TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL NEWS
Feature was among 30 new films showcased in Toronto’s TIFF Industry Selects this September.
AMPAS member Kuka’s works include aKasha and Beats Of The Antonov.
Distributor plans awards season run.
Karin Proia, Angelo Orlando and Daphne Scoccia to star in Angelo Frezza’s romantic drama.
Partners plans summer 2021 theatrical release.
“There is a dividend in diversity,” agreed Neil Peplow, head of international at the BFI.
Lionsgate’s Grindstone Entertainment Group holds North American rights.
Covid-safe romance filmed in California in midsummer.
Read the latest news, reviews, and features from the 2020 Toronto Film Festival.
”I think delusion is your friend as an artist.”
Vanessa Kirby wins best actress Coppa Volpi for Pieces Of A Woman.
Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker) stars in story based on actual events.
Streamer makes second major play of autumn festival season.
Rights sell around the world including to Germany, France, Latin America and Thailand.
Jesse Dylan’s doc had unprecedented access to the billionaire philanthropist and activist.
Three soldiers marooned in the desert try to rescue a wounded girl.
The summer road movie is a Cyprus-Greece-Italy co-production.
The composers of ‘Little Women’, ‘Joker’ and ‘It Chapter Two’ scores also nominated.
The film features a 77-minute, single-shot action sequence.
Interet building on Concrete Cowboy, Pieces Of A Woman.
Indiecan Entertainment has acquired Canadian rights to ‘Hail To The Deadites’.
North American release set for later this month.
“We’re going to hit a golden age of new voices who are given free rein to explore their vision.”
Paramount Pictures to distribute in UK and Ireland.
Andrei Konchalovsky’s feature played in Competition on the Lido.
Action thriller developed with funding from Northern Ireland Screen, Screen Ireland.
“It’s so easy to fall back on generalisations when projects don’t work.”
The heist musical began shooting in the UK last month.
’Elling’ director Petter Næss directs based on actor Odd Magnus Williamsom’s script.
Feature is produced by long-time Kirill Serebrennikov collaborator Hype Film in Moscow.
“The finished film market is hot,” says one sales executive.
Documentary follows the first American woman to sign a contract with the Bolshoi Ballet.
The film spotlights the archaic methods used in Australian shark control programmes.
SF Studios will release the comedy in Sweden in December.
Tehran-set drama is first film in a planned trilogy revolving around the theme of secrets and lies.
Delroy Lindo, Anna Brewster, Gina McKee also star.
’Spring Blossom’ is being sold by Luxbox.
Germany, Australia, France among territories sold
Music Box plans 2021 theatrical release.
Partners will release 10 to 12 films a year in UK and Ireland.
Altitude handles international sales.
Tommy Wirkola to direct; production set for early 2021.
Memento Films International handles worldwide sales.
Livia De Paolis directs female take on Peter Pan story.
Adam Lipsius to direct and produce.
The film will screen to buyers at Toronto.
Producers target February 2021 start.
Protagonist is handling worldwide sales.
Principal photography set to commence in Europe in October.
“I am thrilled that the film will receive a truly independent release, detached from corporate and special interests.”
Film scheduled to premiere at Adelaide Film Festival on October 23.
Story based on experiences of Kurdish-Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani on Australia’s notorious Manus Island asylum seeker camp.
Feminist revenge tale screens at TIFF on September 14.
Industry registration closes on September 2.
Roster of participants includes 44 female producers out of 73 in total.
Open Road to distribute in US.
Endeavor Content fully financed and handles world sales rights.
Retrospective will feature new film Notturno which premieres at upcoming Venice Film Festival
Distributor pre-bought worldwide rights to Sundance premiere.
Industry Conference, talent development details.
Cameron Bailey, Joana Vicente and Diana Sanchez say digital festival and market components “are here to stay”.
CAA Media Finance handles North American rights.
Sundance hit The Truffle Hunters, The Way I See It join line-up.
Cameron Bailey, Joana Vicente and Diana Sanchez to talk about preparing slimmed-down, hybrid event.
Festival line-up features 43% films directed, co-directed, or created by women.
Montreal sales agent also adds The Vinland Club to the roster.
Bron Releasing handles world sales.
Remote ceremony to be broadcast and streamed around the world.
TIFF Special Events, ancillary screenings to be announced August 25.
Produced by Jia Zhangke, the film follows an aspiring journalist facing a moral dilemma while investigating a story.
Films include ’Ammonite’, ’Notturno’, ’New Order’ and ’Penguin Bloom’.
Dystopian drama has been selected for Toronto and will debut at Venice in competition.
Eli Goree, Leslie Odom Jr., Kingsley Ben-Adir, and Aldis Hodge star.
The film has been selected as part of a previously announced alliance between select autumn festivals.
The two big North American festivals say physical iterations in some form remain on course.
Oscar-winning actress stars in ’Ammonite’, which is set to receive its world premiere at TIFF.
Venice, Toronto, Telluride and New York chiefs sign open letter.
Paris-set tale is debut feature of director and actress Suzanne Lindon.