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TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL NEWS

Jim Harvey

Jim Harvey joins Covert Media

31-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The veteran executive will head to Toronto next week with the Covert team in his new role as senior vice-president of international sales.

GOON

Bloom brings 'Goon: Last Of The Enforcers' to TIFF

31-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Alex Walton and his team will launch international sales in Toronto next week on the ice hockey comedy sequel starring Seann William Scott.

Let The Corpses Tan

Bac adds Cattet and Forzani’s 'Let The Corpses Tan' to TIFF state

31-Aug-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Bac releases first image of third feature from cult genre film directors.

The Birth Of A Nation

North American briefs: Searchlight sets ‘Birth’ TIFF press junkets

31-Aug-2016 | By

Plus: Chicago Film fest honours for Peter Bogdanovich, Steve McQueen; and more…

Katie Says Goodbye

Cercamon to sell TIFF entry 'Katie Says Goodbye'

31-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Sebastien Chesneau’s company will launch international sales in Toronto next week on Wayne Roberts’ highly regarded directorial debut starring Olivia Cooke.

Eddie Marsan

Eddie Marsan directorial debut among Ontario market projects

30-Aug-2016 | By

Projects participating in the Ontario Media Development Corporation’s two-day co-financing market include Eddie Marsan’s feature directorial debut.

Northern Banner picks up 'Olli Mäki', 'Mimosas'

29-Aug-2016 | By

Raven Banner’s specialty label has acquired Canadian rights to two Toronto-bound Cannes triumphs: Un Certain Regard winner The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Mäki and Critics Week winner Mimosas.

Handsome Devil

Radiant Films International to sell TIFF entry 'Handsome Devil'

25-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Mimi Steinbauer’s sales company will introduce international buyers in Toronto to John Butler’s Contemporary World Cinema selection.

Past Life

Toronto: Bleiberg Entertainment boards 'Past Life'

25-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Los Angeles-based production and sales outfit has acquired worldwide rights to Avi Nesher’s historical drama heading into the Toronto International Film Festival.

No TIFF press conference for 'The Birth Of A Nation'

24-Aug-2016 | By

In the latest episode in the imbroglio to engulf Nate Parker, it emerged on Wednesday there will be no official press conference for The Birth Of A Nation at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The Levelling

Mongrel International to sell TIFF selection 'The Levelling'

24-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Charlotte Mickie and her team will commence international sales in Toronto where Hope Dickson Leach’s feature directorial debut will receive its world premiere in Discovery.

Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott to star in 'Steel Country'; Bankside boards sales

24-Aug-2016 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Gareth Ellis-Unwin (The King’s Speech) to produce; MPC to produce and fully finance.

Elle

Toronto: Discovery, Next Wave, VR, In Conversations unveiled

23-Aug-2016 | By

Programmers at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced that Isabelle Huppert, Kunle Afolayan and Genevieve Nnaji and Mark Wahlberg will be among the eight participants in the In Conversation With… series.

Ethel And Ernest

Producers Lab Toronto reveals 2016 participants

23-Aug-2016 | By Tom Grater

The UK’s Camilla Deakin, Ireland’s Kathryn Kennedy and Germany’s Amir Hamz are among those selected.

Toronto: 'Transparent', 'Black Mirror' episodes in TV line-up

18-Aug-2016 | By

TIFF audiences will get the chance to see the first three episodes of the new season of Jill Soloway’s acclaimed Emmy-winning Amazon Studios series Transparent.

Hello Destroyer

Northern Banner acquires 'Hello Destroyer'

17-Aug-2016 | By

The Raven Banner specialty label has acquired Canadian rights to Kevan Funk’s film ahead of its world premiere in Toronto’s Discovery section next month.

Forever Pure

Dogwoof scores TIFF-bound Israeli football doc

17-Aug-2016 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: Forever Pure is headed to Toronto after winning three awards at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

The Exception

Toronto unveils City To City, World Cinema, Masters line-ups

16-Aug-2016 | By

Nigerian metropolis Lagos is the focus of the eighth City To City showcase at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) as top brass anoint two international Rising Stars.

Buster's Mal Heart

Rami Malek's Toronto-bound thriller scores sales deal

15-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Andrew Herwitz’s The Film Sales Company scores worldwide sales rights to Buster’s Mal Heart which will get its world premiere at Toronto.

Blue Jay

The Orchard to release TIFF entry 'Blue Jay'

11-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The US distributor has confirmed that Alex Lehmann’s narrative directorial debut is one of the titles in its Duplass Brothers output deal ahead of the film’s world premiere in Toronto next month.

Nocturama

Toronto: 'Nocturama', 'Jackie', to screen at Platform

11-Aug-2016 | By

Bertrand Bonello’s Paris terror attack drama Nocturama [pictured] will open the second international directors showcase at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival next month.

Lady Macbeth

Protagonist takes on Toronto title 'Lady Macbeth'

11-Aug-2016 | By Michael Rosser

British drama to world premiere at TIFF.

Sadako Vs Kayako

Shudder picks up Toronto Midnight Madness closer 'Sadako Vs. Kayako'

10-Aug-2016 | By

The streaming service backed by AMC Networks has acquired all North American rights to the J-Horror face-off set to receive its international premiere in Toronto.

Free Fire

Toronto next wave includes 'Free Fire', 'Blair Witch', DiCaprio doc

9-Aug-2016 | By

The third cascade of world premieres in 15 days flowed from the headquarters of the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday as programmers revealed their Midnight Madness, TIFF Docs, Vanguard, TIFF Cinematheque and Short Cuts selections.

Two Lovers And A Bear

Toronto unveils Canadian titles

3-Aug-2016 | By

A heavyweight roster of world premieres from the leading lights of Canada’s film industry will grace the Toronto International Film Festival next month.

The Magnificent Seven

'The Magnificent Seven' to open Toronto film festival

26-Jul-2016 | By

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) programmers have served up the first picks from what will be a typically daunting menu in September.

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