The Toronto International Film Festival is starting a new programme for international shorts, Shorts Cuts International.
Fortissimo Films closed key territories at AFM on Juno Mak’s Chinese vampire film and Hong Kong box office hit.
Screen profiles selected world premieres from the major sections.
The co-directors and stars of Canadian Midnight Madness selection Afflicted talk about their unconvential approach to a vampire film.
French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve talks to Sarah Cooper about his busy two years making Prisoners and Enemy, which are both playing at Toronto.
The Unison Films principals talk to Jeremy Kay about their Toronto premiere The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her [pictured].
Sandy George talks to Joel Edgerton about his new film, Felony, which premieres at Toronto.
It took two-and-a-half years before Paul Haggis was happy with the script for Third Person, he tells Jeremy Kay.
Mike Flanagan talks about his Midnight Madness entry Oculus, a chiller about a mirror that is “like a portable Overlook Hotel”. Jeremy Kay tries not to gulp too loudly.
The Mad Men creator brings his debut feature You Are Here to Toronto’s Special Presentations section.
Wendy Mitchell talks to Sarah McCarthy about her documentary which receives its North American premiere in Toronto.
British director Richard Ayoade is in Toronto with the world premiere of his second feature as a director, The Double.
Jasmila Zbanic talks about her two new films, Bosnia today, Emir Kusturica’s controversial Andricgrad project and future work.
Matthew Ritchie speaks to Michael Dowse about his follow-up to Goon, romantic comedy The F Word which premieres at Toronto.
Justin Chadwick talks to Andreas Wiseman about the pressures of making a biopic of Nelson Mandela, Idris Elba’s acting style and future projects with Harvey Weinstein, Art Linson and David Milch.
The TIFF Artistic Director defends the size of Toronto’s programme.