La La Land has won the Audience Award at the 41st Annual Toronto International Film Festival. This pushes Damien Chaveles musical that much closer to a Best Picture winner. Dive past Audience Award winners have gone on to win BP. The last 4 have all been at least nominated for Best Picture.
Last year’s winner, Room was given a huge boost and went on to a BP nomination and Best Actress win for Brie Larson.
Complete list of Toronto Film Festival Award winners:
People’s Choice Award: La La Land
People’s Choice Award Runner-Ups: Queen of Katwe, Lion
People’s Choice Documentary Award: I Am Not Your Negro
People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award: Free Fire
Toronto Platform Prize: Jackie
NETPAC Award for World or International Asian Film Premiere: In Between
The FIPRESCI Prize for Special Presentations: I Am Not Madame Bovary
The FIPRESCI Prize for the Discovery Programme: Kati Kati
Best Canadian Feature Film: Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves
Best Canadian First Feature Film: Old Stone
Best Canadian Short Film: Mutants
Best Short Film: Imago
Dropbox Discovery Programme Filmmakers Award: Jeffrey