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the hard stop

Mark Duggan doc 'The Hard Stop' gets UK deal

16-Oct-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Metrodome haul includes Toronto doc, Partisan and 2000AD.

No Men Beyond This Point

Samuel Goldwyn takes Toronto sci-fi ‘No Men Beyond This Point’

5-Oct-2015 | By John Hazelton

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.


ABMO Films acquires TIFF premiere February

1-Oct-2015 | By

The new Canadian distributor led by Alex Bronfman and Matt Orenstein has picked up the elevated horror film starring Emma Roberts.

the people vs fritz bauer

Beta scores sales of 'The People vs. Fritz Bauer'

23-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Historical thriller secures deals out of Toronto.


'Parched' sells for Seville International

21-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Seville International has concluded a raft of key sales on Leena Yadav’s recent Toronto Special Presentation.


Toronto wrap: more buyers, less fanfare

21-Sep-2015 | By

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.


Toronto: STX nears pricey 'Hardcore' deal

20-Sep-2015 | By

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.

'Room' wins Toronto audience award

20-Sep-2015 | By

TORONTO: Lenny Abrahamson’s acclaimed drama starring Brie Larson has won Toronto’s People’s Choice Award in what is likely to further boost its awards season prospects.

Sunset Song

'Sunset Song', 'Mr. Right', 'Neon Bull' sell in TIFF

18-Sep-2015 | By

A trio of festival titles have found US homes including the closing night film.

London Fields

'London Fields' producers hit back after Toronto pulls film

17-Sep-2015 | By

The producers of London Fields have responded to the decision by TIFF top brass to pull the noir thriller ahead of Friday’s world premiere following allegations by the director.

london fields

'London Fields' pulled from TIFF over lawsuit

17-Sep-2015 | By Tom Grater

World premiere cancelled following allegations from director.


A24 circling horror 'February'

17-Sep-2015 | By

The active New York distributor and DirecTV are reportedly closing on a US deal for the Vanguard selection.

Toronto: Mongrel Intl scores more 'Goddesses' sales

16-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Charlotte Mickie and producers Gaurav Dhingra and Sol Bondy have announced further deals on the hot Toronto sales title.


Toronto: Paramount acquires 'Anomalisa'

16-Sep-2015 | By

The studio is understood to have paid more than $5m for worldwide rights to Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s Venice Grand Jury Prize winner.

Land of Mine

Toronto: 'Land Of Mine', 'The Wave' find US homes

16-Sep-2015 | By

SPC has paid low seven-figures for US and Latin America on Land Of Mine, while Magnolia Pictures has acquired US rights to The Wave.

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody, Corsan plot 'Expiration'

16-Sep-2015 | By

The Oscar winner will star and produce the Toronto sales title through his Fable House Production for Corsan alongside Corsan CEO Paul Breuls.

Jane Got A Gun

TWC acquires 'Jane Got A Gun'

16-Sep-2015 | By

The Weinstein Company has picked up US rights to the Natalie Portman starrer after a lead attorney on the film pulled it from Relativity before the latter filed for bankruptcy on July 30.

The Ardennes

Toronto: 'The Ardennes' finds French buyer

16-Sep-2015 | By

Diaphana Distribution has landed distribution rights to the Belgian thriller from Robin Pront and Bart Van Langendonck.

matthew cullen

'London Fields' director sues producers

16-Sep-2015 | By Tom Grater

Mathew Cullen alleges the film’s producers “secretly prepared their own version of the film”.

eye in the sky

Toronto wrap: market off pace after sluggish start

15-Sep-2015 | By

The arrival in Toronto of a hefty cluster of prestige titles with US distribution already in place presaged a sluggish buying scene and so it proved to be over the first five days.

Toronto 2015 Day 6

Toronto 2015: Screen's dailies


Download Screen International’s daily magazines from the Toronto International Film Festival here.

Beasts Of No Nation

'Beasts' director Cary Fukunaga lobbied for theatrical release

15-Sep-2015 | By

The Beasts Of No Nation writer-director personally lobbied for a theatrical component to the release of Netflix’s first original feature.

six minutes to freedom

MadRiver sets 'Six Minutes To Freedom' director

15-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Marc Butan’s MadRiver Pictures and Laura Bickford Productions have partnered with Sesso Entertainment’s Samuel Franco on the action thriller Six Minutes To Freedom.

Heroes Reborn

TIFF looks to channel TV projects from Asia, UK

15-Sep-2015 | By Peter White, Broadcast

EXCLUSIVE: Toronto is looking to expand its television Primetime line-up next year with series from Asia and the UK.

Last Cab To Darwin

'Last Cab To Darwin' hailed for Asia, Americas

15-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Australian box office hit Last Cab To Darwin has been flagged down by distributors in Asia and Latin America.

Torrente 5

FilmSharks strikes further TIFF slate deals

15-Sep-2015 | By

Guido Rud’s Buenos Aires-based sales agent has announced another wave of sales from its Toronto slate.

'Angry Indian Goddesses' closes key territory

15-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Mongrel International has slotted another piece into its international distribution jigsaw on Jungle Book Entertainment and One Two Films’ Toronto Special Presentation selection Angry Indian Goddesses.


TWC acquires Icelandic TV drama 'Trapped'

15-Sep-2015 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Icelandic TV drama Trapped, which has been picked up by the BBC, is set to launch in the US after it was acquired by The Weinstein Company.


IFC Midnight acquires US rights to 'Baskin'

14-Sep-2015 | By

The distributor has picked up Can Evrenol’s Turkish Midnight Madness favourite in Toronto.

Toronto: Bleecker Street acquires 'Eye In The Sky' for US

14-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Drone thriller starring Helen Mirren and Aaron Paul sold by eOne.

Zadie Smith

Film4 slate includes Zadie Smith refugee drama

14-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Film4 has revealed plans for a refugee drama from acclaimed writer Zadie Smith to be made by Ex Machina producer DNA Films.

Momentum Pictures buys TIFF entry 'Forsaken'

14-Sep-2015 | By

The distributor has pounced on its second title in Toronto, taking US rights from Minds Eye Entertainment to Jon Cassar’s Western.

Rob Paris

Paris Film, Zed Filmworks, Go Insane Films line up 'Numbskull'

14-Sep-2015 | By

Rob Paris’ LA-based Paris Film, Robert Menzies’ Ottawa-based Zed Filmworks and Canadian real estate developer Alphonse Ghossein’s Go Insane Films will co-finance and produce the drama.

Let Them Come Maintenant ils peuvent venir

Toronto: MAD Solutions acquires 'Let Them Come'

14-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Arab distributor MAD Solutions has picked up its second Toronto title with a film produced by Costa-Gavras.

Persistence key for female film-makers

14-Sep-2015 | By Tiffany Pritchard

A Warner Bros. executive has called for more scripts written by women writers to help correct the film industry’s gender imbalance.

Le Bingbing

Darclight to sell Li Bingbing starrer 'Nest'

14-Sep-2015 | By

The 3D sci-fi thriller reunites the Arclight team with the star of their $80m Chinese smash Zhongkui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal.

Ashley Judd

Conquistador tempts TIFF buyers with 'Big Stone Gap'

14-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Pascal Borno’s company has reported a strong response from buyers in Toronto to the film starring Ashley Judd, Whoopi Goldberg and Patrick Wilson.

Jonathan Rhys Meyer

TIFF buyers hear call of 'London Town'

14-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Cargo Entertainment/Radiant Films International are handling international sales here via their new partnership on London Town starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Joe Strummer.

Rudy Langlais

Golden Island Filmworks, Antigua plot $125m equity boost

14-Sep-2015 | By

A group of film industry veterans have teamed up with the government of Antigua on an initial slate of five features designed to boost the Caribbean island’s production ambitions.

The Ardennes

'The Ardennes' goes to Satine Films

14-Sep-2015 | By

Attraction Distribution has licensed its Toronto world premiere selection to Satine Films for Italy.

The Infiltrator

Sierra/Affinity, Good Films strike pact on 'The Infiltrator'

13-Sep-2015 | By

Political thriller stars Bryan Cranston and Diane Kruger.

Salma Hayek

Fortitude International to sell 'Drunk Parents' in TIFF

13-Sep-2015 | By

Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek will star in the comedy which Fortitude International has been touting to buyers in Toronto.

Lance Armstrong biopic 'The Program' sells to Momentum for North America

13-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Momentum Pictures acquires drama set to world premiere in Toronto.

Nicolas Chartier

Nicolas Chartier: 'Piracy will diminish culture'

13-Sep-2015 | By Jeanie Tran

The Oscar-winning producer and CEO of Voltage Pictures launched into an impassioned attack on IP theft at an industry discussion in Toronto.

Ping Pong Rabbit

CMG closes Toronto deals on 'Ping Pong Rabbit'

13-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Edward Noeltner’s sales company has announced key sales on Mili Pictures’ animation directed by Oscar nominee Mike Johnson and Song Yuefeng.

High Rise

European Film Bonds tops $1bn mark

13-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Completion guarantor has six films at Toronto including Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise.


FilmSharks unveils 'Kóblic' deals

13-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Buenos Aires-based FilmSharks has closed key deals on thriller Kóblic starring Ricardo Darin from Goya-winning director Sebastián Borensztein.

Florence Foster Jenkins

Paramount acquires 'Florence Foster Jenkins'

12-Sep-2015 | By

The studio has swooped in Toronto and will distribute Stephen Frears’ drama in the US while Pathe handles the UK and France.

TIFF UK export panel

Screen panel cites UK export challenges

12-Sep-2015 | By Jeanie Tran

British films hoping to succeed in the international market must overcome production and distribution roadblocks in an increasingly competitive industry.

Alfred Molina

Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina join Voltage’s The Headhunter’s Calling

12-Sep-2015 | By

Voltage Pictures and Gerard Butler announced the casting on Mark Williams’ feature directorial debut and Toronto sales title.


Double Dutch International to sell 'Metanoia'

12-Sep-2015 | By

Double Dutch International (DDI) announced in Toronto it has acquired worldwide sales to the biopic and attached Michael Gambon to join David Tennant on the cast.

The Expendables 3

MPDR launches .film domain name to tackle piracy

12-Sep-2015 | By

Melbourne-based Motion Picture Domain Registry (MPDR) has launched the .film domain dedicated exclusively to film content.

Amanda Seyfried

Myriad launches TIFF sales on 'The Last Word'

12-Sep-2015 | By

Myriad Pictures announced in Toronto it will finance and handle international sales on the comedy-drama to star Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried.

'Front Cover' sold to North America

12-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Fortissimo Films has secured a North American deal for Ray Yeung’s gay comedy-drama, Front Cover.

France shoot wraps on Diane Lane starrer 'Bonjour Anne'

12-Sep-2015 | By

The American Zoetrope and Lifetime Films drama starring Diane Lane, Arnaud Viard and featuring Alec Baldwin has wrapped production in the south of France.


TrustNordisk moves on chess champion doc 'Magnus'

12-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Feature documentary filmed teen prodigy for more than a decade.


Arclight closes key sales on 'A Few Less Men'

12-Sep-2015 | By

The company has secured a raft of key sales on the comedy follow-up to A Few Best Men and announced from Toronto an October 26 production start in Western Australia.


Indie Sales mobbed for Mafia thriller 'Suburra'

12-Sep-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Film to market premiere at Toronto.


Pure Flix, Mongrel Media strike output deal

12-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The US faith-based distributor, in Toronto with Woodlawn, has signed an output deal with the Canadian art house specialist.

Our Last Tango

Toronto doc 'Our Last Tango' finds dance partners

12-Sep-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Paris-based Wide House has sealed fresh deals on German Kral’s Our Last Tango ahead of its world premiere in Toronto.

Touched With Fire

Myriad Pictures starts TIFF sales on 'Touched With Fire'

12-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Santa Monica-based financing, production and distribution company is in Toronto handling international sales on the SXSW selection starring Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby.

Dragon Nest: Throne of Elves

Odin's Eye swoops on 'Dragon Nest' sequel

12-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Animation produced by China-US firm Mili Pictures.

Lianne Halfon

'Demolition' producer joins Toronto's IFF panel

12-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Lianne Halfon will join Colin Brown on a panel to discuss the production landscape at OMDC’s International Finance Forum.

Ridley Scott

Toronto: Ridley Scott questioned over diversity

12-Sep-2015 | By Jeanie Tran

Veteran director asked about diversity at a press conference for The Martian.

Where To Invade Next

Toronto buyers eye hot acquisition titles

11-Sep-2015 | By

Last night’s world premiere of Michael Moore’s new documentary was the hot ticket among buyers looking for that first on-site deal heading into the opening weekend.

Kino Lorber acquires North American rights to 'Ixcanul'

11-Sep-2015 | By

Guatemala’s first Oscar submission from Jayro Bustamente premiered in Berlin where it won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize and screens in Toronto on Wednesday.

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana joins 'I Kill Giants'

11-Sep-2015 | By

Anders Walter will direct 1492 Pictures/Ocean Blue Entertainment, Treehouse Pictures, Man Of Action Entertainment and XYZ Films’ graphic novel adaptation.


Benelux duo launches distribution outfit The Searchers

11-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Former Remain In Light duo team to launch new distributor.

Families Belles Familles

Toronto title 'Families' scores sales

11-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Jean-Paul Rappeneau’s comedy snapped up for Benelux and Switzerland.

Jeepers Creepers

Myriad Pictures starts Toronto sales on 'Jeepers Creepers 3'

11-Sep-2015 | By

Myriad Pictures has begun international sales on the horror film via its new Scoundrel label.

The Music of Strangers Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

The Orchard, HBO acquire TIFF doc 'The Music Of Strangers'

11-Sep-2015 | By

The Orchard and HBO have teamed up on the worldwide release of The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma And The Silk Road Ensemble ahead of tomorrow’s world premiere here. [Sept 13].

Embrace Of The Serpent

Northern Banner takes Canadian rights to 'Embrace Of The Serpent'

11-Sep-2015 | By

Raven Banner Entertainment specialty label has acquired all Canadian rights to the acclaimed black-and-white Colombian film that screens in Toronto.

Les Cowboys

'Les Cowboys' lassoed for US

11-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Cohen Media Group has swooped on US rights to Les Cowboys ahead of tomorrow’s screening in Toronto’s Discovery strand.

Code Of Honor

Steven Seagal's 'Code Of Honor' shoots into Europe, Asia

11-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Premiere Entertainment Group has concluded a raft of sales on action thriller Code Of Honor starring Steven Seagal.

Queen Of Spades The Dark Rite

Russian distributor Volga enters sales arena

11-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: The Hunger Games distributor takes on titles for international sales.

Monkey King Hero Is Back

SC Films sells Chinese box office hit to Aus/NZ

11-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: UK sales outfit inks deal for record-breaking animation; new voice cast attached.

Toronto Platform jury

Toronto Platform jury talk spotlighting fresh talent

11-Sep-2015 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Jia Zhang-ke, Claire Denis and Agnieszka Holland reveal hopes for this year’s selection.

Natalie Portman

TIFF: Natalie Portman on directing

10-Sep-2015 | By Jeanie Tran

The actress talked to artistic director Cameron Bailey about her film-making debut and being inspired by her previous directors

toby stephens

Toby Stephens to play Tony Blair in 'The Journey'

10-Sep-2015 | By

Freddy Highmore and John Hurt have also joined the dramatic comedy, which IM Global is introducing to international buyers here.

Men & Chicken

Drafthouse picks up 'Men & Chicken'

10-Sep-2015 | By

Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights from LevelK to the Danish box office hit ahead of Monday’s North American premiere in Toronto.

ma ma

O-Scope acquires 'ma ma'

10-Sep-2015 | By

Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired US rights to Julio Medem’s drama starring Penélope Cruz in the run-up to its Tuesday international premiere in Toronto.

Stefan Zweig

Films Distribution boards Stefan Zweig drama

10-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Josef Hader and Barbara Sukowa star in feature from Cloud Atlas producer.

Buyers check into Jeremy Saulnier’s 'Green Room'

10-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: WestEnd Films closes raft of deals on Toronto Midnight Madness selection.

Peter Fonda

Fonda replaces Lee, Stone replaces Thurman in 9/11 drama

10-Sep-2015 | By , Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Peter Fonda is to replace the late Sir Christopher Lee in ensemble 9/11 drama The 11th, which is closing financing in Toronto.

Amazing Grace

Toronto doc chief shocked over 'Amazing Grace' court ruling

10-Sep-2015 | By

Toronto’s head documentary programmer has expressed surprise over the court ruling that led to the withdrawal from the festival of the Aretha Franklin documentary Amazing Grace, saying, “I was left wondering what the judge was smoking.”

Monster Hunt

Chinese blockbuster 'Monster Hunt' heads to North America

10-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: FilmRise has acquired North American rights to record-breaking Chinese hit Monster Hunt, directed by Shrek animator Raman Hui, from Edko Films.

The Waiting Room

A71 acquires 'The Waiting Room'

10-Sep-2015 | By

Toronto-based A71 Entertainment has picked up Canadian rights to the film ahead of its North American premiere in Toronto on Tuesday.

Amy Beecroft

Ridley Scott launches genre label with 'The Twisted'

10-Sep-2015 | By

Freshly minted packaging and sales division Verve Ventures will launch sales here on The Twisted from Scott Free Productions’ new label Ridley Scott Presents.

Anick Poirier

Seville ups Anick Poirier; unveils Toronto slate

10-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Anick Poirier has been promoted to svp of international sales at Seville International as the company arrives in Toronto with a seven-strong slate.


Sokurov's 'Francofonia' scores sales

10-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Films Boutique has racked up a slew of sales for Russian director Alexander Sokurov’s Francofonia, following its world premiere at Venice last week.

Day Out Of Days

Other Angle takes Zoe Cassavetes' 'Day Out of Days'

10-Sep-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Deal signed following French premiere at Deauville.

Olivia DeJonge

Versatile moves into Peckover’s 'Safe Neighborhood'

10-Sep-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: The Visit star Olivia DeJonge has signed to star in Sydney-set home invasion thriller

The Transparentsea Voyage

108 Media unveils Toronto slate

10-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Toronto-based 108 Media has assembled its autumn slate and will commence talks in Toronto on world rights to the documentaries Small Things, Big Things and The Transparentsea Voyage.


Pyramide acquires TV drama Cromo

10-Sep-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Argentine miniseries from the director of Wakolda screening at Toronto.

Elizabeth Schwan

Elizabeth Schwan joins Covert Media

10-Sep-2015 | By

Paul Hanson and Media Content Capital’s new finance, production and sales company has brought on the former Grosvenor Park and Sierra/Affinity sales executive as president of international.

The Idol

Image Nation boards 'The Idol' as co-producer

10-Sep-2015 | By Tom Grater

The company have invested in the film’s post-production ahead of its premiere in Toronto.

Dave Bautista

Dave Bautista cast in 'Bushwick'

9-Sep-2015 | By

XYZ Films and Bullet Pictures are producing the action thriller that XYZ Films will introduce to world buyers in Toronto this week.

Christina Piovesan

First Generation Films launches TV division

9-Sep-2015 | By

The Toronto-based company behind The Whistleblower starring Rachel Weisz and Anton Corbijn’s upcoming Life has started a scripted television department.

aretha franklin

Producers pull 'Amazing Grace' from Toronto

8-Sep-2015 | By

Organisers said on Tuesday they were “extremely disappointed” after producers on the Aretha Franklin documentary withdrew the film on the eve of the festival.


Myriad to sell 'Hangman' under Scoundrel banner

8-Sep-2015 | By

Kirk D’Amico’s Santa Monica-based sales agent is launching a genre label and kicks off with international rights to the SXSW horror starring Jeremy Sisto.


Kaleidoscope Film Distribution boards 'River' sales

8-Sep-2015 | By

The London-based distributor will commence international sales in Toronto on Jamie M Dagg’s imminent world premiere.

Scott Eastwood

Arsenal takes 'Walk Of Fame' to Toronto

7-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Yarek Danielak’s Los Angeles-based distribution and production house has acquired world sales rights to the rom-com starring Scott Eastwood.


Toronto: panelists announced for Screen's UK export debate

7-Sep-2015 | By Tom Grater

Free tickets can be booked now for the panel, held in association with UKTI, which takes place on Friday (Sept 11).


Telefilm Canada, Birks honour women directors

4-Sep-2015 | By

For the third year in a row the partners will celebrate Canadian women in film during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).


Toronto: Little Film Company adds three titles

4-Sep-2015 | By Tom Grater

Acquisitions include Kyle Ham’s Reparation.

Gerard Butler

Voltage boards 'The Headhunter’s Calling'

2-Sep-2015 | By

Voltage has injected some buzz into what is shaping up to be a solid pre-sale landscape at Toronto and will introduce buyers to the Gerard Butler starrer from feature directorial debutant Mark Williams.


Asian Shadows picks up Pema Tseden's 'Tharlo'

2-Sep-2015 | By

Hong Kong-based sales company Asian Shadows has picked up world rights (outside Greater China) to Tibetan director Pema Tseden’s Tharlo, which will receive its world premiere in Venice’s Orizzonti section.

Daniel McClure

Aaron L Gilbert realigns business as Bron Media Corp

2-Sep-2015 | By

The Vancouver-based producer-financier has reorganised his companies Bron Studios, genre label The Realm, Bron Releasing, Bron Animation and affiliate entities under the umbrella group.


Abramorama, FilmBuff partner on This Changes Everything

2-Sep-2015 | By

Avi Lewis’ documentary based on the Naomi Klein’s book about global warming will open in the US in early October following its Toronto world premiere on September 13.

Everything Will Be Fine

IFC Films acquires 'Every Thing Will Be Fine'

2-Sep-2015 | By

Wim Wenders’ 3D car crash drama will receive its North American premiere in Toronto and stars James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rachel McAdams and Marie-Josée Croze.  


XLrator Media eyes 2016 Camino release

1-Sep-2015 | By

Bleiberg Entertainment and Red Granite International subsidiary Blue Box International will handle international sales in Toronto on the action thriller starring Zoë Bell.

A Month Of Sundays

Visit Films unveils Venice, TIFF slate

1-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Kampe and his New York-based team head into the fall festival season with a raft of new acquisitions led by a worldwide deal excluding Australia/New Zealand on Venice premiere Tanna.

Aaron Paul

Goldcrest boards Aaron Paul's 'Come And Find Me'

1-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: UK sales outfit boards international rights to directorial debut of Zack Whedon.

Youth In Oregon

Content adds 'Youth In Oregon' to Toronto slate

1-Sep-2015 | By

President of film Jamie Carmichael and head of sales Harry White will debut footage from the road trip comedy in Toronto after coming on to handle international sales.

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt’s 'Drama' set for 10th OMDC IFF

1-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Nearly 60 international and Canadian producers will head to the Ontario Media Development Corporation’s (OMDC) annual International Financing Forum in Toronto.

Nicholas Hoult to star in 'Rebel In The Rye'

31-Aug-2015 | By

Bloom will kick off international sales in Toronto next week for Black Label Media and Bruce Cohen Productions. CAA represents North American rights.

Sam Worthington

Sam Worthington, Ruth Wilson board 'The Titan'

27-Aug-2015 | By

Theis sci-fi feature scheduled to commence production in Europe on January 18.

Angry Indian Goddesses

Mongrel Int’l to sell 'Angry Indian Goddesses' at TIFF

26-Aug-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Heading into Toronto, Jungle Book Entertainment and One Two Films have brought on Charlotte Mickie and her team to kick off world sales on what they have described as India’s first female buddy movie.

High Rise

Soda picks up rights to 'High-Rise', 'Disorder'

26-Aug-2015 | By Tom Grater

Soda has picked up three Toronto titles, including Ben Wheatley drama-thriller.


Seville International to sell 'Parched' at Toronto

26-Aug-2015 | By

Vice-president of international sales Anick Poirier has assembled a sales slate that includes five festival selections including the world premiere of Leena Yadav’s tale of four ordinary women in India.

Too Late

Content boards John Hawkes noir 'Too Late'

26-Aug-2015 | By

Content Media has acquired international sales to Dennis Hauck’s neo-noir detective thriller and will host a private buyers screening in Toronto.

Toronto 40

Toronto film festival 2015: full line-up


Films set to show at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), updated as announcements are made in the run up to the event.

I Am Malala

Toronto unveils Discovery, TIFF KIDS

25-Aug-2015 | By

Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 10-20) has completed its line-up with the Discovery, New Wave TIFF Kids and In Conversation With… strands and has confirmed the return of Festival Street.

A Patch Of Fog

Toronto thriller 'A Patch Of Fog' gets international sales deal

25-Aug-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: LA-based 13 Films picks up Michael Lennox’s Toronto-bound thriller.

Semana Santa

Mundial to launch sales on 'Semana Santa'

25-Aug-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The sales agent will introduce worldwide buyers to Alejandra Márquez Abella’s Mexican feature directorial debut ahead of its September 10 world premiere in Toronto.

Stone Cold Jane Austen

Arsenal Pictures boards 'Stone Cold Jane Austen' Video

25-Aug-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Heading into Toronto Arsenal Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the film about the South African punk rockers.


Reel Suspects takes on Toronto title 'Demon' Video

25-Aug-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Wedding-set supernatural tale to premiere in Vanguard section.

Producers Lab Toronto participants unveiled

24-Aug-2015 | By

Twenty-four producers from Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have been selected for the programme.

Hanan Kattan Despite The Falling Snow

Producers Lab Toronto unveils 2015 line-up

24-Aug-2015 | By

The UK’s Hanan Kattan, Germany’s Peter Rommel and Canada’s Chantelle Kadyschuk  are among those selected for this year’s Producers Lab Toronto (PLT).

Stephen Frears and Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Stephen Frears, Nuri Bilge Ceylan among Toronto industry speakers

20-Aug-2015 | By

Top brass at the Toronto International Film Festival industry office on Thursday revealed further details of next month’s line-up of sessions scheduled to run from September 11-17.


Sales team takes shape on 'Viva'

19-Aug-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The team representing Paddy Breathnach’s Havana-set drama has come together and will present the film to market buyers in Toronto next month.

Andrew Currie

Seville International boards 'The Steps'

19-Aug-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Anick Poirier and her team will commence world sales in Toronto on Quadrant Motion Pictures’ film about a dysfunctional family reunion.

I Saw The Light

TIFF announces City To City, closing night

18-Aug-2015 | By

Potential awards season contenders Truth from James Vanderbilt and Marc Abraham’s I Saw The Light starring Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams land world premiere slots, while Paco Cabezas’s Mr. Right will close the festival.

Kilo Two Bravo

Metro Int'l strikes North American deal on 'Kilo Two Bravo'

18-Aug-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The London-based sales agent has struck a US and Canadian sale on the BAFTA-nominated war story ahead of next month’s North American premiere in Toronto.

High Rise

'High-Rise' to premiere in first Toronto Platform competition

13-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Twelve titles also include films by Pablo Trapero, Joaquim Lafosse, He Ping and Fabienne Berthaud.


Alchemy snaps up TIFF selection 'Evolution'

13-Aug-2015 | By

The distributor has acquired North American rights from Wild Bunch to Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s French horror film ahead of its world premiere in Toronto’s Vanguard strand.

Heroes Reborn

TIFF unveils first Primetime roster

13-Aug-2015 | By

Toronto brass on Thursday paid homage to arguably the most dynamic and provocative content format in entertainment, announcing the festival’s inaugural slate of six TV projects from the likes of Baltasar Kormákur, Jason Reitman and Lucía Puenzo.

Bolshoi Babylon

Toronto unveils Docs, Midnight Madness, Vanguard

11-Aug-2015 | By

Organisers unleashed their latest volley of programming, an embarrassment of riches featuring new non-fiction work about education activist Malala Yousafzai, Russia’s Bolshoi Theatre, the immediate aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the iconic tango pairing of María Nieves and Juan Carlos Copes.

Into The Forest

Toronto announces Canadian line-up

5-Aug-2015 | By

World premieres for Patricia Rozema, Guy Édoin and Stephen Dunn are among the selection scheduled to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

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