FILM Articles

TIFF ’14: Measuring moments at Talent Lab day 3


BLOG: Toronto-based filmmaker and interactive artist Dylan Reibling on working with Darren Aronofsky, Morgan Matthews and Mike Leigh at the 2014 TIFF Talent Lab.

Harold Crooks’ The Price We Pay sells to France


The deal follows the world premiere of the doc about offshore tax havens at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Thunderbird’s Soda Pictures acquires Winterbottom film


The Amanda Knox trial-inspired film by Michael Winterbottom is the indie distributor’s second acquisition at TIFF.

Capote producer Kyle Mann launches Drive Productions


The veteran film producer and partner Michael Risley have a $2 million war chest for genre film development.

A71 Entertainment takes Canadian rights to The Valley Below


In other Canadian film market action in Toronto, 108 Media also grabbed the North American distribution rights to Peter Lynch’s upcoming feature Birdland.

X-Men to return to Montreal in 2015


The mega-superhero franchise will return to Montreal to shoot its next installment, X-Men Apocalypse.

Thunderbird enters Canadian distribution biz with U.K. deal


The Vancouver-based producer is acquiring London-based distributor Soda Pictures. (Soda’s The Riot Club pictured.)

TIFF ’14: Deanne Foley on Talent Lab day 2


BLOG: The East Coast filmmaker shares her experiences on the second day of the TIFF Talent Lab, sharing insights gleaned from a day with filmmaker Mike Leigh.

Nancy Grant wins CMPA Producer’s Award


The Metafilms producer, who has two films at TIFF this year, takes home the $10,000 prize. (Video interview.)

Playback’s 5 to Watch: Jeff Chan


Fast-rising director Jeff Chan turned a talent for online video into a career in feature film.