Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired worldwide rights (excluding Canada) to Mark Sawers’ No Men Beyond This Point and is planning a 2016 release for the sci-fi comedy.
The new Canadian distributor led by Alex Bronfman and Matt Orenstein has picked up the elevated horror film starring Emma Roberts.
Historical thriller secures deals out of Toronto.
EXCLUSIVE: Seville International has concluded a raft of key sales on Leena Yadav’s recent Toronto Special Presentation.
As Toronto came to a close the Industry Office reported that the number of attending buyers climbed 9% over last year as observers bemoaned a lack of activity.
The new buyer is closing on possibly the biggest buy of Toronto as it swooped on world rights ahead of what Screen International understands will be an offload of international rights to a studio.
Stranger focuses on one boy’s meditative search for the meaning of life.
Director talks corruption, near-death stunts and sequels following well-received TIFF screening.
Director Roar Uthaug’s fourth feature The Wave (Bolgen) has the proud distinction of being Scandinavia’s first disaster movie.
Icelandic filmmaking veteran Fridrik Thor Fridriksson returns to Toronto with Horizon, which he directed alongside photographer and budding filmmaker Bergur Bernburg.
Ben Wheatley had his biggest budget to date to create the dystopian world portrayed in JG Ballard’s novel High-Rise. Michael Rosser speaks to the UK film-maker about his vision to “shoot on location in the past”.
The star of HBO’s The Newsroom and Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie will next be seen in the Toronto world premiere of The Man Who Knew Infinity, playing a poor Brahmin maths prodigy from South India who became a Fellow of the Royal Society and Trinity College.
Indian director Pan Nalin (Samsara) comes to Toronto with the world premiere of Angry Indian Goddesses, which screens in Special Presentations and is sold by Mongrel Media.
The British actor discusses his role as a brilliant mathematician alongside co-star Dev Patel in Matthew Brown’s period drama.
With gender identity making headlines around the globe, Alexandra-Therese Keining’s Girls Lost (Pojkarna) couldn’t be more timely.
The president of WWE Studios, the film subsidiary of World Wrestling Entertainment, is in Toronto scouring the ground for titles.
With her latest venture, industry insider Marina Cordoni is using her passion and experience as an international sales agent and executive producer to benefit film-makers, she tells Screen.
As the autumn festival line-ups are revealed, Screen analyses the titles in pole position for a competitive awards season.
Terence Davies has been striving to bring Sunset Song to the big screen for 15 years. Ahead of the film’s world premiere in Toronto, he tells Screen why the classic novel struck such a powerful chord.
Charlotte Mickie continues to champion bold, authentic voices at Mongrel Media’s new international arm. Screen talks to her about the company’s diverse slate.
After Dallas Buyers Club and Wild, Jean-Marc Vallée hopes awards season magic strikes again with this year’s TIFF opener Demolition.
Land Of Mine, based on the true story of mine clearance by German POWs in Denmark, makes its bow in TIFF’s Platform strand.
Hany Abu-Assad, the Oscar-nominated director of Omar and Paradise Now, tells Screen about his latest film The Idol, which charts the unlikely true story of how Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf won talent contest Arab Idol. Interview by Andreas Wiseman.
Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien has had a banner year, with Cannes’ best director prize under his belt and a stint on the Venice jury. Ahead of its TIFF screening, he talks to Damon Wise about The Assassin.
Midnight Madness is showcasing a collection of international genre titles including Baskin, Hardcore and The Devil’s Candy. But horror films don’t always give directors an easy ride, as Tom Grater reports.
UK Trade and Investment’s support of the UK films and delegates heading to this year’s Toronto International Film Festival is just one way it is helping our creative industries succeed overseas.
Films set to show at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), updated as announcements are made in the run up to the event.
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Pictures from the BFC and BFI’s We Are UK film party.