Venice Film Festival Primetime Emmy Awards DATE Late August 2019 LOCATION Venice WEBSITE labiennale.org DATE Mid September 2019 LOCATION Los Angeles WEBSITE emmys.com Established in Venice, Italy, in 1932, the film festival is part of the Venice Biennale, which was founded by the Venetian City Council in 1895. The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. Emmy Awards recognize excellence in the American television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film). Because Emmys are given in various sectors of the American television industry, they are presented in different annual ceremonies held throughout the year. Primetime Emmy Awards are considered to be the most popu- lar ceremony in the Emmys calendar. Toronto Film Festival DATE Early September 2019 LOCATION Toronto WEBSITE tiff.net The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is one of the largest publicly attend- ed film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually. Since its founding in 1976, TIFF has grown to become a year- round destination for film culture operating out of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, a dynamic center for film culture that offers visitors a presentation that includes new releases, live film events and an interactive gallery.