TIFF ’16: Colossal sold to unnamed Chinese buyer
The sci-fi comedy, produced by Vancouver’s Brightlight Pictures and Sayaka Productions, will have a 2017 North American release.
TIFF ’16: Inclusivity at the forefront
A series of industry reports, initiatives and panels during the festival pushed the conversation on women and diversity in film.
TIFF ’16: Vertical Entertainment acquires Mean Dreams
The L.A.-based company has picked up U.S. rights to Nathan Morlando’s latest in advance of its TIFF premiere.
TIFF ’16: Canada in talks to join Eurimages
If the deal is finalized, Canada will be the first non-European country to join the CAD $36 million film fund.
TIFF ’16: The Discoverers (part two)
From Playback magazine: First-time Canadian filmmakers break down their road to TIFF and what lies ahead. (Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer pictured.)
TIFF ’16: The Discoverers
From Playback magazine (part 1 of 2): First-time Canadian filmmakers break down their road to TIFF and what lies ahead. (Tony Elliott’s ARQ pictured.)
Milton’s Secret gets VIFF world bow
The feature, produced by Buck Productions, Riverside Entertainment and Hulo Films, will screen in the Vancouver festival’s Special Presentations program. (Lead actor Donald Sutherland pictured.)
TIFF ’16: 20 Canadian producer teams set for Int’l Financing Forum
Robert Budreau (pictured), April Mullen and Tim Doiron are among the producing teams selected for the co-financing market.
Colossal added to San Sebastian lineup
The Canada/Spain copro is produced by Brightlight Pictures and Sayaka Productions. (Lead star Anne Hathaway pictured.)
TIFF ’16: KA The Battle Within gets world bow
The VR experience from Felix & Paul Studios and Cirque du Soleil Media will premiere in the Pop VR program.
VIFF adds 22 Canadian features to 2016 lineup
Where the Universe Sings (pictured) and The Lockpicker were among five world premieres added to the festival’s Canadian programs.