This year's Toronto International Film Festival happened from Sept 7-17 2023 and I had the great privilege to be involved in the excitement. My designs were spotted as backdrops in some amazing celebrity portraits shot by photographer Chris Chapman of @ccphotophoto at the Deadline Hollywood Studio in Toronto, and here are just a few of my favourites. You can find many more over on my Instagram by checking out my TIFF Highlights or scrolling back to my early September posts! Although my designs added colour to some of the portraits, I think it really was Chris' eye that made them stunning!
All photos are copyright ©Chris Chapman and used with permission.
Here are more fantastic celebrity portraits from the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) by photographer Chris Chapman, shot at the Deadline Studio. Here is actor Jonathan Majors with my “Yvette” retro design in the background! Read on for more about these pics from Chris as posted on Instagram by him @ccphotophoto …
• @ccphotophoto Revisiting some more portraits from my time at #tiff22 for @deadline I thought it was a good time to post about #JonathanMajors who is most definitely having a moment right now ! He first popped onto my radar as the star of the innovative and critically acclaimed period horror series #LovecraftCountry that revisited the occult themes of the notoriously racist author #HPLovecraft with the struggle for civil rights in the Jim Crow south and the spectre of white supremacy. But since then it’s been an incredibly impressive roll out of high profile projects like #Creed3 #AntmanQuantumania and #Devotion for which he was in town to promote with fellow costars @joejonas and @glenpowell. He’s a Yale drama grad with a body of death … a little intimidating from afar but once I actually had him in front of the camera he was so personable and full of spontaneity and fun….no direction necessary …which is always a photographers dream. Interestingly ( and probably wisely ) he has stayed away from all social media platforms ( no IG no Twitter no nothin) which makes me respect the man even more . I also took the opportunity to use another fantastic print design backdrop by one of my OG art class besties #JackieTahara .. check out her insta and incredible portfolio at @unblinkstudio and once you find something you like , have the folks at @spoonflower print it up as wallpaper, fabric or canvas …tons of ways to support an indie artists and designers by using their art in your home . Many thanks to all my crew who helped with these shots @tesslastuckey @sumisiddiqa @yoannerkins @eeeddyk #tifftuesday #deadlineportraitstudioattiff #deadlinehollywood
Make sure to see more of Chris Chapman's photographs at his Instagram @ccphotophoto!
UnBlink Studio Spotted At This Year's Toronto International Film Festival (Again)! This Time It's With Iconic Tilda Swinton!
Very honoured to see one of my designs in this absolutely gorgeous portrait of the iconic actor Tilda Swinton shot by photographer Chris Chapman in the Deadline Studio at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival 2022!
I invite you to check out my Instagram Post to read more about this collaboration in Chris' own words!
Jackie Tahara of UnBlink Studio