Steven Speilberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’ wins People’s Choice Award at TIFF; Check full list

The Toronto International Film Festival started on Thursday, eighth September for its forty seventh version. The movie competition featured a number of the “greatest names in movie, and TIFF’s Industry Conference, providing various and modern views on the artwork and enterprise of movie.” As the winners of the varied awards on the movie competition have been not too long ago introduced, it was revealed that filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s directorial The Fabelmans obtained a prestigious award on the occasion. 

 Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans luggage TIFF People’s Choice Award 

According to Deadline, it was not too long ago introduced on the Toronto International Film Festival 2022 that Speilberg’s directorial The Fabelmans, which obtained a standing ovation from the viewers throughout its premiere, was honoured with the TIFF People’s Choice Award. The film adopted the story of a younger man, set within the backdrop of post-World War II period Arizona, who realises how motion pictures might assist him see the reality amid household points. The film obtained widespread crucial acclaim with constructive opinions for the cast. 

On the opposite hand, Daniel Radcliffe-starrer Weird: The Al Yankovic Story was honoured with the TIFF People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award whereas Hubert Davis’ directorial Black Ice received the TIFF People’s Choice Documentary Award. Here’s the complete listing of TIFF 2022 honourees.

IMDbPro Short Cuts Award for Best Film

Snow in September, dir. Lkhagvadulam (Dulmaa) Purev-Ochir.


Sweet As, dir. Jub Clerc


Basil Khalil’s A Gaza Weekend

Amplify Voices Award for Best Canadian Feature Film

To Kill A Tiger, dir. Nisha Pahuja

Special Mention for Best Canadian Feature Film

Viking, dir. Stéphane Lafleur

Amplify Voices Award

Leonor Will Never Die, dir. Martika Ramirez Escobar

Special Mention for Best Feature from an Emerging BIPOC Filmmaker

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On, dir. Madison Thomas.

Shawn Mendes Foundation Changemaker Award

Luis De Filippis’ Something You Said Last Night.

Platform Prize

Riceboy Sleeps, written and directed by Anthony Shim


For the forty fifth yr, the People’s Choice Awards distinguish the viewers’s prime title on the competition as voted by the viewing public. All movies in TIFF’s Official Selection have been eligible.

TIFF People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story dir. Eric Appel

First runner-up:  Pearl dir. Ti West.

Second runner-up: The Blackening dir. Tim Story

TIFF People’s Choice Documentary Award

Black Ice dir. Hubert Davis

First runner-up: Maya and the Wave dir. Stephanie Johnes

Second runner-up: 752 Is Not a Number dir. Babak Payami

TIFF People’s Choice Award

The Fabelmans dir. Steven Spielberg

First runner-up: Women Talking dir. Sarah Polley

Second runner-up: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery dir. Rian Johnson

Image: Instagram/@thefabelmans

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