Guest Blog

Matthew Tammaro #3

Last night I dropped a reluctant Ériver Hijano off at LAX to make his way to Melbourne.  In August, the plan was to merely make his layover a quick stay to see the city and meet some people here.   But after a week-long road trip, rebooking his departure flights twice, and falling in love with this city, he finally left after two months–not without the promise, however, of coming back for good. As a whole, America is a tricky place.   It’s hard …

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Matthew Tammaro #2

This photograph is part of a little Colour and Form exercise in figurative portraiture of blue-eyed guys against a blue background. The subject, Sam, is also a friend of mine. He really is a great person: he can hold a conversation, is a talented musician, and has a sincere interest in whatever you are doing. And it is that last quality that really does it for me. You extract something so valuable when you can share a mutually sincere connection. …

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Matthew Tammaro #1

The sun is still hot, but it is finally cooling down at night in Los Angeles.  Had it been this time last year, I would be dreading what the cool, cloudy weather would mean for my psyche for the upcoming six months, but I admit that I have been missing the nostalgic air.  So, I’m super excited to be writing a weekly blog for all of October.  If anything, for me, this is going to be a great gust of …

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Cara Gee #3

Wow. I can’t believe TIFF is over. That was the wildest time of my whole life. I slept 3 hours a night for the duration of the festival and I wouldn’t change that for anything! Good thing I have extensive experience staying up late. I already miss my fellow Rising Star homies. I’m so excited for when Evelyne is back filming Orphan Black so Jonathan and I can show her around town. Those dudes are the raddest. I’m so honoured …

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Cara Gee #2

L’Oreal is one of the major sponsors of TIFF and the Rising Stars program, so I got to do a fancy event where they asked me to try their new hair dye! The lovey folks at Del Monaco Salon transformed me from a wind-swept cyclist to a red carpet pro. It was all very, very fancy. 1. The sweet and stylish Daniel dying my hair using L’Oreal’s new Mousse Absolue. 2.Eric (my newest crush) and Tori (hot babe) working on …

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Cara Gee #1

Cara Gee is rising to the top. With several notable and diverse performances on the stage and screen under her belt and a strong desire from a young age to be a part of Canada’s talented roster of actors, Cara is extremely fitting for the 2013 Rising Stars program, created by the Toronto International Film Festival to mentor and promote the next best stars to come out of Canada. The professional development program immerses participants in a series of events …

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