The B.L.A.C.K Ball

Paying homage to the old by introducing the new. The B.L.A.C.K Ball connects specifically diverse talent to the Industry in an effort to cultivate mutually beneficial relationships between future talent and the current titans. This is an invite-only star-studded evening celebrating the next generation of filmmakers & artists; complete with a Red Carpet and live entertainment, this exclusive ball is one of the most anticipated events during the festival for directors, producers, writers, actors and influential public figures.

The Legacy Awards

The Legacy Awards, which will air on CBC and CBC Gem on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 8 p.m. (9 p.m. AT/9:30 p.m. NT). The live 90-minute telecast is the first major Canadian award show to celebrate and showcase Black talent and will be broadcast from Live Nation Canada’s newest entertainment venue HISTORY, in Toronto’s east end. The telecast will feature performances, award presentations, and tributes honouring both established and emerging Black Canadian talent.