#FIRSTLOOK: REVOLVER FILMS 2023 TIFF PARTY
Toronto-based Revolver Films celebrated its 40th anniversary with a party during the Toronto International Film Festival on Thurs. Sept. 14, 2023 at Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, celebrating the people who have helped them achieve four decades of scripted and unscripted storytelling.
Sponsored by Don Julio, the event brought together notable Canadian filmmakers, producers, talent, media and influencers to celebrate 40 years of storytelling. In attendance were Revolver Founder Don Allan (pictured above, right) and partners Luc Frappier and Richard Cureton, chef Susur Lee, Olympic athlete Donovan Bailey, Kevin O’Leary, Director X, and Michael Jewison.
Revolver Films is behind Award-winning TIFF film Bang Bang Baby, Swimmer, and David Bowie’s Dead Man Walking. Revolver directors have worked with industry icons like Rihanna, Timbaland, Elton John and Drake.
Revolver has four major titles coming out over the next few years, including one movie about the life of jazz icon Miles Davis. Revolver is currently co-producing a six-hour documentary on The Tragically Hip for Amazon. With this international success, Revolver is pleased to be celebrating its 40th anniversary during TIFF.
Revolver, founded by director Don Allan, is credited with being one of the oldest music video production companies in the world. It went on to produce groundbreaking videos for the likes of Canadian icons such as Rush, The Tragically Hip and Leonard Cohen and later, made its mark internationally with videos for artists such as David Bowie, The White Stripes, and Christina Aguilera.
Since 1983, Revolver Films has built a reputation for world-class advertising, music videos, TV and films. Revolver’s award winning staying power and brand integrity stem from its dedication to producing cutting-edge content with top international creative talent.
The Little Black Book advertising annual’s 2023 Immortally Awards ranked Revolver Films as the Number 1 Production Company in Canada, the 5th Best in North America and 13th in the World. Revolver Directors have been nominated for more than 60 MMVA’s, winning 30, including 9 for Best Director and several HALL OF FAME AWARDS.
Revolver Directors have worked with industry icons including David Bowie, Elton John, Lenny Kravitz, Drake, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Cardi B, Kayne West, Oasis, Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Kendrik Lamar, Christina Aguilera, Coldplay, Snoop Dogg, Wyclef, Jannelle Monae, Sheryl Crow, Seal, LL Cool J, Def Leppard, Metallica, The White Stripes, Iggy Pop, The Cure and Leonard Cohen, including the Golden Rose-winning I Am A Hotel.