award-winning photography is uniquely complementary to our studio interviews and magazine coverage of the festival.”

“I am excited to be joining The Wrap and Shutterstock for the first time at TIFF, the festival is a great place to launch this new partnership and I am looking forward to what these two great brands will do together in the future,” said Vespa.

Video and photo galleries from the studio will be distributed across TheWrap’s social media platforms and on starting on Sept. 9 and continuing throughout the festival.

About The Wrap News Inc. 

The Wrap News Inc. is the leading digital-first news organization covering the business of entertainment and media via digital, print and live events. Launched in 2009 by award-winning journalist Sharon Waxman, TheWrap’s editorial independence, metabolism for breaking news and investigative stories make it a key destination for producers, directors, studios, network executives, agents, managers and talent. TheWrap’s subscription service, WrapPRO, offers in-depth reporting and analysis for executives and industry insiders. TheWrap’s tentpole events help to galvanize the industry and connect us to a worldwide audience of influential decision-makers and up-and-comers striving to join them.

TheWrap has won multiple awards for investigative reporting, columns, criticism and feature writing. In 2021 Waxman was honored at the L.A. Press Club SoCal Journalism Awards as the Best Online Journalist, as well as for her blog, WaxWord. That same year, The L.A. Press Club’s SoCal Journalism Awards also gave TheWrap top prizes for feature photography, as well as for its weekly podcast, “TheWrap-Up.” TheWrap was chosen as the Best Online News Website at the SoCal Journalism Awards in 2018, 2012 and 2009, and Best Entertainment Website at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards in 2018. In 2019, the site won two National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards for the multimedia package “#AfterMeToo: 12 Accusers Share What Happened Next, From Firing to More Trauma.”

About Shutterstock

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global creative platform for transformative brands and media companies. Directly and through its group subsidiaries, Shutterstock’s comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, 3D models, videos and music. Working with its growing community of over 2 million contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 415 million images and more than 26 million video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world and customers in more than 150 countries. The Company also owns Splash News, the world’s leading entertainment news agency for newsrooms and media companies worldwide, Pond5, the world’s largest video marketplace, TurboSquid, the world’s largest 3D content marketplace, PicMonkey, a leading online graphic design and image editing platform; Offset, a high-end image collection; Shutterstock Studios, an end-to-end custom creative shop; PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; Shutterstock Editorial, a premier source of editorial images and videos for the world’s media; Amper Music, an AI-driven music platform; and Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media offering.
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