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Matthew Ritchie

  • Crime pays for Schechter


    Toronto closing film Life of Crime is adapted from Elmore Leonard’s The Switch.
  • Clif Prowse and Derek Lee, Afflicted


    The co-directors and stars of Canadian Midnight Madness selection Afflicted talk about their unconvential approach to a vampire film.
  • Image, Film Arcade buy Midas Box


    Image Entertainment and The Film Arcade have struck a deal in Toronto for US rights to $25m action fantasy The Adventurer: The Curse Of The Midas Box starring Michael Sheen and Lena Headey.
  • Gia Milani wins Grolsch Discovery Award


    The Toronto International Film Festival has announced Canadian director Gia Milani as the winner of the 2013 Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award.
  • Alex Gibney: Armstrong project felt 'part of a con'


    Lance Armstrong documentary changed radically as allegations spread.
  • Eli Roth talks Green Inferno


    Horror maestro talks Generation Y ‘slacktivism’ and relevance of Stop Kony campaign.
  • Kino Lorber reunites with Auteuil


    Kino Lorber has picked up all US rights from Pathé International to Daniel Auteuil’s latest two features, Marius and Fanny. Separately, Music Box has acquired the French supernatural mini-series The Returned.
  • The long walk to Mandela


    Justin Chadwick and Idris Elba talk about bringing Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom to the big screen.
  • Steve McQueen: 'Slave' about love


    Director says if 12 Years A Slave starts a new conversation about slavery that’ll be “about time.”
  • The catharsis of Prisoners


    Hugh Jackman and Terrence Howard talk about working with Denis Villeneuve.
  • Fantastic Fest unveils line-up


    The event in Austin, Texas, has unveiled its full list of events for the 2013 edition with the announcement of a live debate between Fantastic Fest co-founder Tim League and Man Of Tai Chi director Keanu Reeves in honour of the film’s US premiere.
  • Goethe-Institut LA announces Currents


    The Goethe-Institut of Los Angeles has announced its lineup for the seventh annual German Currents: Festival Of German Film.
  • Michael Dowse, The F Word


    Matthew Ritchie speaks to Michael Dowse about his follow-up to Goon, romantic comedy The F Word which premieres at Toronto.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch: Toronto's Man of the Festival


    The team from The Fifth Estate talk about Julian Assange’s achievements.
  • Cinema Guild buys Manakamana


    The Cinema Guild has announced its acquisition of all US rights to Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez’s documentary Manakamana which gets its North American premiere on Friday (6).
  • Academy to honour Jolie


    The board of governors of the Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences has named Angelina Jolie recipient of this year’s Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and will present honourary awards to Angela Lansbury, Piero Tosi and Steve Martin.
  • Double Dutch boards TIFF duo


    Double Dutch International has acquired worldwide distribution rights excluding Canada to Peter Stebbings’ addiction drama Empire Of Dirt and worldwide rights to Terry Miles’ family drama Cinemanovels. Both titles premiere in Toronto on Friday [6].
  • Rainer wins grand prize for RBC/TIFF award


    The Royal Bank of Canada and the Toronto International Film Festival has announced its winners for the 2013 edition of RBC’s Emerging Filmmakers Competition.
  • Details revealed for Cronenberg Project


    The Cronenberg Project will run from November 1, 2013 to January 19, 2014 at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox and will allow visitors to experience the director’s filmography through a series of multi-platform exhibits.
  • SFFS teams up with Diab


    The San Francisco Film Society has announced Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab as its selection for the Fall 2013 Artist In Residence programme.


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