The Oscar nominations are finally here, and a big CONGRATULATIONS are in order to the amazing Jessica Chastain, who is nominated for Best Lead Actress for her portrayal of Tammy Faye Bakker in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.
Check out an interview below where she talks about her incredible transformation for this role and learn more about how she spent over a decade working to bring this project to life. The full interview will be out on March 3.
Congratulations to our queen, Jessica Chastain! She has been a winner of #TIFFTribute Actor Award!
Jessica Chastain — TIFF Tribute Actor Award supported by the Tory Family
TBC — TIFF Tribute Actor Award
Denis Villeneuve — TIFF Ebert Director Award
Alanis Obomsawin — Jeff Skoll Award in Impact Media supported by Participant Media
TBC — TIFF Emerging Talent Award presented by L’Oréal Paris and supported by MGM
TBC — TIFF Variety Artisan Award
TBC — TIFF Tribute Award
From MOLLY’S GAME to THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE, Jessica Chastain’s captivating performances, and remarkable depth help to elevate every character she portrays.
“Jessica has brought to life such strong and inspiring roles for women, from the films that have screened at TIFF…she is one of the most respected actors of her generation.” — Joana Vicente, Executive Director and Co-Head.
The TIFF Tribute Awards ceremony is an annual fundraiser to support both TIFF’s year-round programming and the organization’s core mission to transform the way people see the world through film. The Awards honour the film industry’s outstanding contributors and their achievements, recognizing leading industry members, acting talent, directorial expertise, new talent, and a below-the-line artist and creator.
The one-hour broadcast of the event will be available on CTV and ctv.ca, and streamed to a global audience by Variety.