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TIFF ’18: Werner Herzog to headline Doc Conference

Tantoo Cardinal will participate in TIFF’s Master Class program, while the Moguls program will see Dr. Stacy Smith present her findings on equity in film criticism.

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FIN Atlantic ’18: Audience of Chairs, Hopeless Romantic to world bow

Newfoundland-based director Deanne Foley will premiere two films at the fest, which will also screen Angelique’s Isle, Incredible Violence and a raft of other Canadian features.

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In brief: TIFF unveils Primetime TV lineup

Plus: Wattpad inks a deal with Malaysia-based SVOD service iflix, Ricardo Trogi’s 1991 breaks $2 million at the Quebec box office, and more.

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Filming begins on Jay Baruchel’s Random Acts of Violence

The project, based on Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray’s graphic novel of the same name, is produced and distributed by Elevation Pictures.

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Feature-length musical Strike! set to film in Winnipeg

Cameras are scheduled to roll on the production next week, with Robert Adetuyi set to direct.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Aug. 3 to 9, 2018

Mission Impossible: Fallout lands at #1, followed by Christopher Robin at #2 and Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top Canadian films Aug. 3 to 9, 2018

Ricardo Trogi’s 1991 earns the top spot, followed by La Chute de L’Empire Americain landing at #2.

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Cameras roll on Rustic Oracle

Produced by Quebec’s Nish Media, the drama is the second feature from Le Dep director Sonia Bonspille-Boileau.

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TIFF unveils Wavelengths, Contemporary World Cinema picks

Canadian copro Roads in February from writer/director Katherine Jerkovic will have its world premiere at the festival.

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TIFF ’18: Canada copro Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy to close fest

The festival added 22 special presentations and four gala screenings, including Veena Sud’s The Lie, David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King and Peter Farrelly’s Green Book.

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Studio City Rentals takes over former Showline complex

Studio City Rentals, which currently operates a 40,000-square-foot stage in Toronto’s Port Lands, has entered into a five-year lease for the complex.

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TIFF ’18: Peter Kuplowsky makes his mark on Madness

The sidebar programmer discusses his interpretation of what a Midnight Madness film can be, and why he’s looking forward to the Talent to Watch pipeline.