“Both in Hollywood and the UK, the will to place women behind the camera… is being drawn from a well that is painfully dry.”
Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Melissa McCarthy and Dev Patel were among the other celebrities touting their wares in Toronto this weekend.
For all the stars in attendance, though, this year’s event has not been without the occasional high-profile no-show.
Drake had been expected at last week’s screening of Monsters and Men, a film about a police shooting in Brooklyn and the bystander who films it.
But instead the Canadian rapper sent a video in which he blamed his absence on tour commitments.