Festivals

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TIFF names Joana Vicente executive director and co-head

The exec director of New York’s Independent Filmmaker Project will assume the new post on Nov. 1.

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Inside My Heart to world premiere at VIFF

The doc from Canadian director Debra Kellner will bow in the fest’s Impact stream alongside the Canadian premiere of Dolphin Man: The Story of Jacques Mayol.

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Connor Gaston, Sofia Bohdanowicz debut shorts at VIFF

Thirteen Canadian short films will world bow at the fest, which also announced a Creator Talk and live performance featuring Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA.

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Cameron Bailey on TIFF’s future and festivals reflecting today’s realities

TIFF’s artistic director discusses the festival’s upcoming leadership change and why programmers are “questioning their own assumptions” in selecting 2018′s films.

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CMPA reveals producer awards nominees

Producers behind Freaks (pictured), The Grizzlies and Mouthpiece are up for this year’s Indiescreen Awards.

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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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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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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.

Vancouver

VIFF adds eight Canadian world premieres to 2018 lineup

The festival unveiled the lineups for its True North, B.C. Spotlight and Future/Present programs, including world bows for Calvin Thomas, Lev Lewis and Yonah Lewis’s Spice it Up.

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VIFF unveils M/A/D lineup, sustainable production awards

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable and The Man Who Stole Banksy will have their Canadian premieres at the fest.